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Forum: General Knitting 06-07-2012, 04:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,173
Posted By Kanaye
Indeed, Christine. I tried learning throw method...

Indeed, Christine. I tried learning throw method several times over 3 years, never clicked, then someone showed me continental and it was like OH! I get it.

I crochet more than I knit. I crochet...
Forum: Crochet! 05-21-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,536
Posted By Kanaye
I mostly use Simply Soft for my crochet baby...

I mostly use Simply Soft for my crochet baby blankets. I love it.

I made my niece a blanket when she was 2 and she's 5 now and looks as good as it did when I made it. All single crochet.

Though, I...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-17-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,386
Posted By Kanaye
Red Heart Dusty Rose

A friend of mine, (she's had 3 surgeries last year and her husband just had surgery on Monday) is crocheting an afghan now that she can't work. She's run out of Red Heart Dusty Rose. I don't have any...
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2012, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kanaye
Sorry I didn't realize this thread was still...

Sorry I didn't realize this thread was still receiving responses.

I can't give you the link to the pattern, it is in a knitting book, French Girl Knits.

I actually did the 314, got up 5 rows (after...
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2012, 09:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kanaye
Suzeeq, That's what I'm doing now with the...

Suzeeq, That's what I'm doing now with the crochet hook. Problem was that with using a giant needle, (size 15, not 13) I /had/ to move the stitches down to the tip just to fit the other needle...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-07-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,227
Posted By Kanaye
Have you been there? Megan and Cheri, the...

Have you been there?

Megan and Cheri, the owners, are so nice.

I'm trying to do a knitted lace pattern and they are helping me size it so it will fit me.

I love the knitting group as well as the...
Forum: General Knitting 05-07-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kanaye
Oh, I never thought of using a crochet hook! The...

Oh, I never thought of using a crochet hook!

The difficulty I was having wasn't the knitting into the stitches, it was getting the stitches from the tip of the needle to the shaft of it.

They...
Forum: General Knitting 05-06-2012, 01:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kanaye
I think using a bigger needle will make the cast...

I think using a bigger needle will make the cast on harder to do.

I will try the knitted cast on. If that doesn't suit my needs then I'll just have to work very very hard on the cable cast...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-05-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 46,193
Posted By Kanaye
KH Name: Kanaye Country: USA Are you willing to...

KH Name: Kanaye
Country: USA
Are you willing to send internationally?: Not at the moment, unfortunatly.
Your age range: 20's
Do you care what age range your pen pal is? No.
Years knitting: 1. Have...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-05-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,321
Posted By Kanaye
Its been a while since your last post but... is...

Its been a while since your last post but... is she still in need of yarn? I have quite a few skeins of Red Heart I can send.
Forum: Pattern Central 05-05-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,541
Posted By Kanaye
And if your library doesn't have exactly the book...

And if your library doesn't have exactly the book you need, you may be able to interlibrary loan it, aka get it from another library through your own.

I do this mainly to see if I like the book. If...
Forum: Crochet! 05-05-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,679
Posted By Kanaye
I'm new to knitting. I'm working on my first...

I'm new to knitting.

I'm working on my first ever Elizabeth Zimmerman sweater. I got up to the armpits, split my work and started working up, in knit, and something was very, very wrong. I pulled it...
Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7,414
Views: 1,404,204
Posted By Kanaye
Hey everyone. I'm Kanaye (Kuh-nay). I'm first and...

Hey everyone. I'm Kanaye (Kuh-nay). I'm first and foremost a crocheter. I've been knitting for about a year now.

I'm almost finished with my first knitted sweater, an Elizabeth Zimmerman. I'm so...
Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kanaye
Cable Cast On Issue

Hello.

I have a pattern and it wants me to cable cast on 314 stitches. It was very difficult for me to cast on the 25 stitches I needed for the gauge swatch. I knit very tight and I kept having to...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 05-04-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,227
Posted By Kanaye
Hello, I'm from Norwich actually. I know its been...

Hello, I'm from Norwich actually. I know its been a while since you post this but this is the first Connecticut post I've seen.

I'm part of the Mothers of Purl's knitting group. That's a yarn shop...
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