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Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By DeeJay
I didn't know you could contact people on there....

I didn't know you could contact people on there. I hardly ever go on there as I am more comfortable with here.
That is a good idea though, I'll do that in the morning :)
Thank you
Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2008, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By DeeJay
I looked on Rav too.. On the image you've posted,...

I looked on Rav too..
On the image you've posted, I'm about where the left edge is supposed to go diagonally (from our point of view). Roughly 15 rows up from the bottom "trim".
From how I understand...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-24-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By DeeJay
thanks for the help, I have tried it and it just...

thanks for the help, I have tried it and it just doesn't look right on the front side of the knitting..

The thing is, the pattern that I've put up there is the entire row.
There are two rows of that...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-23-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 908
Posted By DeeJay
shaping neck help

I'm working on Debbie Bliss's Ballerina Top for Babies and working on one of the front pieces at the moment.
The pattern calls for k1, sl1, yf, turn, sl1, k1
This basic pattern is repeated a few...
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2008, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,976
Posted By DeeJay
My knitting has yet to leave my home. Really...

My knitting has yet to leave my home.
Really simple reasons really.. I either walk or bike whenever I go out so not able to sit in a car. When I take the bus there's always the problem of the bus...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-08-2008, 12:11 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,057
Posted By DeeJay
That looks great. I can't wait for the pattern,...

That looks great.
I can't wait for the pattern, it's going to be fun to make up heaps of them and have them around the home (and driving DH nuttier than he already is) :)
Forum: General Knitting 10-06-2008, 01:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,280
Posted By DeeJay
The way I can tell (if doing stocking stich -knit...

The way I can tell (if doing stocking stich -knit one row, purl the next), is if the "flat" side is towards me, then I have to knit, if it's bumpy, I have to purl.

If I'm at the start of a pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,022
Posted By DeeJay
Ok thank you, I'll do that. Guess I wasn't...

Ok thank you, I'll do that.

Guess I wasn't seeing it right (wouldn't be the first time). I can start that tomorrow then :)
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,022
Posted By DeeJay
ok, I've knitted up my first swatch on my 3.5mm...

ok, I've knitted up my first swatch on my 3.5mm needles.

I got 7.5 rows and 6 sts per ince.

Doing the math with my husband (ok.. mainly him) we think I would need to cast on 60 sts to get the same...
Forum: General Knitting 10-04-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 336
Views: 127,489
Posted By DeeJay
I have the attention span of a flea, but decided...

I have the attention span of a flea, but decided to try a shawl...
It was fun in the beginning, since I was using it to practice increasing, but I grew sick of it as it got bigger. So I went shopping...
Forum: General Knitting 10-03-2008, 01:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,211
Posted By DeeJay
I'm extremely shy, so to break the ice between a...

I'm extremely shy, so to break the ice between a newish neighbour and I, I made her baby girl a hat and scarf set for winter.
When I took them downstairs to her (she lives at very bottom of my...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-03-2008, 06:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,022
Posted By DeeJay
Thank you, I hadn't thought of doing test...

Thank you, I hadn't thought of doing test swatches.
Guess what I'll be doing tonight ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 10-03-2008, 03:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,022
Posted By DeeJay
needle size vs wool type vs pattern

I'm trying to do my first item from a pattern. The one I'm attempting is Debbie Bliss Ballerina Top for Babies...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-02-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 16,982
Posted By DeeJay
Hi there, I'm a New Zealander living in...

Hi there, I'm a New Zealander living in Amsterdam.
I've been knittng on and off for around a year (or longer?). Having problems findind yarn shops here, been buying yearn at Wibra and needles at...
Forum: General Knitting 10-02-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,565
Posted By DeeJay
Another idea that I use, is create an empty text...

Another idea that I use, is create an empty text file and copy/paste the coding you want into it. When you save it, choose "all files" in the bottom drop down menu. When naming it, call it...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2008, 03:17 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,225
Posted By DeeJay
When your DH tells you to just buy the pc game...

When your DH tells you to just buy the pc game you've been lusting over/failing at downloading (yea, I'm naughty), and your first thought is "But I'd rather spend 50 euro on yarn and needles"

Edit:...
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,445,271
Posted By DeeJay
Hi there, I've been visiting this site for around...

Hi there, I've been visiting this site for around a week
I was semi-taught to knit as a child by my grandmother, again when I was around 22, again 2 years ago and just picked it up again. Hopefully...
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