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Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2008, 02:49 PM
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Posted By KnittingCommuter
Thanks. I agree. I couldn't find anything on...

Thanks. I agree. I couldn't find anything on this either, so I started it as the wrong side.

Now another question --

On all the slip slip slip knits -- I have done the ssk's many times, but her...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2008, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,134
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I too had the same problem when switching from...

I too had the same problem when switching from the circs to the dreaded DPNs. It amazes me when I see knitters on the subway knitting rapidly and with great confidence using DPNs. I finally decided...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2008, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Set up row question--Modesitt's Scarf

I have made a couple of swatches--first trying to correct errors and later ripping out to restart. Am now ready to really do Annie Modesitt's Backyard Leaves scarf. Question: is the set up row...
Forum: The Lounge 04-28-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 945
Posted By KnittingCommuter
That picture on your blog of the injured Marine...

That picture on your blog of the injured Marine in dress blues is one of the most touching I have ever seen. God bless him. I truly hope he gets the care he deserves.
Forum: The Lounge 04-28-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,496
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I am lucky enough to be able to walk to the train...

I am lucky enough to be able to walk to the train to go into Boston each day and then grab the subway to go into Cambridge. It is by no means a short commute, but between the price of gas and what I...
Forum: The Lounge 04-28-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 975
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I laughed out loud when I saw the subject line,...

I laughed out loud when I saw the subject line, and said "Nothing is better than peanut butter...absolutely nothing." This I will have to try since I LOVE peanut butter but have gained some weight...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2008, 08:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,418
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I agree that lifelines are a must with lace...

I agree that lifelines are a must with lace knitting if you want to keep your sanity. I have only made two shawls, but would not have been able to finish either without constant use of lifelines. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,827
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Really beautiful work...both the color and the...

Really beautiful work...both the color and the stitchwork are lovely. Makes me realize I have a looooong way to go.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-28-2008, 08:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,639
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Really lovely and you did it in only 12 days!! I...

Really lovely and you did it in only 12 days!! I have made two shawls, and I would be embarrassed to tell you how long it took.
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2008, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,292
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I just love it when I figure something out! ...

I just love it when I figure something out! Isn't it a great feeling? Congratulations! I will truly feel like a "real" knitter when I can figure out how to fix the mistakes I make without ripping...
Forum: General Knitting 04-01-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I myself have never submitted anything to Knitty...

I myself have never submitted anything to Knitty -- I am not a creative type of person. I am pleased to just be at the point where I can follow the directions! However, one of the young women who...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2008, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Thanks, this is what I have done. I am trying to...

Thanks, this is what I have done. I am trying to decide how I want to move the first two stitches back on the the left needle. Can't decide if I want to go through the back or the front of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2008, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 711
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Question Cast off for Flower Basket Shawl

HELP!!! I have finally finished this shawl, but I am puzzled by the bind off row. It says to: K2, *transfer the 2 sts back to the left needle and K2tog through back loops, then K1, *repeat from * to...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-06-2008, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,299
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Bulky knit hat pattern??

Bought some Arauccania Nature Wool yarn to make a hat before finding a pattern. It's Chunky (calls for #10 needles)--multi colored--very nice, but now I need a pattern. Usually I get a pattern,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-11-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,304
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I did a poncho in this yarn last year. Have to...

I did a poncho in this yarn last year. Have to admit it's a bit itchy. Otherwise a nice yarn to work with.
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2007, 04:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,174
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Sweater is gorgeous and does remind of the...

Sweater is gorgeous and does remind of the Berroco Alan pattern that I am knitting for my grandson (also in a shade of green). I hope the answer re Moss Stitch in another thread here helps you to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2007, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,674
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I got the answer to my question on another Forum...

I got the answer to my question on another Forum (Knitters Review). I posted my query there also as I am totally DESPERATE to finish this sweater! The explanation was wonderfully clear--even to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2007, 01:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,674
Posted By KnittingCommuter
So glad I am not alone with this quandry. The...

So glad I am not alone with this quandry. The rest of the sweater came out beautifully. It has alot of cables and is a fairly complicated pattern. Never dreamed the moss stitch increase would be...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2007, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,674
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Angry Moss Stitch increase and stay in pattern??

Sweater sleeves are done in Moss Stitch pattern (Rows 1 and 2 - K1, P1; Rows 3 and 4 - P1, K1). Problem is how do I increase the two stitches at rows end and stay in pattern? Body of sweater had moss...
Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2007, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,259
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I use different needles depending on what type of...

I use different needles depending on what type of yarn I am using. I mainly use KnitPick Options and also their Harmony needles. But if I am working on lace shawls, I use the Inox Greys though...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,008
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Wish I could recall exactly how it's done, but...

Wish I could recall exactly how it's done, but Nancy Wiseman's book about finishing techniques has a neat way of dealing with that last bound off stitch. I am not at home right now, so I don't have...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Thanks for the link. The reason I signed on...

Thanks for the link. The reason I signed on today was in hopes of finding a hat patterns for my grandchildren. These patterns are perfect--just love the fact that you can make any size with any...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 859
Posted By KnittingCommuter
If you plan on doing lace knitting, the lifeline...

If you plan on doing lace knitting, the lifeline is soooo wonderful to know. Placing crochet thread through the little hole on the Options needles works just great. It's also not difficult to get a...
Forum: General Knitting 11-01-2007, 11:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,652
Posted By KnittingCommuter
Since it is fast becoming "hat and mitten"...

Since it is fast becoming "hat and mitten" season, I guess I better jump in and learn Magic Loop since I absolutely hate the dreaded dpn's. Thanks for the post. It gives me courage to try this...
Forum: General Knitting 11-01-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By KnittingCommuter
I have several of these Harmony needles. They...

I have several of these Harmony needles. They are terrefic and now my needle of choice when I start something.
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