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Forum: How-to Questions 01-10-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Salmonmac that is such a relief, I had a feeling...

Salmonmac that is such a relief, I had a feeling there was something wrong with the pattern. I've started using the yarn for the Rachel project on this cardigan, just to get my confidence up. ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-10-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,850
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ravelry has heaps of tote patterns, making one...

Ravelry has heaps of tote patterns, making one yourself would be a fun project for the future. Its definately on my knitting to do list. :knitting:...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Just an update on the progress of my jumper..Im...

Just an update on the progress of my jumper..Im thinking about frogging and trying something different.

Edit: I've put this project aside for now, have decided not to frog yet but am working on a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,921
Posted By MrsPilgrim
I didnt use warm water, I used water from the...

I didnt use warm water, I used water from the kettle. Just pour the boiled water into a large bowl, leave it a minute or so if youre worried then dip the whole plastic part in for a minute. Pull it...
Forum: General Knitting 01-07-2012, 02:11 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Living on a very small budget, knitting for me...

Living on a very small budget, knitting for me needs to be practical as well as enjoyable, paying $150 for a pure wool cardigan was just way out of my reach. I make my own sourdough breads for 1/2 of...
Forum: General Knitting 01-07-2012, 12:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Theres different types of boucle out there but...

Theres different types of boucle out there but this looks like the stuff I first used. The boucle I have stashed for the lap blanket is finer, with much smaller loops.

These are 3 different...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ahh thats it, basket weave, I swear I have the...

Ahh thats it, basket weave, I swear I have the memory of a 90 year old. Im going to cut and paste your advice into a notepad and save it in my pattern folder, thankyou for the tips Suzeeq. :aww:
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2012, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By MrsPilgrim
The original wool at the garage sale actually...

The original wool at the garage sale actually came with large needles, I will keep that in mind when I find a pattern I like. I did make the first boucle into a fat scarf which looks rather plain so...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2012, 02:20 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,699
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Im still very new to this but I've learned a tiny...

Im still very new to this but I've learned a tiny bit in my small steps. I first started knitting when I stumbled across boucle wool at my MIL's garage sale, she and I werent talking much until very...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2012, 12:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
I see, thankyou Suzeeq, I will post an update on...

I see, thankyou Suzeeq, I will post an update on my progress in a few days. :knitting:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-05-2012, 11:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ah Lovebug Im just moving out of scarves, I have...

Ah Lovebug Im just moving out of scarves, I have my first jumper giving me a migrain at the moment, but thanks to Sue and Salmonmac I think I may overcome this cursed thing. I was going to do a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2012, 10:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ok...Im pretty sure I understand, I can see the...

Ok...Im pretty sure I understand, I can see the orientation more clearly now, I guess I'll get a better eye for those things as I practice more.

So if I do Sues way Im slipping over the front...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-05-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,996
Posted By MrsPilgrim
:woot: Congratulations LoveBug! I was just...

:woot: Congratulations LoveBug! I was just reading your thread in "how to" and am chuffed you kept trying. It feels so good when a challenge is overcome and going from scarves to beanies to socks...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2012, 07:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ok, due to family annoyances I have only just got...

Ok, due to family annoyances I have only just got back to this item and its just not coming together. Your advice made so much sense Salmonmac, I just cant work out where Im going wrong. You said,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,406
Posted By MrsPilgrim
I havent knitted with cotton, but am keen to try....

I havent knitted with cotton, but am keen to try. Just my two cents though definately buy a pair first and see how you like them, they are quite cheap. I tried my 3rd scarf with bamboo because...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2012, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By MrsPilgrim
No that doesnt sound corny at all, I think alot...

No that doesnt sound corny at all, I think alot of knitters feel that way. I think my main motivation is the enjoyment I get out of learning new stitches, seeing the pattern unfold and of course the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2011, 10:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By MrsPilgrim
You'll be dishing out advice in no time Unravel,...

You'll be dishing out advice in no time Unravel, I dont know much but it feels good to help.
Youtube is my knitting teacher and like Antares suggested knittinghelp has some brilliant tutorial vids...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ahh those stitches that want to do a runner, I...

Ahh those stitches that want to do a runner, I had a few of those too and was ripping back to fix them until I found the simple crochet hook solution.

Here...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Hang in there Unravel, I'm a begginner too. I...

Hang in there Unravel, I'm a begginner too. I knitted 2 things that looked somewhat like scarves when I started, the first was way too short as I ran out of wool, and it curled, it hangs in my...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 05:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Salmonmac, you always manage to find a simple...

Salmonmac, you always manage to find a simple straight forward answer, thankyou, you have eased my pain. :muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 02:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,879
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Knitting sideways one piece

Hello again everyone.

I'm in need some advice on this jumper Im knitting, my first one.

Its a knit sideways, one piece, on circular and straight needles. Im going to link the pattern to save...
Forum: The Lounge 11-12-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,816
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Thanks for the heads up ArtLady, I have a Samsung...

Thanks for the heads up ArtLady, I have a Samsung GS2 and after hearing your nightmare will not be getting the gingerbread software at all, my OH suggested I try it but maybe he hasnt updated his,...
Forum: The Lounge 11-08-2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Well I had a squiz on the net yesterday and...

Well I had a squiz on the net yesterday and theres plenty for a beginner to learn from and I also found this plus size sewer has a few videos on youtube (links at top of page). Her style is pretty...
Forum: The Lounge 11-07-2011, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,743
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Ah well thats interesting, I thought it might be...

Ah well thats interesting, I thought it might be easier, well you know what thought did....

I'll have sqiz out on the www and see if I can find some plus size friendly sewing tutorials. I havent...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-07-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 599
Posted By MrsPilgrim
Hi dereksgram, Im always on the look out for plus...

Hi dereksgram, Im always on the look out for plus size patterns too. Theres a couple of groups in Ravelry.com for plus size women who may be able to help but definately wait for suggestions here. ...
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