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Forum: How-to Questions 05-19-2008, 09:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By kazfam
Sock Help!

Happy Monday Everyone!
I've been knitting for about ten years - mostly fair isle sweaters and scarves. My big problem is socks! I've taken a class and have quite a few books (socks on two circulars...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-07-2006, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By kazfam
Thanks so much for the link! There are tons of...

Thanks so much for the link! There are tons of great ideas - I think scrunchies might be the way to go, but there's lots to choose from! :D
Forum: How-to Questions 07-06-2006, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By kazfam
Yarn for headband

I recently purchased some beautiful yarn spun from raw silk - just enough for a nice scarf and a little extra. With the little extra, I was thinking of knitting a heandband. I thought I might weave...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-18-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By kazfam
Ingrid, I can't thank you enough!! I'm printing...

Ingrid, I can't thank you enough!! I'm printing out your instructions which make much more sense!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-18-2006, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By kazfam
Yes! I'll start at the portion that says "pocket...

Yes!

I'll start at the portion that says "pocket openings" (at this point I've also got a 'pocket lining' 52 stitches in length and 2 inches in width on a holder along with my main work which is 236...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-18-2006, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 884
Posted By kazfam
pocket question

Hi, I'm working on a poncho with a hand warmer pocket.

http://www.royalyarns.com/ptrn/NAS/NAS-NADC/Poncho-Fairisle-Nashua.html

I've begun the pocket on a spare set of needles.

Then I began the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-01-2005, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 851
Posted By kazfam
If you have the time available, I highly...

If you have the time available, I highly recommend taking a class, or finding a knitting group in your area. Knitting is awesome, but so are the people who do it! If you're on your own, start...
Forum: General Knitting 12-01-2005, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,131
Posted By kazfam
The clogs I've done have been in Cascade 220,...

The clogs I've done have been in Cascade 220, which, no surprise, came out perfectly. I also felted a backpack for my dd, which was Cascade 220 and Lamb's pride. I'm ashamed to say I did not do a...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2005, 02:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 829
Posted By kazfam
carrying color question

Hi all!

I'm working on a sweater for my dd, which has blocks of color. Each color requires its on little ball of yarn so that there are no carries in the back. This is easy enough to accomplish at...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-11-2005, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By kazfam
Oh, very good point! I'll keep looking! :D

Oh, very good point! I'll keep looking! :D
Forum: How-to Questions 08-11-2005, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By kazfam
selecting yarn

Hi all,

I'm going to begin a baby blanket which calls for 80% prima cotton/20% merino wool. I'm not very good w/ substituting and would like to order from the knitpicks site. They have a couple of...
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2005, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By kazfam
New knitter query...

I've only knit very basic patterns using moderately easy to use yarn (ie, boucle ponchos, wool scarves). I'm working on a fairly easy, albeit somewhat complicated, two color backpack at the moment. ...
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2005, 01:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,738
Posted By kazfam
We did the HP wait-in-line thing on Friday,...

We did the HP wait-in-line thing on Friday, coordinating w/ the Willy Wonka showing, what a night of waiting! Both were well worth it though and hopefilly my dd will bank it as a fond memory. I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2005, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,849
Posted By kazfam
I really dig that JD and Tim Burton bring so much...

I really dig that JD and Tim Burton bring so much artistry into their craft of acting and film-making. DH wasn't that thrilled w/ the movie, but he's not that into anything Tim Burton has done. My...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-12-2005, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By kazfam
Oh, gosh, I can't thank you enough, its the...

Oh, gosh, I can't thank you enough, its the Winter 2004 Interweave Knits, p. 112 - The Felted Daypack. You're absolutely right, going down the way a bit, it describes how to join the round. This...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-12-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By kazfam
So far I've only knitted the base - I'm scared to...

So far I've only knitted the base - I'm scared to push forward and go down the side - but it sounds like that's what maybe I'm supposed to do - and then wind around the bottom and up again. It seems...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-12-2005, 09:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,277
Posted By kazfam
pattern question - backpack

I'm doing the felted daypack from Interweave - I've completed the base by creating a crochet chain of waste yarn and then knitting on to create 18.5 cm. This is where I'm getting confused. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2005, 10:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By kazfam
Oh perfect! Thank you so much Ingrid!! ...

Oh perfect! Thank you so much Ingrid!! :cheering:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-10-2005, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,013
Posted By kazfam
Pattern question - color

Hi all --

I'm working on my first sweater, which is also my first color work.

My question is with these instructions:
K2rs A, 2rs B, 2 rs A inc 8 sts evenly along the last row. The rest of the...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-08-2005, 07:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,820
Posted By kazfam
ltb yarn winder

I'm actually looking for a link to maybe an on-line shop. I saw the winder at Joanne's and wasn't very impressed. There is a yarn shop a bit far away from where I live that I saw a wooden winder...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-01-2005, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By kazfam
Oh gosh, thank you so much for posting!! Now I'm...

Oh gosh, thank you so much for posting!! Now I'm able to continue w/ a bit more confidence. I also just looked up the kitchener stitch, so I totally get where we're going w/ this. I've got a sock...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-01-2005, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,405
Posted By kazfam
crochet cast on, working in knit stich

Hi all - up until this point I've knitted very basic items: a wash cloth, blanket, and 2 ponchos (ease knit rectangles). I'm attempthing a felted daypack from the Winter '04 Interweave - likely a...
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