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Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2010, 01:04 PM
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Posted By mommyto2presidents
Need help with using Toe-Up 2-at-at-Time Socks book

Hi ladies! I've tried following this book 3 times now and something just doesn't seem right. It tells you to use Judy's magic cast on, which I can do no problem. But here's where I get stuck:

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Forum: Pattern Central 08-16-2008, 10:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 655
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Sock Knitting book recommendation...

Anyone familiar with this book?
Socks Soar on Two Circular Needles


I've never done socks. Is this easy/worth the money, etc.

Can you give me any idea of what size needles I would need?

Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By mommyto2presidents
LOL - I'm still just learning really, so I don't...

LOL - I'm still just learning really, so I don't know what my gauge is! :roflhard: I do know that I knit on the tight side, not the loose side! ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By mommyto2presidents
FABULOUS, thanks!!! One is that I keep seeing...

FABULOUS, thanks!!!

One is that I keep seeing patterns, some to do on the round using circs, but I'm still not seeing what sized needles I need. Am I a dunce and am just overlooking this info? I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2008, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Thanks for the info so far. If it matters for...

Thanks for the info so far. If it matters for needle size, I wouldn't want to do anything frilly. Basic socks for either year-round and then some winter weight...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,084
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Another socks on Circ's question

Where can I find a patter that will allow me to adjust to make socks for everyone in the family?

Also, how do I know what size needles/cables to buy?

Can anyone help??

TIA!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-03-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Ah, see, I've never knitted socks before, nor...

Ah, see, I've never knitted socks before, nor have I done a magic loop. What size needle do you need to do socks? I'd like to knit some for the whole family. Would one needle size work for kids and...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-03-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 704
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Addi Circular Needles

Hi. Can you knit socks on a circular needle? I'm not so great with the DPNs. If so, what size/length would I need.

Also, what are longer lengths use for (like 48" and beyond).

Can anyone shed...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 11:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By mommyto2presidents
This is so hard. LOL I wish I knew what projects...

This is so hard. LOL

I wish I knew what projects I would be doing, so I knew what lengths to get. They're such a great price, I hate to lose out!
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2008, 11:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Are there any more frequently used longer cables...

Are there any more frequently used longer cables and needle size(s) that I should be getting and for what kind of projects would I use them for?
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By mommyto2presidents
wow, thanks for all the responses. I'm still...

wow, thanks for all the responses. I'm still confused! LOL

Everyone has an opinion (and to my behest, they're not all the same! :roflhard:).

Another quick question... someone was selling Addi...
Forum: General Knitting 01-02-2008, 07:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,141
Posted By mommyto2presidents
If you were buying Addi turbo circulars

And had a bit to spend (maybe $100) and could get a great deal, what sizes would you recommend I get to be able to do the most number of projects with them?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-12-2007, 09:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 654
Posted By mommyto2presidents
when joining same colored yarn..

How much do I overlap the old and the new yarn?
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By mommyto2presidents
I'll try the crochet hook idea. I viewed the...

I'll try the crochet hook idea. I viewed the video, but that's for a stitch dropped only one row back and doesn't show how to do it from any further back.. Let me go give it a whirl!

Thanks...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2007, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,014
Posted By mommyto2presidents
dropped stitch 10 or so rows back

How do I fix it? It's in a purl portion of a basketweave pattern.. I don't want to tink back since the pattern is working w/4 strands of yarn at a time; what a mess that would be. Can anyone tell me...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By mommyto2presidents
good for you my fellow newbie!!! I should try a...

good for you my fellow newbie!!!

I should try a cardigan but my kids are getting older so I would need one for an older child.. Hmmm... sounds challenging!! :roflhard:
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,855
Posted By mommyto2presidents
I finished a knit ski hat with pom pom for my...

I finished a knit ski hat with pom pom for my daughter in 3 days!! :cheering:

What would be a fun new project to challenge myself (and Brittyknits :roflhard:) with? Gotta a pattern/site/link...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Well, I have to say, I could NOT have done it...

Well, I have to say, I could NOT have done it without Brittyknits. :muah: What a lifesaver.... Not only was I learning how to knit on this project (I had only done small swatch samples before), but I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 09:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,855
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Awww... thanks everybody!!! :grphug:

Awww... thanks everybody!!! :grphug:
Forum: Pattern Central 11-15-2007, 12:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By mommyto2presidents
phew... all fixed! Start fresh in the...

phew... all fixed! Start fresh in the AM!!

Thanks!! You're rather cathartic! Every time I write to you, it has to make sense coming through, and it helps me learn as I'm trying to explain it to you!...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-15-2007, 12:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Well, I won't tell you what I'm in the process of...

Well, I won't tell you what I'm in the process of doing... whistling...

I did want to tell you I finally remembered to post a picture of the finished pants in the other thread!! :cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2007, 11:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,855
Posted By mommyto2presidents
I forgot to post pix of the pants! They're action...

I forgot to post pix of the pants! They're action shots! :)

front:

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r8/ungielou/DSCF0621.jpg

back:

http://i140.photobucket.com/albums/r8/ungielou/DSCF0622.jpg
Forum: Pattern Central 11-14-2007, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By mommyto2presidents
yep, almost there! I just can't seem to let the...

yep, almost there! I just can't seem to let the mistakes go. I'm having the most problem figuring out what to do with the slipped stitches.. Grr.. I hate that about myself! I want it to be PERFECT!!...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-14-2007, 11:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By mommyto2presidents
Okay, as usual, it's probably going to make more...

Okay, as usual, it's probably going to make more sense when I get there.

I realized through trial and error that I should be slipping the s1 stitches purl-wise, correct? I haven't been... I've been...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-14-2007, 11:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,646
Posted By mommyto2presidents
I guess I'm a bit confused then. Am I still doing...

I guess I'm a bit confused then. Am I still doing the k2tog, k to 2 st before marker.. etc until I get to those final stitches then? And do I really have to know how many stitches will be left or...
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