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Forum: Pattern Central 04-16-2008, 02:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By tropicallie
I can't direct you to a pattern but wanted to say...

I can't direct you to a pattern but wanted to say THAT IS CUTE! Is it knit or crochet?
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2008, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,198
Posted By tropicallie
Elann and KP yarns and...

I'm wondering something. I have used quite a bit of yarn from Knit Picks and Elann's brand of yarn but have never seen either used for any of the patterns found in magazines. I've seen both these...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-10-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,885
Posted By tropicallie
That set is beautiful and looks great on you.

That set is beautiful and looks great on you.
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,893
Posted By tropicallie
I use a kids pencil holder pouch for my knitting...

I use a kids pencil holder pouch for my knitting accessories. It has a clear window so I can see and grab what I need without rooting around. Sometimes if I'm going to be knitting outside, I'll put...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-09-2008, 09:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,283
Posted By tropicallie
Your sweater is great. And it fits perfectly. ...

Your sweater is great. And it fits perfectly. No wonder he wears it all the time. How very sweet of you to make your first sweater for him. He must be a really special guy.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-24-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,267
Posted By tropicallie
ArtLady - They are both gorgeous. What a lucky...

ArtLady - They are both gorgeous. What a lucky family you have! I truly appreciate you sharing the pics of the beautiful things you create.
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2008, 11:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,579
Posted By tropicallie
I hate my options. I love my boyes. Go figure. ...

I hate my options. I love my boyes. Go figure. I'm still waiting for the replacement for 3 of the 4 cables and an end cap that came with my options set. The cables have had issues since KnitPicks...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,053
Posted By tropicallie
Here's a pic of a sweater I made DH of Bernat...

Here's a pic of a sweater I made DH of Bernat Alpaca. My only complaint is that this yarn really sheds.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2184/2169023072_00272c84af_m.jpg...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2008, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,992
Posted By tropicallie
I have 6 knitting machines - different gauges,...

I have 6 knitting machines - different gauges, different abilities and gadgets - and have been machine knitting for somewhere around 13 years. I've only been hand knitting for 2.5 years. (Unless...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-03-2008, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,617
Posted By tropicallie
Here's a free one from...

Here's a free one from Elann
http://www.elann.com/ShowFreePattern.asp?Id=154024
It's made with chunky yarn and should be a fast knit.
Forum: Crochet! 01-02-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,664
Posted By tropicallie
Although I won't be buying this book, I've had a...

Although I won't be buying this book, I've had a chance to browse through it and think there are a lot of patterns that are really innovative and stylish. I think the designers did a great job. If...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-01-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,693
Posted By tropicallie
Oh - That turned out really nice. I love the...

Oh - That turned out really nice. I love the color. I have that mag and was thinking of making one in cotton. Yours is beautiful.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-24-2007, 05:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 9,331
Posted By tropicallie
ArtLady, that is a gorgeous hoodie. And a...

ArtLady, that is a gorgeous hoodie. And a gorgeous daughter as well. Congrats on both. From her smile, I can tell she loves it.
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 06:25 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,253
Posted By tropicallie
I had my Options for less than a week when: The...

I had my Options for less than a week when:
The screw part of BOTH smaller cables came off and
One of the larger cables has an end with a hole to insert the tightening tool that isn't drilled all the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2007, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,107
Posted By tropicallie
Beautiful! Very nice job. I'd LOVE to be the...

Beautiful! Very nice job. I'd LOVE to be the recipient of this sweater.
Forum: Pattern Central 12-19-2007, 01:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,501
Posted By tropicallie
Hi there RHR -...

Hi there RHR -
http://www.straw.com/cpy/patterns/cameo-Vneck-cable.html
One of these days, I want to knit this. It looks intricate but after reading the instructions I don't think it's too tricky...
Forum: General Knitting 12-18-2007, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,587
Posted By tropicallie
That's a great, easy stitch. Thanks for the link.

That's a great, easy stitch. Thanks for the link.
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2007, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By tropicallie
OK. I finished my sweater out of Bernat Cashmere...

OK. I finished my sweater out of Bernat Cashmere and got a chance to wear it the next night out to dinner. This sweater is sooo comfortable, I didn't want to take it off! Really really soft, not...
Forum: General Knitting 12-10-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,789
Posted By tropicallie
I'm currently working on a sweater (only have one...

I'm currently working on a sweater (only have one and a half sleeves to go!) made with the Charcoal color. Just curious, but what size needle did you use? I had to go up to a #10 despite the...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-07-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 22,419
Posted By tropicallie
Here's one from Vogue. (First pic, second row). ...

Here's one from Vogue. (First pic, second row). I like it for two reasons - suggested needle size is #10 (yeah for bigger needles) and the pdf file includes the charts (I work much better from...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-07-2007, 11:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,617
Posted By tropicallie
I think it's hideous. You'd better send it right...

I think it's hideous. You'd better send it right off to me so I can.. ummm... make sure she never sees it.
Honestly, I absolutely LOVE it! I'm not a particularly vibrant person but I could find at...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-06-2007, 07:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,144
Posted By tropicallie
Here's one from Lion Brand ...

Here's one from Lion Brand

http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/50718.html
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-21-2007, 06:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 6,121
Posted By tropicallie
Artlady, that is a beautiful bed jacket. I love...

Artlady, that is a beautiful bed jacket. I love the purple. And the buttons. And I wanted to thank you for the short row tip. I've only used short rows for the normal things - necklines, yokes and...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2007, 10:03 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 18,400
Posted By tropicallie
Talk about timing! Halfway through reading this...

Talk about timing! Halfway through reading this very long thread, I was thinking about the things I've made for people and the reasons why SOME people just won't be the recipients of my talents when...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-20-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,747
Posted By tropicallie
I absolutely love your jacket. The cables you...

I absolutely love your jacket. The cables you added really gave it pizazz. I like your version much better.
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