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Forum: General Knitting 04-15-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,328
Posted By Wildfire
Ugh, I've seen many wonderful sock patterns come...

Ugh, I've seen many wonderful sock patterns come from this group, but it's way too pricey for me to get my hands on any of the patterns =(
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,154
Posted By Wildfire
Oh my goodness; I have the same issue! My fiance...

Oh my goodness; I have the same issue! My fiance has a size 11 wide foot and an 11 calf.... I thought I'd never find a sock pattern to fit him. Then I discovered toe-up socks. I always used to love...
Forum: General Knitting 08-17-2008, 04:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By Wildfire
I feel your pain when it comes to deciding to...

I feel your pain when it comes to deciding to stop a project that you've put so much time and effort into. :hug:

I haven't read that book, but I did find this while browsing the net and thought you...
Forum: General Knitting 08-12-2008, 04:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,688
Posted By Wildfire
The biggest I'd say would have to be a shrug. It...

The biggest I'd say would have to be a shrug. It was such an intriquite pattern and I was innocently using slippery needles. You can guess what happened on a trip to Reno.... :aww: My hands just...
Forum: General Knitting 08-12-2008, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,078
Posted By Wildfire
Hmm; your situation has me at a crossroads......

Hmm; your situation has me at a crossroads... I've knit several baby socks and one adult pair of socks in acrylic and they all turned out great. Albeit, if you're looking for the 'hug' factor, I...
Forum: General Knitting 08-11-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By Wildfire
Ooh, I'm going through the same issue right now...

Ooh, I'm going through the same issue right now for a pair of socks for my fiance. I'm on the second sock right now, but I remember that with the first sock, I kept switching back and forth between...
Forum: General Knitting 08-11-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,299
Posted By Wildfire
oh they sound like a dream =) I seriously have a...

oh they sound like a dream =) I seriously have a problem with the cable curling and twisting, but that's because I refuse to drop them in hot water out of laziness. I would've loved to see a picture...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,027
Posted By Wildfire
I use both techniques myself, depending on how...

I use both techniques myself, depending on how bored I am =P
It doesn't matter which technique you use as long as your gauge stays pretty constant throughout your project.
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2008, 05:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,353
Posted By Wildfire
Neat! I can't think of anything other than a hat...

Neat! I can't think of anything other than a hat and mittens to knit with it because the color (of all things) is stumping my brain XP
Anyhow, could you put in a nice word for me with the yarn fairy...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-06-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,036
Posted By Wildfire
Very cool for a first project =) Congrats!

Very cool for a first project =) Congrats!
Forum: General Knitting 07-03-2008, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,591
Posted By Wildfire
I am trying the same thing on a much smaller...

I am trying the same thing on a much smaller scale using two tones of green. I am working on a geekish gift for my boyfriend. What I did was to take the words I want and graph them out the same on...
Forum: General Knitting 06-27-2008, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,792
Posted By Wildfire
I suggest 16" circulars. They can do a lot from...

I suggest 16" circulars. They can do a lot from hats to washcloths and so forth.... I've made many hats using my 16" circular needles. When you get comfortable with the 16" you could always move up...
Forum: General Knitting 06-26-2008, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,275
Posted By Wildfire
I would suggest a scarf since it was my first...

I would suggest a scarf since it was my first project also >.>
But I got tired after one skein, so I think your idea of a short scarf is brilliant! If it's the scarf I think it is, then I think it's...
Forum: General Knitting 06-24-2008, 04:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 929
Posted By Wildfire
Ooh! I want I want ^_^

Ooh! I want I want ^_^
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2008, 04:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,017
Posted By Wildfire
Looks great! I love the texture also. For someone...

Looks great! I love the texture also. For someone who's pattern phobic =P you sure do a great job without a pattern =)
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,017
Posted By Wildfire
Rats, I did get the name of the book wrong. Sorry...

Rats, I did get the name of the book wrong. Sorry about that. The book I was thinking of is called, 'Knits from the Heart' by Kristin Spurkland. Can't wait to see what you decide to make with the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 02:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,017
Posted By Wildfire
I would say you could make a baby hat, little...

I would say you could make a baby hat, little mittens, and booties ^^
I believe there's a cute group of baby patterns in a book called, 'Itty Bitty Knits' I could be wrong on the name. Looks like...
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By Wildfire
Sorry, I totally misinterpreted your original...

Sorry, I totally misinterpreted your original question.... I don't know how, but I thought you were searching for a cheap blocking board alternative. Shows me for reading things too early in the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-13-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,549
Posted By Wildfire
I use a gardening kneeling pad actually. But I...

I use a gardening kneeling pad actually. But I haven't done any huge projects in a while. I've heard that you can take those puzzle piece pads that interlock (found at walmart, etc) and just lay your...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2008, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,477
Posted By Wildfire
A super uber flashy steering wheel...

A super uber flashy steering wheel cover?
http://knitty.com/issuespring05/PATTwheelie.html
Looks like a very pretty yarn; can't wait to find out what you make with it.
Forum: General Knitting 06-05-2008, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,093
Posted By Wildfire
I agree with Cyndi; getting the dvd will serve as...

I agree with Cyndi; getting the dvd will serve as a great resource for a long time. You may be able to take the videos off with certain sofware to put on your iPod as well.
Forum: General Knitting 06-05-2008, 05:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,013
Posted By Wildfire
I've always wondered and have done a few small...

I've always wondered and have done a few small pieces myself (blocking them I mean) but it still left me wondering. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: General Knitting 06-03-2008, 04:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Wildfire
My only question would be for all the sock...

My only question would be for all the sock knitters out there:

Where does the ankle meet the heel/foot? Is it on the part of the foot that touches the ground or is that space right above that area?...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2008, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 965
Posted By Wildfire
My First Toe-up Sock

So my significant other has been begging me for a pair of socks along with a variety of other things since I began knitting and well, I've been working on his socks, because they are the smallest...
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2008, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,474
Posted By Wildfire
Just looked up the coat online; can't say as I...

Just looked up the coat online; can't say as I know what you mean by male side and female side of the coat as the coat looks reversible to me at least if you don't pay attention to which side you...
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