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Forum: How-to Questions 09-24-2005, 12:55 PM
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Posted By newtoknit
inc and dec on purl side

Hi there...hope someone can help me with this question. Just wondering if when I'm decreasing (to make a collar) on the purl side, can I still decrease using a sl, sl, knit stitch? Or do I change...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2005, 10:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,273
Posted By newtoknit
Thanks for posting this KnitQueen..I'm in the...

Thanks for posting this KnitQueen..I'm in the same boat as you, struggling to find DECENT online Canadian stores. I just find that the selection up here isn't as good as all the US online stores. ...
Forum: General Knitting 06-12-2005, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By newtoknit
Oh sure...share the tip now...just as I'm...

Oh sure...share the tip now...just as I'm completing my FIRST sleeve! :lol: That's a great tip though KnitQueen! I'm definitely going to do that next time...assuming of course that there are more...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2005, 11:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,022
Posted By newtoknit
If you have made the Booga Bag...

...could you tell me if you absolutely need to have dpn's to do it? Can't I just use my plain ol' regular ones??
Forum: General Knitting 06-02-2005, 10:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By newtoknit
Thanks so much for saying that. I haven't been...

Thanks so much for saying that. I haven't been on this site long enough to have heard that from you! I will definitely check out their site for the corrections!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2005, 11:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By newtoknit
Thanks so much for the quick reply knitqueen! I...

Thanks so much for the quick reply knitqueen! I finally just finished the back of that sweater...I can finally bind it off! Yay me!
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Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2005, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,172
Posted By newtoknit
RS facing

Here is a beginner question for you. When the pattern tells you to "end with RS facing" does that mean that the last row that you knit/purl should be the RS? So for example, if I want the knit side...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-31-2005, 07:16 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,927
Posted By newtoknit
Hey there! Thanks for asking. Well, I'm kind of...

Hey there! Thanks for asking. Well, I'm kind of slow. I've just ALMOST got the back finished. I think I'll do the sleeves next or maybe the pocket...I don't think I could bare to do the front...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-31-2005, 05:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,927
Posted By newtoknit
OH wow...those look soooo cute! And that pattern...

OH wow...those look soooo cute! And that pattern looks fairly easy..even for a newbie like myself! :D Now I just have to find someone that is having a baby so I can make them! ;)
Forum: General Knitting 05-30-2005, 11:00 PM
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Posted By newtoknit
Well, in all my searching around these boards, I...

Well, in all my searching around these boards, I actually just noticed this thread! I'm fairly new to these boards and knitting. I'm 32 years old and have two young boys (3 if you include dh! :lol:...
Forum: General Knitting 05-28-2005, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By newtoknit
Ok, so is that because you never turn the work? ...

Ok, so is that because you never turn the work? :thinking: Sorry...I just need to get this straight in my head. I'm one of those PAINFUL people that needs to know WHY I'm doing something. ...
Forum: General Knitting 05-28-2005, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By newtoknit
Oh, and I"ll also say that I do really like the...

Oh, and I"ll also say that I do really like the SnB book...minus that one particular part that I found confusing. hahaaa.
Forum: General Knitting 05-28-2005, 07:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,963
Posted By newtoknit
Since this post will probably attract alot of...

Since this post will probably attract alot of people that have read the books, I have a question about the section where it says (at least, my interpretation of it!) that now that they've taught us...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2005, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,516
Posted By newtoknit
So I thought I would see what would happen if I...

So I thought I would see what would happen if I switched from Continental style to English style, and what do you know, the pain is gone. Last night I was working on my sweater and I couldn't handle...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2005, 03:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,516
Posted By newtoknit
Thanks so much for all of your replies everyone! ...

Thanks so much for all of your replies everyone! I'm pretty certain that I'm holding my needles too tight as well as knitting the stitches fairly tight. I'm jut about to sit down and work on the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2005, 11:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,516
Posted By newtoknit
Hello fellow BC-er! :D Yes, I did get the...

Hello fellow BC-er! :D Yes, I did get the Denimstyle. And I discovered that Walmart actually sells is for quite a bit less than Lewiscraft..which was the only other store I could find that...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2005, 10:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,516
Posted By newtoknit
Was everbody sore when they started????

Ok, so I went and bought my yarn today and started on my first sweater...I don't know if I'm stressed or holding my needles in a weird way or what, but my arms and hands are soooo sore and I've only...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2005, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,064
Posted By newtoknit
I'm new to knitting and think it sounds like a...

I'm new to knitting and think it sounds like a great idea! I pledge to become a swatch-keeper! :D
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2005, 10:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By newtoknit
Thanks so much for your opinions. The Denimstyle...

Thanks so much for your opinions. The Denimstyle is the one I was looking at too! The fact that it is a cottonblend makes it that much more appealing to me!

Now I can have peace of mind shopping...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2005, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,165
Posted By newtoknit
What's your take on Bernat yarn?

Love it? Hate it? I'm new to knitting and want to start making articles of clothing for my boys..sweater, scarves, hats and such. It seems that any books I read tell you to stay away from the...
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