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Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2006, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,263
Posted By artistic_alexis
Wedding Blanket, NEED FUN CHART HELP

Okay, so I'm working on my quillow still and am getting the creative bug :happydance: to make this a fun blanket by knitting squars with a chart. I have two ideas to bring before you guys, and want...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2006, 12:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,118
Posted By artistic_alexis
I still think it's funny how hard purling came to...

I still think it's funny how hard purling came to me. I just couldn't figure out how to make my fingers hold the yarn in front, and keep up some form of speed. MY HARDEST thing is trying to figure...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,118
Posted By artistic_alexis
I can Purl! YEAH

Just thought I'd share my happiness with all those who are just learning that I think I finally got purling down. I don't do it exactly like the book shows or the video, I seem to wrap the yarn...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-11-2006, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,660
Posted By artistic_alexis
Create a Quillow

Well I posted this on the general forum here http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9214&highlight=quillow

I was thinking since there isn't one set pattern, why don't we all...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2006, 07:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,705
Posted By artistic_alexis
Anyone have a Quillow pattern?

I want to make a quillow, which is a blanket that folds up into a pillow. I'm using a pattern from First Knits for a button pillow, but got inspired to make it into a quillow instead. I just was...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-05-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,112
Posted By artistic_alexis
Square Slippers for beginners

I just RE started these because the first ones I did too big for my odd feet hehe. :doh: BUT if you're NEW to knitting like me, why not join in and we can try and do one of our first projects that...
Forum: General Knitting 02-05-2006, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 843
Posted By artistic_alexis
Using circulars as if they were 2 needles

I just got my first pair of circulars, size 6 US, and want to learn how to use them as NON circular needles. Do you hold stitches on the circular part, or only use the hard needle part? I know this...
Forum: General Knitting 02-04-2006, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,003
Posted By artistic_alexis
Square Slippers

Well, I've started these nice square slippers http://www.frugalhaus.com/homepage/freepat2.htm as an easy first project. I was working on a knitting bag, but was getting bored with it. Has anyone...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2006, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,203
Posted By artistic_alexis
Beginner's Knitting Books, My Experience

Well I got a few books being a new Knitter and have some "reviews". The first thing I bought was a knitting kit from Boye's, "I Taught Myself Knitting", that came with 2 needle sizes (6 and 8's),...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,965
Posted By artistic_alexis
Best Practice Yarn

Hello!

I'm a new Knitter and was curious what the BEST and cheapest yarn to learn off of was (we pretty much just have Michaels here). Right now I've been using Red Heart Super Saver Yarn from...
Forum: General Knitting 12-29-2005, 01:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,242
Posted By artistic_alexis
Starting A Business

Hello all,

I'm brand new to knitting, but have been doing some form of creative crafts and art for years! I went to an arts High School and am just one of those artsy-fartsy types. I'm learning...
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