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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-16-2011, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 753
Posted By sorifes
FO: Mittens

I know mittens aren't spectacular and I've made like a billion pair of them but these ones just felt super cool to me and I had to share. A girl at work wanted some mittens knitted for her but she...
Forum: General Knitting 10-13-2010, 01:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,649
Posted By sorifes
I agree it is the colors. My BF doesn't like...

I agree it is the colors. My BF doesn't like scarves. I made him a neck warmer in black and he loves it. He's glad I knit because it's cold up here when you have to work outside all day :D. A good...
Forum: General Knitting 06-14-2010, 01:44 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,465
Posted By sorifes
I have a Better Homes Cookboook but it's from...

I have a Better Homes Cookboook but it's from like four years ago. I generally make up my own merinades and it works out right. If I make teriyaki it's usually like this and I don't...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2010, 10:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By sorifes
I do use metal needles but it's sometimes hard to...

I do use metal needles but it's sometimes hard to find the 9 or 10 inch long ones for the size I need. I hate knitting with the 14 inchers when it's just a scarf.

I had to buy bamboo ones to...
Forum: General Knitting 01-17-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 971
Posted By sorifes
Am I too hard on my needles?

So I was sitting there last night watching a movie knitting away on a harbor scarf (which looks really cool by the way) and SNAP!!! my plastic needle in my right hand broke. Of course I was lucky...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-29-2009, 11:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,815
Posted By sorifes
I know how to make a regular hat and put ear...

I know how to make a regular hat and put ear flaps on it but I don't know how to do an ear flap hat like that one up there that has the ear flaps knit into it. I'm supposed to make one for my little...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-29-2009, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 919
Posted By sorifes
I haven't tired to do mittens on dpns just...

I haven't tired to do mittens on dpns just circulars and flat. I admit the circulars ware MUCH easier to make. I can get two mittens done in three days just about (I made a lot in the past two years....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-29-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,656
Posted By sorifes
FO: Blanket for my mom

I started this before thanksgiving and finished it christmas eve (talk about time cruncher) My mom kept teasing me about not finishing her present til christmas eve night. I fooled her I finished at...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-29-2009, 01:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,815
Posted By sorifes
Earflap hat or a Chullo

I'm not looking for a super complicated pattern however I need a flat knit pattern because I have to line it with fleece (and as we know it's easier to sew flat then round). I'm not looking for any...
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2009, 12:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,386
Posted By sorifes
I decided a while ago that making it perfect isnt...

I decided a while ago that making it perfect isnt important. So if I make a mistake I just won't tell anyone:teehee: and then pretend it's perfect :D
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2009, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,438
Posted By sorifes
I've done a couple of baby things because I...

I've done a couple of baby things because I discovered I like knitting for babies lol.

I've made the booties and the mitts from this
http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/bevs-baby-set1.html
I made...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,923
Posted By sorifes
I've seen that on awkward family photos before

I've seen that on awkward family photos before
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By sorifes
yeah I was looking at the matress stitch and I...

yeah I was looking at the matress stitch and I wondered about that but there's gonna be no 'v' so to speak of. I'm just troubled with it cause the entire thing is in a garter stitch. I just just hell...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2009, 02:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 818
Posted By sorifes
would a kitchener stitch work for this?

so this blanket http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/khs-windowpaneThrow.html is made in strips. It's an entirely garter stitch. I've made this before and I just kinda sewed the pieces together...
Forum: General Knitting 06-22-2009, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,743
Posted By sorifes
I would feel unsafe wearing that. That's like the...

I would feel unsafe wearing that. That's like the high chance someone would grab it from behind and choke me Oo. Besides that it's pretty ug IMO
Forum: General Knitting 06-02-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,134
Posted By sorifes
I was gonna say red heart yarn too. As cheap of a...

I was gonna say red heart yarn too. As cheap of a yarn it is, it does good self striping. I only have used the worsted weight red heart but I'm sure the sports weight might be just as good. I have...
Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,730
Posted By sorifes
the only UFO I have is my daughters blanket but...

the only UFO I have is my daughters blanket but that's like 6 projects in itself. I'm spinning all the yarn for it not to mention recycling about 7 sweaters for it. I'm still on the spinning the yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 05-31-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,073
Posted By sorifes
I have one. Someone at work adopted a baby and...

I have one. Someone at work adopted a baby and they're going to do the baby shower on wednesday. I got two mitts done but I still got booties and a hat to do. I'd do a sweater but I'd have to make an...
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2009, 05:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,311
Posted By sorifes
I hear home spun sucks.I have some but I haven't...

I hear home spun sucks.I have some but I haven't actually done anything with it. However I believe that homespun is made for bigger needles because it acts stupid on smaller ones. Try size 11 or so...
Forum: General Knitting 04-28-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,486
Posted By sorifes
Yes get a needle gauge. That will help you with...

Yes get a needle gauge. That will help you with 'what the heck size is this?' problem. I've not had that problem before but I can see myself having the problem if I buy second hand needles to figure...
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2009, 03:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,137
Posted By sorifes
omg I had this same problem! I solved it...

omg I had this same problem!

I solved it quickly but deciding to make the arms on circular needles and just pullin up the loose stiches for this 'extra stich' it asks for. Worked the same for me. I...
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2009, 03:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,394
Posted By sorifes
I have homespun but I have yet to use it...I...

I have homespun but I have yet to use it...I aquired a big ball of it for 50 cents at a garage sale

Anyhow I like wool ease thick and quick. It's a good thick yarn. If you want different colors n...
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2009, 03:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By sorifes
Question sweater to kimono

Okay so I've been knitting along on my 5 hour baby sweater making my own fan and feathering at the bottom. So anyhow I finished it today other then the little ties I have to put on it.

I put it...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-04-2009, 02:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By sorifes
Okay good cause that's what I was going to do...

Okay good cause that's what I was going to do cause the intructions seemed silly to bring the bottom of a sleeve to the back part. Maybe I just wasn't reading it right
Forum: How-to Questions 04-03-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By sorifes
What does this mean!?

Okay I've read it like 6 times. I just totally don't get it

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:whoosh:

it's for a sweater. here's the whole pattern http://yarntootin.typepad.com/5hourbabysweater.pdf It's for the sleeve and like...
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