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Forum: Pattern Central 09-28-2009, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,955
Posted By Kirin
felted hat with Lamb's Pride bulky--need a pattern

Hello!
I have a bunch of Lamb's Pride bulky weight yarn and would like to make a felted hat with a brim, adult size, knit from the brim up. The patterns I have found on the internet so far are for...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By Kirin
Wow--that was helpful, Ingrid! As usual. The...

Wow--that was helpful, Ingrid! As usual.

The pattern only gives the gauge for the larger needles. I suppose the designer figured out what the relationship should be based on the gauge with smaller...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2006, 02:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By Kirin
one more--Right twist?

I think this is the last question for now (whew!)

The pattern says Right Twist: Knit next 2 sts together, but leave then on Left needle, then knit the 1st st again, then remove both sts from Left...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2006, 02:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 902
Posted By Kirin
need help with pattern, gauge, and a stitch, please

Dear knitting gurus,

I am about to start my first clothing project beyond hats and scarves (Iíve also done a large sampler afghan with a variety of textures, lace patterns, and a few cables). The...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2006, 02:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 661
Posted By Kirin
what is a life line?

Hi there,

What is a life line (besides this forum!)? How do you make one, and what is it used for?

Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-25-2006, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,363
Posted By Kirin
:happydance: Thanks, Ingrid, Queen of Knitting!

:happydance:

Thanks, Ingrid, Queen of Knitting!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-25-2006, 12:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,363
Posted By Kirin
How can I join panels of an afghan for a smooth seam?

Hello everyone

I finally finished the 4th long panel for an afghan, which consists of 20 blocks, 5 in a column knitted as one panel, expanded into 4 panels. I'm using double strands of Plymouth...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-25-2006, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Kirin
Hi Thanks for the nice patterns! I think I'll...

Hi
Thanks for the nice patterns! I think I'll make "Cosy."

About the yarn;
CASCADE
PIMA TENCEL
A great year-round blend that is very soft and creates a lovely garment.


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Forum: Pattern Central 03-25-2006, 01:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By Kirin
Hi thanks for the link to the cute pattern! I...

Hi
thanks for the link to the cute pattern! I think I'll do it!

Here's what I found about "Calmer":
This yarn has a tension similar to DK but because of the elasticity in it, is knitted on bigger...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-25-2006, 03:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Kirin
easy shawl for spring?

Hello again,

I would like to make a simple lacy shawl or scarf for my cousin using pima-tencel yarn (to go with the various chemo caps I made for her). I haven't learned fancy stuff like knitting...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-25-2006, 03:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,219
Posted By Kirin
pattern for baby hat using Calmer yarn?

Hi everyone
Well, I knitted 7 hats from pima-tencel yarn (wonderful stuff) for my cousin. These are chemo caps (sadly) but she needed some that were cooler than the ones I made for her in...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2006, 10:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Kirin
soft cotton yarns, and a hat pattern request

This list is an amazing group, I must say!
I didn't know that Cashmerino is washable. Nice to know.

Now here's the tricky question (perhaps): do you know of hat patterns which will work with a soft...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2006, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Kirin
Hi Thanks so much for the suggestion and good...

Hi
Thanks so much for the suggestion and good wishes and prayers. I'd prefer to use a washable fibre, but I'll ask my cousin what she would like.
I hope your mother will enjoy a long life!
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2006, 09:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Kirin
OK--I'll take a look. I like your signature...

OK--I'll take a look.
I like your signature line, and so do my two cats! Jessie the orange tabby especially likes to sit in my lap while I knit. All is placid until she suddenly grabs the yarn in...
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2006, 07:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Kirin
Thanks so much! The chart of yarn weights and...

Thanks so much! The chart of yarn weights and names really helps to clarify things.
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2006, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Kirin
Hi Thanks for the suggestion. What is "DK...

Hi
Thanks for the suggestion. What is "DK Weight"?
Forum: General Knitting 03-06-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,782
Posted By Kirin
cotton yarn suggestions

Hi everyone
I put this on the "How to" forum but then thought I should put it here.

I've been making various "chemo caps" for my cousin who is being treated for advanced breast cancer. (She's only...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-06-2006, 05:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 764
Posted By Kirin
can you recommend cotton yarn for a hat?

Hi everyone

I've been making various "chemo caps" for my cousin who is being treated for advanced breast cancer. (She's only 42--it's an awful situation. Her mom died of breast cancer when she was...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-03-2006, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Kirin
Hello Sara WOW! Your message and the links...

Hello Sara

WOW! Your message and the links really help! I have to admit I didn't know there were books of knitting stitches, so now I know where to go for them.

The Irish Hiking Scarf looks like...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-03-2006, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By Kirin
one more afghan square pattern request

Hi everyone

I think I'm ready to learn how to knit a cable (at least I hope I'm ready!) and I have watched the video on this helpful site.

Now I'd like to find the pattern for an afghan square...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-28-2006, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By Kirin
Thanks so much--these are great sources! Kirin

Thanks so much--these are great sources!

Kirin
Forum: Pattern Central 02-28-2006, 02:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,033
Posted By Kirin
afghan squares patterns please?

Hi everyone

knitting is taking over my life.
I started in December '05, and have since knit 4 scarves, 10 hats, and two thirds of an afghan.

The afghan is made from three strips which incorporate 5...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2006, 03:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,193
Posted By Kirin
gauge -- loose knitter

Hi :D

Thanks for the reply. I think it makes sense, but I don't know quite where my knitting becomes too loose--whether I need to knit closer to the point (although I thought I shouldn't knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2006, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,193
Posted By Kirin
gauge and knitting tension--loose knitter

Hi!
I'm a pretty new knitter (basically started in Dec. after about 25 yrs of not knitting--and I was a beginner then too). In the latest flurry of projects I have knit 5 scarves and 9 hats (ribbed...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2006, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,320
Posted By Kirin
circular and dbld ptd--interchangeable?

Wow, Ingrid--you're amazingly fast and clear in your responses. Thanks for the help.
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