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Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By silent9426
Question Hand problems from Premier yarns?

So... I'm knitting a pair of socks and I've found several painful bumps on my fingers. I don't think they're blisters because a month or two ago I was knitting small ornaments very tightly and no...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By silent9426
It's just a pattern I made up myself using a...

It's just a pattern I made up myself using a really simple lace pattern. I'm using cotton yarn. It knits up pretty fast. (That is, if 4 hours is fast. I do not claim to be a fast knitter.)
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By silent9426
Thanks for the input ya'll! Honestly I wouldn't...

Thanks for the input ya'll!
Honestly I wouldn't want to pay a whole lot of money if it were me buying, and I just hate to make others pay more than I would want to pay. But I realize that It is...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 645
Posted By silent9426
Question How to price a hat?

I've made lace hats for several friends of mine and now someone wants me to make one for a friend of a friend. Well I'm not going to make one for free for someone I don't know but I'm not sure how to...
Forum: General Knitting 08-21-2011, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By silent9426
I want to post it on here because y'all were so...

I want to post it on here because y'all were so helpful with my getting started on it by answering the questions I asked and I wanted y'all to see it. I don't really care if tons of people see it. :)
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,430
Posted By silent9426
Question How should I post my pattern?

If I want to post a pattern I made how should I go about it? Should I write it on something like open-office or something and attach it to my post? Or should I just write it in my post? (It's not a...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-09-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By silent9426
Thanks for the answers! I'll make some swatches...

Thanks for the answers! I'll make some swatches to see what I like. I've also thought about using I-cord.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2011, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 786
Posted By silent9426
Question Garter stitch question

I'm trying to make a tank top but I don't have a pattern. Right now I'm trying to figure out how I want to make the straps and I was looking at some patterns to see what other people have done for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2011, 03:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,324
Posted By silent9426
Okay I will. Thanks!

Okay I will. Thanks!
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,324
Posted By silent9426
suzeeq: I was just using acrylic because I had it...

suzeeq: I was just using acrylic because I had it and I was trying to figure out what size yarn and needles to use. I'm going to use cotton. But thanks. :)

cftwo: The pattern that uses worsted...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,324
Posted By silent9426
I already have some 29" 10 needles that I made a...

I already have some 29" 10 needles that I made a swatch on using some worsted weight acrylic and I thought that might be too big; but I'll rethink that. I don't want it to be too hot; I live in the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-14-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,443
Posted By silent9426
okay, thanks for all the answers; they were quite...

okay, thanks for all the answers; they were quite helpful!
I think I'll probably use cotton. :)
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2011, 09:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,324
Posted By silent9426
Well I don't have a pattern I just have this idea...

Well I don't have a pattern I just have this idea in my head. I made a swatch on size 6 needles using some worsted weight cotton that I already had and it seemed fine for what I want.

I'm going to...
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2011, 03:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,324
Posted By silent9426
Question What length circular needles?

I'm trying to start a project; I want to make a long tank top that I can wear over other t-shirts. This is the first garment I've attempted (other than socks) and I don't have a pattern, so I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,443
Posted By silent9426
I hadn't thought about linen; what is it like? I...

I hadn't thought about linen; what is it like?

I want this to be a pretty quick and easy knit; I was thinking size 6 circular needles and I had just about decided to use 100% cotton worsted weight....
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,443
Posted By silent9426
Thanks for the answers. I might check out that...

Thanks for the answers. I might check out that book. I already know what I want to make I just don't know what kind of yarn to use. I'm going to 'try' to make a shirt; like a long tank top thing. I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2011, 10:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,443
Posted By silent9426
Question What are the characteristics of different yarns?

OK. So I'm trying to start a project but I don't know what kind of yarn to use. I don't know how all the different fibers act and what their pros and cons are. Could someone explain to me the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2011, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7,414
Views: 1,405,074
Posted By silent9426
Hello! I've been knitting for about a year and a...

Hello! I've been knitting for about a year and a half and I love it! I'm just starting to learn to crochet. I don't know many serious knitters that I can ask questions, which is why I joined this...
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