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Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2012, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Madrina
Isnt it a great feeling when you finally master a...

Isnt it a great feeling when you finally master a new technique in knitting or crochet?!!

I didnt even have a hole after I knitted the wrap! :yay:
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2012, 09:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Madrina
Thank you so much for the information. I tried it...

Thank you so much for the information. I tried it out and once I went through the last step of 38 stitches I had a lot of stitches left to knit so I knitted to the end and then started the next row...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2012, 02:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,118
Posted By Madrina
Wrap & Turn pattern question

Happy New Year to all!

I've decided to try and knit my first big peoples cardigan! LOL I've knitted for babies but never adults.

The problem is I've never done the technique Wrap and Turn. I've...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-15-2009, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By Madrina
Sorry its in pdf form and I didn't know how to...

Sorry its in pdf form and I didn't know how to post that here.

Basically I was just wondering how you learn to decipher patterns when they are this complicated but I guess that will just come with...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2009, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By Madrina
Deciphering patterns...

I have a knack for finding patterns that make me :hair:

Maybe its because I'm a self taught knitter, or the knitting fairy's have it out for me! :gah:

I have ripped back more than one can...
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2009, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,502
Posted By Madrina
Wow I had never thought of that! I am forever...

Wow I had never thought of that! I am forever losing the little buggers so this is a great tip and much cheaper!

Thanks for sharing
Forum: How-to Questions 05-05-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,945
Posted By Madrina
Thank you I just wanted to make sure before I got...

Thank you I just wanted to make sure before I got so far into the pattern only to realize I needed to rip it back UGH!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-05-2009, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,945
Posted By Madrina
BERNAT® BABY SPORT STAGGERED SQUARES BLANKET (TO KNIT) #458

My niece is having twins and I'm working on a few things for her. I found a really cute knitted blanket pattern and thought it would be easy but right out the gate I have a question :tap:

What does...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-03-2009, 09:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,215
Posted By Madrina
Thanks Jan you are always so helpful and I...

Thanks Jan you are always so helpful and I appreciate it!
Forum: Pattern Central 03-03-2009, 12:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,215
Posted By Madrina
Knitted nursing cover-up pattern anyone?

Hi All!

I've been looking for a Knitted nursing cover-up pattern. My niece is having twins and she plans on nursing so she is going to need something easy/simple to toss on when she nurses away...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2008, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
Hi thanks for replying ... its been awhile and I...

Hi thanks for replying ... its been awhile and I think I've gotten more experience under my belt now, I was an overly excited newbie before I think and bit off way more than I was ready for .. it...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Madrina
I'm going to try the suggestions and I will post...

I'm going to try the suggestions and I will post a note and even a pic if it comes out right hehe!

Thanks as always for all the responses and help!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,012
Posted By Madrina
Just curious...

I have no experience in knitting in the round but I am trying on a baby hat and its tougher than I thought. .. I was wondering could I just not connect it and knit it flat then seam the hat at the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 03:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Madrina
I hadn't thought of doing that but its a great...

I hadn't thought of doing that but its a great idea. I'm mainly working on baby blankets, hats, sweaters and some booties but I need to practice more on booties.
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Madrina
Congratulations!!! :woohoo: Its nothing like...

Congratulations!!! :woohoo:

Its nothing like the feeling of finally finishing your first project!
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 862
Posted By Madrina
Knitting needles and Books Questions

Hi everyone and Happy New year .. I've been gone for awhile so I hope everyone is having a great New Year.

I taught myself to knit 10 months ago now and I've been learning a lot by trial and error....
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2007, 02:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
Honestly this is the worst written pattern EVER!...

Honestly this is the worst written pattern EVER! I've given up on trying to knit it .. you have to look in 3 different places in the pattern for instructions and its just to much to try and write...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2007, 04:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
Well I've learned when all else fails ...rip it...

Well I've learned when all else fails ...rip it back /cry, wimper ..mutter
The stitches just werent adding up but after ripping it back to where the trees start (all the way back to row 2) I...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
Whats throwing me I guess is this: Row 2: *P4,...

Whats throwing me I guess is this: Row 2: *P4, work Row 2 of Twin Trees pattern for 40 sts; rep from * 3 more times, p4.
Continue in established pattern following row-by-row instructions for 58 rows,...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 07:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
I'm sorry I'm not making sense .. I've frustrated...

I'm sorry I'm not making sense .. I've frustrated myself LOL
What I need to know is do I just knit it as stated or do I Purl 4 at the beginning and end of that row.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 06:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
Next rows are as follows: Row 17 and all...

Next rows are as follows:
Row 17 and all remaining WS rows: K the k sts and p the p sts as they appear.
Row 18: P12, k1, M1, k4, p8, k4, M1, k1, p12 -- 44 sts.
Row 20: P10, 2/2 PRC, k4, M1, p8, M1,...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
No the M1b wasnt the problem its where do I add...

No the M1b wasnt the problem its where do I add the purl 4's just at the begining and end OR do I do it after each set of 42? OR do I just knit 42 stitches and repeat until I run out of stitches and...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 05:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,563
Posted By Madrina
Tree of Life Afghan pattern help

For some reason I thought I was ready to tackle this pattern but after reading through it and getting started I think I have bit off way too much, and the instructions are very confusing hence why...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2007, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By Madrina
So the "Cuff" isnt the cuff of the sleeve its the...

So the "Cuff" isnt the cuff of the sleeve its the strip where the buttons go?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2007, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 916
Posted By Madrina
Some how I dont think I'm following ...

Directions correctly.

First of all this is the first time I've tried knitting a sweater worked in one piece.

Its a Lionsbrand sweater pattern:...
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