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Forum: The Lounge 02-04-2011, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Louine
Learning

What books did you buy??? what links.....what helped the most?????
Forum: The Lounge 02-02-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,098
Posted By Louine
why it work?

for a little algebra:
Let the year you were born be represented by 1900+X
so to figure your age this year your would subtract:
2011-(1900+X) which would equal (111-x) when you simplify
let that...
Forum: The Lounge 02-02-2011, 02:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By Louine
Question Needle tatting??? anyone???

Okay, I have been knitting and crocheting for years...more than I want to say.....about 15 years ago I went to a Math conference and saw someone tatting.....she graciously tried to show me and I...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-17-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,840
Posted By Louine
Circular scarf and mobius not the same.....

Okay, the Geometry teacher and math geek in me prompted me to respond......
Here is a patter for a scarf that has circular curves....http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80846AD.html?noImages=
However,...
Forum: Crochet! 08-07-2009, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,091
Posted By Louine
Thank you.....

As I worked I tried to write down directions.....I found it very hard to do .......I find that I can notice patterns and realize what stitchers create what looks but I process it in my own mind and...
Forum: Crochet! 08-07-2009, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,091
Posted By Louine
better picture of my coaster

Tried to edit and replace picture but could not figure out how to do that...so here is a better picture
Forum: Crochet! 08-07-2009, 01:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,091
Posted By Louine
I tired....

Here is mine......the "rounds" are copied exactly but my gauge is off....need smaller thread for the needle I used......most of the teapot is like the pattern except the spout....however, note that I...
Forum: Crochet! 08-06-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,091
Posted By Louine
spout is the hard part......

I have worked on it most of the afternoon.....the spout is the hard part.....I think I have everything else figured out....I should have a picture in a few days......it might not be exact but I think...
Forum: Crochet! 08-05-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,091
Posted By Louine
still looking..

Thanks, I had found that one but it isn't exactly what I am looking for......I am still looking too....
Forum: Crochet! 08-04-2009, 09:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,091
Posted By Louine
Teapot doily

I am looking for a pattern for this doily.....I don't know if it is free or in a book....I have searched but can't find the pattern---please help...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-14-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,749
Posted By Louine
been wanting to try this one....

Here is a felted pattern that I particularly like......
http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/isabelle/isabelle.html
Forum: Pattern Central 03-14-2008, 10:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,334
Posted By Louine
NO pattern

If you have the stitch you want to use just make up the pattern yourself.....most of the time I find that casting on 17 stitches and using 10 1/2 needles (especially for novelty yarns) work just fine...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2008, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,849
Posted By Louine
Seed stitch???

I don't think you can beat casting on 17 stitches and using 10 1/2 needles and the doing a simple seed stitch.....with the odd number of stitches you can knit, purl, repeat for every row....I have...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2008, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,458
Posted By Louine
ME too but I know a big help.....

Audi turbo has a circular needle that has a crochet hook on one end and a knitting needle on the other....it are sometimes hard to find but I really like to use it to pick up stitches with the...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-06-2008, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,296
Posted By Louine
Point of clarification....don't use a 4 leaf clover

Four leaf clovers are an "American thing"......not Irish......the shamrock has three leaves.....the symbol ties with the idea of the trinity.
Forum: Pattern Central 03-06-2008, 10:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By Louine
Mitered bag--help needed

Has anyone ever made this pattern
http://www.knittingdaily.com/freepatterns/bags/23-1.html
I just love the look of this bag....even though I have to line it......I usually only felt bags because I...
Forum: The Lounge 02-21-2008, 05:12 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 7,632
Posted By Louine
unusual name

My name is unusual....people always think it should be Louise, Louraine, or something else when they see it written so I just decided to use my name......however, now that internet searches are easy...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2008, 10:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,096
Posted By Louine
why is this a big deal???

People read in public all the time to pass time....why should knitting be any different. Actually it is friendlier. I would never interrupt a person reading to start a conversation but people...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2008, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By Louine
I've started but think it is too large

This is what I have so far (have not put on the ties yet) but think it might be too large and next time I will tone down the ruffle....check out attached picture.....
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,818
Posted By Louine
Help Measurement needed: Baby Bonnet

I spent days looking for a pattern for a knitted baby bonnet and could not find what I was looking for so I decided to create my own.....the only problem is that I need to measure a newborn to around...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-19-2007, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,751
Posted By Louine
great tutorial....

Here is a great tutorial.....you could probably leave off the triangles at the edges and get a very ziz-zaz edge.
...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-18-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,044
Posted By Louine
Thanks--any others??

Thanks but i am not sure about this one....anyone else know of a pattern??
Forum: Pattern Central 11-18-2007, 09:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,044
Posted By Louine
Scarf pattern with three large buttons

Okay, I am looking for a scarf pattern (basically a rectangle about 18 by 45") that has button holes and three large buttons.......my sister-in-law saw it in a shop in Pawley's Island SC and thought...
Forum: The Lounge 10-24-2007, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By Louine
I do both....

I do both needlepoint and counted cross stitch......I have been doing Counted cross stitch since the only patterns in the US were at the Hammock shop in Pawley's Island, SC a (Ginny Thompson carried...
Forum: The Lounge 10-22-2007, 09:40 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,880
Posted By Louine
Love story favorite

Splendar in the Grass with Natalie Wood is my all time favorite.
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