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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-23-2008, 10:12 PM
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Views: 2,047
Posted By vak420
The sweaters are cute.. They look even more cute...

The sweaters are cute..
They look even more cute on your lovely daughter..
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-23-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,887
Posted By vak420
Very cute. You're a very good mom.

Very cute.
You're a very good mom.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,303
Posted By vak420
This is a great blog for technical info, the name...

This is a great blog for technical info, the name says it all:

http://techknitting.blogspot.com/

I was reading her post on differnt types of casting on and their applicability yesterday. I love her...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-18-2008, 11:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,933
Posted By vak420
Knitting - the victory over snacking hobby!

I'm glad you've quit Diet coke. :cheering:

I've noticed that since I started knitting I don't snack as much as I used to, especially the snack-while-I-watch-tv kind, since nowadays I knit while I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-18-2008, 11:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,205
Posted By vak420
He's soooo cute.

He's soooo cute.
Forum: General Knitting 04-18-2008, 11:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,443
Posted By vak420
I have a few Addi turbos and I really like them. ...

I have a few Addi turbos and I really like them. I've informed my husband that he'll be giving me a set of KintPicks Options for my birthday thats coming up soon ;)
If I knew better, I would have...
Forum: General Knitting 04-16-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,740
Posted By vak420
Yes, I usually weave in the ends. I used to hate...

Yes, I usually weave in the ends. I used to hate seaming, but after a few projects I am beginning to get the hang of it. Few things I learned:

- leave a bit extra lenght of yarn when I join a new...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2008, 05:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,002
Posted By vak420
If I am knitting in stockinette, on RS, I'll slip...

If I am knitting in stockinette, on RS, I'll slip the first st knitwise,
on the WS, slip purlwise. I'll keep the rest of the stitches according to the pattern.
If I am working on a scarf with a...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2008, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,232
Posted By vak420
I drape the skein over the back of a dining chair...

I drape the skein over the back of a dining chair and wind it by hand.

I learned to do it from here:
http://www.morehousefarm.com/Knitting/Tips/
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2008, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,002
Posted By vak420
Slip it!

One way to resolve the messy edge problem is to slip the first stitch of every row. You'll end up with a nice chain along the edge. I do that for all exposed edges, such as scarf edges.
For edges...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2008, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 631
Posted By vak420
It depends

For me, it depends on where the edge is going to end up.

- if the edge is going to be part of a seam, then I'll knit it because it makes it easier to distinguish the individual rows.

- if the edge...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,532
Posted By vak420
that's so cute I'm going to add the pattern to my...

that's so cute
I'm going to add the pattern to my list of future projects.
thanks for sharing.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,084
Posted By vak420
they look so real all you need is a glass of...

they look so real
all you need is a glass of martini...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-10-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,747
Posted By vak420
EZ's baby surprise jacket, etc

I knitted these for my cousin's new baby.

- the jacket is the standard EZ's BSJ,

- the booties are "Saartje's booties" from http://www.saartjeknits.nl

- the hat is my own pattern with the...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2008, 08:58 PM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 1,382,421
Posted By vak420
Thanks Amy!

Hi Amy,

I want to thank you for a great site.
I started to knit about a couple of years ago, learning from your videos, and returning whenever I need a refresher.

You are awesome. :hug:
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