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Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 657
Posted By LalaBee
Cast on showing on right side

When I cast on for the sleeve, the cast on edge is showing on the right side, how can I cast on so that the cast on edge is on the wrong side? The sweater I am knitting is the Green Gables Hoodie...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-07-2009, 12:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By LalaBee
I was really surprised to see it, but yeah, it...

I was really surprised to see it, but yeah, it asks for a swatch gauge for the cable - 28st cable panel = 61/2"/16.5cm. And it looks spot on, as far as I can see. Yay! Now I can FINALLY get the ball...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-06-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 645
Posted By LalaBee
Question Reading Cable Gauge

OK, another gauge question from me! Hopefully it will be the last one - at least for a little while! How do you read a cable gauge? do you read it on the right side or wrong side? Where the cables...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-27-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By LalaBee
Unhappy Swatch for gauge help

OK. So I am sure this has already been asked here but I can't find it, so I am going to ask it again! Can someone please, please, please explain the gauge thing? I understand it when you are using...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2009, 12:25 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 120,967
Posted By LalaBee
Pattern markers

When I decided to knit my first sweater, I just couldn't knit something simple - no way! That would be just too easy! I had to knit an aran sweater with cables galore! Needless to say, I got lost...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2009, 06:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 702
Posted By LalaBee
Question Pattern adjustment help needed

I am about to start a new sweater project but am faced with a slight problem. The pattern is the Green Gables Hoodie Pullover (#28 in Vogue Knitting Fall 2008). I am using Rowan Cocoon in Emerald on...
Forum: The Lounge 10-09-2008, 02:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 885
Posted By LalaBee
I just happened to stumble upon this thread and I...

I just happened to stumble upon this thread and I am so glad that I did! I also have curly hair and at times am at a loss as to what to do about it. Living where I am currently is a big obstacle -...
Forum: General Knitting 10-04-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,154
Posted By LalaBee
Just had to add this on...

I was knitting as usual on the subway yesterday when the following happened:
1) Lady next to me picked up the end of my knitting to check it out.
2)When said lady vacated her seat, two other older...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-29-2008, 02:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By LalaBee
Pattern calling for circular needles

This question is in two parts. I was going to start knitting a hat but the pattern calls for 24"circular needles (Knitpick Chemo Hat).

1) How do I determine the length of circular needles? I have...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 762
Posted By LalaBee
Question about Knitpicks

I checked out the Knitpicks sight because I was hoping to be able to order some stuff but it looks like they only deliver to the US and Canada. Is anybody else out there an expat that gets knitting...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2008, 02:25 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 11,154
Posted By LalaBee
I currently live in Seoul, South Korea. Basically...

I currently live in Seoul, South Korea. Basically anyone who does not look Asian is fair game to be stared at. So I knit in public all the time. I figure might as well give them a good reason to be...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 09-23-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 703
Posted By LalaBee
Other Seoulites?

I am currently in Seoul, South Korea and my friends and I have a knitting group every Sunday. If there are any other Seoulites out there searching for a group of knitters to join up with, give me a...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2008, 09:38 PM
Replies: 426
Views: 63,665
Posted By LalaBee
I'm lalabee on there as well!

I'm lalabee on there as well!
Forum: Pattern Central 09-22-2008, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,173
Posted By LalaBee
Chemo Cap Pattern?

A friend of mine was recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is in the hospital for treatment. I'd like to make her something to show her my supposrt. Can anybody suggest a good chemo cap pattern?...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-22-2008, 08:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,236
Posted By LalaBee
Ooooh! I like that! My yarn does tend to run away...

Ooooh! I like that! My yarn does tend to run away on me at times and sometimes it goes places it isn't easy to get to! I was actually just reading about the sentre-pull ball a few moments ago in...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-21-2008, 11:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,797
Posted By LalaBee
Ahhh! After watching the video several times, it...

Ahhh! After watching the video several times, it makes perfect sense. I was thinking a literal stitch which didn't make sense at all. Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-21-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,797
Posted By LalaBee
Question Help with Chain Stitch Rib

Goodness, I haven't posted in a while! Anyway, I am knitting a scarf for a friend and trying to use the chain stitch rib. I am unsure however of what exactly I am supposed to do in the last row. Here...
Forum: General Knitting 12-26-2007, 09:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,984
Posted By LalaBee
That is really too bad, but definitely smart to...

That is really too bad, but definitely smart to call ahead to ask. My friend was flying home to England from Korea about a month or so ago and they wouldn't let her take her knitting on board even...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-25-2007, 05:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By LalaBee
Kitchener stitch - wha?

I have just finished making a hood and I was hoping to do kitchener stitch up the back to join it - however I can't seem to make heads nor tails from the pictures I have seen on the net. I am using...
Forum: General Knitting 12-22-2007, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By LalaBee
Yeah, I found that blog as well. Was hoping...

Yeah, I found that blog as well. Was hoping things had changes - as things change here quite quickly. I am just visiting with my parents for the holidays. Oh well, guess I'll just have to find...
Forum: General Knitting 12-22-2007, 03:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,473
Posted By LalaBee
Yarn in Abu Dhabi

I am in Abu Dhabi for the holidays and was hoping to get some local yarn. However I am beginning to think it doesn't exist. Anybody kno where I can buy ANY yarn here?
Forum: Pattern Central 12-16-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By LalaBee
Question Flared cuff for mittens

I saw a really cute pair of mittens the other day - they were felted and had a really nice flared cuff (flared out at the bottom of the cuff). Any idea where I can find a pattern for this cuff?...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-04-2007, 11:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By LalaBee
Question Maybe a bit of a no-brainer but...

I was wondering if there are times when you need to cast on extra stitches in order to accomodate a chosen stitch pattern. For example, knitting mittens or hat etc. in a stitch pattern that requires...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-22-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By LalaBee
I just got the Barbara Walker 2nd Treasury of...

I just got the Barbara Walker 2nd Treasury of Patterns and I really like the Dragon Scales pattern. It doesn't take seam into consideration but I was hoping to be able to knit it in the round...:S
Forum: Pattern Central 11-22-2007, 05:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 847
Posted By LalaBee
Question Pattern help please!

I have decided to make myself a pair of fingerless mitts and have found a really neat stitch I want to use. However, the stitch is worked on 26 stitches and I need three more than that in order for...
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