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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-15-2009, 10:32 PM
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Posted By toomuch
I love doilies and your's turned out beautiful! ...

I love doilies and your's turned out beautiful! I've never knit one (only crochet), but I printed this pattern out and plan to give it a try. As far as the crochet instructions on this one, looks...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-18-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,093
Posted By toomuch
Your yarn looks wonderful! Great job!

Your yarn looks wonderful! Great job!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-02-2009, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,474
Posted By toomuch
Thanks Sandi and Cyndi! This is very helpful...

Thanks Sandi and Cyndi! This is very helpful information. I will probably re-wet this and let it dry under tension because I don't think I'm ready to try plying yet. My book says to dry it under...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-01-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,474
Posted By toomuch
keep in mind this is my first attempt ever at...

keep in mind this is my first attempt ever at spinning
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-01-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,474
Posted By toomuch
I tried to spread it out in the picture so you...

I tried to spread it out in the picture so you can see how it's curling. I guess I could ply it with what I have on the spindle because they are about the same thickness. Only I haven't twisted the...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-31-2009, 05:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,474
Posted By toomuch
Thanks for your replies and encouragement! I've...

Thanks for your replies and encouragement! I've finished one hank of 20 yards, wound it around the chair back, tied it in places, soaked it and now it's drying. But it is still curling in a lot of...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 03-30-2009, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,474
Posted By toomuch
drop spindle questions

I'm only two days into learning how to use this drop spindle. Between youtube and the book that came with it, I think I'm getting the idea, but I'm not doing nearly as good as I had hoped.

My big...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,843
Posted By toomuch
This has happened to me too. I made a vest with...

This has happened to me too. I made a vest with Berroco Jasper and it had a very strong odor while wet. It is better after it dried, but I can still smell it some. Sometimes I wonder if it's just...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-11-2008, 08:45 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,581
Posted By toomuch
Hi Jan, I made one and your pattern is perfect! ...

Hi Jan, I made one and your pattern is perfect! Mine doesn't look as good as yours because I tend to knit too tight, but here it is (hopefully). Thanks again for sharing your pattern.
Julie
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-10-2008, 06:10 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,581
Posted By toomuch
That is the cutest pumpkin !! Thank you for...

That is the cutest pumpkin !! Thank you for posting the pattern too. You've done a great job!
Julie
Forum: Pattern Central 10-06-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,140
Posted By toomuch
Hi Bug. These look pretty good. ...

Hi Bug. These look pretty good. http://www.bbc.co.uk/stoke/my_pages/babywear/hkp/010.shtml

And then here's the link to the whole list of patterns:...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-08-2008, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,403
Posted By toomuch
I'm knitting the modular vest too. Just did a...

I'm knitting the modular vest too. Just did a search on this board and that's how I found your post. How is your's going? Mine is coming along. I'd like to know if I should plan to block it, and...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-03-2008, 06:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,585
Posted By toomuch
Here's a link to a sock blocker from a hanger. ...

Here's a link to a sock blocker from a hanger. http://www.needletrax.com/blockers.htm
I've made one of these but haven't used it yet. Looked a little too big. But maybe you can bend one to the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-01-2008, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By toomuch
Thank you for the quick reply. Much appreciated!

Thank you for the quick reply. Much appreciated!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-01-2008, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 560
Posted By toomuch
Converting pattern from straights to DPNs

I have a hat pattern for straights that I want to make in the round. Do I just skip the rows that say to purl, or do I knit them. I can't figure out if I'll have twice as many rows by knitting...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-18-2008, 06:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,656
Posted By toomuch
Stacy, your ornaments are beautiful! Perfect...

Stacy, your ornaments are beautiful! Perfect yarn choice. And thanks for posting the pattern. I'm thinking these might make nice Christmas gifts for co-workers.
Julie
Forum: Pattern Central 06-28-2008, 10:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By toomuch
Thank you! I was able to do it this time. ...

Thank you! I was able to do it this time. Honestly, by the time I was ready to "check out", my basket said 3 of the same pattern and I couldn't get it to change. And when I saw that it wanted a...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-28-2008, 08:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 981
Posted By toomuch
Pithy Hat

Does anyone have a link to the pattern for Mary Jane's Pithy Hat? I see it's a free download on Raverly, but I'm having trouble with the website I'm supposed to download it from. Plus it looks like...
Forum: Crochet! 06-27-2008, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By toomuch
Hi. Hopefully I can be of help. The Ch 6 loops...

Hi. Hopefully I can be of help. The Ch 6 loops are done in between the swirl "petals" and all around after you've finished the swirl in the center. The part that is just Ch 6 loops is rows 26-30. ...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 06-26-2008, 06:35 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 24,601
Posted By toomuch
The only one I can think of that's close to...

The only one I can think of that's close to Lewisville is the Woolie Ewe in Plano. It would be well worth the extra time to go there.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2008, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By toomuch
Thanks Jan! This chart is exactly what I...

Thanks Jan! This chart is exactly what I need.
Julie
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By toomuch
And I guess I should get the length too. Thanks!

And I guess I should get the length too. Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By toomuch
newborn socks

I'm knitting baby socks at a gauge of 7 stitches per inch. I'm beginning the heel of one where I cast on 26 and now see that that was a mistake. Should of done 24 or 28. Since I have no baby to...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By toomuch
Katrina, that makes perfect sense to me. Thank...

Katrina, that makes perfect sense to me. Thank you! The "pearl" part should of clued me in. Still so much to learn, and enjoying every bit of it.
Julie
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2008, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,023
Posted By toomuch
I just went back and looked at the videos again,...

I just went back and looked at the videos again, and the SSP looks even better (little more complicated though). It says in the text that it's a good match for k2tog, so you might want to check it...
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