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Forum: How-to Questions 06-29-2005, 12:55 AM
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yarn I used for baby sweater

You asked about the yarns I used for the baby sweater. I must admit I used cheap yarns - Lion Woolease for the yellow, Lions boucle for the stipes (wool and acrylic).



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Forum: How-to Questions 06-26-2005, 09:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,407
Posted By wildandwooly
different gauge yarns

thank you all for your suggestions! I was too far gone on my current project to implement them, ended up caling the puckering "a design feature" and look forward to the next opporutnity to do it...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-21-2005, 10:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,407
Posted By wildandwooly
alternating yarn widths - how to do this without puckering

I am knitting a baby sweater in garter stitch on #8 needles, which is working fine. I want to add in 2 row stripes every so often in a contrasting yarn that is thicker and calls for #11 needles. I...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2005, 10:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,396
Posted By wildandwooly
picking up stitches

Thaks, Marnie! Waht i ended up doing is creating the chain selvedge and then picking up a stitch through the back loop of the chain and then one through the front loop of the chain,. It looks good...
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2005, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,396
Posted By wildandwooly
picking up stitches to make a domino pattern

I'm experimenting with domino or modular knitting, making a triangle and then picking up stitches along one of the sides and making another triangle, etc. The pattern instructions say that number of...
Forum: General Knitting 01-12-2005, 02:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,529
Posted By wildandwooly
illusion shadow knitting

I did the heart pattern scarf in the list and it looks great! vivien Hoxbro's book Shadow Knitting is terrific!
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2005, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,827
Posted By wildandwooly
darning in old yarn while knitting new yarn

Anyone able to help me with a technique for darning in the end of ball of yarn or a ball of one color while knitting the new ball or new color, rather than cutting the end and weaving it in later on?...
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2004, 04:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,130
Posted By wildandwooly
cotton

I found a wonderful article about knitting with cotton - http://www.curlbros.com/megknit.htm . However, she missed the tips you gave me earlier! thanks, Amy
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2004, 11:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,130
Posted By wildandwooly
cotton knitting

Amy, you are great! Thanks so much for these ideas. I also found something interesting on a website - "Elastic thread has been a life saver for these stretched out sweaters and it comes in a rainbow...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2004, 06:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,130
Posted By wildandwooly
knitt with cotton

thanks for your suggestions. I met a woman in the knitting store today who suggested a similar thing - she said it stretches as it gets worn, then comes back into shape when washed and blocked. If it...
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2004, 10:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,130
Posted By wildandwooly
knitting with cotton

I'm new to the website. How wondrous! Those videos, especially with the audio, are amazing! So helpful, especially to a newbie like myself.
Question about knitting a sweater with 100% cotton. I've...
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