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Forum: General Knitting 12-29-2009, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
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Have fun in the snow! My husband's family lives...

Have fun in the snow! My husband's family lives in Cork and I have seen many Irish "country lanes". I know why you wouldn't drive on them if they were icy. Enjoy your "forced" time knitting. I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2009, 06:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,220
Posted By diny0
I think a Clapotis...

I think a Clapotis http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/PATTclapotis.html is just what you are looking for . It is a very easy rectangular shawl with a dropped stitch that makes it easy to bunch into a...
Forum: General Knitting 07-02-2009, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 863
Posted By diny0
Lightbulb Wind Powered Knitting

My husband found this website while surfing another site. It would be nice for making quick gifts on a windy...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-12-2009, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,977
Posted By diny0
As you look at your work with the 16 inch needle...

As you look at your work with the 16 inch needle in front, the needles should be parallel with the working yarn hanging on the left side of each sock. Flip your work over so the 24 inch needles are...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,684
Posted By diny0
I don't mean to hijack this thread but I have to...

I don't mean to hijack this thread but I have to say thank you to Lucy for the listing of Irish yarn shops. My husband's family lives in Cork Ireland and we visit about every 2 years. I have...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By diny0
The directions are given for 2 circs for all...

The directions are given for 2 circs for all patterns. On page 19 it says "You can use double-pointed or circular needles to knit socks. While many patterns will specify one technique over the...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-28-2009, 07:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,681
Posted By diny0
My son knows French but doesn't know knitting...

My son knows French but doesn't know knitting jargon. Just looking at the pattern directions you knit it top down. The instructions are for in the round and for 2 needles. I don't have time to sit...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-26-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 913
Posted By diny0
Abercrombie sweater

Does anyone know of a pattern similar to this sweater? http://www.abercrombie.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/product_10051_10901_448898_-1_12689_12204.

I can't even find a pattern with a similar neck...
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2008, 09:44 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 115,660
Posted By diny0
I have found a digital kitchen scale to be a...

I have found a digital kitchen scale to be a nifty help with knitting. I first used it to split skeins of sock yarn equally so I could knit 2 socks at a time. I set the scale to grams and then put...
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2008, 01:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,910
Posted By diny0
I gave my sister the second or third pair of...

I gave my sister the second or third pair of socks that I ever made. They were made of self striping wool and she said she intended to wear them to my nephew's hockey games to keep her feet warm. ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-23-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,916
Posted By diny0
Those are so elegant looking. I bookmarked the...

Those are so elegant looking. I bookmarked the pattern. Maybe someday.......

Great job and thanks for sharing.

Diane
Forum: How-to Questions 04-27-2008, 10:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By diny0
Socks on 2 circulars question

I recently taught myself to knit 2 socks on 2 circs from the book "Knitting Circles Around Socks" I had no trouble teaching myself this method. I have used the patterns from the book adding...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2008, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 758
Posted By diny0
Talking Knitting wins talent competition

Check out this video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-TrNrTGBj0 My son's HS had a Mr. GNHS competition which included a talent show. One of his friends showcased his knitting talent. This guy is...
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2008, 08:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,057
Posted By diny0
Most people hate stats. I am glad you are doing...

Most people hate stats. I am glad you are doing well in it. What an original idea to incorporate knitting into all of your classes. How are you doing it in your other classes?

Diane
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2008, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,065
Posted By diny0
The enlarged image of the cover on Amazon...

The enlarged image of the cover on Amazon indicates 2 Socks At A Time teaches the technique of knitting 2 socks on one circular needle.

I recently bought the book Knitting Circles Around Socks. ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7,406
Views: 1,381,807
Posted By diny0
Hi, I was looking for a website like this a...

Hi, I was looking for a website like this a couple of weeks ago. I am not a new knitter but I stick to the basics. I couldn't figure out a stitch pattern but my mom came to the rescue. I still...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,518
Posted By diny0
Knit Socks!

I bought the book Knit Socks! by Betsy Lee McCarthy when I first learned to knit socks. There's great variety and easy to understand instructions. I just bought the Sensational Socks book and...
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