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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-23-2012, 10:38 AM
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Posted By knutzaboutknitz
You do intricate sweaters and stuff, things I am...

You do intricate sweaters and stuff, things I am in no way ready to tackle.

Socks, intimidated me, but once I did one, the mystery was gone and it was not that difficult. And this is me, easily...
Forum: General Knitting 03-22-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,526
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Im going to try the 2nd link suggested by...

Im going to try the 2nd link suggested by JanInCa,

http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/FEATfall04TT.html

I think it's more up my alley.

I will be back hopefully with well hidden sock tails. ;)
Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,526
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
thank you both for the tips. I think I prefer the...

thank you both for the tips. I think I prefer the second option, weaving it in with the yarn needle.

And this is secure enough?

Now I can go hide all my tails - thanks again!
Forum: General Knitting 03-21-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,526
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
What does it mean "weave in the end" ?

This simple instruction baffles me.

Does that mean it's possible that I will have an end that if pulled will unravel?

Like my sock, I cast on with Long tail cast on, what do I do with the left...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-20-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,017
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
:thumbsup: You are correct - that is the coolest...

:thumbsup: You are correct - that is the coolest thing I have ever seen.
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Yes, correct a yarn swift. Sadly I had sold that...

Yes, correct a yarn swift. Sadly I had sold that in the many estate sales. She had so much I had to pick and choose.

Yes, surprises are great!
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 918
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
knitting surprises!

I have off and on throughout the years purchased yarn because something drew me to the color, feel, etc. I know you can all relate. :)

Four years ago I moved across country. I still have boxes here...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-01-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Thank you for all the kudos. I already have the...

Thank you for all the kudos. I already have the dreaded second sock syndrome. But I plan to forge ahead with sock number two. (just as soon as I finish the 2 hats I am working on :p ) I have turned...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-29-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,089
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
first big girl sock - yippee!

Having started with a pattern for small basic sock pattern, and knitting approximately 10 to get out all the kinks. I have returned finally to show my first big girl sock.

The good news is that I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
thank you, I will be completing it's sister this...

thank you, I will be completing it's sister this evening. It is definitely a milestone for me. First time I have ever used a pattern. First time I have ever knitted something that wasnt flat.
First...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,820
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
WoW! Those are great! How long does the entire...

WoW! Those are great!

How long does the entire process take?
Great Job!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-02-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
GrumpyGramma - LOL you are funny! (not really...

GrumpyGramma - LOL you are funny! (not really that grumpy) I am in the middle of baby test sock number 2...

ArtLady1981 - Sock Envy...good one... and thank you!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2012, 11:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
I have noticed I am a tight knitter. I seem to...

I have noticed I am a tight knitter. I seem to always be fighting trying to slip that needled into to knit. How are you knitting your socks? dpns?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2012, 09:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
GrumpGrandma - key chain good idea, (considering...

GrumpGrandma - key chain good idea, (considering a bought a big sack of key chains rings at the flea market, why? a $1, how could i say no? Keychains for everyone)

LoveBugAngel - thanks - whats a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
do another one? egads! :) I guess I better for...

do another one? egads! :) I guess I better for the practice, even tho I am itching to try this on a full sized adult sock pattern.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-01-2012, 03:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,419
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
whoo...Hoo "A" Sock, my FIRST sock is completed....

whoo...Hoo "A" Sock, my FIRST sock is completed. Thank you for the help! http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=107725

One question, is slip, slip knit the same as knit 2...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2012, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,550
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
I made my first SOCK! wooohooo!

I am so excited! It's small, a baby sock perhaps? There are numerous errors, and I had more stitches on the needles when I ended, more than was called for by the pattern. Thankfully those extra...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,419
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Thank you so much - that video looks exactly...

Thank you so much - that video looks exactly like what I need.

I just watched Anatomy of a sock, and will watch all the other videos in that class.

Now to learn about yarn...

Thanks again!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-26-2012, 10:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Those are adorable, I love that little red...

Those are adorable, I love that little red doggie. Great job, and it must be very rewarding to help the kids.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-26-2012, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,419
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
I know asking about right side wrong side was a...

I know asking about right side wrong side was a bit out there, but I was just messing around with the dpns, just knitting, to get a feel for it and all. I kept having the work, instead of falling...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-26-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,419
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Thank you for the link, I will look at the...

Thank you for the link, I will look at the patterns next chance I get. The color and designs are intimidating. But I will give it a go. I am going to be a great aunt this year, I need to start...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,419
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
wrong side vs right side, dpns, socks, "knew knitter"

Hello,
For years I have avoided knitting patterns out of intimidation.
I am making THIS year THE year I learn how to knit socks.

I need help.

Here is the pattern I am attempting, I say...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
back to the store I go...

Not a bad thing really.. :)

so then what would you use the 29" needles for?

Could you do the body of a sweater?

Wait - You can do flat knitting with circular needles too?

So I could use the 29"...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
Circular Needles - length question

Ok so in my haste to knit something in the round - anything.
I went to the store and purchased 2 sets of circular needles.

both 29" one pair is a size 8 (US) the 2nd is a size 10(US)

Question is...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 764
Posted By knutzaboutknitz
I found a video that shows what to do with the tails

This is a great website.

I was able to find a video that showed a way in which to handle the tails.

http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-tips

Thanks again,

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