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Forum: Pattern Central 03-23-2015, 11:25 AM
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Posted By okckwilter
My turn to apologize for my delayed response,...

My turn to apologize for my delayed response, just busy with life I guess. Yes, of course, you may use my picture of the hat anywhere you wish. I'd prefer you name me as Judy in OKC or okckwilter...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-19-2015, 04:32 PM
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Posted By okckwilter
Have you tried Lana Grossa Mega Boots...

Have you tried Lana Grossa Mega Boots (http://littleknits.com/yarn/the-big-sock-sale/lana-grossa-mega-boots.html?___store=default)? I got some from Little Knits and it's really soft.[/QUOTE]

No, I...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-18-2015, 06:49 AM
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Posted By okckwilter
Finally done! Sorry for the long delay, guess...

Finally done! Sorry for the long delay, guess I'm slow and life does get in the way at times. I had absolutely no problem with your pattern. But yes, clarify that the decreases are done until you...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-04-2015, 07:46 AM
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Posted By okckwilter
Just so you know I am working on this, I'm still...

Just so you know I am working on this, I'm still swatching! I generally have to go UP at least one needle size, but for this one I've had to go DOWN! I tried several different DK yarns (2 different...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 525
Posted By okckwilter
The yarn I have must be this one as it doesn't...

The yarn I have must be this one as it doesn't have the (DFM) in the name:
http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/plymouth-yarn-happy-feet

Yes, the gauge of the portion I knitted is the same gauge as...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By okckwilter
Exclamation Socks & Gauge Frustration

OK, so I'm trying to get started on another pair of socks (two at a time, toe up). The yarn I'm using is new to me, Plymouth Happy Feet, so I did numerous swatches. Based on that I decided to...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 59
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Posted By okckwilter
I'm in! Just let me know when the pattern is...

I'm in! Just let me know when the pattern is ready!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By okckwilter
I've never done a test knit before but I'm game...

I've never done a test knit before but I'm game if you are!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-24-2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By okckwilter
It does feel good to get compliments on something...

It does feel good to get compliments on something I've made. And I love that the yarn is so soft and squishy. The only downside to it is that it sheds, little lavender bits all over! Oh well, it's...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-23-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By okckwilter
No, no shop owner here! I went by the shop where...

No, no shop owner here! I went by the shop where I bought the yarn to show it off. The owner likes to take a pic to post to her blog.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-22-2015, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, all! I used Berroco Flicker yarn. It's...

Thanks, all! I used Berroco Flicker yarn. It's different, more of a very fine crocheted chain rather than a plied yarn but it works up beautifully!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 684
Posted By okckwilter
FO: Berroco Mallard Cardi

Finally done! I had asked for help and advice with this some time ago and then forgot to post a finished picture. Mostly, I'm glad it's done. I hate the finishing work and it took forever for me to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-29-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, everyone! It fits very nicely so I'm...

Thanks, everyone! It fits very nicely so I'm more than pleased with that aspect of it! Now for the tedious part of finishing off what seems like a trillion dangling yarn ends. Bleh!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, salmonmac. Sorry I forgot to mention...

Thanks, salmonmac. Sorry I forgot to mention before that it's made with Berroco Flicker, 87% Baby Alpaca, 8% Acrylic and 5% Other Fibers, whatever that may be! Will the alpaca make a difference as...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-26-2014, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By okckwilter
Adding a better pic of the lower edge.

Adding a better pic of the lower edge.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-26-2014, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,268
Posted By okckwilter
Berroco Mallard cardi

Hi there! I finally took this one out of time-out, bit the bullet and picked up stitches for the sleeves and front bands. I hate picking up stitches! I need your opinions...

Please look at the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-04-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, salmonmac! That makes sense and I'll...

Thanks, salmonmac! That makes sense and I'll give it a try. I wasn't at all sure I'd like this cardi the way the armholes are done but after this much time and work I'd sure like to get the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-03-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By okckwilter
Pattern Help - Mallard cardi

OK, here I am again with this sweater, Mallard (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mallard).

I have the armholes deep enough and would really prefer to use the 3-needle bind-off at the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, Ingrid. Fortunately, for me, no sloped...

Thanks, Ingrid. Fortunately, for me, no sloped shoulders here, just straight across. I'm getting anxious to get the shoulder seams done so I can try it on. This one has reminded me how much I...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-01-2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By okckwilter
3 Needle Bind-off for Shoulder Seam?

I'm working on this sweater (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mallard), using Berroco Flicker.

For the shoulder seams, it says to bind off the back and shoulder sections then sew the seams. ...
Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By okckwilter
Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, the Yarn Harlot, just had...

Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, the Yarn Harlot, just had a great post on her blog regarding the hows and whys of blocking:
http://www.yarnharlot.ca/2014/03/blocking-a-little-sweater/
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2014, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,040
Posted By okckwilter
My thoughts on the printable fabric products. In...

My thoughts on the printable fabric products. In the past, I used such an item for quilt labels and they weren't always colorfast in the wash. It's been a number of years ago and I don't remember...
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, Brenda! Exactly the kind of opinion I...

Thanks, Brenda! Exactly the kind of opinion I needed. I looked back at the few socks I've done and found that I've only used K1,P1 ribbing for the cuff. No wonder I didn't know whether I'd prefer...
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By okckwilter
Thanks, salmonmac, I appreciate your input!

Thanks, salmonmac, I appreciate your input!
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,187
Posted By okckwilter
Your favorite sock cuff ribbing?

Good morning all,

I'm just about to the point where I can finally start the cuff ribbing on my current socks (toe-up). What's your favorite cuff ribbing? K2, P2? or K1, P1? Is one stretchier than...
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