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Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2006, 09:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,309
Posted By silveridger
Sorry about the link, I tried to be too specific...

Sorry about the link, I tried to be too specific I guess!

Try here http://www.momcast.blogspot.com and scroll down a couple of pages. It's under the blue box on the right side, the Craftster...
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,928
Posted By silveridger
Yep, a loose schedule is the way to go. My...

Yep, a loose schedule is the way to go. My preference was to have a cup of coffee and the newspaper for up to an hour after they left (shorter if I felt like it.) Mornings were for housework,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2006, 09:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,309
Posted By silveridger
Domiknitrix, I have just started the same shrug....

Domiknitrix, I have just started the same shrug. I had a devil of a time figuring out the mock rib myself, given the instructions posted with the pattern. Then I realized that my swatch was an even...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-07-2006, 10:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,707
Posted By silveridger
The booties and blanket pattern at Fabulous Yarns...

The booties and blanket pattern at Fabulous Yarns are cute, simple, and free. Look here:

www.fabulousyarn.com

I've purchased from her before, she's easy to deal with.
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2006, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,178
Posted By silveridger
It took me a couple of minutes (and more coffee)...

It took me a couple of minutes (and more coffee) to get the hang of it. Check out the usage instructions if you're not getting anywhere.

What a great tool--got it bookmarked along with my regular...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-03-2006, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,805
Posted By silveridger
Thanks everyone! :blush: I have a hard time...

Thanks everyone! :blush: I have a hard time knitting things to fit since I'm always gaining or losing weight, but I think this will do for now (the losing is going kind of slowly...)

Knitaddict,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-03-2006, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,406
Posted By silveridger
Love it, what a cute outfit! The colors really...

Love it, what a cute outfit! The colors really work well together, and it fits to a "T." Good job!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-03-2006, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,805
Posted By silveridger
FO, Soleil!

I'm only a year late for the KAL, but I've finally finished Soleil (http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring05/PATTsoleil.html)! It's the most challenging thing I've done so far and I am so tickled to have...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,168
Posted By silveridger
Gloria, I'll be watching to see the answer as...

Gloria, I'll be watching to see the answer as well, since I too am working on the rectangular base for a felted bag and knit the first couple of rows in garter without doing a slipstitch edge as I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-01-2006, 11:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By silveridger
Thanks everyone! Just thought I'd share because...

Thanks everyone! Just thought I'd share because all 3 patterns were so easy and turned out right exactly as written. That doesn't always happen in MY knitting world ;) .

want2knit, it's the "open...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2006, 11:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By silveridger
;) Thanks for the encouragement, everyone. I...

;) Thanks for the encouragement, everyone. I thought I'd just let the blanket sit a day or two while I collect my thoughts and calm down. Gives me time to get the last part of Soleil finished, which...
Forum: General Knitting 07-31-2006, 05:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,332
Posted By silveridger
Knitting attacked by fan

I don't know what's gotten into my fan (a rotating GE circa 1955 that my parents bought new), but last night it jiggled itself over next to my knitting bag and ripped the yarn tail from the cast on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-31-2006, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By silveridger
Baby Sweater Set and a Shrug

Finally, a couple of FO's! This cap & sweater set is knit in Elann's Den-M-Knit and both are patterns from Debbie Bliss' Beginner Knits for Babies book. Easy as pie and so cute for a little...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2006, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,326
Posted By silveridger
I have a tank planned with bamboo yarn, the P90...

I have a tank planned with bamboo yarn, the P90 from Iris Schrier

http://www.artyarns.com/newsite/patterns_main.htm

Quite a few people on her yahoo group have said it's a good match with the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-09-2006, 09:33 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,035
Posted By silveridger
LOL Cecile, how can you stand it? :roflhard: I...

LOL Cecile, how can you stand it? :roflhard:

I am just too manipulative & controlling, I rarely have more than two things actually going at the same time. Too many loose ends make me flustered. ...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-09-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 49,035
Posted By silveridger
I think I finished mine the week we hit the...

I think I finished mine the week we hit the 80's... it hasn't been worn once yet (although I had fun trying it on) and is tucked away in the closet with lavender and cedar sachets until fall. I am SO...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 07-07-2006, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,005
Posted By silveridger
You should see my soap stash ;) . I've had a...

You should see my soap stash ;) . I've had a soap-making business for the past 4 years; just went out of business in May. I had about 30 dozen bars left after my customers had a last fling buying up...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-26-2006, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,604
Posted By silveridger
Don't get me wrong, it's cool looking. But how...

Don't get me wrong, it's cool looking. But how does this qualify one for college credit?
Forum: Pattern Central 06-02-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,405
Posted By silveridger
I too voted for in the round... it kind of...

I too voted for in the round... it kind of incorporates several of the others, ya know? I just got in the yarn for Soleil, it'll be my next project (but I really want to set everything else aside and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-28-2006, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,798
Posted By silveridger
Love the yarn you picked, the coat is gorgeous!

Love the yarn you picked, the coat is gorgeous!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2006, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By silveridger
Here's another explanation: Knitty Gritty Belt...

Here's another explanation: Knitty Gritty Belt Episode (http://www.diynetwork.com/diy/na_knitting/article/0,2025,DIY_14141_4231124,00.html)

Sometimes it helps to hear the same thing in different...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-21-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,517
Posted By silveridger
I'm working on a ribbon tank too, the RibbonXBack...

I'm working on a ribbon tank too, the RibbonXBack from Knitty http://www.knitty.com/issuespring05/PATTxback.html. I'm making it with Colinette Giotto ribbon which I have frogged from an ill-fated...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,214
Posted By silveridger
Isn't amazing what can be done with garter...

Isn't amazing what can be done with garter stitch, a very basic yarn, and a little imagination? It's gorgeous. I really like the way you dressed it up with the loop and button attachment.

:thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2006, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
Posted By silveridger
Ingrid, THANK YOU :heart: ! This book has been...

Ingrid, THANK YOU :heart: !

This book has been around awhile, it seemed like if there was a problem with the pattern it would be on the net *somewhere.* It didn't even dawn on me that it was...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,702
Posted By silveridger
Glad to know I wasn't imagining things, Ingrid!...

Glad to know I wasn't imagining things, Ingrid! I've googled for the book title, Melanie Falik, and the publisher, and come up dry in terms of errata or even web sites, I just keep getting references...
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