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Forum: How-to Questions 02-01-2011, 09:56 PM
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Posted By isaiah507
Thanks all!!

Thanks all!!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-01-2011, 06:55 PM
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Views: 579
Posted By isaiah507
Cables question

I'm looking at all the b-e-a-utiful cable patterns on knittingfool.com and am seeing that many of the backgrounds are reverse stockinette stitches. How hard would it be to make the backgrounds of...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-18-2010, 10:10 PM
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Views: 913
Posted By isaiah507
Embelishment Help!

So I'm making this daisy hat for a couple little girls. I did the hat no problem, but I got to the i-cord daisy and i'm totally stumped. you don't need to download the pattern pdf to help with my...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-30-2009, 06:20 PM
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Views: 1,060
Posted By isaiah507
One more question: She recommended a stretchy...

One more question: She recommended a stretchy yarn. The yarn name she listed actually has elastic in it. How necessary is that factor? Could I just use regular 100% cotton? The dishcloth kind? ...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-30-2009, 03:15 PM
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Posted By isaiah507
Ladybug Lady, thanks very much for the practical...

Ladybug Lady, thanks very much for the practical suggestions! Exactly what I was looking for! :thumbsup: :muah:

You are very welcome for the link! :)
Forum: Pattern Central 03-30-2009, 03:13 PM
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Posted By isaiah507
Thank you very much for the database links! ...

Thank you very much for the database links! :inlove: I knew of KPC, but not the other two. Knittingfool is completely amazing! I had no idea there could possibly be so *many* knit stitches!! ...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-30-2009, 09:33 AM
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Views: 1,060
Posted By isaiah507
Stitch Pattern Suggestion?

http://www.wildwestwoolies.com/files/Tantric_20Puzzle_20top_1_.pdf

I'd like to try making this, but she doesn't give much guidance about a stitch pattern to use. Anyone have any suggestions?

TIA...
Forum: General Knitting 03-25-2009, 03:31 AM
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Views: 1,451
Posted By isaiah507
so... am I going to try again with this different...

so... am I going to try again with this different felting process? oy. not any time soon I don't think. I'm too wounded from this last defeat. I mean... 2 and half months of knitting?? for...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
Posted By isaiah507
I just let it run through the whole cycle. So...

I just let it run through the whole cycle. So you reach into a washing machine full of water and pull out a dripping wet bag? Then what do you do with it?

I think the problem is me sticking to...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,451
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Ok, I confess, I don't do a pre-felt gauge. I...

Ok, I confess, I don't do a pre-felt gauge. I know it's my own dumb fault. I guess I've also learned the hard way that the tiniest adjustments to the pattern have big effects in felting projects. ...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 12:26 PM
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Posted By isaiah507
Frustrated with felting

I'm about ready to give up felting!! My projects never turn out like the pictures in the patterns!! They are so much work, then you throw them in the machine and you never know what is going to come...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-09-2009, 12:50 PM
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Views: 813
Posted By isaiah507
Well, I'm not sure if knitting in the round will...

Well, I'm not sure if knitting in the round will work because it will be felted. In the pattern it says if you want to add an inch to the width, add 4 stiches, if you want to add an inch to the...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-09-2009, 10:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 813
Posted By isaiah507
Well now I'm thinking it would be better to knit...

Well now I'm thinking it would be better to knit it flat due to the structure and that it will be felted. But I don't want to knit it in St st. How important to the structure is the stitch? Are...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-09-2009, 09:58 AM
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Views: 813
Posted By isaiah507
Ok, I think I figured it out... after studying it...

Ok, I think I figured it out... after studying it for like 3 hours! :) The pattern is knitted flat, with the handles added on the top and bottom, then, the bag is constructed by folding the top up...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-08-2009, 10:31 PM
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Posted By isaiah507
So confused...

http://cyberseams.com/article/105160/all_things_knitting/knitted_felted_tote_bag_with_pockets_part_i.html

I want to knit the body of this bag in the round. I'm using Knit Picks Bulky weight, which...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-15-2009, 04:09 PM
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Posted By isaiah507
Sewing pieces together

Just generally speaking, when a pattern says to "sew the pieces together" do they mean with a crochet hook or a yarn needle? They don't mean with a sewing machine, right? What's the best way to "sew...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-15-2009, 01:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By isaiah507
I don't know what you mean by attatched...

I don't know what you mean by attatched diagonally...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-14-2009, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By isaiah507
Changing a pattern from flat to in the round

So I've found a pattern that I'll die if I don't make... you know how it is when your eyes land on that next amazing thing that absolutely begs you to make it...

Here it is...the next FO of my...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-29-2007, 05:43 PM
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Views: 617
Posted By isaiah507
BTW, I was using worseted weight yarn for the...

BTW, I was using worseted weight yarn for the swatch to see how the triangles looked. I plan on making a project out of much smaller yarn. Do you think the triangles will show up better in smaller...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-29-2007, 05:41 PM
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Views: 617
Posted By isaiah507
Redface Pattern alteration help, please

I tried knitting a swatch of this up and thought the triangles were too small. For some reason I can't wrap my brain around how the pattern "works" to make modifications. Unlike the basketweave...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2007, 06:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,898
Posted By isaiah507
suzeeq - that sounds simple enough, I will try...

suzeeq - that sounds simple enough, I will try that. Thank you!

mmario - I didn't understand yours... sounds really complicated. I don't do lace knitting... yet. But thanks for the reply!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,898
Posted By isaiah507
Pretty scarf edge

Is there a way to make the edge of a scarf more pretty? I saw a picture one time, it looked like there were v's on the edge. I'm thinking just a plain ol' garter or st st scarf. Anyone know what i'm...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-22-2006, 04:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,178
Posted By isaiah507
Yes, that's what I thought. Just wanted to make...

Yes, that's what I thought. Just wanted to make sure. Thanks!

Beautiful Blanket, btw!! Looks very soft and cuddly!! You makin' mine next? JUST KIDDING!!

Great job!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-22-2006, 11:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,178
Posted By isaiah507
I have a question about this pattern: When it...

I have a question about this pattern:

When it calls for a circ needle, it doesn't mean it's knit in the round... you just use the circ as a straight needle, right? Which means it must need two...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2006, 05:07 PM
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Views: 882
Posted By isaiah507
Well, the yarn is in my possession... LOL... She...

Well, the yarn is in my possession... LOL...

She didn't like the colors in the yarn it called for, she was looking for specific browns and pinks. WOTA weren't pink enough.

I guess I'll just ask...
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