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Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-08-2012, 12:01 PM
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Posted By chixdilla
Oooh, this is cool!

I haven't had a pen pal since like the 7th grade, and I love snail mail!

KH Name: chixdilla
Country: US
Are you willing to send international: yes
Age Range: late 20s
Do you care what age range of...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By chixdilla
Oh, duh! :doh: I have interchangeables, so I can...

Oh, duh! :doh: I have interchangeables, so I can easily just unscrew my one 6 and screw on a 5. Sometimes I have no common sense and need a little nudge. :teehee: :oops:
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By chixdilla
Hehe, it's no big deal, just a pain in the...

Hehe, it's no big deal, just a pain in the behind! He can still wear his mittens unlined! He just likes to make my life difficult. :)

I never did attach the lining to the mittens since the lining...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By chixdilla
3-needle bind of question

The project I'm currently working on calls for a 3-needle bind off. I've only ever done kitchener stitch, but I read up on the 3-needle bind-off and I'm pretty familiar with how to do it. The...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 836
Posted By chixdilla
Unhappy Lining mittens

To follow up on a previous thread where I asked about lining mittens (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=108018), I just wanted to give a quick update. My attempt was a complete...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-28-2012, 06:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,993
Posted By chixdilla
Oh... my... word! AMAZING!!! It reminds me of...

Oh... my... word! AMAZING!!! It reminds me of this sweater pattern (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/super-mario-sweater) on Ravelry that my boyfriend begged me to knit for him. I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 02-23-2012, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By chixdilla
Yeah, the placemat is acrylic (RHSS, everyone's...

Yeah, the placemat is acrylic (RHSS, everyone's favorite! :teehee: ). I've actually used the method in that link that Jan posted on one of my other things. I'll try the wash and dry thing and then...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2012, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By chixdilla
Yep, I swatched in the linen stitch, and I...

Yep, I swatched in the linen stitch, and I knitted about 8 or 10 rows or so. I definitely don't want to rip it out and start over though, I wanted this to be a quick project because my table is in...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,279
Posted By chixdilla
Angry A little rant about gauge

So I'm knitting a placemat using linen stitch and was unsure of how many stitches to cast on for a 17" wide placemat. So the good little knitter that I am, I made a gauge swatch and counted my gauge...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2012, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,217
Posted By chixdilla
I love Vanna's Choice. It's durable, but...

I love Vanna's Choice. It's durable, but relatively soft to the touch, and it's got tons of colors. It's the first yarn I ever knit with, so I frogged and re-frogged many times, and it still held...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,857
Posted By chixdilla
I actually pulled out the baby blanket I'm...

I actually pulled out the baby blanket I'm working on when I was waiting for my car to get inspected a few days ago. There was a young guy sitting near me and the mechanics kept going back and...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By chixdilla
Haha, so funny! And super squishy looking! ...

Haha, so funny! And super squishy looking! Methinks my feet would like those. :)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By chixdilla
Whoah, those are crazy!

Whoah, those are crazy!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By chixdilla
Thanks guys! The mittens are pretty...

Thanks guys! The mittens are pretty loose-fitting so I don't think I'd have a problem fitting the fleece in there. I think I'll go ahead and try tracing around his hand instead of the mitten. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,765
Posted By chixdilla
How to line mittens?

I knit my boyfriend some standard mittens; ends are woven in and they've been blocked. But now he's asking if I could line them with some fleece fabric. Is there a proper way to do this? Or can I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2012, 05:23 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 6,857
Posted By chixdilla
I'm always pretty self-conscious about pulling my...

I'm always pretty self-conscious about pulling my knitting out in public, I don't know why! I have done it a couple of times though, in the waiting room or at the airport, and no one's ever said...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-16-2012, 04:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,435
Posted By chixdilla
Are you on Ravelry? If not, I would suggest...

Are you on Ravelry? If not, I would suggest joining because they pretty much have any pattern under the sun! And lots of them are free. You can easily find a simple baby sweater if you do a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,234
Posted By chixdilla
If that's the case, don't do it! Lol. I've been...

If that's the case, don't do it! Lol. I've been there. The second I made my friend something, I got a few other requests for stuff, and I just said no, sorry. You shouldn't be feeling pressured...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-16-2012, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By chixdilla
I think I've given up on it. There's no way I...

I think I've given up on it. There's no way I can figure out how to knit that without looking at a pattern. :pout:
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,234
Posted By chixdilla
I'm with Jan. I don't think I would agree to...

I'm with Jan. I don't think I would agree to sell things because it costs too much money and time to make even small things, and it wouldn't be worth it in the end as far as any money I could get...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-10-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By chixdilla
Haha, actually I find crochet to be a bit easier...

Haha, actually I find crochet to be a bit easier to execute than knitting, although reading patterns in crochet is nearly impossible for me. Knitting patterns are much easier for me to understand. ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2012, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,469
Posted By chixdilla
Ugh, this is exactly why I hate gauge swatches so...

Ugh, this is exactly why I hate gauge swatches so much. Seems to me that you'll end up spending more time on your swatches trying to get your gauge right than working on your actual project! I...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-10-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By chixdilla
I actually found the pattern...

I actually found the pattern (http://www.knit1la.com/2010/04/magnum-capelet-4-crochet.html)! But, alas, it is crocheted (go figure!... I've decided I hate to crochet, and of course everything I see...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-10-2012, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,226
Posted By chixdilla
Need pattern or stitch that looks like this, please!

Hi, I came across this lovely capelet on Pinterest, and I'm dying to knit something similar, but I'm not really sure how. Does anyone happen to know of a pattern that is similar to this? Or can...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,740
Posted By chixdilla
Thanks! :) I'm pretty happy with them so far.

Thanks! :) I'm pretty happy with them so far.
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