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Forum: Pattern Central 03-11-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,432
Posted By Mirl56
something like...

something like this?
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ruffled-skirt

here's a free pattern:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/starbella-ruffle-skirt
Forum: Pattern Central 11-09-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,534
Posted By Mirl56
That blanket is knit with unspun roving - very,...

That blanket is knit with unspun roving - very, super bulky.

Here's another pattern for similar.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/giganto-blanket
Forum: General Knitting 06-26-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,223
Posted By Mirl56
I'd be afraid it would come undone, too. And...

I'd be afraid it would come undone, too. And then I'd have no ends to re-knot or weave.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-05-2012, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 833
Posted By Mirl56
ALso check www.joann.com. They may link to the...

ALso check www.joann.com. They may link to the pattern there, too.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2012, 04:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 781
Posted By Mirl56
You can use a different yarn, as long as the...

You can use a different yarn, as long as the weight/guage is the same.

If the pattern doesn't give the total number of yards needed, you should calculate how much the original yarn has (X balls of...
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,896
Posted By Mirl56
Up to size US 10 needles are OK, I don't often go...

Up to size US 10 needles are OK, I don't often go that big a needle but will. Right now I'm using size 15 and it really feels awkward, I mostly just want to be done this project and the yarn used...
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2012, 09:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,809
Posted By Mirl56
I've seen rugs made with it. Check at...

I've seen rugs made with it. Check at www.ravelry.com as I believe I've seen clothing, too - maybe a shrug type thing.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2012, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,593
Posted By Mirl56
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tangled-yo...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tangled-yoke-cardigan
Here's a pic of the sweater suzeeq is talking about.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-13-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,032
Posted By Mirl56
Look under the Free Video tab at this site. ...

Look under the Free Video tab at this site. There should be some seaming videos, in particular mattress stitch should do the trick.
Forum: Pattern Central 11-03-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By Mirl56
Icord for the boney body parts. Have to think a...

Icord for the boney body parts. Have to think a bit more about the head/tails.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-25-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 501
Posted By Mirl56
Never heard of it before, but I found these...

Never heard of it before, but I found these...
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2011, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By Mirl56
Very cute! Love it-

Very cute! Love it-
Forum: General Knitting 10-19-2011, 01:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,082
Posted By Mirl56
Sounds awesome! I would have to buy a pair of...

Sounds awesome! I would have to buy a pair of straights just to get my name on them even thought I hardly ever use them any more.
Forum: General Knitting 10-02-2011, 09:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,220
Posted By Mirl56
Check your library, too. Mine doesn't have many...

Check your library, too. Mine doesn't have many knitting magazines and they don't have that one, but there do have a few - so there's a chance your's may have it.
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2011, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,574
Posted By Mirl56
I inherited a lot of partial skeins from my Mom...

I inherited a lot of partial skeins from my Mom when we moved her into Assisted Living. I'm thinking a vest or sweater something like this will help use up a bunch of...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-16-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 957
Posted By Mirl56
Did you get the pattern thru Ravelry? I looked...

Did you get the pattern thru Ravelry? I looked thru the comments and one person asked the designer the same thing about 4 months ago. Not sure if the designer responded back to her or not. I would...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-16-2011, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,621
Posted By Mirl56
so you just need the hem border lace bit? This...

so you just need the hem border lace bit?
This looks very similar: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knit-hilton-lace-edging-for-pillowcases

The other thing you could try is checking your...
Forum: General Knitting 09-12-2011, 01:22 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,164
Posted By Mirl56
That post is from 2005, maybe the site doesn't...

That post is from 2005, maybe the site doesn't exist any more.

To the poster wanting to sell used knitting needles - also try Craigslist if you don't want to deal with shipping that will likely be...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2011, 04:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,529
Posted By Mirl56
Well, count me in as one who read but didn't...

Well, count me in as one who read but didn't respond. :aww: I'm sorry, but I, like some of the others, have never taken a class. I certainly hope your experience isn't the norm, though.

Welcome...
Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,495
Posted By Mirl56
All you really need to do is measure your pillow,...

All you really need to do is measure your pillow, figure out the guage your knitting at (for seed stitch or st st, whichever you decide on) and calculate how many stitches you need to cast on.

Buy...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-01-2011, 03:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By Mirl56
Could you find your xx wide lace pattern, then...

Could you find your xx wide lace pattern, then when you get to the end of the row, k2tog using the last stitch of lace and the last stitch of the side piece. On the next row, at the end k2tog using...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,444
Posted By Mirl56
Try a top down, seamless top. I just made this...

Try a top down, seamless top. I just made this one twice, once with the lace (and added the lace down the center back & sleeves) and once w/out...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-27-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,537
Posted By Mirl56
Just leave a tail of about 4" - 6" and start...

Just leave a tail of about 4" - 6" and start knitting. After you get a few rows done, you can go back and tighten up the first few stitches and then weave the tail into the back.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-06-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By Mirl56
Not knowing the rest of the pattern, I'd assume...

Not knowing the rest of the pattern, I'd assume that for the next 13 stitches, you'll knit on one row and when you get back to that group of 13 stitches on the next row, you'll purl them.

What are...
Forum: General Knitting 06-28-2011, 05:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,065
Posted By Mirl56
That would be a he, Hawkeye. He is a big goofy...

That would be a he, Hawkeye. He is a big goofy mutt. Both his folks are purebreds, just different ones. Mom was a Great Pyrenees and Dad a Bernese Mountain Dog. He's about 6 yrs old now I think,...
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