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Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2013, 02:04 PM
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Posted By pixiepurls
Everyone is correct! Sometimes a YO is followed...

Everyone is correct! Sometimes a YO is followed by a k2tog, sometimes a knit.. it can vary!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 545
Posted By pixiepurls
Sometimes in a pinch fabric glue will work, if it...

Sometimes in a pinch fabric glue will work, if it won't look messy :)
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 394
Posted By pixiepurls
"and says i can use any size to obtain...

"and says i can use any size to obtain gauge"

What this means is that the most important thing is the GAUGE not the needle size. Lets say the pattern calls for a size 7 needle to get 5 stitches per...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-02-2013, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 822
Posted By pixiepurls
omgosh that pic of him in the socks is SOO CUTE!

omgosh that pic of him in the socks is SOO CUTE!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-02-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By pixiepurls
Knitting mittens!

My girls hands are still a bit too small for most store bought gloves, so a few years ago I devised a very simple thumbless pattern. My little one is in love with rainbows (she is 4) and has a...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-23-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,729
Posted By pixiepurls
The new Petite Purls is up - loads of free patterns!

http://petitepurls.com/

I hope you love it, thats my daughter BG on the cover :)
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2011, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,082
Posted By pixiepurls
I am trying to figure this out as well, I get the...

I am trying to figure this out as well, I get the part where you "keep going" but I cant get a "cross" to happen, and if I started back at row 1 anyway, would not get a diamond but a bunch of v's!!!...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,540
Posted By pixiepurls
I have a denise set, a webs bamboo set, and an...

I have a denise set, a webs bamboo set, and an addi click set.

I love them all for different reasons, I always come back to using my addi set which I find ironic because when I bought it I had the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2010, 06:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,032
Posted By pixiepurls
For me a project bag holds 1 or two projects...

For me a project bag holds 1 or two projects (max!) and is very small. A knitting bag will then hold the project bag (or 2) and other tools. I've wound up converting though, I invested in the Spud &...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-08-2010, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,327
Posted By pixiepurls
Loads of Free knitting patterns for boys (and girls!)

Hope it's okay to post here, the NEW Petite Purls went live last night, we have loads of boy patterns and lots of ways for you to create a little crochet, knit or sewn...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-16-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,005
Posted By pixiepurls
Lots of NEW (free) winter patterns!

We have an AMAZING (http://www.petitepurls.com/Winter09/Index.html) winter issue! I did not have time to design anything this time around :( but I did get to photograph the ADORABLE Koda bear toy!!!...
Forum: General Knitting 09-16-2009, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,097
Posted By pixiepurls
Fall Petite Purls is up!

Hey guys, just wanted to let you know our second issue just went live last night! Loads of cute stuff, hope you like it :)

http://www.petitepurls.com/

My daughter got to model for the "Little...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-05-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 760
Posted By pixiepurls
Another easy way to make it smaller is to just...

Another easy way to make it smaller is to just use a smaller gauge/thinner yarn!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By pixiepurls
I'm working in sock yarn so I am thinking 3 for 4?

I'm working in sock yarn so I am thinking 3 for 4?
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 821
Posted By pixiepurls
picking up for button bands etc

Whats the rule of thumb for ratio of picked up stitches vs rows? Is it 2 stitches for every 3 rows? Or 1 for every 2? I often just try 4 times until it looks good but I think I need to memorize the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-15-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,396
Posted By pixiepurls
if your asking me, sure! As long as it's okay...

if your asking me, sure! As long as it's okay with your groups message boards! Your free to post the link anyplace you like!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-15-2009, 12:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,396
Posted By pixiepurls
Smile My Latest FO: Them Apples

I designed this little pattern for the premier issue of Petitepurls.com and it's availible FREE! Hope it's okay to post that info with my FO!

Them Apples Pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By pixiepurls
but it is a sleeve cap, because of the raglan...

but it is a sleeve cap, because of the raglan there is a sort of a capped sleeve, i mean visually to me it looks like a capped sleeve... know what I mean? Thats a good point about width of the body...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,329
Posted By pixiepurls
Underarms - top down raglan design

I am designing a top down raglan, it is in shetland fingering weight yarn which can be a bit stiff. I am just going to leave it sleevless (meant to be worm with a turtleneck or long sleeve onsie...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-27-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,099
Posted By pixiepurls
thanks, I am using this photo for the cover of...

thanks, I am using this photo for the cover of the pattern PDF and then I think I'll replace the photo on the front page of my website!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-26-2008, 10:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,099
Posted By pixiepurls
thanks :) I have a nikon D80 and 50mm lens, I...

thanks :) I have a nikon D80 and 50mm lens, I just use auto and natural lighting and a steady hand. Not much more to it then that really. I know nothing about aperture settings and all that mess!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-26-2008, 09:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,099
Posted By pixiepurls
FO: Another Bolero

Okay I think here what I really want to show to you all is the photograph more so then the knit itself lol. I'm pretty proud of how good a photo I got. I forgot how good the lighting is in her...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-17-2008, 06:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,397
Posted By pixiepurls
Here is the weird thing, when I knit a pattern...

Here is the weird thing, when I knit a pattern someone else wrote I knit it once and never think about knitting it again. For all the patterns I have written I have knit 2 or 3 versions of each one,...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2008, 12:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,340
Posted By pixiepurls
I thankfully can look and count my stitches for...

I thankfully can look and count my stitches for the most part now by increases/decreases etc. The only time I normally need a row counter is for lace, I also sometimes just use a saftey pin every 10...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2008, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,191
Posted By pixiepurls
My LYS's sell some. I use SOAK which is expensive...

My LYS's sell some. I use SOAK which is expensive but I love the smell, it makes it so clean. I use Eucalan as well.
My favorite trick I learned from reading a knitting blog is when you take the...
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