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Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2009, 02:51 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By gargoylelib
Ok, wow, when I saw that the first thing that...

Ok, wow, when I saw that the first thing that came to mind was Tina Turner in Mad Max: Beyond the Thunderdome :D
Forum: Pattern Central 08-26-2009, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,825
Posted By gargoylelib
Do you belong to Ravelry? If so, there is a...

Do you belong to Ravelry? If so, there is a group on there called "Excuse Me" that is pretty good about connecting knitters with native speaking knitters of various languages.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,770
Posted By gargoylelib
I've always admired this pattern and seeing yours...

I've always admired this pattern and seeing yours makes me really want to make my own! Beautiful :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-04-2009, 01:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By gargoylelib
Thanks for your comments everyone :) I don't...

Thanks for your comments everyone :)



I don't have a link to a tutorial because I learned the stitch from a project in Knitscene magazine. I just went and googled "tuck stitch knitting" and there...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-03-2009, 02:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,483
Posted By gargoylelib
FO: Gryffindor Mitts (my own design)

I'm doing a Harry Potter themed swap and my partner wanted Gryffindor colors (Red and Gold) so I decided to design a pair of fingerless mitts for her. I wanted to do something more than just stripes...
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By gargoylelib
Ok, so I went back and checked and the pattern on...

Ok, so I went back and checked and the pattern on Ravelry says "Neulottu" which is knitted. When you go to the actual pattern linked with that on the Novita website however, it is "Virkattu" which...
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2009, 02:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,678
Posted By gargoylelib
Hi Mary... Did you know this pattern is...

Hi Mary...

Did you know this pattern is crocheted? Just thought I'd check since it says knitting on Ravelry but it's definitely crochet on the Finnish website. If it was knitting I'd attempt a...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,513
Posted By gargoylelib
Hello! :) The pattern for those mittens are...

Hello! :)

The pattern for those mittens are found on this blog:

http://subliminalrabbit.blogspot.com/

If you look to the right there is a small picture of them, they are called Bella's Mittens. ...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 06-04-2009, 08:04 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,125
Posted By gargoylelib
ISO: Interweave Knits Spring 1997

A friend of mine is trying to get a hold of a copy of this magazine so I thought I'd see if anyone here might have one available. She is in particular looking for the Sweet Dreams Baby Blanket...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-29-2009, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,481
Posted By gargoylelib
I used a fun fur yarn for the hair. You...

I used a fun fur yarn for the hair. You basically crochet a circular "wig" and sew it on to teh head. After attaching it, I took my darning needle tip and pulled out as many of the ends that were...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-28-2009, 09:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,481
Posted By gargoylelib
Crochet FO: Gnome Home and Mascots

Here is a little swap package I put together for a Harry Potter crafting group I belong to. The theme was "Gardening with the Gnomies" and so I made a Gnome Home ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-28-2009, 09:08 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,527
Posted By gargoylelib
Oh I love that bag! I've had it in my queue for...

Oh I love that bag! I've had it in my queue for ages and yours looks so nice I'm really tempted to try it now! :) The pattern looks really nice in that yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-25-2009, 01:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,163
Posted By gargoylelib
That's some really nice stuff for baby! I gotta...

That's some really nice stuff for baby! I gotta agree with everyone else and say I love the skirties!! I wish I had something like that when my dd was a baby :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-25-2009, 01:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By gargoylelib
Thank you, much appreciated! :) She is sure...

Thank you, much appreciated! :) She is sure picky about such things but from what I am told it's pretty normal for a 4 year old hehe...



:aww: Thank you!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-23-2009, 02:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By gargoylelib
Thanks everybody :) My dd wants to make sure...

Thanks everybody :) My dd wants to make sure everyone knows that her Steggie is not a dinosaur sweater as stated in the pattern...it's a dragon sweater! There are major differences you know ;)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 07:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,663
Posted By gargoylelib
FO's: Steggie and Rivendell Wristwarmer

Finally got a pic of Steggie that I finished for my dd about amonth ago. It still needs a zipper but no hurry since summer is here! :) I also finished a pair of wristwarmers for a friend using the...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-21-2009, 02:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By gargoylelib
Hi! No problem :) Sounds like you are having a...

Hi! No problem :) Sounds like you are having a rough week for sure!! I'll let you know when the yarn arrives and you let me know about the books :)

Libbie
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-17-2009, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By gargoylelib
Sent a PM :)

Sent a PM :)
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-15-2009, 10:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,307
Posted By gargoylelib
Completed!

I would like to sell or trade two sock books I have that I'm just not using! Sensational Knitted Socks ...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-15-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,148
Posted By gargoylelib
Hi! It's just referring to the double yarn over...

Hi! It's just referring to the double yarn over :)
Forum: Crochet! 05-09-2009, 02:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By gargoylelib
Yep, in the UK a sc is known as a dc and I...

Yep, in the UK a sc is known as a dc and I believe a dc is called trc. That is why it is always a good idea to check if the pattern is using British or American crochet terms. :)
Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2009, 02:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,855
Posted By gargoylelib
I found this rug pattern some time back and ahve...

I found this rug pattern some time back and ahve been dying to try just because it looks so neat!

http://cocoknits.com/knit/interiors/ragbathmat.html

And it's definitely washable since it's made...
Forum: Crochet! 04-28-2009, 02:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,341
Posted By gargoylelib
Hi! I have on several occasions taken patterns...

Hi!

I have on several occasions taken patterns that were intended for worsted weight yarn and done them with smaller yarn in order to shrink the pattern. The smallest I have gone is down to a 1 mm...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-15-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,630
Posted By gargoylelib
You're welcome :) I'd love to see a picture of...

You're welcome :) I'd love to see a picture of your finished sweater!

libbie
Forum: Pattern Central 04-14-2009, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,630
Posted By gargoylelib
Hehe No problem! I keep that site bookmarked...

Hehe No problem! I keep that site bookmarked because she adds new charts all the time. She also has a link where you can send her graph requests if she doesn't have what you are looking...
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