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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-18-2015, 11:35 AM
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Well done! Yes, please let us see. Gillian

Well done! Yes, please let us see.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-06-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Glad I'm not the only one needing to do a lot of...

Glad I'm not the only one needing to do a lot of frogging. You're doing well if you've got several sweaters almost completed. Your neighbour sounds like he/she has a wonderful sense of humour...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-28-2015, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 516
The shrug looks lovely. It suits your daughter...

The shrug looks lovely. It suits your daughter very well. The yarn is very pretty.

Well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-17-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Thank you, both. Yes, tea cosies are great for...

Thank you, both. Yes, tea cosies are great for keeping the tea warm. They definitely make a difference.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Apart from it being sideways that is :sad:...

Apart from it being sideways that is :sad:

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2015, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Tea Cosy

I hope my picture of this will post. It was a house-warming gift for my sister, then I decided that a teapot would be nice to go with it, but it was difficult to find a teapot that would fit. Next...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-10-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 41,785
I hadn't realized that before, so decided to...

I hadn't realized that before, so decided to check it out and, sure enough, there was the option for different-sized files. I sent the photo to a couple of other forums, but they turned out sideways....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-02-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 41,785
I was experimenting with resize2mail and...

I was experimenting with resize2mail and shrinkpictures, but the photo I had wanted to resize came out looking weird - like something you'd see in the magic mirrors you used to see at amusement parks...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-22-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 583
This is lovely - a great idea to have the...

This is lovely - a great idea to have the gradation of colours. When I first looked at your picture, I just saw two colours, green then blue, but when I looked at it again, this time from the bottom...
Forum: General Knitting 06-14-2015, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
It is still possible, and often necessary, to...

It is still possible, and often necessary, to tink from the end of a completed row. The videos just demonstrate the technique from the middle of a row. You could practise tinking just a few stitches...
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 692
When I see a yfwd I bring the yarn to the front...

When I see a yfwd I bring the yarn to the front of my work and knit the next stitch rather than purling it. When I see a yon I wrap the yarn across the top of the needle from the back of my work to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-25-2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 529
Lovely - well done! Hope you're not needing to...

Lovely - well done! Hope you're not needing to wear them just yet lol.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-13-2015, 06:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Glad to know I'm in good company. Knitonepurrtwo,...

Glad to know I'm in good company. Knitonepurrtwo, I've ended up quite often having to frog things after taking them to my son's Special Olympics Basketball Club, or at the very least tink them -...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-05-2015, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 559
Bad News About the Slipper

I only had about 2 rows left of my slipper when I discovered I had dropped some stitches - how I don't know, I just discovered it had happened. Picking up stitches was not an option, so I had to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-24-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,296
Looks just like an acorn - very pretty and very...

Looks just like an acorn - very pretty and very well done.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-13-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,080
Well done - that looks lovely. I hope you can get...

Well done - that looks lovely. I hope you can get it to sit better for you, after all your hard work.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-28-2015, 09:38 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,748
I don't think I'd like to spa-cloth my dishes or...

I don't think I'd like to spa-cloth my dishes or anything else in the kitchen. I've even gone off spa-clothing myself after the demise of several cloths. Think I might just make them for decorative...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2015, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 458
FO: Tea Cosy

Have almost finished sewing up a stripey tea cosy. Am planning to give it to my sister, along with a suitably sized tea pot, as a house warming present.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2015, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Thank you! Gillian

Thank you!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-14-2015, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Thank you. I have cast on and knit 2 rows of the...

Thank you. I have cast on and knit 2 rows of the slipper. Hopefully this one will be a better fit.

Gillian
Forum: General Knitting 03-05-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 776
That purse looks very pretty and a good...

That purse looks very pretty and a good beginner's project.

Be brave!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-23-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 943
Lovely cardi and model lol. Are you a yarn shop...

Lovely cardi and model lol.

Are you a yarn shop owner or did you just happen to be in one when you had the photo taken?

Well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-15-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 823
How is double knit different in South...

How is double knit different in South Africa?

Which part of South Africa do you live in? My husband was born there and lived there until he was 8. I have been there several times with him and the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2015, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 992
Yes, please don't give up! There are knitters all...

Yes, please don't give up! There are knitters all over the world, including some near you, hopefully, who should be able to help you out. Also, once you've learned a technique that suits you,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-25-2015, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 892
Second Slipper Disentangled

I have now got my second fuzzy slipper as disentangled as I can get it. There is just a tiny scrap of it left - someone at my son's basketball club, where I was working at it, said it looked like a...
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