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Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2007, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,525
Posted By KnittyLou
I have used some Knit Picks also: Essential Tweed...

I have used some Knit Picks also: Essential Tweed (fingering) and Gloss - fingering (merino & silk) which I really like. and a merino, fingering, I forget which but it was the red hat color.

I...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2007, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By KnittyLou
Just letting you know I am still here

I found an email from Knitting Help wondering where I was. So, I will tell you, my home computer is having internet connection problems that I have not resolved. Sigh.:pout: And so it is hard to do...
Forum: General Knitting 12-12-2006, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By KnittyLou
Thanks! I have already changed the pattern a tiny...

Thanks! I have already changed the pattern a tiny bit and i like it better.
Now I have to work out the gauge and cast on etc. :happydance:

Linda

Now to get back to work.
Forum: General Knitting 12-11-2006, 09:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By KnittyLou
Knitting Jitters - the vest is started

I am working on a swatch so I can get my pattern right. I have ripped about 3 complete times and several rows, but now I think I have it.
:cheering:
I am using Red heart no dye lot Claret. Yes, I...
Forum: General Knitting 12-04-2006, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By KnittyLou
Wow, thanks a bunch on that. Imay order some for...

Wow, thanks a bunch on that. Imay order some for felting some day but not for knitting a wearable.

Well, I shall keep looking. I may do one up in some of the red heart yarn i have here, bunches of...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2006, 07:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,072
Posted By KnittyLou
Aren't children wonderful? :wall: Linda

Aren't children wonderful?

:wall:

Linda
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2006, 07:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,490
Posted By KnittyLou
I broke my big toe falling down the steps. It...

I broke my big toe falling down the steps. It bruised. I changed shoes so I could walk; later my foot swelled up. I never went to the dr. It is ok now except I can't bend the first joint. Now I can't...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2006, 06:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,600
Posted By KnittyLou
Well, I have heard of 00000 dpns so I would...

Well, I have heard of 00000 dpns so I would suspose toothpicks would work. All I have are the square (flat) ones. I am or was working on building a doll house - that might work for some knitted...
Forum: General Knitting 12-03-2006, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 947
Posted By KnittyLou
Sweater Jitters and moving outside my box

:oo: Out side MY box, whoa! :noway:

Well, I decided on a vest that I have. On e that is old but fits pretty well still. I will take measurements etc.

I have been looking at Knit Picks: Swish...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2006, 07:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By KnittyLou
Way Cool! I will start this project one of these...

Way Cool! I will start this project one of these days. I do have a vest that is wearing out - on I have had for umpteen years. It fits ok, is kind of streatched out, but I think I can figure out the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2006, 10:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By KnittyLou
Jan, I see you have a cat too. Mine is white and...

Jan, I see you have a cat too. Mine is white and she loves to curl up on anything knitted. I am going to have to make her her own special knitted cat afghan.

Linda
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2006, 10:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By KnittyLou
Jan, I see you have a cat too. Mine is white and...

Jan, I see you have a cat too. Mine is white and she loves to curl up on anything knitted. I am going to have to make her her own special knitted cat afghan.

Linda
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2006, 02:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By KnittyLou
Thanks. Makes me feel a little better. I know...

Thanks. Makes me feel a little better. I know one of these days I will just do it and if it doesn't fit me, well, I will find someone it will. :teehee:

Well, I did not realize how late it was...
Forum: General Knitting 12-01-2006, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,457
Posted By KnittyLou
Sweater Jitters

Many years ago, when I was in college I knitted two sweaters. The first was a total disaster, the pattern too difficult for a new knitter. The second was just fine, white red heart wool with...
Forum: General Knitting 12-01-2006, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,159
Posted By KnittyLou
No, unfortunately I did not get a picture of him....

No, unfortunately I did not get a picture of him. I have made 3 and one in the works (which I really need to get back to). I found the pattern really easy and I really have not knitted on dpns very...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-03-2006, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By KnittyLou
Yes, I would make a swatch bigger than 4 inches,...

Yes, I would make a swatch bigger than 4 inches, that seems to be the usual size. I did find a tunic top and realize I have another top that buttons down the front. If I make a jacket type, I would...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2006, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By KnittyLou
Would a blouse or shirt do? I don't have a...

Would a blouse or shirt do? I don't have a sweater that fits (the one I have is way too big - I lost some weight).

Linda

PS, I am assuming a nice swatch would really help.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2006, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 826
Posted By KnittyLou
Another question - on knitting garments that actually fit

Years ago (we are talking eons) I knit myself a couple of sweaters which fit. I never gave it a thought. I found a pattern and knit it up. I was a very very beginning novice knitter (redundant I...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2006, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By KnittyLou
That is what I will probably do then. Thanks....

That is what I will probably do then. Thanks.

Love this site. It has so much information on it.

:cheering:

Linda
Forum: General Knitting 10-02-2006, 09:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By KnittyLou
Thanks for the encouragement. After a while knit...

Thanks for the encouragement. After a while knit and purl knit and purl gets boring until you learn there is more...

:yay:

Linda
Forum: How-to Questions 10-02-2006, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By KnittyLou
Picking up a dropped stitch

This stitch is on my entrelac afghan on the base row of triangles. I did not discover it until several rows along - about 5 rectangle rows. I put in a paper clip to hold it until i figure out what to...
Forum: General Knitting 10-01-2006, 03:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,085
Posted By KnittyLou
Learning new techniques

I saw "Backward" knitting and also the short row and so tried them. On the short row I was kind of stumped :?? because I could tell where I did the wrap. Then I remembered KNITTINGHELP! ...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-31-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,500
Posted By KnittyLou
How do you make up a knitting pattern

I am trying this again, my computer got persnickety just as I submitted my post.

I would like to know if anyone makes up their own pattern and how you do it. do you use symbols, ie Knit stitch = x...
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2006, 07:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By KnittyLou
Thanks, maybe that will help simplify - soooo...

Thanks, maybe that will help simplify - soooo many patterns. :XX: :XX:
They are pretty too.

Thanks again. :D

Linda
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2006, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,252
Posted By KnittyLou
Basic Chemo Hat/cap

Does anyone know of a good simple knitted (crochet ok too) chemo cap. I have a friend who is under going chemo and may loose her hair. Although she bought a wig, I thought a cute colorful cap for...
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