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Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By purplegirl
Aha. Well, if you watch this video, you'll see...

Aha. Well, if you watch this video, you'll see that she first wraps the stitches, then she unwraps and knits them all up at the same time, she doesn't keep going back and forth unwrapping and...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2009, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,038
Posted By purplegirl
Talking Sock - Short Row Heel

Hello there.

I tried to do a short row heel and am now confused.

I found this AMAZING video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yVikAvPuE4) by Cat Bordhi about wrapping your stitches. Now my...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-17-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,466
Posted By purplegirl
Talking First Lace Project - Help!

Hello there, useful people :mrgreen:

I chose Sivia Harding's Hanging Garden Stole (http://www.siviaharding.com/HangingGarden.html) for my first project, because people said it wasn't too hard.

Now...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By purplegirl
OOOOOH MY GOSH!!! You're a genius. Thank you! ...

OOOOOH MY GOSH!!! You're a genius. Thank you! I was TOTALLY doing the wrong thing - I thought pass it over like cables. Now I get it!!! I love you!!!!! :heart: :muah:

Now I understand why I...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2008, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By purplegirl
Yup, that I realized too. What? I still don't...

Yup, that I realized too.

What? I still don't get it :(
After I pull the third one over the other two, I have the same three stitches, but in a different order. What do I do to them? In your...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2008, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 930
Posted By purplegirl
Talking Loksins! Pattern - help please

Hello there!

Does anyone have the Loksins! Socks pattern? It's from here (http://cassiana.typepad.com/too_much_wool/2007/05/new_sock_finall.html).

I have a question. In Chart B, there are three...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2008, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By purplegirl
Hmm. Hmm. How do you know that they're the same...

Hmm. Hmm. How do you know that they're the same weight? According to Ravelry, there are 4 different kinds of Lace weight. The yarn I'm looking at gives 32-36 stitches per 10cm. Is this cobweb? ...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2008, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By purplegirl
You're right, I'm going to do that. It is? The...

You're right, I'm going to do that.


It is? The recommended yarn is 4 ply/Fingering, which Ravelry says yields about 28 stitches per 10cm, whereas the ebay yarn looks like Lace weight with 32 - 36...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By purplegirl
Talking First Lace Project

Hello, generous and helpful friends!

I've been totally captivated by all the beautiful shawls out there and have decided to try and make one myself. But I needs your help! :mrgreen:

I found this...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-03-2008, 07:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,584
Posted By purplegirl
Yay! I love quick and PERFECT responses! ...

Yay! I love quick and PERFECT responses! Thanks, gals!

I love that wire hanger thing! Totally genius! Thanks, toomuch!

And another helpful link I found by googling, as Mirl56 suggested, (for...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-03-2008, 05:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,584
Posted By purplegirl
Talking Make me own sock blockers?

Hello! :mrgreen:

I'm almost done with a pair of socks (thanks to you guys, who directed me to silver's sock class, which is totally awesome :thumbsup: ) I'd like to block them, but WHOA, sock...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By purplegirl
Thank you!!! :muah: I've gone to Silver's sock...

Thank you!!! :muah:

I've gone to Silver's sock class and it's fantastic! I've begun my sock :woohoo:

Thanks again!!! :woot:

:mrgreen: purplegirl
Forum: How-to Questions 03-25-2008, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By purplegirl
Talking How to begin sock knitting?

Hiya!

I bought a thing of sock yarn and five double ended needles. Where do I start? :mrgreen:

Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2008, 04:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,598
Posted By purplegirl
Yay! This is perfect! Cam, those articles were...

Yay! This is perfect! Cam, those articles were tremendously helpful and omigosh, those squares look yummy! Phantom, I think I'm going to get a foam board. That makes oodles of sense :thumbsup:...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,598
Posted By purplegirl
Okay, that made sense. I realize I should...

Okay, that made sense. I realize I should definitely block now. But I don't have one of those special boards it's done with. Is there another way to do it, using some imagination and materials I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2008, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,598
Posted By purplegirl
Talking Is blocking necessary? How is it done?

Hello Friendly People! :waving:

Guess what??? I finished my baby blanket! But the baby's not here yet, she's still cooking (overdue). But now that her blankie is ready, I hope she'll decide to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,991
Posted By purplegirl
Yes, that's right! Those patterns are exactly...

Yes, that's right! Those patterns are exactly what I need! I experimented yesterday with reversing the stitch instead of knitting the alternate rows, and it did create a pattern on the other side...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2007, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,991
Posted By purplegirl
Hmm. I did all ten rows, which created a sample...

Hmm. I did all ten rows, which created a sample about two inches long, with the pattern well defined. I think it turned out this way because it says to knit every alternate row? Maybe if, instead...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2007, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By purplegirl
Ooh, that sounds familiar :mrgreen: I've been...

Ooh, that sounds familiar :mrgreen: I've been there!

I watched the instruction videos on this site and figured out what I was doing wrong. Check them out - at the menu at the top of the page, click...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,991
Posted By purplegirl
Talking Reversible Stitch Patterns

Hello! :waving:

I'm trying to find reversible stitches that will look good on both sides of my baby blanket :heart: :yay: cloud9 I've searched a bit online, but the stitch libraries available are...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By purplegirl
Ooh, that's too complicated for me :mrgreen: ...

Ooh, that's too complicated for me :mrgreen: Could you explain that?

And about that Palindrome scarf - looks way cool - but I don't understand the pattern:

The cable doesn't look like it's made...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,203
Posted By purplegirl
Wow, this has been very helpful! I've done about...

Wow, this has been very helpful! I've done about 4 inches of the blanket, and have been doing what nstssj recommended, pulling the second stitch tight, and it looks a whole lot better. I think I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 06:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By purplegirl
Oh, yeah - and will cables pull the fabric and...

Oh, yeah - and will cables pull the fabric and make it tighter, so that the blanket will go in at the sides and no longer have straight sides?

Thank youuuuuu!!!!!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 06:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,117
Posted By purplegirl
What does the back of a cable look like?

Hello again! :waving:

My baby :heart: blanket is coming along beeeUtifully - HUGE thank you to all the wonderful people who have answered my questions and given me the confidence to go for it!!!...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2007, 03:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By purplegirl
Talking How do I straighten out circular needles?

Hello! :waving:

I bought circular needles and they are too... circular :mrgreen: The wire stays in its circular-ness and I would rather the wire be straight and relaxed, not tightly wound - it would...
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