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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-05-2008, 03:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jolita
Thank You very much for the advice. No doubt I...

Thank You very much for the advice. No doubt I will order that Unicorn thing because I like then my articles look as neat as possible.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-04-2008, 04:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jolita
pattern

The only sweater my husband wanted was argyle sweater too! I searched for the pattern also quite long. I used the 1st pattern for the relation between the argyles and the second scheme for the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-04-2008, 01:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jolita
Thank You

Thank You all for Your compliments. The pattern and description I will post later (I should scan). Now I should take to bed my two babies. In Lithuania now is evening (GMT+2).
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-04-2008, 11:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,224
Posted By Jolita
My first argyle sweater!

At last I have finished my first argyle sweater for my husband. I have made the lines in duplicate stitch but the colors then became duller and we decided (me and my husband) that without the lines...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 12-03-2007, 01:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,516
Posted By Jolita
Thanks!Decision made

Dear Friends,

Thank you very much for Your thoughts. After I studied Priscilla’s book I ordered a new spindle. It seams that a lot depends from a good spindle too :) I think I will buy a spinning...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 11-29-2007, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,516
Posted By Jolita
Drop spindle versus spinning wheel?

Dear Friends,

I am a passionate knitter. As many of you (I think) I realized that I am not satisfied with the yarn I could buy (especially in such a small market like Lithuania). I buy only natural...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-12-2007, 11:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,008
Posted By Jolita
Thank You very much for the excellent idea! I...

Thank You very much for the excellent idea! I needed a hat for my little daughter. They are wonderful.

Jolita
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-11-2007, 12:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jolita
Thank You

Dear Friends,

Thank You very much for Your very warm words. I forgot to mention that Fish and anchors are from A&J book Children’s collection. The Yarn – Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift. The...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-10-2007, 04:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,727
Posted By Jolita
At last! Starmore + EZ + a little bit of me

:happydance:
Fish and anchors are by Starmore (not sure which one). Saddle-shoulder technique by Elizabeth Zimmermann and of course a little bit of me. This is the pullover for my 4 years old sonny.
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 760
Posted By Jolita
Unhappy The Border by Alice Starmore, chart needed

Dear Friends,

I have many of Alice Starmore’s books, but still can’t find the chart of one very beautiful border (please look at the picture). I found this border in Fair Isle knitting by AS, but I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2007, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Jolita
Question Tudor Roses

Dear Friends,

I am considering buying Tudor Roses by AS. Doe’s anybody know what kind of yearn does she use for her patterns in that book? Is there that super expensive her own hebridian yarn or...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Jolita
lines .....

Dear Friends,

Thank You for answering. I tried both methods. To be sure and to have the possibility to compare I have done it on the same swatch. Half of the lines I knitted in and on another half...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2007, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 936
Posted By Jolita
Question How to knit in the lines in the argyle sweater?

Dear Friends,

I contemplate knitting an argyle sweater (Intarsia technique). I would like to knit in the lines as I go, because knitted in lines looks better then duplicated stitch. Could You...
Forum: General Knitting 06-08-2007, 06:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By Jolita
Question Charts for Colour Knitting by Alice Starmore

Dear Friends,

Does anybody know if these charts are just in black and white or there are also multicoloured charts? There are few copies now on e-bay and I am considering to buy it, but I never...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2007, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Jolita
Smile Thank You

Oh yes, Thank You Jan. The holes aren’t big, but I am considering putting a small cable in the center of decrease, that should look beautiful and at the same time the tension should make the holes...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2007, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 796
Posted By Jolita
Question How to knit lacy raglan bar?

Dear Friends,

I am knitting a summer sweater. I would like to make “lacy” raglan decrease, where from both sides of raglan decrease I would have beautiful holes bars. Sorry if my explanations are...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2007, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Jolita
Thank You.

Thank You.
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2007, 08:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 587
Posted By Jolita
Question Argyles

Dear Friends,

My husband likes argyles sweaters very much, but I can’t find any good book or knitting magazine there I could find beautiful and clearly explained patterns on argyles (and I have a...
Forum: General Knitting 05-10-2007, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,171
Posted By Jolita
Shetland wool of Jamieson & Smith and Jamiesons of Shetl

Dear Friends,

Does anybody have the experience with both suppliers of Shetland wool (Jamieson & Smith and Jamiesons of Shetland)? Is where any differences in quality, softness or any other? It...
Forum: General Knitting 04-24-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 751
Posted By Jolita
Wool for Bohus knitting

Hello,

Recently I discovered these amazing patterns of Bohus knitting. I like all luxury yarns very much. Who produce that luxury fine wool (50 % merino wool/50 % angora ) for bohus knitting? ...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Jolita
thank you once again

Thank you very much for your help and advises. I was sure it should be some reason to do the purling in such a difficult manner. Of course in the future I will use both methods. Then I started to buy...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2007, 09:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Jolita
Thank You

Oh yes, it's combined purling. Thank You very much for Your explanations.
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 952
Posted By Jolita
purling "simpleway"

Dear Friends,

First of all – sorry for my English.
Could You please explain me one thing. All my life long I am purling “simple way” (as Elizabeth Zimmermann said in her “Knitting Workshop”). That...
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