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Forum: General Knitting 06-02-2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rie
Salmonmac, that's such a good link because she...

Salmonmac, that's such a good link because she explains the why behind her instruction. I love Eunny. I was a little shocked that's she is no longer the IK editor. I hope this means she'll have...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rie
Hey Jan in CA! You are so right about the types...

Hey Jan in CA!

You are so right about the types of yarn and its something I've been thinking a lot about recently.
Regrettably, I have to further restrict the amount of knitting I do with wools...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rie
GG! Wow, that's a helpful little paragraph she...

GG! Wow, that's a helpful little paragraph she has there. I understand the stitch length bit I think and I will be looking up the walking foot thing. I love her idea about practicing on an old...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2013, 09:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rie
Ingrid, thank you! I remember my grandmother did...

Ingrid, thank you!
I remember my grandmother did that all the time. I can (almost) visualize how the tissue would keep it from pulling.
Would this...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2013, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rie
Hi Artlady1981! Thank you for getting back to me...

Hi Artlady1981!

Thank you for getting back to me so fast. That is an interesting idea about hand sewing. I don't know why I didn't think of it. :eyes:
I guess I could do a swatch to see how it...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2013, 09:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Rie
Hey ya GrumpyGramma! :waving: Thank you for...

Hey ya GrumpyGramma! :waving:

Thank you for testing both side by side - I need the outside reassurance especially with increases and decreases. I'm so glad it looks normal.
Isn't NP a great way...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,533
Posted By Rie
Machine Sewing Steeks - What Kind of Sewing Machine?

Hi there!
I hope someone with sewing experience can help me out.

I would like to be able to knit some fair isle sweaters with steeks in non-traditional yarns such as cotton blends. I will need to...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2013, 08:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 476
Posted By Rie
I switched to Norwegian style a few years ago and...

I switched to Norwegian style a few years ago and this is a question I ask myself anew every time I need to pfb.
There is an NP group (http://www.ravelry.com/groups/norwegian-purling) on Ravelry and...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By Rie
For me, the best way is to change the last stitch...

For me, the best way is to change the last stitch of each needle as you knit up. That way the ladder is broken up into a spiral and you can't notice it. You can do this every row or just every few...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,878
Posted By Rie
Oof! It would not be fun to try and knit into...

Oof! It would not be fun to try and knit into more than a few of those.
The knitted CO was the first I ever learned and I stopped using it because it gave me such sloppy results that I thought I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,878
Posted By Rie
Once you have joined you will just keep knitting...

Once you have joined you will just keep knitting around and the rows will lay on top of each other, so you shouldn't be coming "unjoined" once you have a few rows done. Was the cast on just a bit...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Rie
Yeah, I've been meaning to get out to the Chapel...

Yeah, I've been meaning to get out to the Chapel Hill store for a while now. Thanks for the tip about Three Waters and Belleau Wood! I had no idea that we had local yarn producers in the piedmont. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Rie
Yes, I'm a Raleigh girl. :waving: Great Yarns is...

Yes, I'm a Raleigh girl. :waving: Great Yarns is the only LYS I've ever really shopped in. It was a lady there who introduced me to Crystal Palace needles.
If you get to chance to try the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Rie
Try out the Crystal Palace circulars at Great...

Try out the Crystal Palace circulars at Great Yarns. I think the ladies there might have one or two floating around that you could sample. Crystal Palace needles spin independently of the cord just...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,131
Posted By Rie
Good! I'm glad it helped you. Yes, practice is...

Good! I'm glad it helped you. Yes, practice is an essential part of consistent tension. It really will get easier.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By Rie
Wow! Both are awesome, but that first one is...

Wow! Both are awesome, but that first one is spot on! I love Slytherin scarves! :inlove:
I'd like to read an interview with the costumers for the Harry Potter movies. I bet they are so...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By Rie
Slipping stitches the way she is doing it will...

Slipping stitches the way she is doing it will only affect the two sides that build up as you knit away from your cast on. When you are holding your project while knitting, these are your left and...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 09:37 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,878
Posted By Rie
I got a Verified By VISA phishing email last week...

I got a Verified By VISA phishing email last week informing me that my card had been suspended. It looked so real that I called my bank. They told me that Verified By VISA is real and most...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,878
Posted By Rie
It is frustrating. The way KP handled this has...

It is frustrating. The way KP handled this has annoyed me a little, but at the same time I feel kinda sorry for them because they are fighting a losing battle against very determined gangs who make...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 07:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,878
Posted By Rie
Yikes! I've just been reading up on the link...

Yikes! I've just been reading up on the link (http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/needlework-on-the-net/2475546/1-25#12) she posted and it's not good news. I'll have to double check with Mr. Rie, but I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Rie
Try giving them a call. I've gotten things from...

Try giving them a call. I've gotten things from several knitting stores, including paradisefibers, that they didn't have listed online. They usually have to special order it, but they don't charge...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Rie
Needles that spin independently of the cord help...

Needles that spin independently of the cord help with this enormously. There are also asymmetric 9" needles (http://www.paradisefibers.com/ka-classic-bamboo-asymmetric-circular-needles-9in.html) at...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 05:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,823
Posted By Rie
I found these...

I found these (http://www.paradisefibers.com/ka-classic-bamboo-circular-knitting-needles-better-and-cheaper-than-clover-needles-1.html) at paradisefibers.com. I like this brand a lot. You won't...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2013, 12:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,131
Posted By Rie
Cool blog!!

Cool blog!!
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,131
Posted By Rie
You're welcome! I like them too, but I might add...

You're welcome!
I like them too, but I might add a thumb which will also give me the extra space for another row of cute foxes. :think:
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