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Forum: Pattern Central 09-20-2014, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By IslandTime
If anyone, ever, needs help with ANY knitting...

If anyone, ever, needs help with ANY knitting problem, this is THE place to come. Nothing ever stumps this group! :woot:
Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By IslandTime
There are some yarn substitution sites online - I...

There are some yarn substitution sites online - I haven't looked at them - could be useful - ?? Or not.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-19-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By IslandTime
Lovely! Looks SO soft!

Lovely! Looks SO soft!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-07-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 429
Posted By IslandTime
Tema I don't know if this'll work for you, but it...

Tema I don't know if this'll work for you, but it does for me, on my Mac - I just go into the program where the photo is, and email it to myself - it automatically resizes it to mail it. Then I drag...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 208
Posted By IslandTime
Question Cast on for ribbing

Hi All,
I'm doing a tiny project - wrist warmers - and since I'd only done one project in the round before, using 2 circ's, I thought this would be a great opportunity to try out the dpn method. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-05-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By IslandTime
Well that's a lovely compliment :) If they're...

Well that's a lovely compliment :) If they're even, it's more by good luck than anything because I was totally focussing on the ITR experience haha.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-22-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By IslandTime
Hmmm, I dunno - you may be pushing it :p Gee I...

Hmmm, I dunno - you may be pushing it :p Gee I didn't know we were "neighbours" :) (ok, neighbors)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-14-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By IslandTime
Hi GG, Yes it's just that Vanna's Choice, machine...

Hi GG, Yes it's just that Vanna's Choice, machine wash & dry, so I could do that. I like Salmonmac's idea though, don't you? I'm going to try just putting a small towel inside it - not shaping or...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-14-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By IslandTime
Of course! Now why didn't I think of that? ;) ...

Of course! Now why didn't I think of that? ;) Not that a toque needs shaping, but I always think the sts look more smoothly finished, more "relaxed", after blocking. I've only done doll clothes up...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-13-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,069
Posted By IslandTime
FO's, finally, lol

Hi All! I haven't been around for awhile cause I just haven't had enough knitting time to produce anything - got involved in another project. The bits of time I did find finally got the job done...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-23-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
Hi back, and welcome! You'll love KH, it's a...

Hi back, and welcome! You'll love KH, it's a great place, and everyone's so friendly and helpful - you've probably already discovered that :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-19-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 888
Posted By IslandTime
Thumbs up Beautiful!! Well done :thumbsup:

Beautiful!! Well done :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By IslandTime
I always use circular needles. When doing...

I always use circular needles. When doing something flat, just pretend they aren't joined :)
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 297
Posted By IslandTime
I'm doing the same thing, right now, but I'm...

I'm doing the same thing, right now, but I'm using the method that uses 2 sets of circular needles, which gets around that problem.

With just one circular, I'm pretty sure you have to switch to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-04-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
Your feelings about cast on methods is helpful...

Your feelings about cast on methods is helpful for me, because I'm pretty sure I'm the opposite - casting on and knitting too loosely. So maybe increasing my tension will mean I can stay with my...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-03-2014, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
Of course…I knew that :rofl:

Of course…I knew that :rofl:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-03-2014, 01:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
It's ripping out some of the work. But I think...

It's ripping out some of the work. But I think your interpretation makes WAY more sense - good one! :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-03-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
Thanks! I thought I'd never find a use for that...

Thanks! I thought I'd never find a use for that old yarn, but it does make a cozy scarf.

I have to envy those who can knit while they watch tv - ;) and I can imagine what I'd end up with - frog,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
- "a rich interior life" - good one - I must work...

- "a rich interior life" - good one - I must work on that :thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
Mine was a sable, too. He looked like the one on...

Mine was a sable, too. He looked like the one on the far right, except his ears stood straight up like the rest of yours do :) Good thought about adjusting the slot…Thanks!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
That's an old Merit Phentex yarn I've had for...

That's an old Merit Phentex yarn I've had for years. And years. Back when I thought I'd crochet a striped afghan from it - so I bought quite a few colours. I did one afghan in a baby yarn when my...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 02:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
LOL, I think this darn thing spent 2 years in my...

LOL, I think this darn thing spent 2 years in my car :rofl:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
OMG I love "SABLE"! I'm going to increase my...

OMG I love "SABLE"!
I'm going to increase my tension a bit - the knit co is sure not stiff when I do it. iow, my knitting is a little on the sloppy side. And I'm going to try your ltco anyway,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
HA! A strategist! :) Nice plan! Good to learn...

HA! A strategist! :) Nice plan! Good to learn self-discipline :thumbsup:

Yes, I always have 2 projects going. This was my "car project" - it lives in one of those reusable grocery bags in the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By IslandTime
Oh no kidding, in Nanaimo? I haven't been able...

Oh no kidding, in Nanaimo? I haven't been able to find one friend here who's a knitter! There is a lys though, so I did know I can't be the only one, LOL.

Haven't been to Oyster Bay but it's...
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