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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-16-2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By Artchic528
Garter stitch isn't easy to do well? I find it...

Garter stitch isn't easy to do well? I find it incredibly easy to do well. I was told my edges were straight and neat. Something that beginners don't usually have.
Forum: The Lounge 06-16-2014, 01:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,222
Posted By Artchic528
Well, my mother taught me and she was taught by...

Well, my mother taught me and she was taught by her grandmother. Continuing the line, I guess.
Forum: The Lounge 06-16-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,444
Posted By Artchic528
I am reading Dash of Peril by Lori Foster. I...

I am reading Dash of Peril by Lori Foster. I haven't gotten to far into it, but by the looks of the rather handsome man on the cover, looking rather seductively at you, I'd say its a trashy romance...
Forum: General Knitting 06-16-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,965
Posted By Artchic528
Well, I wouldn't put so much importance on...

Well, I wouldn't put so much importance on teaching a young child to knit. I would let the child decide for themselves if they seriously want to take the time to sit down and learn the craft rather...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-16-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 374
Posted By Artchic528
I think that's called Garter stitch. :teehee:...

I think that's called Garter stitch. :teehee:

Sorry, I don't know if there is any way around purling. :shrug:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-16-2014, 12:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By Artchic528
Talking Garter Stich Comfort Blanket

If you've read my other recent post about getting a headache from the smell of the yarn, you might have been curious as to what I was knitting. Well, I am knitting a simple blanket, following this...
Forum: General Knitting 06-16-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Artchic528
Ya know what? I think it must have been a huge...

Ya know what? I think it must have been a huge coincidence as I picked the very same yarn up today (tore out what I did with it when I had my "episode" and started fresh) and worked with it a while...
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Artchic528
I haven't worked with wool yarn before, but I...

I haven't worked with wool yarn before, but I have worn felted wool coats and even have a felted wool cap and scarf all the way from Ireland. Both are made out of 100% authentic Ireland sheep's wool....
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2014, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,048
Posted By Artchic528
Headache from smell of yarn?

I might be over reacting to this, but when I tried working with this specific yarn, I get a sinus headache of sorts. It's not a true sinus headache though, and my eyes feel tired as well as a general...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-08-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Artchic528
I am currently working on a small pouch of sorts...

I am currently working on a small pouch of sorts to hold a couple of things for when I go to the pool. I am done with the pouch part of the object, though the small wristlet type loop I am going to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-08-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Artchic528
First ever FO!! Garter Stitch Scarf!!

I've finished my first ever knitted object!! A garter stitch scarf!!

:woot:

Here it is:
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2014, 01:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Artchic528
DogCatMom, what you described (Armpit knitting)...

DogCatMom, what you described (Armpit knitting) is what I saw in a video some time ago when I first started knitting. This is the video I am talking about:...
Forum: The Lounge 04-16-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By Artchic528
Three good reasons NOT to mess with a knitter... XD

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-L3CqHsvoR7Y/UJ3GWVVlXFI/AAAAAAAAEEw/rakq7zL5NkA/s320/Knitting%2B-%2Btaken%2Bfrom%2BKingston%2BKnit%2BShop.JPG

:roflhard:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 04-16-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 46,360
Posted By Artchic528
What the heck, I need some excitement in my life!...

What the heck, I need some excitement in my life! ;)

KH Name: Artchic528
Country: USA
Are you willing to send internationally?: Yes
Your age range: (such as: 20's, 30's, 90's): 20's-40's
Do you care...
Forum: General Knitting 04-16-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 477
Posted By Artchic528
Yes, I remember you. :mrgreen: Anyways, I am...

Yes, I remember you. :mrgreen:

Anyways, I am still knitting away, at a snails pace, but am knitting, and that's all that matters. One of these days I'll finish a project. :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 04-16-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Artchic528
No, no one is criticizing the way I knit. I am...

No, no one is criticizing the way I knit. I am just questioning myself because I've seen others on here say that they are learning to knit both ways.

I guess I need to not question myself so much...
Forum: General Knitting 04-15-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,151
Posted By Artchic528
Does it really matter which style you knit?

I've been knitting English style for as long as I've been knitting, as it was how my mother taught me, and how her grandmother taught her. Its also what I'm most comfortable with.

Now, I've read...
Forum: General Knitting 04-15-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 567
Posted By Artchic528
Found my new favorite yarn!!!

I recently purchased some Blossom Street "Wild Meadow" yarn in the "Missoula" color (basically a shade of pink with flecks of blue and yellow in it), and I just got around to opening the package. Its...
Forum: The Lounge 04-15-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Artchic528
We had a lot of clouds so I didn't get to see...

We had a lot of clouds so I didn't get to see this. Which is fine because I saw one before as a child. Its not as if I've never seen one before. :mrgreen:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Artchic528
No GG, I haven't had that happen. I guess its not...

No GG, I haven't had that happen. I guess its not as good as I thought.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-08-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 308
Posted By Artchic528
I find that an easy way to join yarn is to...

I find that an easy way to join yarn is to actually do it this way, which is in my blog:

http://www.yarnolicious.blogspot.com/2013/10/joining-yarn-almost-seamlessly-using.html

Using this method,...
Forum: The Lounge 04-02-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By Artchic528
I see a ball of yarn that needs to be made into...

I see a ball of yarn that needs to be made into something. Quick! Where are my needles? :teehee:
Forum: Pattern Central 04-01-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 451
Posted By Artchic528
Not sure how this works, so maybe a more...

Not sure how this works, so maybe a more experienced knitter might have knowledge on it, but there is a simple pattern I know of that starts like this:

Cast on 5 sts
k2 Y/o K3

Somehow, you're...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-01-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Artchic528
So, after knitting a swatch, I'd just have to do...

So, after knitting a swatch, I'd just have to do the math to adjust for the gauge? I'll do that instead of knitting with two strands of yarn at once. I'd be worried about running out of yarn that...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-01-2014, 02:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 438
Posted By Artchic528
I really like the Fezzwig pattern, but I ordered...

I really like the Fezzwig pattern, but I ordered 3-dk weight yarn, not bulky.

Here is the yarn I ordered: http://www.craftsy.com/supplies/debbie-macomber-blossom-street-wild-meadow-yarn/3341
Its...
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