Showing results 1 to 25 of 71
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Curly_Toot
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2008, 01:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,420
Posted By Curly_Toot
i'm using the 2 circs method to knit a sleeve and...

i'm using the 2 circs method to knit a sleeve and i've found that knitting stockinette is fine... no ladders. But when i swtich to ribbing the first knit stitch is way looser than all the others, no...
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2008, 12:46 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,332
Posted By Curly_Toot
Definatly got to agree with Fibrenut... its not...

Definatly got to agree with Fibrenut... its not until you get your notebook sorted that you realise there is all this other stuff as well. Groups, forums, pattern searches, checkin out what your...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2008, 12:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,074
Posted By Curly_Toot
There is just over 200 yds per mmmm skein so you...

There is just over 200 yds per mmmm skein so you could definatly make something like a pullover or jumper... depends on how big you are i guess :)
Forum: Pattern Central 02-11-2008, 02:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,201
Posted By Curly_Toot
Hey, I found this when i was thinking of doing a...

Hey,
I found this when i was thinking of doing a Shedir... i dont know if what she talks about has caused your problem but here it is:
http://8ballknits.blogspot.com/2007/11/shedir-errata.html
hope...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-31-2008, 09:21 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 74,232
Posted By Curly_Toot
As I accurately predicted my package from my...

As I accurately predicted my package from my secret swapper Lisa_H-Town was waiting for me when i got home from work yesterday.
This was Lisa's first swap and she did a really great job!! Everything...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-06-2008, 09:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,964
Posted By Curly_Toot
Oh, thats never good to hear... Stay strong NB...

Oh, thats never good to hear... Stay strong NB :hugs:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-19-2007, 09:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,454
Posted By Curly_Toot
Hey, for that person who was after a downloadable...

Hey, for that person who was after a downloadable pattern for this hat. The issue of interweave knits has sold out so they've made the koolhaas pattern avaliable for download for $4.50 -...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-19-2007, 09:18 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 74,232
Posted By Curly_Toot
Okay, after some careful consideration... I'm...

Okay, after some careful consideration... I'm In!
just in time too!
Forum: General Knitting 12-06-2007, 07:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,590
Posted By Curly_Toot
Has anyone noticed that they are ALL Piquant or...

Has anyone noticed that they are ALL Piquant or Tangy! No Beginner patterns here... they usually have a mix dont they?
I actually like a couple of patterns, which is unusal for me too. The other...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 11-26-2007, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,207
Posted By Curly_Toot
It is a good idea but what will you do if you...

It is a good idea but what will you do if you dont get even numbers in a local area.... or what if we only have one person from somwhere sign up??
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By Curly_Toot
I got a combo set (swift & ball winder) from...

I got a combo set (swift & ball winder) from e-bay. Both items cost me $85 US. (not including shipping... dont get me started on that cos i paid about $40 to get it shipped to OZ!)
They're awesome, I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,265
Posted By Curly_Toot
I've only knitted with a blend of bamboo and...

I've only knitted with a blend of bamboo and cotton, for a pair of socks. Its definatly not a winter yarn, it breathes really well. I did find that when i washed them they got a bit... crispy. Yeah...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2007, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 727
Posted By Curly_Toot
Howdy Amy! Awesome news about moving to...

Howdy Amy!
Awesome news about moving to Canberra... i'm not in the ACT (australian capital territory) but its our capital city so its bound to have a couple of LYS around the place.
UPDATE: i just...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
Posted By Curly_Toot
Good on those guys, its totally awsome what...

Good on those guys, its totally awsome what they're doing. And they're not only trying to give disadvantaged people a new skill they're also helpint to break the myth that men dont get involved in...
Forum: General Knitting 11-07-2007, 12:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,241
Posted By Curly_Toot
Worlds Largest Sock

This is amazing, i stumbled across a picture on flickr and eventually was led to this blog:
http://big-sock.blogspot.com/
They're trying to knit a new world record, The largest hand knitted sock....
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2007, 02:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,017
Posted By Curly_Toot
Yeah, knots are irritating... unfortunatley it...

Yeah, knots are irritating... unfortunatley it usually just depends on where they were in the manufacturing as to how many knots you could get in one ball... most of the time you'll be fine but then...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-03-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,485
Posted By Curly_Toot
Balthazar Vest FO

Hey Hey Peoples :)

This is my first Finished Object post. The disastrous Balthazar Vest from Twinkles Big City Knits.

I got right through to seaming the back & Front arm sections the first time,...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-27-2007, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,915
Posted By Curly_Toot
Got to also recommend Silvers Sock Tutorial - she...

Got to also recommend Silvers Sock Tutorial - she gives numbers in regards to what weight of yarn you're using so you can use her tutorial no matter what kind of yarn you've got!

I knit my first...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-27-2007, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,208
Posted By Curly_Toot
looking at the chart on Flickr... you read them...

looking at the chart on Flickr... you read them right to left and being that it's on a hat which is in the round, each row represents one round.

So you dont start adding the colour stitches until...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-04-2007, 02:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 859
Posted By Curly_Toot
is the P2sso right? looks to me like it should be...

is the P2sso right? looks to me like it should be PSSO which means pass the slipped stitch over.

as in S1 K1 psso = slip one, knit one, pass the slipped stitch over the stitch you just knit.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-30-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 939
Posted By Curly_Toot
Want to knit a sock but need visual guide as well???

For my first go at socks i really wanted a video instruction to accompany Silvers fantastic tutorial, just to help me visualise how the stiches went.

In the end i couldnt find anything that went...
Forum: The Lounge 08-29-2007, 02:32 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,536
Posted By Curly_Toot
She made it on Rove in Australia too (he's the...

She made it on Rove in Australia too (he's the aussie version of Leno... he was in LA a little while ago). Poor girl she's getting international air time, cant buy publicity like that - i be the...
Forum: General Knitting 08-24-2007, 01:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,579
Posted By Curly_Toot
sigh, story of our lives. I too can surf the...

sigh, story of our lives.

I too can surf the net all i like and sort of cover it up... i think breaking out the knitting in the office would be pushing it a bit!! :)
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2007, 02:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 727
Posted By Curly_Toot
I've just finished a sideways skinny scarf.......

I've just finished a sideways skinny scarf.... and let me tell you Casting On and Off has never been so tedious... yes i did 400 Stitches, beware its very long!!

Although mine i just did in garter...
Forum: General Knitting 08-20-2007, 02:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,867
Posted By Curly_Toot
hmmmm, it might depend on the quality and if its...

hmmmm, it might depend on the quality and if its blended with other fibers.... i think 100% wool can be very itchy and harsh but mix it with some acrylic and it can be quite nice (depending of...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 71

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:52 AM.