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Forum: How-to Questions 05-31-2005, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,706
Posted By Fernwood
Some types of cast-on are less stretchy than the...

Some types of cast-on are less stretchy than the rest of the knitting, so the work might stretch around the 20+ inches of circular after you get through a row or two. But it certainly looks as...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2005, 01:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,668
Posted By Fernwood
:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: Thanks,...

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:

Thanks, Kelly!
What filling do you think would be tastiest with strawberry pink acrylic?
For anyone reading this who is feeling slightly confused, Kelly is...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2005, 11:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,668
Posted By Fernwood
Have you seen this article...

Have you seen this article (http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/FEATbonnetric.html) in Knitty? The diagram and the pictures toward the bottom made the short row thing a lot clearer for me. My brain is...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-17-2005, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,263
Posted By Fernwood
Cascade 220 is another great yarn for felting,...

Cascade 220 is another great yarn for felting, but not bulky either. Someone else can probably advise about whether doubling it would be equivalent. WEBS...
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By Fernwood
Does this make sense?

To get from my flat border into my full, over-the-pillow, part of my piece, I need to do both stitch increases and short rows, to add "height" (that's when the work is horizontal) both lengthwise and...
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2005, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By Fernwood
Thanks for the feedback, all. I discovered the...

Thanks for the feedback, all. I discovered the woolneedlework site, too, and I do intend to order my Kureyon from them if I can ever decide how much to buy....
OK, I am going to take the plunge and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-12-2005, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 290,392
Posted By Fernwood
Two FOs The elongated stitch scarf is for a...

Two FOs

The elongated stitch scarf is for a church bazaar. My friend who coordinates the kntting gave me the yarn and the pattern. Unfortunately, I hated working with the nylon ribbon yarn (can't...
Forum: General Knitting 05-11-2005, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By Fernwood
I just know there are lots more Booga Bag...

I just know there are lots more Booga Bag knitters out there and I think you're holding out on me!

Thanks, Hildie, for your advice. After calculating something in the range of 12-15 skeins of...
Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2005, 10:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By Fernwood
Need MORE advice about a felted project using Kureyon

In my usual "why not just make it up?" fashion, I have decided I need to make two throw pillows for a new couch at our house. I want a good jolt of color, and more than one color at that, so I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2005, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,498
Posted By Fernwood
I think you get one hole at one end each time you...

I think you get one hole at one end each time you do an eyelet row and those eyelets are spaced 10 rows apart. When you turn your work sideways and sew it into a tube for the body, those eyelets are...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2005, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,485
Posted By Fernwood
There's also some dicussion about avatars and...

There's also some dicussion about avatars and image sizes in this thread: http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?p=9664#9664
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,105
Posted By Fernwood
If I am visualizing it right, it doesn't matter...

If I am visualizing it right, it doesn't matter where you are in your round. The yarn runs horizontally through each row so I tighten funky stitches by hooking in one stitch to the side, tugging the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-13-2005, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 290,392
Posted By Fernwood
Victoise, By the way, I've looked at the pattern...

Victoise,
By the way, I've looked at the pattern again and it says to knit the cord part to 3". I know I did a teeny bit more (prob ~3.25") and found it barely long enough to tie. Of course, it...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2005, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,970
Posted By Fernwood
Ahhh, that must be it. Thanks, Julie. Amy, the...

Ahhh, that must be it. Thanks, Julie.
Amy, the hat itself is fine ;) ; the image above is pretty fine, too, but it is still 2.5x the size limit. When I try to downsize enough to get to <6 KB it's...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2005, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,970
Posted By Fernwood
I mean, how can there be animated avatars and I...

I mean, how can there be animated avatars and I can't get a silly little hat in a recognizable state?
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2005, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,970
Posted By Fernwood
I finally stirred myself to upload an avatar, but...

I finally stirred myself to upload an avatar, but I can't get a file small enough that looks like anything. I was going to do a close-cropped view of my recently completed baby hat. Despite...
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2005, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By Fernwood
Thanks, gardenia, that is an excellent article...

Thanks, gardenia, that is an excellent article and it certainly answers my question.
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2005, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,532
Posted By Fernwood
At the bottom of the description of that tank it...

At the bottom of the description of that tank it says "This top is designed for zero or negative ease." ??? Does that mean it is designed to fit snugly/be stretched when sized correctly, as opposed...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2005, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 290,392
Posted By Fernwood
Thanks. I did the hat on DPNs and decreased to 9...

Thanks. I did the hat on DPNs and decreased to 9 stitches for the cord at the top. At that point I just knit the 9 st around on three DPNs until it was long enough. I'm not sure what the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2005, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 290,392
Posted By Fernwood
Thank you for the very kind comments! I've been...

Thank you for the very kind comments!
I've been fooling around with a long sampler that could be worn as a scarf, if anyone so desired, but the baby hat is the first thing I completed and gave away...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2005, 10:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Fernwood
:D Thanks, Amy! That did it.

:D Thanks, Amy! That did it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-10-2005, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 290,392
Posted By Fernwood
My first official FO! We have a brand new baby...

My first official FO! We have a brand new baby next-door, so I started this last Sunday (after the news and a hasty trip to LYS) and finally finished Friday evening. The yarn is called Candy, from...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2005, 06:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,145
Posted By Fernwood
Help with posting images

Sorry if this info is here somewhere and I have overlooked it, but I have been searching in vain. I want to post a photo, but I can't get it to be narrower than the screen. I hate it that you need...
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2005, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,419
Posted By Fernwood
Twisted! Yarn, circular needle cable, etc.

Hello all,
First-time poster here hoping for some advice. My mother, who was quite an expert knitter, taught me the basics several decades ago, but I don't remember ever completing an actual...
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