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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2008, 11:44 PM
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Views: 1,881
Posted By yarnbee
Looks great! Haven't tried the chunky yet but...

Looks great!
Haven't tried the chunky yet but have used Plymouth Encore Worsted and have been really happy with it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,196
Posted By yarnbee
Thinking outside the sock, I'd say the solution...

Thinking outside the sock, I'd say the solution to your problem is to wear mismatched socks. After all, they're your feet, and there are no sock police, right? :shrug:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2008, 01:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By yarnbee
Thanks! Yarn on insteps is Cascade 220 Heather...

Thanks! Yarn on insteps is Cascade 220 Heather 9454, soles are solid color 7807. (visit me on ravelry--playswithyarn)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-31-2008, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By yarnbee
I don't remember the exact pattern but see my...

I don't remember the exact pattern but see my earlier post, #23. The baby cable rib part is just a variation of a 2x2 rib. When knit in the round, the cable happens every 4th row. If knitting end to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-31-2008, 12:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,755
Posted By yarnbee
I'm not expert on Fair Isle--have knit only one...

I'm not expert on Fair Isle--have knit only one stranded project in my whole life a long time ago. However, "a rose by any other name..."
Your stitches are so even and I love the colors.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-31-2008, 12:31 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,196
Posted By yarnbee
:roflhard:This is not a problem I have, but I...

:roflhard:This is not a problem I have, but I have other vices. Just send those socks to me and I'll finish them. Of course, they probably wouldn't match because I'm a tight knitter.

I really do...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-31-2008, 12:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By yarnbee
I used almost 2 skeins of double stranded...

I used almost 2 skeins of double stranded Mountain Colors Bearfoot in Pheasant colorway on size 10 needles, 32 stitches. I'm a tight knitter so others might need a smaller needle. The baby cable rib...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 12:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,914
Posted By yarnbee
Love the cheerful colors. Congrats on a great job!

Love the cheerful colors. Congrats on a great job!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By yarnbee
Thanks! Yarn on insteps is Cascade 220 Heather...

Thanks! Yarn on insteps is Cascade 220 Heather 9454, soles are solid color 7807. (details in my ravelry projects--I'm "playswithyarn.")
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 11:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By yarnbee
Thanks for taking the time to comment! I, too,...

Thanks for taking the time to comment! I, too, often take quick shots of FOs on the sofa, but a break in the rain let me get outside for this one.

Our winters are mild with some days cold enough for...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 12:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,706
Posted By yarnbee
Wow--this is fabulous. I really respect...

Wow--this is fabulous. I really respect lace-knitters, it requires a lot of focus.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 12:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,444
Posted By yarnbee
These are adorable and they bring back sweet...

These are adorable and they bring back sweet memories for me, a mom of twins.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By yarnbee
FO: Mountain Colors Scarf

Scarf knit in baby cable rib pattern, double stranded in Mountain Colors Bearfoot to match socks.
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2298/2221956682_8b401a3ef2.jpg?v=0
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2008, 12:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,427
Posted By yarnbee
FO: Felted clogs

My first pair, made as a Christmas gift, women's medium. http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2326/2143702245_a54dea9235.jpg?v=0
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-29-2008, 11:53 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 137,522
Posted By yarnbee
I'm a tight knitter and needed size 15 to get...

I'm a tight knitter and needed size 15 to get gauge. Mine are women's medium and I was very happy with them. I'll try to post a link to the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2007, 06:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,487
Posted By yarnbee
I was about 7 or 8 when my mother taught me to...

I was about 7 or 8 when my mother taught me to cast on and do garter stitch. It depends on the child's manual dexterity and since I started piano lessons at 7, it came easily to me. Didn't really...
Forum: General Knitting 11-03-2007, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,494
Posted By yarnbee
Just a couple minutes ago, I got an image of Bob...

Just a couple minutes ago, I got an image of Bob (the Ravelry dog) and a message that it's down for maintenance.

Oh well, I'm planning to go to the LYS in a few minutes anyway so hopefully won't...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 10-31-2007, 03:21 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 137,522
Posted By yarnbee
OK, purlygyrl, I'm wishing you luck. I finished...

OK, purlygyrl, I'm wishing you luck. I finished my clogs and felted them about a week ago. They're a gift, so will wait until after Christmas to post a photo.
BTW, they take forever to dry!
See you...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 767
Posted By yarnbee
I can relate! :wall: I think I also did something...

I can relate! :wall: I think I also did something backwards, but not in opposite directions. I started the second clog and got interrupted by life about a month before the last step on the second...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-17-2007, 12:15 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 137,522
Posted By yarnbee
Started clogs; bumper or no bumper?

Bought the #17 Addis ($$$!) and started the clogs over the weekend. As you may recall from my earlier post, I couldn't get gauge with 13 or even 15. Completed the sole--major struggle doing the m1...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-09-2007, 02:01 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 137,522
Posted By yarnbee
Correction--I meant to type 220 because that's...

Correction--I meant to type 220 because that's what I'm using.
Pattern is knit flat even though circs are specified. LYS staffer told me she's made several pairs and both lengths are needed. I...
Forum: General Knitting 09-08-2007, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By yarnbee
2 skeins of Cascade 220

I have 2 skeins of Cascade 220 wool (total of 440 yds) in a gorgeous heather colorway. Any suggestions for something to knit for an adult woman that will use most of it? A hat is about the only thing...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-08-2007, 12:38 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 137,522
Posted By yarnbee
Yesterday I went to my LYS and bought the Fiber...

Yesterday I went to my LYS and bought the Fiber Trends felted clogs pattern and Cascade 200. I fell in love with a lavendar heather muted with flecks of violet, blue, and even gold for the tops and...
Forum: General Knitting 09-08-2007, 12:05 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,807
Posted By yarnbee
I just got the metal Options set about a month...

I just got the metal Options set about a month ago, and this morning the email from Knitpicks announcing the Harmonies--what a teaser! :drool: They look so gorgeous--they ought to be framed in a...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-07-2007, 12:00 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 137,522
Posted By yarnbee
Fiber Trends Clogs

I'm a sock knitter (top down with heel flap)--do you think I could handle this pattern?

Also, I read somewhere that the pattern is for even sizes. For a women's size 7 should I follow the...
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