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Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2006, 10:51 PM
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Views: 857
Posted By volmel
I do have to say that I tried magic loop as...

I do have to say that I tried magic loop as opposed to two circs with a single sock, and the two circs won hands down. I kept getting things mixed up and it just didn't flow as well for me as the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2006, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 857
Posted By volmel
Two socks at the same time

This isn't really a question as it is a sharing of information. I am in the process of knitting two socks at the same time on two circulars, and I'm absolutely loving it. It is flowing really fast...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2006, 11:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 841
Posted By volmel
Addis measurement

I have bought several pairs of #2 Addis for circular knitting and I've noticed something. When I poke it through the hole size on my gauge measurement, the number 2's don't quite fit in the 2 slot,...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-03-2006, 01:29 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
I'm ready to block. 13 rounds were plenty,...

I'm ready to block. 13 rounds were plenty, especially with the edging. It's going to fit her just great!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-02-2006, 04:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
I think I might quit with the 13 then and start...

I think I might quit with the 13 then and start on the edging. I'm making it for her to wear to the theatre things she has to go to, so she would want it a little more fitted. Plus, she is very...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-02-2006, 03:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
Jennifer: I'm working on the round 13 now. Have...

Jennifer:

I'm working on the round 13 now. Have you held yours up to see how big it is? I'm making it for my daughter, who is 5'3 and thin, and I wondered if the full 14 would be too large for...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-01-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
Jennifer,what do you think of the KP...

Jennifer,what do you think of the KP Options?

I've just started repeat 12! I'm beginning to see the light.

Mel
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-06-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
Thanks so much Jennifer! I thought that was...

Thanks so much Jennifer! I thought that was right about the upper part of the chart and had treated the red lines as just indicating stitch markers and was knitting that way. I think once I get to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-06-2006, 05:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
Another question I'm confused about> at the...

Another question I'm confused about> at the beginning of the rows on all the charts, you knit the first stitches then comes the big red line and then a yo. So does the big red line mean that I knit...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-06-2006, 05:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
Silly question, but here goes. On the body chart...

Silly question, but here goes. On the body chart and the edge chart, the red blocks say "repeat with marker on each side". So I knit that block, slip the marker and knit that block again??? ...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-06-2006, 04:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
I've seen dental floss thicker than this yarn! ...

I've seen dental floss thicker than this yarn! It's tiny.

Mel
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-23-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 13,441
Posted By volmel
I ordered the yarn and the pattern day before...

I ordered the yarn and the pattern day before yesterday! I ordered the color that is in the picture.

Mel
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-23-2006, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,864
Posted By volmel
WOW!!! Absolutely stunning. It's like a work of...

WOW!!! Absolutely stunning. It's like a work of art!

And yes, I agree that your hair is adorable :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-22-2006, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,822
Posted By volmel
awwww, everyone is so kind. Many thanks. I lost...

awwww, everyone is so kind. Many thanks. I lost almost 20 pounds to wear that dress. I wore it to my son's rehearsal dinner and got lots of compliments.

Andrea, it was 7 balls of the taupe and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-16-2006, 12:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,822
Posted By volmel
Many thanks for the wonderful comments. The yarn...

Many thanks for the wonderful comments.

The yarn I used was Cascade Fixation, which is an elastic yarn. The colors are khaki, pink, yellow and olive. The pattern is all done in a woven stitch to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-16-2006, 11:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,822
Posted By volmel
Vogue Knitting Sheath

I knit the sheath in the latest Vogue Knitting magazine and thought I would post it. It was a really fun project:

Melissa
Forum: How-to Questions 05-12-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,189
Posted By volmel
The thing that has helped me the most is...

The thing that has helped me the most is switching to combined knitting. Doing the purling in that method makes the stitches so even.

mel
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2006, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,025
Posted By volmel
I will post a picture. It's looking just...

I will post a picture. It's looking just beautiful, if I do say so myself. I'm planning on wearing it for my son's rehearsal dinner, with a string of pearls, pearl earrings and tan sandal heels. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2006, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,025
Posted By volmel
Thanks so much Ingrid. You know, I'm kind of...

Thanks so much Ingrid. You know, I'm kind of that opinion, too. This yarn stays put when it is knit because it's so elastic. I think it's the yarn that would be used for a bathing suit. I'm going...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2006, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,025
Posted By volmel
Weaving or tying?

Hello all. I'm knitting a sheath dress pictures in this month's Vogue Knitting in Cascade Fixation. The yarn is very elasticy. I knit with the main color then color B, main color, color C, main...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2006, 03:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,554
Posted By volmel
Beverly, what are Silavumes? Mel

Beverly, what are Silavumes?

Mel
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-11-2006, 03:59 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,592
Posted By volmel
Julie, I'm just crazy about that tubey you did. ...

Julie, I'm just crazy about that tubey you did. I may do another in that color! What a great knitter you are.

mel
Forum: General Knitting 03-10-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 41,146
Posted By volmel
Amy, I didn't know anything about the project, or...

Amy, I didn't know anything about the project, or I would have knitted a square, but I'm so glad all these great folks did this for you. I want to tell you what you mean to me.

I learned to knit as...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-16-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 113,592
Posted By volmel
Hilde, I do remember there being a little hole in...

Hilde, I do remember there being a little hole in the armpit area and thinking, hmm, that's strange. I remember when I did some weaving or something, I just wove it closed. I don't remember it...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-07-2006, 01:05 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 91,204
Posted By volmel
Jazz, the Bob looks soooo great on you. You did...

Jazz, the Bob looks soooo great on you. You did a fantastic job.

Mel
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