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Forum: How-to Questions 06-10-2013, 01:46 AM
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Posted By soolina
Hopefully I've found the solution!!!

I practiced much on the backstitch. To me, it works much better on fabric than knitting seams. However, it is a good seam and I can see why you use it. It was very difficult for me working the seam...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-03-2013, 12:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By soolina
Thanks for the quick reply

Thanks so much. I had looked at the backstitch, but it seems really scary to me with the right sides together. :think:

However at this point, I guess I should be willing to try anything since the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-03-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By soolina
This problem is driving me crazy

I am knitting the Cabled Hoodie, a free pattern by Red Heart, in Red Heart Soft Yarn. I like the sweater, but I wanted it to be inexpensive so the yarn is acrylic. (Usually I'm an acrylic...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-14-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By soolina
Thanks for your suggestions as well, Rie. I...

Thanks for your suggestions as well, Rie. I watched the Berroco video, thanks. I might just try seaming this way just to see if the stockinette stitch seam looks okay. I really do like this cardigan...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-14-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By soolina
Thanks Suzeeq, I wondered too why the mattress...

Thanks Suzeeq,

I wondered too why the mattress stitch wouldn't work, but all the information I've gathered about the mattress stitch indicates that it's for vertical seams. I haven't seen an...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-12-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By soolina
sew shoulder seams problem

Help please. I've puzzled over this problem for a while, and I'm stumped. I've finished knitting and blocking the Alexi free pattern from Berroco. Next is sewing the shoulder seam. Since this is a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By soolina
I hope this problem is solved!!!

After I posted my last message, I began looking on the internet for any other references to Jayda's poncho. I went to knitlist.com and looked for corrections. Nothing. Then I did a search at knitlist...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By soolina
More help with Jayda's poncho

Thanks for your help, and I have done as you said with my practice yarn.

Unfortunately I've run into other problems that I can't solve. Let me quote a bit more of the pattern, even though it's...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-29-2006, 07:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,212
Posted By soolina
Jayda's poncho

Hi all,

This poncho pattern is listed on this site as a free pattern; it is from knitlist. So anyone can look at the complete pattern.

I was just practicing a few rows to see if I'd like this...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-15-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By soolina
Hi Sara. thanks for the tip. I realize that using...

Hi Sara. thanks for the tip. I realize that using a circular needle would be faster as I have used those to knit circularly. However the scarf only has about 63 stitches so I think it may be too few...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-14-2005, 09:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By soolina
Yeah! Now I understand what you meant, Ingrid....

Yeah! Now I understand what you meant, Ingrid. Thanks too April. I'm going to try it the way you're both suggesting. :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 12-14-2005, 02:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By soolina
Thanks, Ingrid. Here's what I mean: I want to...

Thanks, Ingrid. Here's what I mean:

I want to knit a circular scarf on dpns. Since I want to close up the bottom or cast on edge after the scarf is knitted, I thought the provisional caston...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-13-2005, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,624
Posted By soolina
Puzzled with several questions

Okay here's the situation: I want to make a circular scarf with 63 stitches on dpns. Also I want to do the provisional cast on so that I can later use the kitchener stitch to graft the cast on edge...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2005, 12:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By soolina
Sorry I hope my message didn't sound like...

Sorry I hope my message didn't sound like something against Canadian knitting terms, knitqueen. I just needed to understand the differences. For instance, when I first downloaded the poncho pattern,...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-13-2005, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,575
Posted By soolina
Another pattern question???

First of all I would like to thank everyone who has responded when I have asked questions. Each of you and Amy's videos have helped me enormously. :heart:

Now I have another question about a poncho...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-16-2005, 11:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By soolina
Thanks Ingrid. I think you're absolutely right. :D

Thanks Ingrid. I think you're absolutely right. :D
Forum: How-to Questions 06-15-2005, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 976
Posted By soolina
Sweater Pattern Question

I am knitting this sweater, whose pattern can be found at www.royalyarns.com/fp/TLC-Knt/TLC-LW1355.pdf. However I foresee one big problem in the pattern of the sleeves. It's the part where it says...
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2005, 11:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,439
Posted By soolina
yarn clearance

I haven't heard about that happening here in Oklahoma. However I always check the Sunday papers for yarn sales. I hope they're not. Since I've become a knitting fanatic, I'm highly susceptible to...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2005, 10:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,221
Posted By soolina
Yeah maybe Hagrid from the Harry Potter books. ...

Yeah maybe Hagrid from the Harry Potter books. ;)

I seem to remember that Hagrid does knit, at least in the books. Not sure about the movies.

You're right, yellowness. I'm finding out that...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2005, 01:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,221
Posted By soolina
Nope, no jacket! It seems that people either...

Nope, no jacket!

It seems that people either love or hate cotton knitting. I have yet to form an opinion. I did get the yarn from UPS yesterday and have started knitting a shawl with the yarn. So...
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2005, 01:07 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 28,438
Posted By soolina
TRUE. I was once visiting my third cousins when I...

TRUE. I was once visiting my third cousins when I was only 8. They had a goat. They asked me if I liked goat's milk with my breakfast. I asked if it was good, and they assured me that it was. Being...
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2005, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,284
Posted By soolina
Me too!

Me too!
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2005, 12:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,707
Posted By soolina
:thinking: I tend to like some colors a whole...

:thinking:

I tend to like some colors a whole lot for a while. Then I tire of them and go on to something else. Right now I like grays and greens to knit.

OTOH, I like most colors but some shades...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2005, 03:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,221
Posted By soolina
Yellowness, your tip makes perfect sense. I'll...

Yellowness, your tip makes perfect sense. I'll try it. Thanks.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2005, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,034
Posted By soolina
Addicted too!

When I was 13 I learned to knit with yarn in my right hand. I did knit a few small things during my teen years, but I never liked it that much at that time. Later I learned to crochet where I learned...
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