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Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2011, 01:34 PM
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Posted By countrymama
Question non skid sock ideas?

Does anyone know how I can make knitting socks non-skid? The idea of making socks is cool but sliding on the floors and falling isn't.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-11-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By countrymama
Thank you all so much for the advice..it worked...

Thank you all so much for the advice..it worked great but sadly I ended up having to start it all over anyways because of a hole. Gives me a chance to try and make it flawless this time around.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2011, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By countrymama
this is what my throw will look like:...

this is what my throw will look like:
http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6039/6316053782_460d8840ea_m.jpg

I'm thinking I can knit together the two stitches in the outside border since it would be very...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By countrymama
I've only been knitting a few weeks so I don't...

I've only been knitting a few weeks so I don't completely understand but I'm assuming you mean knit two stitches as if they were one inside the border before I get to the purl stitches so it doesn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2011, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 744
Posted By countrymama
Question 23 rows in and 2 extra stitches..help!

I'm 23 rows into a throw and even though all my edges look level, I just counted twice and I have two extra stitches. What do I do now?? I really don't want to undo the whole thing! (I think I would...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-05-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By countrymama
Yes, I bought it for a whole $5:cheering: at...

Yes, I bought it for a whole $5:cheering: at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/off-the-grid-throw
According to the creator:
"Skills Required: knit and purl- easy peasy!
Sizes: one...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-05-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By countrymama
This...

This color-http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6105/6315840467_bcb4f5a1e2_m.jpg
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-05-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,239
Posted By countrymama
Talking My first project

I'm working on a gift for my Mom. It's not a Christmas gift really but it would be nice to get it done in time..it's actually a "just because I love you" gift. I've never made anything that wasn't...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-04-2011, 05:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,548
Posted By countrymama
What if you used this pattern...

What if you used this pattern http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/shark-hat-3as a base but made it orange and used a short fridge as the mane across the top of the head?
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-01-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,221
Posted By countrymama
There's a new yarn shop by Joann Fabrics.

There's a new yarn shop by Joann Fabrics.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-01-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,221
Posted By countrymama
I'm just outside Gainesville, in Lula!

I'm just outside Gainesville, in Lula!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-01-2011, 05:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,548
Posted By countrymama
I'm making an afghan for my mom as a surprise....

I'm making an afghan for my mom as a surprise. I'm very new at knitting and this will be the first thing I've ever made. It's not really for Christmas, it's a " just because I love you":heart: gift...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-30-2011, 12:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By countrymama
change in needle=more yarn?

I really like this pattern (http://www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/928_0650_US_N405.pdf) but it calls for a size 13 needle and 3 balls of yarn. I'd like to use a size 9 needle, I like the look of...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-29-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 723
Posted By countrymama
Question simple knit pattern change question

I'm getting ready to start a very simple afghan pattern that calls for the whole 4.5'X 6' to be done in moss stitch. While learning the moss stitch I discovered that I like the look of not...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2011, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 486
Posted By countrymama
Question help with sloppy last stitch

How do I keep the last stitch in my row/first on the next row from being loose and sloppy looking? The rest of my row is neat and tight but that last one is bigger and loose..it makes my work look...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By countrymama
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/thekisers/pu...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/thekisers/purl.jpg Purl side
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/thekisers/knit.jpgKnit side
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/thekisers/almost.jpgMoss...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By countrymama
I'll try and get some pictures to help..it's hard...

I'll try and get some pictures to help..it's hard to explain how it goes from pretty to a mess in a matter of one row.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2011, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,206
Posted By countrymama
Question My moss stitch is a mess. Please help!

I'm a self-taught knitter who's been doing this for about a week. I've gotten good at the long-tail cast on, the knit stitch and the purl stitch. I can do the knit and purl stitch row after row on...
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