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Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2009, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Oh, I get it now. That's interesting!

Oh, I get it now. That's interesting!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Awesome! I'll try it with the tassles. I really...

Awesome! I'll try it with the tassles. I really don't want to sew a seam :)
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2009, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,078
Posted By LaFlaca1226
fair isle (stranded) scarf in the round?

Last year, I made my husband the Norwegian Star Earflap Hat and he's in LOVE with it. Now he wants a matching scarf. I do NOT want to do double knitting, as I'm an English knitter and it will take...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Okay, I'm going to go with the...

Okay, I'm going to go with the blanket-towels-trash-bags idea. Thanks for all the advice!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2009, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By LaFlaca1226
It's worsted weight wool.

It's worsted weight wool.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 771
Posted By LaFlaca1226
how do i block a shawl?

Do I need to buy those cool interlocking blocking mat things from Knitpicks? Or is there a more economical way to do it?

I thought of using the bed in our guest room, but I plan to wet the shawl,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-12-2008, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Hi. Yeah, it still looks holey after I knit a...

Hi. Yeah, it still looks holey after I knit a few more rows. I DO knit pretty tight, so maybe that's it. I've been working at it some more, and it seems to help some if I pull that M1F (M1L)...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-12-2008, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,009
Posted By LaFlaca1226
M1F is leaving holes in my fabric!

Anyone know why? I'm doing it just like the video!
Forum: Crochet! 05-03-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Oh yes, that totally helps! Thank you. :muah:...

Oh yes, that totally helps! Thank you. :muah:

One last question: you say to make appropriate increases to keep it flat. Does that mean that I should not continue making 2 sc in each stitch? ...
Forum: Crochet! 05-02-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Oh, good question. I need a solid circle. Like...

Oh, good question. I need a solid circle. Like a round coaster. It's for the back of the breast I'm knitting. To hold the stuffing in.

So far, I tried chaining 2, then doing like 5 or 6 sc in...
Forum: Crochet! 05-02-2008, 12:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,031
Posted By LaFlaca1226
how do i crochet a circle?

I just want to make a circle. Plain and simple, using sc. My question is - how many do I chain first? And then which chain do I do my first sc in?

I'm a knitter, so I'm a bit out of my element...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,372
Posted By LaFlaca1226
"drawstring stitch"?

I'm knitting a breast to donate to my La Leche League chapter. I've knitted the whole thing flat and sewn the seam, and now it says to "make a drawstring stitch around the base of the nipple. Draw...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2008, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,728
Posted By LaFlaca1226
I frogged a few rows and it worked! I was afraid...

I frogged a few rows and it worked! I was afraid I would mess it all up! :)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,728
Posted By LaFlaca1226
change a purl to a knit (a few rows down)?

Okay, so I'm embarrassed that I made this mistake. To be fair to myself, I was nursing my baby and laying down and knitting all at the same time.

I purled 13 stitches that I should have knitted. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2007, 08:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,073
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Very inspiring to a newbie. :cheering:

Very inspiring to a newbie. :cheering:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,102
Posted By LaFlaca1226
I love this hat! I want to make one! Another...

I love this hat! I want to make one! Another idea to add to my growing list...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,163
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Gorgeous! I'm so impressed that you *improvised*...

Gorgeous! I'm so impressed that you *improvised* this!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,221
Posted By LaFlaca1226
FOs: Christmas stockings for my family

Here's the one for my baby, before felting. It's hanging next to a stocking that I'm sewing for myself.
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff291/bethanyleigh1226/IMG_1309.jpg
Here's the same...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-23-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Felting newbie question

Can I felt this stocking with something other than a pair of jeans in the washer? Last time I did that, I shrunk my jeans some. How about a towel?

Thanks!
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 03:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,433
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Great - I'm going to make a scarf, so I should be...

Great - I'm going to make a scarf, so I should be able to use worsted instead of aran, like the pattern calls for.

THanks again!
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,433
Posted By LaFlaca1226
Aran vs. worsted?

I know Aran and worsted are both the same size, but what is the differece between them? :??
Forum: General Knitting 12-19-2007, 05:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,133
Posted By LaFlaca1226
I learned it's really important to... because...

This is a thread for fun and for educational purposes. I was thinking last night about all the lessons that I've learned with each knitting mistake I've made, and I was thinking that I should write...
Forum: General Knitting 12-18-2007, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By LaFlaca1226
It's a good idea, and one good reason to frog it...

It's a good idea, and one good reason to frog it would be that I need to learn how to unravel to a certain point and knit from there. However, I think I'll leave it for the following reasons:

I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-18-2007, 06:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By LaFlaca1226
That's EXACTLY what I did! :aww: Poo. I'm...

That's EXACTLY what I did! :aww: Poo. I'm going to leave it like it is, try and felt it into a decent stocking shape, and next year I'll do a better one for her. :)
Forum: General Knitting 12-18-2007, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,373
Posted By LaFlaca1226
I think you might be right - Thank you!

I think you might be right - Thank you!
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