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Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,661
Posted By Jaycee
I just got Color Knitting Techniques by Margaret...

I just got Color Knitting Techniques by Margaret Radcliffe. I am loving this book. It has tons of techniques for using color from simple to more complicated including stitch patterns, plus some...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-07-2008, 04:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,360
Posted By Jaycee
These are very fun to make aren't they! I made...

These are very fun to make aren't they! I made seven for my seven grandkids last year for Christmas! They love wearing them. I made the first one with the aubergine merino and then the rest I made...
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By Jaycee
Could you make a shawl or throw where the ends...

Could you make a shawl or throw where the ends are left hanging as a design element? In the morehouse merino pattern book there are some scarves designed to leave the ends unwoven. Or maybe you could...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-08-2008, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,515
Posted By Jaycee
Hi, There's good information about different ways...

Hi,
There's good information about different ways to join a new color over at Knit Picks on the community pages - go to the link below and then go down to joining yarn and you'll see several...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2007, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,014
Posted By Jaycee
http://www.knitpicks.com/content/index.php/cat/sho...

http://www.knitpicks.com/content/index.php/cat/short-rows/

This is a good explanation for short rows. She also has a podcast where she discusses short rows.
Forum: General Knitting 09-12-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By Jaycee
The Red Wolf

Well . . . tonight my little granddaugther just arrived here from story time at the library and she had checked out a knitting book from the shelf! It is a children's story called "The Red Wolf,"...
Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,761
Posted By Jaycee
Can someone tell me how to increase when you are...

Can someone tell me how to increase when you are a combination knitter? I love knitting and perling combination. I think my rows are nice and even and good results, but I am confused about how to...
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2006, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Jaycee
Thanks so much for the link. Wow, that is some...

Thanks so much for the link. Wow, that is some amazing knitting on Wendy's site! I have been checking Amazon for the Sweaters From Camp but still expensive on that site. I also will check out the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2006, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Jaycee
Thanks so much for the response. It sounds like a...

Thanks so much for the response. It sounds like a good book. I hope to get one ordered soon! (Well as soon as I save up the money!)
Forum: General Knitting 06-15-2006, 02:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,288
Posted By Jaycee
Sweaters From Camp: 38 Color-Patterned Designs from Meg S .

Has anyone got this book or looked through it or have an opinion? I am getting into fair isle knitting and it looks interesting - but it's so expensive! I have checked out the library, but they don't...
Forum: General Knitting 06-13-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By Jaycee
Wow - this just doesn't mesh with my experience...

Wow - this just doesn't mesh with my experience at Gail's! I'm pretty much a rank beginner (started in November) and so I've purchased yarn for scarves, hats, socks, booga bags and I'm working on my...
Forum: General Knitting 06-09-2006, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,548
Posted By Jaycee
Hi! Wow they scheduled you for Las Vegas in...

Hi! Wow they scheduled you for Las Vegas in July?!?! Prepare for the heat!

I love Gail Knits. It is a really friendly shop with some nice samples and a fun, varied selection of yarn. Gail is great...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2006, 11:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,168
Posted By Jaycee
One thing that helped me to read my work was to...

One thing that helped me to read my work was to look at the stitch I wanted to work. If the stitch looks like it has a scarf, it is a knit stitch and I want to knit it. If the stitch looks like it...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2006, 06:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By Jaycee
Yes - that's just what happens. So that's why I...

Yes - that's just what happens. So that's why I thought I might try using two circular needles instead of the magic loop with one long circular needle.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2006, 05:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By Jaycee
Let's see - when I say the bottom stitches I mean...

Let's see - when I say the bottom stitches I mean the stitches that are seperated by the loop you pull through when you first start. - they would be the stitches farthest from the point of the needle...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2006, 05:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By Jaycee
Thanks - That's the kind of experience I was...

Thanks - That's the kind of experience I was looking for. T

The thing I'm seeing with the 1 circ method is that the bottom stitches are pulling - I'm going to try steaming the addis and see if that...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,469
Posted By Jaycee
TWO CIRCULAR NEEDLES FOR KNITTING SOCKS

TO KNIT TWO SOCKS AT ONE TIME USING THE TWO CIRCULAR NEEDLE METHOD AMY DEMONSTRATES WHAT WOULD YOU SUGGEST AS THE BEST LENGTH NEEDLES TO USE?

I'VE BEEN WORKING WITH THE 1 CIRC NEEDLE MAGIC LOOP...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,129
Posted By Jaycee
I would be interested in trying this . . . but...

I would be interested in trying this . . . but what length circular needles do you need?

I have been trying the magic loop with a 40" size 1 circular needle and I can make that work, but I would...
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2006, 11:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,740
Posted By Jaycee
I started knitting in November and am having lots...

I started knitting in November and am having lots of fun! I picked up a ton of knitting needles (mostly straight ones) at Deseret Industries (like Goodwill). They were in great condition, cost about...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-27-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,406
Posted By Jaycee
Pretty bag! I love the colors you picked. I think...

Pretty bag! I love the colors you picked. I think felting is neat because it really blends the colors together.

Jaycee
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-27-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Jaycee
Thanks everyone. :D

Thanks everyone. :D
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-25-2006, 10:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Jaycee
Thanks! She is just such a sweet little girl and...

Thanks! She is just such a sweet little girl and I love to spend time with her. I just started knitting in November and have made 12 scarves, 3 hats, 1 booga bag and this little hat, numerous samples...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-25-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,433
Posted By Jaycee
Fun Day

I had my little granddaughter over and she picked out some yarn from my basket to make her doll a blanket. Well, she has a shorter attention span than that and so when I got half the blanket done,...
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