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Forum: Pattern Central 03-29-2013, 04:30 PM
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Views: 687
Posted By MomoKnits
Help...

I've been working on this pattern for a while http://www.patonsyarns.com/pattern.php?PID=4468&cps=21191

Im on the armhole and v neck shaping part of the left front. Here are the instructions for...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2012, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By MomoKnits
Wow,they didn't mention that at all in the...

Wow,they didn't mention that at all in the pattern! How the heck was I supposed to figure that out? Thanks for the help:hug:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 848
Posted By MomoKnits
Sweater pocket help!!!

Sigh. Tried to figure this out on my own but no luck. I'm knitting the "Lace Collared Cardigan" by Patons and am up to the pockets. The instructions say:

Pat 17 st across. Slip next 25 st onto st...
Forum: General Knitting 10-02-2012, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By MomoKnits
Hm...maybe I called it the wrong thing! It's just...

Hm...maybe I called it the wrong thing! It's just a big, blue plastic needle that I got forever ago. It has a big eye that I never have trouble threading. Is that a wool needle?


I hate weaving in...
Forum: The Lounge 09-29-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,560
Posted By MomoKnits
I think I only saw the first two or three seasons...

I think I only saw the first two or three seasons of Survivor, than quit.

The Amazing Race is my favorite!! Got into it back in 2008 and have been hooked ever since. Find my heart breaking so often...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2012, 01:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By MomoKnits
Welcome to the wonderful world of knitting!...

Welcome to the wonderful world of knitting!

Usually I leave my end hanging for a while, especially if say I was working on a striped scarf, so I knew when to change colors (you'll get into that...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2012, 01:23 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,965
Posted By MomoKnits
Haven't had this happen too many times, but it's...

Haven't had this happen too many times, but it's never been an issue for me personally.

Simply Soft is on sale at Michaels for 2.50 a skein instead of like 4.50. I had to stop myself from buying a...
Forum: General Knitting 08-22-2012, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,341
Posted By MomoKnits
A big stash isn't really a necessity. I find...

A big stash isn't really a necessity. I find myself trying to come up with uses for all the scrap I have left over, or the multiple skeins of red and black red heart junky yarn! I've taken to...
Forum: Crochet! 08-14-2012, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By MomoKnits
Care instructions for an old blanket

Okay, here's the deal:

I have a crocheted blanket that my mother made many years ago. I don't know what type of yarn it is, it feels like acrylic and isn't very soft. Seeing as she passed away...
Forum: Crochet! 08-14-2012, 11:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,341
Posted By MomoKnits
I think crochet is more forgiving personally. I...

I think crochet is more forgiving personally. I taught myself to knit, and made my boyfriend a scarf with Wool Ease on size 8 needles (think they sell it at Michaels). It was soft and worked for our...
Forum: General Knitting 08-14-2012, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,776
Posted By MomoKnits
I haven't but have thought about it. I'm trying...

I haven't but have thought about it. I'm trying to learn to crochet better so I can make some amigurumi original stuff but I think that's a long way off...

I sell stuff occasionally at work (just a...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-17-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By MomoKnits
Weaving in ends!

How does everyone weave in their ends? For me, I find it to be the biggest pain, especially if I don't do them as I go and have oodles of yarn to weave in. I never really paid any mind to the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-06-2012, 10:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By MomoKnits
He doesn't eat it, just likes to chew. But thanks...

He doesn't eat it, just likes to chew. But thanks for the concern.
Forum: General Knitting 06-03-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,064
Posted By MomoKnits
You can't go wrong with a scarf. I've made many,...

You can't go wrong with a scarf. I've made many, many scarves since I taught myself to knit. Try experimenting with ribbing (knit 2 purl 2), or seed stitch. Personally seed stitch (alternating...
Forum: General Knitting 06-03-2012, 11:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,438
Posted By MomoKnits
One of my kitties is a bit disruptive when I have...

One of my kitties is a bit disruptive when I have yarn around. She'll try to chew on it as I pull it from the skein. I try to shoo her away though, especially considering her habit of eating elastic...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2011, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 949
Posted By MomoKnits
I use my left thumb to wrap the yarn around the...

I use my left thumb to wrap the yarn around the needle, which makes it a little easier but i can't really purl as good as i knit, like most i'm sure
Forum: General Knitting 10-09-2011, 09:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,346
Posted By MomoKnits
I noticed some darkish spots on my bamboo...

I noticed some darkish spots on my bamboo needles, wonder what that is...they've never been wet as far as I know, but I'm wondering if humidity would do this?

Ah, good old aluminum.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2011, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By MomoKnits
brave to do cables! i didn't attempt them for...

brave to do cables! i didn't attempt them for many years...but like jan said, usually cables are sets of rows repeated over and over. You actually only make the twist once or so per set depending on...
Forum: The Lounge 10-03-2011, 11:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,630
Posted By MomoKnits
i'm in west palm! (and <3 FMA). We don't get the...

i'm in west palm! (and <3 FMA). We don't get the afternoon rain so much as several days of rain after a drought. Damned global climate change.

It is really hot, but most places are air conditioned...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 10-03-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 29,519
Posted By MomoKnits
West Palm here, a NY transplant back about 5...

West Palm here, a NY transplant back about 5 years ago. Oh how time flies.

I tend to not knit when it's too hot. But I'm looking forward to the colder weather!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-03-2011, 11:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,714
Posted By MomoKnits
Thank you for the compliments! I'm on the last...

Thank you for the compliments! I'm on the last touches for the kitty bag. My sister helped me (err did) the lining for me, so I just have to sew it into the bag, and tighten the corners. I ended up...
Forum: General Knitting 10-03-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,060
Posted By MomoKnits
I don't think i've ever used the exact yarn a...

I don't think i've ever used the exact yarn a pattern calls for! Like everyone else said, as long as you find something comparable, it'll be okay.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-01-2011, 12:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,257
Posted By MomoKnits
I'll third the bit on tension. I'll pull the...

I'll third the bit on tension. I'll pull the needles really close together to make sure it's nice and tight. It takes some getting used to
Forum: General Knitting 10-01-2011, 12:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,062
Posted By MomoKnits
i started wearing a wrist brace because my wrist...

i started wearing a wrist brace because my wrist started to hurt a lot, mostly from work. I guess lifting 25# pans of potatoes are tough on the joints ;) Now I wear the brace if I knit or crochet to...
Forum: General Knitting 10-01-2011, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 978
Posted By MomoKnits
Also try knittingpatterncentral.com They have...

Also try knittingpatterncentral.com

They have bazillions of patterns
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