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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-17-2014, 09:22 AM
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Posted By skyygirl84
That's so nice of you! Isn't it fun to knit...

That's so nice of you! Isn't it fun to knit stuff for other people? Can't wait to see pictures.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-08-2014, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By skyygirl84
It took three days, but I spent a few hours each...

It took three days, but I spent a few hours each day working on it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By skyygirl84
I found the pattern here:...

I found the pattern here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/leafy-baby-blanket
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-03-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 739
Posted By skyygirl84
Branching Out lace scarf

https://scontent-b-ord.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/l/t1.0-9/10685506_10154663881430150_7302117966744604501_n.jpg?oh=47d7595a0b189d53a6432c418bc4adfd&oe=548634F4

It's an alpaca, silk and cashmere...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-17-2014, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By skyygirl84
leaf baby blanket

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpf1/v/t1.0-9/10609705_10154607372730150_6769634679397687987_n.jpg?oh=52b2ea9860fe39654e118c114ffeed7e&oe=54990684&__gda__=1422860795_83168b701ea0cadc...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-04-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By skyygirl84
Thanks! I was so nervous towards the end, I only...

Thanks! I was so nervous towards the end, I only had maybe three feet of yarn left when I finished.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-04-2014, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 376
Posted By skyygirl84
felted tweed slouch hat

https://fbcdn-sphotos-g-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/10374993_10154560875115150_77474132380696378_n.jpg?oh=72736d54cd03b077e6ebb68fbde27b73&oe=547A067D&__gda__=1415979252_deb1b54e8337aa3f35...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-30-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By skyygirl84
ok so this yarn is not good for making a hat. ...

ok so this yarn is not good for making a hat. It's too thick and my needles are too small. I'll just make a lace scarf. Can anyone recommend good patterns?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By skyygirl84
my most ambitious project yet

I'm so excited to start my new project! I'm using this pattern: http://www.cascadeyarns.blogspot.com/2013/03/fishtail-lace-slouch-hat-in-eco.html
I'm knitting it using this yarn:...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2014, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By skyygirl84
alpaca hat

https://fbcdn-sphotos-b-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/v/t1.0-9/q85/p526x296/10599260_10154538965560150_4793617587616562686_n.jpg?oh=7b309ffe39b931504ad9dea1e265522b&oe=5461835E&__gda__=1417639061_d00...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By skyygirl84
shoot that is the kind I bought :( I knew it was...

shoot that is the kind I bought :( I knew it was too good to be true.
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,787
Posted By skyygirl84
The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting is probably...

The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting is probably the best one I've found. It has a TON of different patterns, including using multiple yarns, lace work, and cables.

400 Knitting Stitches is also...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,327
Posted By skyygirl84
what I would recommend is that you keep...

what I would recommend is that you keep challenging yourself with new stitches and techniques. I spent years just making garter stitch scarves and I got bored with it quickly. YouTube is an amazing...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By skyygirl84
8 dollar alpaca?!

So I went to Hobby Lobby the other day and found some alpaca yarn for, holy crap, 8 dollars! Has anyone used it before? Is it really alpaca or just a blend and they didn't mention that on the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-21-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By skyygirl84
Thanks for all the help. I didn't knit it in the...

Thanks for all the help. I didn't knit it in the pattern and didn't know about measuring the middle stitches, so this will help a lot. The pattern is here:...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2014, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 502
Posted By skyygirl84
need help with gauging

Can anyone explain how to correctly gauge a pattern? I was pretty far into a gorgeous alpaca hat when I noticed that it was big enough to be a small sweater. I thought I did everything right but...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-01-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 499
Posted By skyygirl84
need lace hat pattern

I'm looking for a lace hat pattern. The yarn is fairly thick so I would be using probably size 9 or 10 needles.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-30-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By skyygirl84
Here's the pattern: R1 (RS) Col A, k1, *k3, pass...

Here's the pattern:
R1 (RS) Col A, k1, *k3, pass first of 3 over 2nd and 3rd st, rep from *, k1
R2 (WS) Col B, p1, *insert needle into passed over st and p, p2, rep from *, p1
R3 Col B, k2, rep from...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-29-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By skyygirl84
sweet thank you (and her) so much. I'll check...

sweet thank you (and her) so much. I'll check them out.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-29-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By skyygirl84
So I've been working on this a couple days and I...

So I've been working on this a couple days and I noticed that every time I got back to row 1 I had lost a stitch. I wasn't dropping any and it was only on this row that it happened. I'm assuming...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-28-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By skyygirl84
glad you guys like it. I just learned how to do...

glad you guys like it. I just learned how to do two-color knitting. I'm excited to make fair isle hats
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-28-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By skyygirl84
two color lace scarf

I found this pattern in the book 'The Complete Photo Guide to Knitting', p152. Looks challenging but its a super easy pattern. Let me know if you want the...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-25-2014, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 763
Posted By skyygirl84
Iowa knitters!

hoping to find someone from Iowa who loves to knit. We don't have any boutique knitting stores in my town. Anyone know of any good ones near Cedar Rapids?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-06-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,130
Posted By skyygirl84
Go you! The scarf looks awesome.

Go you! The scarf looks awesome.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-06-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By skyygirl84
Adia Lace Scarf

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