Showing results 1 to 25 of 500
Search took 0.06 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: RuthieinMaryland
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2012, 12:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Mink & Cashmere yarn...

Hi, Jan -

Here's the link for the yarn in case you'd like to check it out. ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2012, 09:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Hi, Jan - I already have some nylon reinforcing...

Hi, Jan - I already have some nylon reinforcing yarn that I planned to use for the heels and toes. And of course i'll enclose a little note to let him know he needs to have a pedicure before he puts...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,030
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
To knit or crochet?

Hi! :waving:

I'm so happy to be back here after my absence. Hello, all! Good to "see" you!

I grew up in a city (Baltimore, MD) and in the summer "stoop sitting" was the neighborhood custom. ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2012, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,728
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Mink and cashmere yarn......

Hi, everyone! :muah:

I know I've been among the missing for awhile but be sure I've missed you all, as well as this site! Hopefully I'll be able to spend a little more time here!.

A special...
Forum: General Knitting 06-03-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,307
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Continental video...

Hi! :waving:

Even though I've gained lots of knitting experience over the last few years I still go back and review this video on continental knitting. It answered all my questions and truly...
Forum: General Knitting 05-12-2011, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,444
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
NOT a disorder...

Hi, Sweetie! :waving:

You don't have a "craft disorder"! Face it....you're an artist! Shocking, right?

For many years I've done exactly the same thing you describe - I'd pick up something, like...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-30-2011, 09:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,327
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
P 2 Bind off?

Hi, Sue.....

What is this? I don't think I've ever seen the bind offs you mentioned earlier.

Thanks!

Ruthie :hug:
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2011, 03:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,235
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Beautiful...

Hi! :waving:

That's an awesome piece of work and looks totally professional!

I-cord can be very useful although I can see why it's not necessarily considered "fun" by everyone.

I think I...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,141
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
I vote for....

Knit Picks Options! I have the nickel plated set and they are wonderful. Using the tightening key and a piece of shelf-liner grippy stuff (as Jan mentioned) works wonderfully for tightening the...
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,080
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Sore finger...

Hi! :waving:

First of, in my opinion, all "owies" that come from the process of knitting are positive owies! :thumbsup:

If you are still having trouble with soreness in the target finger, you...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Thanks so much!

Hi! :waving:

I really appreciate the help! Jan, that tutorial is super and I'm sure it'll be a big help as I do more garments. Although I had a certain amount of bulk in the set in sleeve seam, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Set in sleeves...

Hi! :waving:

The problem I'm having is that once I pin in the sleeve, easing it as salmonmac mentioned (thanks!) and then start to set it in, no matter what stitch I use I get this bulky seam. Is...
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2011, 03:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,726
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
How about something "loopy" since you do both...

How about something "loopy" since you do both knit and crochet and both are a loop-oriented fiber art.....

Loopy for Loops
Loops R Us!
Loops Ahoy
Loop Lovers
Loopy Ladies (if it's an all-girl...
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 330
Views: 48,897
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
:woohoo: Thanks so much for bumping this...

:woohoo: Thanks so much for bumping this tutorial!

It's awesome and I'm very glad to have it to review before making some more beaded markers!
:muah:

Happy Knitting,

Ruthie :clink:
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2011, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,652
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
HELP! setting in sweater sleeves...

Hi! :waving:

I'm on a crusade this week to finish up all those projects that have been waiting for their non-knitting parts to be completed - blocking the pieces, sewing up sides, shoulders, etc. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Knitting below...

Hi! :waving:

The only way I can see doing what the instructions say is as follows. First, when you knit the three stitches together, knit them VERY loosely.

Then, when you're on the return row...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,628
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Helpful method...

Hi! :waving:

One of the things that has helped me greatly when I've been tackling an intricate project with intricate patterns is to "re-write" the pattern rows, in full, on individual index...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2011, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,888
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Hi! I too went the route of making afghans for...

Hi!

I too went the route of making afghans for all my immediate family and ended up making 9 of those puppies!

One of the things that helped me keep focused was that I chose patterns that were...
Forum: General Knitting 03-23-2011, 03:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,204
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Fair Isle...

http://www.philosopherswool.com/Pages/Twohandedvideo.htm

Hi!

This is a super little video for the Fair Isle technique from Philosopher's Wool. They also have lots of other reference material but...
Forum: General Knitting 03-15-2011, 05:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,048
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Hi, Marilynn! :waving: Perhaps 25 years ago I...

Hi, Marilynn! :waving:

Perhaps 25 years ago I got hold of a pair of eyeglasses that were supposed to strengthen the eye's ability to focus. They were black plastic frames with a black lens that...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2011, 12:38 AM
Replies: 333
Views: 126,209
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
To Cacun...

Hi, Chris! :waving:

Thanks for the link to the sweater pattern generator! It's EXACTLY what I've been looking for and there it was!

Thanks again and happy knitting!

Ruthie :woohoo:
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2011, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,938
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Hi! :waving: How about "Girls Just Want to...

Hi! :waving:

How about

"Girls Just Want to have Fun" and "Girls Just Want to Have MORE Fun!" for the super slouchy one!

Probably too long a name, but I just got that idea from the photos! ...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,412
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Reinforcing yarn...

Hi! :waving:

I love to knit socks and those I give as gifts are always treasured by the recipients, so I really want them to last and last!

To that end I always reinforce the heels and toes on...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2011, 12:03 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,567
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Wool article...

Hi, Suzeeq! :waving:

Thanks so much for the great article on wool. I've read a portion of it and will go through it a few more times, there's so much data there and all of it valuable.

Thanks...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2011, 11:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,567
Posted By RuthieinMaryland
Hey, Cheley! Under the influence is probably...

Hey, Cheley!

Under the influence is probably the only way anyone should read this! And when your hangover subsides I'm sure you'll be able to get back in touch with Fisherman's Wool!

I hope I...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 500

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:34 PM.