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Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By knitcindy
If you go to ravelry.com they will occasionally...

If you go to ravelry.com they will occasionally have listings of "antique" yarn. You could enter the name of the yarn and see what they come up with!!! That's what I did with some yarn I'd gotten...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 738
Posted By knitcindy
Do you mean a book that uses only the Knit...

Do you mean a book that uses only the Knit stitch?? Or just a general book about knitting???

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 08-18-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By knitcindy
Hi puddles!!!!!!! When I knit with 2 or 3...

Hi puddles!!!!!!!

When I knit with 2 or 3 strands of yarn together I don't try to keep the yarn untangled. They usually twist and I just knit with whatever comes up!!! In fact, I've knit with 4...
Forum: General Knitting 08-17-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By knitcindy
I would just go ahead and use the yarn you're...

I would just go ahead and use the yarn you're planning on. Once you add fringe or tassles, I don't think the "wrinkled" edge will be as noticeable!!!!

ymmv,
knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 355
Posted By knitcindy
Here are a few ideas: Idea #1 - The 2 of you...

Here are a few ideas:

Idea #1 - The 2 of you could knit strips with REALLY thick yarn, like Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick & Quick. Use size 15 needles and cast on 25 or 30 sts and knit every row. Do...
Forum: General Knitting 08-07-2014, 08:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By knitcindy
My local Walmart has Peaches & Cream cotton in...

My local Walmart has Peaches & Cream cotton in LOTS of different colors. I think your dd might enjoy choosing a color she likes and trying to knit a dishcloth with that.

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 08-05-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By knitcindy
I would use either the knitted cast on or the...

I would use either the knitted cast on or the cable cast on.

knitcindy
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-01-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,022
Posted By knitcindy
If you don't want the cat(s) to get on it, I...

If you don't want the cat(s) to get on it, I would suggest buying one of those space bags that you can seal closed. Fold your GORGEOUS blanket, put it in the bag, seal it shut and suck the air out...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 777
Posted By knitcindy
Not sure what you mean by "loomed knit". What is...

Not sure what you mean by "loomed knit". What is that, exactly??

knitcindy
Forum: Crochet! 07-23-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By knitcindy
Here are some hooks from knitpicks that I...

Here are some hooks from knitpicks that I found.

http://www.knitpicks.com/accessories/Amour_Steel_Crochet_Hooks__DAmourSteelHks.html?gclid=CInp47__278CFeRj7AodaiUAlw

The whole bottom half is...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-20-2014, 01:55 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 31,326
Posted By knitcindy
Here's one I just posted about in a seperate...

Here's one I just posted about in a seperate thread:

http://www.worldvision.org/get-involved/knit-for-kids

They collect knitted and crocheted sweaters, blankets and infant caps and then ship them...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-20-2014, 01:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 171
Posted By knitcindy
A New Project for Knitters/Crocheters!!!

World Vision has started a program called Knit for Kids. Here's the website: http://www.worldvision.org/get-involved/knit-for-kids

You can print out knit and crochet patterns for sweaters, infant...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By knitcindy
Yes, you will want to bind off before you start...

Yes, you will want to bind off before you start the Left End section. Don't know why they don't tell you to, but you'd have to in order to make both ends look the same.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks for those links GG!!!!! I emailed Joann...

Thanks for those links GG!!!!! I emailed Joann Fabrics and they told me that these needles are only thru their website and NOT in their stores. I am soooooooo disappointed! I wanted to see them in...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By knitcindy
Yes, if you could post a link (or at least the...

Yes, if you could post a link (or at least the name of the pattern) that would be a HUGE help!!!

Some patterns are written for you to work from the top down. Those would need to be done with...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 966
Posted By knitcindy
Another circular needle question!!

I have a few of the super long Addi Turbo circular needles (47" long) and really like how thin the cables are and how lightweight the metal tips are.

Does someone make these in an interchangeable...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 984
Posted By knitcindy
Anybody used these needles???

I just got my latest Mary Maxim catalog the other day and saw these needle sets:

http://www.marymaxim.com/deborah-norville-interchangeable-needles.html

I'm wondering if anyone here has these and...
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Sheldon!!! I'm interested in the section...

Thanks Sheldon!!!

I'm interested in the section about Double Knitting so this will be a huge help to me!!

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2014, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Jan in CA but I don't have any cell phone...

Thanks Jan in CA but I don't have any cell phone at all. So that won't help me.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2014, 10:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 910
Posted By knitcindy
I use all acrylic yarns, mostly because my...

I use all acrylic yarns, mostly because my husband is allergic to anything animal-based. While I would love to try something else, I can't right now.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 972
Posted By knitcindy
Can't find something in the Knittinghelp.com Shop!!!

I'm looking for something called the "Website CD Rom". I viewed the Double Knitting video on this site and underneath, it mentioned how the whole thing is available on this CD Rom, but I can't find...
Forum: General Knitting 07-06-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,563
Posted By knitcindy
Here's a link to the latest Red Heart Knit...

Here's a link to the latest Red Heart Knit Along!! Starting this week, each week will feature a different cabled square.

Try it...
Forum: General Knitting 07-06-2014, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Jan!! I guess my biggest "rant" is that...

Thanks Jan!!

I guess my biggest "rant" is that in ordering online, I'm never quite sure if a "4" is really a "4" or not!!

knitcindy
Forum: Pattern Central 07-05-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,615
Posted By knitcindy
Maybe you could knit little bags and then fill...

Maybe you could knit little bags and then fill them with pot-pourri to make sachets. OR use thin ribbon-type yarn and size 50 needles and knit a simple triangle shawl. VERY nice and breezy - even...
Forum: General Knitting 07-05-2014, 01:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,078
Posted By knitcindy
Does this BUG anyone else?? Or is it just me?!?!?!?

While I'm glad that the yarn companies have finally come up with these numbers for yarn thickness............sometimes the variations within the same number drive me CRAZY!!!!:waah: :hair:

For...
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