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Forum: How-to Questions 12-23-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Boogaloo
Thank you everyone :) I've started knitting the...

Thank you everyone :)

I've started knitting the border, I just don't see how it's going to work as one long strip, as when you try to 'gently curve' it around the corners as they've advised it...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2015, 10:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 762
Posted By Boogaloo
Question Help with knitting a border!

Hi all,

So I have a little baby boy on the way and I've been working on a blanket to give him when he's born. The bulk of the blanket is worked in stocking st, normally I would incorporate a garter...
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,279
Posted By Boogaloo
Smile Anyone tried selling on Etsy etc?

Hiya,

Not sure if this is the correct place to post, but I'm thinking of setting up a knitting shop on Etsy as I love knitting little animals etc and people tell me I could make good money from...
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,065
Posted By Boogaloo
I have a book called 'All You Knit is Love' which...

I have a book called 'All You Knit is Love' which I got free with a magazine ages ago and it has loads of love-themed ornaments you can knit, there's little hearts and animals and a gingerbread bride...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-28-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Boogaloo
Thank you so much everyone, I'm glad you like...

Thank you so much everyone, I'm glad you like them! I'll be giving one to my friend as she works with sheep and is doing a dissertation on sheep nutrition, then I'll probably donate the others :)
Forum: Pattern Central 03-28-2014, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By Boogaloo
Yes I will be seaming the bear when it's done, do...

Yes I will be seaming the bear when it's done, do you think doing the increase 1 stitch in is enough or shall I do 2 stitches first?

Thank you for your advice :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-25-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,038
Posted By Boogaloo
Wow that looks brilliant! I've never attempted to...

Wow that looks brilliant! I've never attempted to make clothing, seems too difficult. You've done a wonderful job :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-25-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,759
Posted By Boogaloo
She looks fantastic, well done! I just purchased...

She looks fantastic, well done!

I just purchased a knitting kit from Aldi called 'Bella the Bear' which looks very similar to this, did you by any chance use that kit or did you just go off...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-25-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,701
Posted By Boogaloo
FO: Family of sheep!

Hiya,

Over the last couple of months I've been practising my toy making skills and I've knitted 3 sheep! The ram was the first one, my embroidery skills weren't great but I got a little better with...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-25-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,310
Posted By Boogaloo
Question Help with increasing in knitting pattern!

Hello everyone!

I purchased a knitting kit from Aldi to make 'Bella the Bear', however I've found the pattern to be dreadful so far as it's not written very clearly.

Here's the section I'm stuck...
Forum: General Knitting 01-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,976
Posted By Boogaloo
I'm quite new to knitting myself and I'm not very...

I'm quite new to knitting myself and I'm not very good at understanding all the written knitting guides (even when they have pictures) so I've taught myself everything via YouTube. There's loads of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-24-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,337
Posted By Boogaloo
That sounds really great, I'd love to see a...

That sounds really great, I'd love to see a picture!

If the forum won't let you upload one is it because the file size is too big? I use www.picmonkey.com to resize mine (use percentages, it's...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-24-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,855
Posted By Boogaloo
Finished knitting an elephant!

I've spent the last 5 days working on my first knitted toy which came as a kit with 'Just Knit' magazine, and I've just finished :woot: I'm pretty pleased with it overall but it is quite messy in...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By Boogaloo
Aaah I get you now! :cheering: Thank you for your...

Aaah I get you now! :cheering: Thank you for your help I appreciate it :)
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By Boogaloo
Thank you, that makes more sense. But how do you...

Thank you, that makes more sense. But how do you interpret that from the pattern? It didn't make sense to me when I read it, I wondered if you could explain it to me a bit more so I can learn to read...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By Boogaloo
Sorry about that, I've attached a photo now but...

Sorry about that, I've attached a photo now but it may be a bit small (the file size restrictions on here are tiny!), so I hope you can read it okay. It's a ram from 'Knitted Farm Animals' by Sarah...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By Boogaloo
Question Having some trouble understanding this pattern!

I've ALMOST finished making my first knitted stuffed animal (Hatty the elephant from Just Knit magazine) and I've found it really enjoyable, so I purchased a book of knitted farm animal patterns for...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 628
Posted By Boogaloo
Thumbs down Bordered stocking scarf still curling.. can I block it?

Hi all,

I previously posted on here about a scarf I knitted in stocking stitch which had rolled up, I was advised to start again using a garter stitch border which I've done but I'm having the exact...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2014, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By Boogaloo
Thanks for the suggestions! GrumpyGramma I did...

Thanks for the suggestions! GrumpyGramma I did think about starting again a few rows back but it made me sad... so I just carried on hoping that it wouldn't be TOO awful when it's finished! I'm going...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2014, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Boogaloo
Of course! Here it is - it's quite messy in...

Of course! Here it is - it's quite messy in places and I don't like the colours so much but it was great for practice :)
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2014, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,513
Posted By Boogaloo
Fix curling on a FINISHED stockinette scarf?

Hi all,

I'm fairly new to knitting (this is only my second project) and I stupidly started knitting a scarf using stockinette and reverse stockinette without looking into how to fix curling first (I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Boogaloo
Thanks!

Thank you everyone for your help, I have no idea how I fixed it but I kept fiddling around with it and passing it between needles until it looked okay and I can't even see where the mistake was now!...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,045
Posted By Boogaloo
Unhappy How can I fix this mistake?

Hello everybody,

I'm very new to knitting, in fact this is my first project! I'm knitting a scarf from a Cath Kidston set and I've made several mistakes so far but luckily enough I've had family...
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