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Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2010, 11:33 AM
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Fabulous! Thanks! With every project I learn more...

Fabulous! Thanks! With every project I learn more and get a little bit better.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2010, 10:40 AM
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Gauge is not specific in pattern?

I am making my gauge swatch for Knitting Pure and Simple's Neckdown Wrap Cardigan. For gauge, it says "18 stitches equal 4 inches"
I thought gauge should tell me how wide and how tall my gauge...
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2009, 02:22 PM
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you can go to www.tkga.com for all the...

you can go to www.tkga.com for all the information. They also list their conference info and have membership perks. You should give the Basics class a try, it sounds fun!
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2009, 03:07 AM
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TKGA Masters Program....

I just heard about The Knitting Guild Association and their master knitter program. I don't know much about it, only what I have read on their website. Honestly, I trust the people here on...
Forum: General Knitting 10-25-2008, 09:49 AM
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Views: 899
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My Stocking felted together!

I just finished felting a Christmas stocking for my mother, and it looked great at first. But when I went to block it out, it had felted together and won't open at all! :cry: How can I either fix it,...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-05-2008, 08:05 PM
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Views: 110,955
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I should have mentioned in my last post that I...

I should have mentioned in my last post that I checked the website and used the video for mattress stitch. Sorry to use up your time! The mattress stitch seaming left me with a very big seam that was...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-03-2008, 10:26 PM
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Hello all. I'm in the final stages of my sweater...

Hello all. I'm in the final stages of my sweater and have begun seaming. A lovely woman at my mother's LYS showed me how to seam, and her seaming came out beautifully. I must be forgetting something...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-27-2008, 02:00 PM
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I finally figured out how to post pictures! I...

I finally figured out how to post pictures! I blocked my back and front right pieces and they're sitting on the deck in the sun to dry. I'm a poor college student, so I'm waiting to get a blocking...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-26-2008, 10:43 PM
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Great idea Artlady! I can't wait to add my hood...

Great idea Artlady! I can't wait to add my hood and finally take some pictures!
Forum: The Lounge 08-26-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,167
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I'm in college now and find that amazon.com can...

I'm in college now and find that amazon.com can be cheaper, but also a lot less reliable. I ordered my textbooks from there last semester and waited almost two weeks before only two arrived. I ended...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-26-2008, 08:07 PM
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I'll take your humble opinion any day Artlady! I...

I'll take your humble opinion any day Artlady! I love how your pieces came out, so I think I'll block them in pieces like you suggested. I'm visiting my mother this weekend, and it will be nice to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-26-2008, 07:24 PM
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Thanks Artlady! Luckily, I measured the width of...

Thanks Artlady! Luckily, I measured the width of my sleeve before binding off, and it should still fit fine. I'm actually glad I don't have the extra inch. Now that I've measured my arm, I think it...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-25-2008, 02:09 PM
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Views: 110,955
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I think I just answered my own question. It seems...

I think I just answered my own question. It seems pretty silly to continue increasing into the sleve cap when the sleve cap is the place to decrease. My sleeve seems wide enough without the extra...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-25-2008, 12:25 PM
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Since I'm shortening my sleeve, I'll be three...

Since I'm shortening my sleeve, I'll be three increases short. Should I continue the increases into the sleeve cap or just disregard them? The sleeve fits around my arm fine without the extra...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-23-2008, 12:50 PM
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I'm working on my sleeves right now, and have...

I'm working on my sleeves right now, and have noticed the reccomended 19 1/2 inch length before even starting the sleeve cap is way too long for me. How many inches is the sleeve cap knitted up?...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-11-2008, 01:53 PM
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Finally! After almost a month of not having any...

Finally! After almost a month of not having any time to work on my CPH I'm back in the swing.

As per Artlady's suggestion, I have been using string to mark every ten rows. Once each piece is done,...
Forum: The Lounge 07-18-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,951
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you and your doggy are in my thoughts. Cisco...

you and your doggy are in my thoughts. Cisco looks to be in pretty good spirits, so hang in there. Give Cisco a little scratch behind the ears for me = )
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-17-2008, 08:21 PM
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Views: 110,955
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Hi Artlady, Unfortunately, my CPH has taken a...

Hi Artlady,
Unfortunately, my CPH has taken a back seat to a prayer shawl. I just couldn't justify knitting for myself when someone else really could use a knitted gift. I should only be off the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2008, 02:28 PM
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Trac phone minutes or gift cards sound like a...

Trac phone minutes or gift cards sound like a great idea. I would be happy to pick something up for them. Would you like to give me an address to send something directly to the family, or would you...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-09-2008, 01:37 AM
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Views: 110,955
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I like the Taos Green too Artlady! I would LOVE...

I like the Taos Green too Artlady! I would LOVE to see a CPH worked up in that yarn. Let us know what you decide!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-04-2008, 11:51 PM
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Views: 110,955
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Thank you very much Artlady. I just needed to...

Thank you very much Artlady. I just needed to clarify. I finished my left front and have cast on for my right front. I can't wait to get to the sleeves, I think they will be a nice change of pace!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-04-2008, 02:18 AM
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Views: 110,955
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All the blocking instructions look great! I will...

All the blocking instructions look great! I will take both of your advice and get the wool wash. That was a great suggestion. I think I'm going to wait to block everything when all the pieces are...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-01-2008, 04:09 PM
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I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one with...

I'm glad to hear I'm not the only one with inconsistent knits and pearls. I'm using the yarn the pattern calls for, Tahki Donegal Tweed. You mentioned the single ply yarns can give you a bit more...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-01-2008, 01:58 PM
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Views: 110,955
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Welcome back from your vacation Artlady! I hope...

Welcome back from your vacation Artlady! I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing time. I have successfully completed the entire back piece of my very first sweater! Yahoo!! I am noticing one small...
Forum: The Lounge 06-25-2008, 09:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 376
Posted By shortnsweetly
Audiobooks

I'm sure I'm not the only knitter who enjoys to listen to a good audiobook while knitting, but those books on CD are just so expensive. So I started going to the library to borrow the books on tape...
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