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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-17-2014, 02:57 PM
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Not Such Good News About Second Slipper

It turned out too small :sad:. Undoing it has been a nightmare.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-30-2014, 07:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,288
These are sweet - I can imagine they must look...

These are sweet - I can imagine they must look lovely in the adult version as well.

Well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-17-2014, 11:07 AM
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Views: 250
Second Slipper

Just 12 rows to go of the 2nd of the pair of slippers I have been knitting for yonks. Looking forward to wearing them in the colder weather.

Gillian
Forum: General Knitting 09-08-2014, 03:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
What about free online patterns? Gillian

What about free online patterns?

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-03-2014, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 673
Is there not a pattern that calls for that kind...

Is there not a pattern that calls for that kind of yarn and do you not have needles that do go with the yarn? I hope you find something that uses the yarn. It would be a shame not to use it when you...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,618
Now I'm confused - I always thought that DK was...

Now I'm confused - I always thought that DK was the UK equivalent of worsted, but you're citing them as of 2 different gauges.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-12-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,423
Very cute and very clever. Well done! I guess...

Very cute and very clever. Well done! I guess having the book for a limited time helped to keep you focussed. I think I would have had to buy the book.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-05-2014, 03:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 909
The tote looks lovely - well done! It's a nice...

The tote looks lovely - well done! It's a nice feeling when someone sees your work and asks you to make one for them.

Gillian
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2014, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 450
Yes, practice definitely makes perfect, but do...

Yes, practice definitely makes perfect, but do have a look at the threads and videos about mysteriously appearing extra stitches.

In days to come, when you've mastered the art, you'll be advising...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-11-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Thank you very much! I based the pattern on the...

Thank you very much! I based the pattern on the original fish and chip baby jumper pattern - the fish-and-chip description refers to the baby, not the jumper by the way. Apart from the numbers of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-03-2014, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 595
Fish and Chip Baby Jumper - Doll Version

I finished this a couple of weeks ago and took a photo of it with my iPad Mini. The photo was too big for this site and there's no facility on an iPad Mini for shrinking a photo, so I had to send it...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-17-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,232
Lovely - health to wear! Gillian

Lovely - health to wear!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2014, 09:41 AM
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Views: 1,388
Looks gorgeous. Could you spray it with anti-cat...

Looks gorgeous. Could you spray it with anti-cat spray or something?

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2014, 11:40 AM
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Views: 713
It looks very sweet and pretty and some little...

It looks very sweet and pretty and some little one will look beautiful in it.

I thought DK was the same as worsted.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-12-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,511
So far, so beautiful! Well done. I am also on...

So far, so beautiful! Well done.

I am also on Knitters Paradise - I'm Knitting Gill there.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-27-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 833
Lovely shawl - love the colour. Great idea using...

Lovely shawl - love the colour. Great idea using the cans. Congratulations to you and your very able assistant!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-18-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,082
Both are delightful - well done! Gillian

Both are delightful - well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-12-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
I have the first slipper sewn up and have barely...

I have the first slipper sewn up and have barely started the second - other projects have taken priority.

A couple of yarn ends managed to escape to the outside of the slipper. Since the fuzzy yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-05-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 960
Those socks look lovely and cosy. Well...

Those socks look lovely and cosy.

Well done!

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-23-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
I omitted to say that I still had to sew up the...

I omitted to say that I still had to sew up the slipper - just on the first one - have started sewing it up and should be starting to knit the second one soon. I've done enough sewing to be able to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-13-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
I'll take a photo asap. I was in Israel on...

I'll take a photo asap. I was in Israel on vacation and didn't have the project with me.

Gillian
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Slippers

Just finished the first of a pair of slippers in Funky Fur yarn after several attempts.

Gillian
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2014, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,446
I remember knitted cotton cloths for wiping...

I remember knitted cotton cloths for wiping counter tops in my childhood, but the cloths I knit now I would use as face cloths. They can also be used as plant stands - that's what my sister used one...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2014, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,813
I agree with everyone else - just knit at the...

I agree with everyone else - just knit at the speed and in the style you're comfortable with. Speedy knitting is only required for a speedy knitting competition or if you're wanting to finish...
Forum: General Knitting 02-02-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 901
Welcome to knitting and to the forum! Your...

Welcome to knitting and to the forum!

Your problem is fairly common and others have given good advice, so I am delighted to see that you are not giving up on your determination to keep going on your...
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