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Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2014, 10:03 PM
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Posted By Daylilydayzed
Welcome to the forum Michael. I also belong to...

Welcome to the forum Michael. I also belong to Knitting Paradise.com 's forum where we have many men members who knit there. Come join us there!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-13-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 281
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Blocking is getting the project wet with water or...

Blocking is getting the project wet with water or steaming, then pinning it out on a bed or blocking boards to the dimensions given for the finished piece in your pattern. Knitpicks.com has a video...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Very Nice! The gray was the right choice.

Very Nice! The gray was the right choice.
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2014, 12:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 450
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I taught my self to knit while I was in High...

I taught my self to knit while I was in High school in the 1970's. After graduating I got married and then served one tour of duty in the US Navy where my oldest son was born. He was born with...
Forum: The Lounge 04-03-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 913
Posted By Daylilydayzed
We have two dogs. Both are dachshunds. Gunner's...

We have two dogs. Both are dachshunds. Gunner's Coal is an AKC registered miniature long hair x short hair cross. Daughter bought him from pet store in local mall.he has both types of hair, long and...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-23-2014, 02:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I want to thank you for working for the organ...

I want to thank you for working for the organ transplant department in your local hospital. I am the mother of a transplant patient who recently rejected the kidney he had received in 2000. A child...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-04-2014, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 452
Posted By Daylilydayzed
When I need to increase I use a variation of the...

When I need to increase I use a variation of the Kf&b, this is how to do it.Knit into the stitch you want to increase with and then move the needle tip to the back like you are going to knit into...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,645
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I grew up in Bartow Florida and we called them...

I grew up in Bartow Florida and we called them dish rags also. I washed many dishes with a dish rag.. For the first 14 years of my life I had 2 sisters and 1 brother. Then when I turned 15 , my...
Forum: The Lounge 02-15-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 640
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Florida did not get any of the snow, just the...

Florida did not get any of the snow, just the rain. We had 3 days of non stop rain . Getting wet in the am when out on crossing guard duty is not fun. It is a good thing I have a shoe dryer because I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 853
Posted By Daylilydayzed
If you can pick up extra stitches, then decrease...

If you can pick up extra stitches, then decrease to the required number. Also you can use the tail of yarn from closing up the top of finger to close up the holes at the base of finger. I do that...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-12-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 226
Posted By Daylilydayzed
7mm needle

My gauge says that a 7mm needle is equal to a 10 3/4 Us needle. You would be wise to use a 10 1/2 as it is equal to 6.50mm needle, a US 11 needle is equal to a 8mm.
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2014, 09:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 813
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Gloves I made on Cirular Needle.

I made these gloves using a circular needle even for the fingers. It takes a little getting used to working a small diameter item but it is a skill worth learning.
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,057
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I love Knit Picks Lace weight yarns that are 70%...

I love Knit Picks Lace weight yarns that are 70% merino wool and 30 % silk. They are so easy to knit up and have such a nice shine to them thanks to that silk and the colors are so great.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-15-2014, 02:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 199
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I cord can be knitted on a double pointed needle....

I cord can be knitted on a double pointed needle. As for an opening in something you want to use for a drawstring in, when you are knitting and want to place the opening, place a yarn over and then...
Forum: General Knitting 01-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 497
Posted By Daylilydayzed
fatoldladyinpjs said:"Another one of my favorites...

fatoldladyinpjs said:"Another one of my favorites is a thermal stitch. This is cast on in a multiple of 4. It's knit one row, purl one row. Knit 2, purl 2 for two rows. Repeat these four rows for...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2014, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 478
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I don't celebrate New year's Eve any more, my...

I don't celebrate New year's Eve any more, my mother passed away on Dec31 2003. It is not a happy memory for me any more.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-25-2013, 09:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 345
Posted By Daylilydayzed
My grandson's scarf

I knitted a scarf for my grandson in Va as his Christmas gift. I used 32 stitches in a pattern stitch that made it loo like big wide ribbing.
It was a 4 row pattern of 1 Knit Row 2 Knit Row 3 K2 P2...
Forum: General Knitting 12-16-2013, 11:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,215
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Knit Picks.com has some beautiful yarns and that...

Knit Picks.com has some beautiful yarns and that are not that expensive. You can get a 70 percent baby alpaca and 30 percent silk for under 20 dollars. If you look under the clearance yarns you can...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-16-2013, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Ok I have started with 13 as the decrease.

Ok I have started with 13 as the decrease.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-15-2013, 10:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 219
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Which number to decrease?

I am knitting a hat for my grandson in Va. I am not using a pattern so it is a generic hat, but my question is this: I casted on 104 stitches , I found that when I divided the 104 with 13 I got the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-11-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Very nice work. I bet your dil will love them .

Very nice work. I bet your dil will love them .
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-05-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Your grandson is a talented young man who will be...

Your grandson is a talented young man who will be a well rounded grown man soon. You have every reason to be proud of him.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-30-2013, 05:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 629
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Very pretty!

Very pretty!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-30-2013, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 765
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Ive seen it called the Staghorn cable

Ive seen it called the Staghorn cable
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-30-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 756
Posted By Daylilydayzed
To prevent holes when knitting gloves , i use...

To prevent holes when knitting gloves , i use this When you put the waiting stitches on waste yarn , use a lockable stitch marker to catch one leg of the first stitch and the stitch next to it left...
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