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Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You are so welcome Smallchild. Right now I am...

You are so welcome Smallchild. Right now I am knitting a sock with the sock yarn I bought when it was on sale. Just remember this if it is in the small banded skeins you will need 2, since they only...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 133
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You bind off the center 5 stitches with the new...

You bind off the center 5 stitches with the new ball of yarn. You will be working the shoulders and each shoulder needs the yarn so both yarns are needed.
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 795
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You can find 100% wool superwash wool from...

You can find 100% wool superwash wool from KnitPicks.com at a very reasonable price. I live in FL and I use their wool for mittens here in winter because I work outside in the weather when school is...
Forum: The Lounge 07-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,930
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I can't stand to smell Calvin Klein's Obsession....

I can't stand to smell Calvin Klein's Obsession. To me it smells like mosquito spray.
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,317
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I love the Chanel No. 5. I was given a small...

I love the Chanel No. 5. I was given a small bottle of it while I was in high school by one of the customers at the station I worked at. Another favorite of mine is Bonne Bell's Skin. One year for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 617
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I love to buy Knit Picks wool since it is a...

I love to buy Knit Picks wool since it is a quality I can't find here in Lakeland FL. Not to mention the prices are very reasonable. A shawl I knitted and recently donated to the AHS National...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-01-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I want to let you all know that my shawl that I...

I want to let you all know that my shawl that I donated to the Nation Convention auction was a big hit. It brought in $100.00. I had less than 20.00 in materials in it.
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Than k you . Now I can continue. I did increase...

Than k you . Now I can continue. I did increase to make it into a shawl instead of the smaller one. I was gone out of town over the weekend and had a great time visiting with some friends and several...
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Yes that is the one I am working on. It is going...

Yes that is the one I am working on. It is going to be my daughter-in-law's Christmas present
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 956
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Question Questions about a chart

I am working on a shawl that has a chart that I am confused about how to work it. The shawl is the Ginkgo Shawlette but I am working it in Knit Picks swish DK yarn. The pattern has me start at the...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By Daylilydayzed
If you knit mittens, before starting the top, use...

If you knit mittens, before starting the top, use a piece of waste yarn to knit 2 rows. Then resume knitting your pattern. Once you reach the area where you start your fingers is where the waste yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Here It is!

Here is the shawl I am donating to my American Hemerocallis Society"s National Convention's auction
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You did a beautiful job on the outfit. Keep...

You did a beautiful job on the outfit. Keep trying new new projects and soon you will be an expert at knitting.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-26-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I have finished it tonight, now I have to wash it...

I have finished it tonight, now I have to wash it , it stained my nails, so I definitely need to wash it to get the excess dye out and then block it. Once it is on the blocking boards, I will take a...
Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2014, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 756
Posted By Daylilydayzed
If you are using satin blanket binding, make sure...

If you are using satin blanket binding, make sure to use pins to hold it on the knitted item so it doesn't slip off. It is very slippery. I made a blanket using it on a plush Winnie the Pooh pattern...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-14-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 377
Posted By Daylilydayzed
They look like sunshine and will brighten a...

They look like sunshine and will brighten a winter day.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-08-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daylilydayzed
This shawl is in work in progress

The color is a little washed out but since every one has seen it on KnitPicks website you know what it really looks like.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-05-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 485
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Your shawl is beautiful!

Your shawl is beautiful!
Forum: The Lounge 04-29-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I get lost in crochet abbreviations. Too many...

I get lost in crochet abbreviations. Too many different stitches and I get lost in the abbreviations for every stitch.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daylilydayzed
The AHS is the American Hemerocallis Society, the...

The AHS is the American Hemerocallis Society, the governing body of the daylily world.All new plants coming on the market have to go through the AHS naming procedure. It operates like the Rose...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,044
Posted By Daylilydayzed
On My Needles Now

I am currently working on the shawl I donating to my AHS National convention auction I am going to in June. I am using Knit Picks Gloss Fingering weight 70% wool 30% silk in the color Kenai I have...
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2014, 10:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Welcome to the forum Michael. I also belong to...

Welcome to the forum Michael. I also belong to Knitting Paradise.com 's forum where we have many men members who knit there. Come join us there!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 498
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Blocking is getting the project wet with water or...

Blocking is getting the project wet with water or steaming, then pinning it out on a bed or blocking boards to the dimensions given for the finished piece in your pattern. Knitpicks.com has a video...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 684
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Very Nice! The gray was the right choice.

Very Nice! The gray was the right choice.
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 844
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I taught my self to knit while I was in High...

I taught my self to knit while I was in High school in the 1970's. After graduating I got married and then served one tour of duty in the US Navy where my oldest son was born. He was born with...
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