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Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Ali
Great! and thanks for the link, another site to...

Great! and thanks for the link, another site to add to my LONG list of bookmarks!!:muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2007, 10:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Ali
Thankyou Ingrid! That is very helpful. The symbol...

Thankyou Ingrid!
That is very helpful. The symbol is ^ so it slants both ways.
I will try again tonight and hopefully get something that looks a bit more like the pattern is supposed to !
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Ali
Yes, the symbol stands for Dec 2. I'm just not...

Yes, the symbol stands for Dec 2. I'm just not sure how to go about the dec, just knit 2 together twice?
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 992
Posted By Ali
Butterfly Rowan 37 Help with lace pattern

I really want to knit butterfly from Rowan's magazine 37. I would like to substitute some yarn I already have, lace weight baby alpaca. It is supposed to made from kid silk haze.
I am stuck doing...
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2007, 08:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,129
Posted By Ali
Hi, Ali! I like your signature!! LOL I can relate...

Hi, Ali! I like your signature!! LOL I can relate to that... I'm actually an American, but I've been living in NZ for the past 5 years. So of course I had to have a giggle at your siggy!...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,129
Posted By Ali
:teehee: 5/6 is such a cute age. I keep getting...

:teehee:

5/6 is such a cute age. I keep getting in trouble for calling my son 'baby'. He gets SO offended, but he IS a baby! It just slips out!
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 6,083
Posted By Ali
I think the "I don't have the patience for it"...

I think the "I don't have the patience for it" comment is annoying because it always sounds slightly insulting.
There is nothing wrong with being patient.
It's a bit like people telling you they...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2007, 06:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,129
Posted By Ali
I taught my son to finger knit (which is like a...

I taught my son to finger knit (which is like a crochet chain over your finger) when he was four, so he would leave my knitting alone. It kept him occupied for a bit. He is now almost 6 and showing...
Forum: General Knitting 03-09-2007, 06:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,533
Posted By Ali
Yes, for my DH I think cost is a factor. He can...

Yes, for my DH I think cost is a factor. He can spend $$$$$ on a bike or a tool...but yarn? He just dosen't get it.
Also he has no nerve endings (I'm sure of it) and can wear the scratchiest wool...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-08-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,289
Posted By Ali
I'm still not ready to start. I will definitely...

I'm still not ready to start.

I will definitely be using some cotton from my stash, either the organic coloured, or some other stuff I have hanging around.

I'm planning to make two; one in size 2...
Forum: General Knitting 03-08-2007, 02:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By Ali
WOW

14???
That is soo cool, maybe I will get started on a couple more before I finish 'Damned Stripey Jumper With Lots Of Ends To Tie In'

Wow, looks like I am one of the disciplined ones. Who would have...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-07-2007, 10:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By Ali
Oops sorry I meant to put this in the tell us...

Oops sorry I meant to put this in the tell us about your business thread.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 03-07-2007, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 962
Posted By Ali
Sustainable Wooden Knitting Needles From OZ

Hi, I have a friend who makes knitting needles. I don't know what they are like, I haven't seen any yet. He mostly does furniture. He is based in Australia, though he has sent knitting needles to...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2007, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,441
Posted By Ali
Who has the longest WIP list?

Been thinking about my WIPs. There are the active WIP's, not a very long list. Then if I add inactive WIP's, crochet WIP's, other yarn related crafty WIPs. Now it is pretty long.
Who has the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-07-2007, 07:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,289
Posted By Ali
Monica from the new knitty spring

I would love to knit this for my daughters...anyone with me?

I can't start it yet, as I have two knitting WIP's and one crochet WIP. Once I am down to two WIP's I can start!
(Not to mention my...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-07-2007, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ali
That is such a good idea!! Pity it's a bit late...

That is such a good idea!!

Pity it's a bit late for the back, front, and one sleeve!! :pout:
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2007, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ali
Thanks. :eyebrow:

Thanks. :eyebrow:
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2007, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ali
Did the stitches look different on the needle? I...

Did the stitches look different on the needle? I found I couldn't as easily recognise when I was up to a purl or a knit, I was doing a 3 by 4 rib pattern, and kept stuffing it up. Perhaps I should...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,469
Posted By Ali
I am totally with you on combined purling... I...

I am totally with you on combined purling... I just learned how to do continental knitting, and just naturally did combined, but didn't know why my stitches were backwards...then saw the combined...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-07-2007, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ali
Thanks for the tips, I think I will persevere...

Thanks for the tips, I think I will persevere with the tangling thing, even though some of the stripes are a bit far from each other. :pout:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-07-2007, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By Ali
Thanks everyone. I had never done beading...

Thanks everyone.

I had never done beading before, but it is actually very simple. The hard part was threading them on the chunky yarn! I have a book that explains how to do it with lots of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-07-2007, 06:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By Ali
The WIP that won't go away, so I can do this other WIP

My daughter chose the yarn and the pattern for this one. I'm not really a huge fan I must say, but I've come this far... must finish.

See all those ends I'm going to have to tie in? Anyone know any...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-07-2007, 06:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,547
Posted By Ali
almost FO - turqouise beaded cushion cover

Hey there,
This isn't technically finished, it needs something to fill the empty space inside and some closure. Kind of like your ex boyfriend ... or me needing chocolate...

Anyway I quite like it,...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-06-2007, 08:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 14,152
Posted By Ali
Another Aussie

I live in Melbourne!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2007, 12:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 928
Posted By Ali
Makes perfect sense. Thanks.

Makes perfect sense.

Thanks.
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