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Forum: General Knitting 03-03-2009, 03:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,232
Posted By NoraCVT
A less expensive (But not quite as nice) option...

A less expensive (But not quite as nice) option to the GoKnits pouches are the Creative Couture bags at Michaels. The Yarn Traveler...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,253
Posted By NoraCVT
Beautiful! Very feminine.

Beautiful! Very feminine.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2009, 12:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,960
Posted By NoraCVT
Very nice! And I love the colors!

Very nice! And I love the colors!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2009, 12:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By NoraCVT
Thanks, everyone! The kids are so much fun to...

Thanks, everyone! The kids are so much fun to knit for - they appreciate every litte thing I make for them. They are wonderful kids.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-26-2009, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,318
Posted By NoraCVT
I love it - great job!

I love it - great job!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-26-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,786
Posted By NoraCVT
FOs - hats for kids

Here's a couple of hats that I made for my niece and nephew.

The first is just a simple rolled-brimmed hat with a leaf (http://shessassy.vox.com/library/post/pattern-simple-knitted-rose-leaf.html)...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By NoraCVT
Here's a different pattern for little hearts: ...

Here's a different pattern for little hearts: Hearts (http://mochimochiland.com/weblog/2007/02/free-pattern-hearts/)

You don't have to pick up any stitches to make the second hump. You make two and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-07-2008, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,618
Posted By NoraCVT
Looks fabulous! Great job. :)

Looks fabulous! Great job. :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-10-2008, 10:42 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 16,697
Posted By NoraCVT
The pumpkins rock! I am a new knitter and just...

The pumpkins rock!

I am a new knitter and just figured out DPNs so I think I can tackle this pattern. I love little projects with new techniques for me to learn.

Thanks a million for the pattern!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-10-2008, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,657
Posted By NoraCVT
Gorgeous - great job!

Gorgeous - great job!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-04-2008, 11:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,537
Posted By NoraCVT
FOs: Pocket purses

I made these little guys out of left-over yarn and funky buttons and they turned out really cute! My 8 & 9 year old nieces love them - they put their money and other "treasures" in them.

I blocked...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-29-2008, 11:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,849
Posted By NoraCVT
One other thing that I noticed is that newer...

One other thing that I noticed is that newer Swiffer heads are a bit bigger (front to back) than older ones. They are about the same left to right, but my older Swiffer is 4" front to back and the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-29-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,849
Posted By NoraCVT
I debated about putting the pockets on the ends...

I debated about putting the pockets on the ends or not - my final thought was that perhaps the teeth would snag the stitches so I put on the pockets.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-29-2008, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,849
Posted By NoraCVT
It works well - I shoved it under the couch and...

It works well - I shoved it under the couch and it came out covered in cat hair! Wait, maybe that's not the best test - **anything** that goes under the couch comes out covered in cat hair........ ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-29-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,849
Posted By NoraCVT
Reuseable Swiffer cover

I love this idea but I couldn't find a pattern that I liked, so I made up my own. It is just a basic checkerboard pattern made with Sugar 'n Creme. I back stitched the flaps close to the head and...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-18-2008, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By NoraCVT
Thanks, hon! I figured I was just being a freak!...

Thanks, hon! I figured I was just being a freak! ;)

And I happened to (finally) think to look at the label on the Snc and it says that a 4"x4" piece would be 20 st and 26 rows or 5 stitches per...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-18-2008, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By NoraCVT
Newbie Guage Question

I am a very new knitter and am starting my first non-dishcloth, non-scarf project that requires the guage to be correct. Just need to get that discaimer out there! ;)

The pattern calls for Sugar n...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2008, 05:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,861
Posted By NoraCVT
That is absolutely gorgeous! Wow!

That is absolutely gorgeous! Wow!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2008, 05:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,219
Posted By NoraCVT
Thank you so much everyone! It did turn out...

Thank you so much everyone! It did turn out pretty nice, I think - you should see it since I blocked it! The cotton gave me fits at first but I figure if I can get used to cotton other fibers should...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By NoraCVT
Score one (two?) for the newbie! Thank you so...

Score one (two?) for the newbie!

Thank you so much for the help!

Now, to decide what to do with it............
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By NoraCVT
So I am right? On both accounts? Rows 5&6 would...

So I am right? On both accounts?

Rows 5&6 would be knit and 7&8 would be the knit purl pattern?

AND, this pattern really doesn't make a seed stitch?

I am feeling pretty smart if that is the case!...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By NoraCVT
Every other row of the pattern is knit?? Oh my,...

Every other row of the pattern is knit?? Oh my, I may be in more trouble than I thought! I took the instructions to mean rows 1&2 were knit, 3&4 were the knits and purls and then the "Repeat 1-4...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2008, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 943
Posted By NoraCVT
Cool Newbie Pattern Question

OK, brand new knitter here!

I started this dishcloth tonight and can't figure out what I am doing wrong! :??

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/kkc-dishCloths.html?noImages=0

When I was doing row...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2008, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,219
Posted By NoraCVT
Thank you so much everyone. Considering I just...

Thank you so much everyone. Considering I just took my Intro to Knitting class two weeks ago, I am fairly impressed with myself!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2008, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,219
Posted By NoraCVT
FO: My first project - Deer Dishcloth

Here's my first project! :woot: It is the Moose Cloth (but it looks like a deer to me) from the pattern section here at KH and it is knit in Snc in Ecru. It went pretty well once I got over the...
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