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Forum: General Knitting 04-03-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By knitcindy
Thanks to all! I just ordered the Brava Bulky...

Thanks to all! I just ordered the Brava Bulky today in their Umber Heather color. I ordered enough to use 3 strands together AND make it a little longer than the pattern.

PLUS the grand total was...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By knitcindy
Sorry about that!!! I want to make the Aspen...

Sorry about that!!! I want to make the Aspen Blanket from Go-Girl Knitting.

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/aspen-blanket-by-go-girl-knitting

Thanks,
knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By knitcindy
Can you recommend a Bulky or Super Bulky yarn you like???

I want to use an acrylic Bulky or Super Bulky yarn for a wedding gift for my niece. Problem is, when I look on Ravelry about different yarns, the comments don't make me want to run out and buy...
Forum: Crochet! 04-01-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By knitcindy
If you look on the label it "should" show you how...

If you look on the label it "should" show you how to pull out the outside end of yarn from one end of the skein and then pull out the yarn from the OTHER end and use that end to knit/crochet with.

I...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 472
Posted By knitcindy
I keep most of my stash in the basement in...

I keep most of my stash in the basement in plastic storage bins, sorted according to colors. The yarn for my WIPs are in my living room stuffed between the couch and the wall. (my loveseat is...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks to everyone, especially JudyD!! I like...

Thanks to everyone, especially JudyD!! I like your idea of using one of the straight needles. I never thought of moving the sts to the right needle first.

Problem #1 - solved!:cheering:
Now on to...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By knitcindy
Where can I get a dble pointed needle size 50???

That's right!!!!! Size 50!!! I have a pair of size 50 in straights and circular but I'm going to be knitting a throw with cables and need something to use for a cable needle!!!!! This is what I'll...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-21-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By knitcindy
Here are some I found on Ravelry with "easy"...

Here are some I found on Ravelry with "easy" "knitting" and "worsted weight...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By knitcindy
If the bumpy parts of the seams are only on the 1...

If the bumpy parts of the seams are only on the 1 side you could just leave it like that and call 1 side the "front" and the other side the "back".

That's what I've done before. After it gets...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By knitcindy
You're NOT being trouble on here.......everyone...

You're NOT being trouble on here.......everyone has questions at some time in their knitting journeys!!! This is a great place to find answers.

The reason why gauge was mentioned is because every...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 400
Posted By knitcindy
You are probably only counting the knit stitches....

You are probably only counting the knit stitches. The purl stitches are "hiding" in between the ridges of knit stitches.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 03-15-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By knitcindy
Salmonmac, I'm wondering.........what's the...

Salmonmac,

I'm wondering.........what's the difference in size between a throw and an afghan???

A friend of mine is getting married soon and her fiance is 6' 7" tall. I was considering knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-10-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 195
Posted By knitcindy
Do you know how to crochet??? If it was me, I'd...

Do you know how to crochet??? If it was me, I'd crochet some of the blocks together into strips. Then crochet the strips together. I'm MUCH better at crocheting than mattress stitching!!

Then...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-10-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By knitcindy
According to this chart on the Lion Brand...

According to this chart on the Lion Brand website,

http://cache.lionbrand.com/faq/16.html?language=

2 strands of sport weight equal 1 strand of worsted weight.

hth, knitcindy
Forum: The Lounge 03-03-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,127
Posted By knitcindy
salmonmac, can you give us the title of that Anne...

salmonmac, can you give us the title of that Anne Cleves novel?? Sounds interesting!!!

Jan, I'd like to see that list of knitting author's names too!!!

One of my favorite knitting books NOT in a...
Forum: The Lounge 03-03-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,127
Posted By knitcindy
Yes, I've read ALL of her Blossom Street books...

Yes, I've read ALL of her Blossom Street books and I own most of them. Each one also includes at least 1 pattern of a project mentioned in the book. I try to keep track of when new ones are being...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 639
Posted By knitcindy
I've never used a yarn bowl or kept my working...

I've never used a yarn bowl or kept my working yarn in anything but a tote bag that holds everything I need for that project. Lately, I've been using the re-usable shopping bags from our local...
Forum: The Lounge 03-01-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,127
Posted By knitcindy
Debbie Macomber has written MANY books based on...

Debbie Macomber has written MANY books based on The Shop on Blossom Street. Here are the first few books in the series:

The Shop on Blossom Street
A Good Yarn
Susannah's Garden
Back on Blossom...
Forum: The Lounge 02-26-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,127
Posted By knitcindy
My grandma taught me to both knit and crochet...

My grandma taught me to both knit and crochet when I was about 9 or 10 years old. Then I helped myself learn more with a booklet called "The Learn How Book" that teaches how to knit, crochet,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-26-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,057
Posted By knitcindy
I have ordered from the...

I have ordered from the following:

www.knitting-warehouse.com

www.smileysyarns.com

www.patternworks.com

All with great results. Happy shopping!!!!!!!
knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 12-09-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 900
Posted By knitcindy
AND if you click on that link to Willow Yarns,...

AND if you click on that link to Willow Yarns, they have a lot of FREE patterns! I downloaded one for a cable car coat that I want to try!

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 12-04-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By knitcindy
THANKS dclutterchique!!!! That's what I meant to...

THANKS dclutterchique!!!! That's what I meant to say, just didn't word it correctly! Do that "Next Row" EXACTLY for your decrease row!!!

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2013, 11:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 460
Posted By knitcindy
Hi there! When I read thru the pattern, it says...

Hi there!

When I read thru the pattern, it says to

Shape Raglans
Next Row

The next set of instructions says to "Keeping cont of pat, dec 2 sts each end of needle as before on next, and every...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-19-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,807
Posted By knitcindy
Here's an idea for an afghan: Cast on anything...

Here's an idea for an afghan:

Cast on anything with a multiple of 10: 70, 80, 90, etc.....

Row 1: K10, P10 across
Row 2: Knit the Knits and Purl the Purls

Do this for 10 rows THEN:
Row 11: Purl...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2013, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By knitcindy
I haven't had to do this, but I've heard that you...

I haven't had to do this, but I've heard that you should use a thinner yarn in the same color as the thick one for seaming.

Not sure about the seaming itself, but using a thinner yarn might...
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