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Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2008, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,235
Posted By Ariane100
I would go with 40". If you ever want to do 2...

I would go with 40". If you ever want to do 2 adult socks at once, you'll be glad you have a 40"!
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2008, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By Ariane100
I've heard repeatedly that putting it in the...

I've heard repeatedly that putting it in the freezer for an hour or two makes the job easier! I never tried it though.

HTH!
Forum: General Knitting 01-27-2008, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 776
Posted By Ariane100
KP has Options with 40 and 47" cables in sock sizes

Some of us have been waiting for KnitPicks to make sock size needles with longer cables, well, they finally listened! :cheering: I know I wrote twice to ask for them. Of course, KP had to start...
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2008, 11:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 722
Posted By Ariane100
Is your gauge different on wood than on metal?

Do you find you need tighter or looser on wood than on metal? I know that wood is supposed to have more grip than metal but I've never used it (I only have the nickel Options set and I don't have any...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2008, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,120
Posted By Ariane100
An easier way to p2tog tbl?

Ok, so I'm doing the Butterfly Dress from Rowan in Elann Silken Kydd and the p2tog tbl are killing me, especially since the second stitch on the left needle is a yo. Is there an easier way to do a...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-24-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,766
Posted By Ariane100
I don't know if it's too late, but Yarn Harlot's...

I don't know if it's too late, but Yarn Harlot's An Unoriginal Hat (http://www.yarnharlot.ca/blog/archives/2007/11/06/an_unoriginal_hat.html) is pretty cool IMO.
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2007, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,579
Posted By Ariane100
I read somewhere that combining any two of: heat,...

I read somewhere that combining any two of: heat, agitation, or detergent, will lead to felting. I did put my 100% wool Rogue in the complete delicate cycle twice with no ill effects, but it was just...
Forum: General Knitting 11-02-2007, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By Ariane100
I asked for that a year ago, and I keep hoping...

I asked for that a year ago, and I keep hoping they will make some. It doesn't sound like it would be too hard, just to cut the cables a longer length. I do manage to make 2 socks at a time on a 32"...
Forum: General Knitting 10-23-2007, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,318
Posted By Ariane100
I heard that it pills quite badly. Too bad cause...

I heard that it pills quite badly. Too bad cause the price is right! I guess that's really a case of getting your money's worth.
Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2007, 09:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,212
Posted By Ariane100
Elann Peruvian Sierra Aran?

Has anybody used Elann Peruvian Sierra Aran?...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-11-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,283
Posted By Ariane100
Great job! I just started the upper portion of...

Great job! I just started the upper portion of Chart A on mine, I love seeing finished products!
Forum: Pattern Central 08-27-2007, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 950
Posted By Ariane100
Steeking Rogue cardigan

I'm about to start on the body of Rogue (http://www.girlfromauntie.com/patterns/shop/rogue/detail.php) and I want to make it into a cardigan. I'd much rather knit it in the round so I was thinking of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-14-2007, 11:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,496
Posted By Ariane100
It's lovely! Great job!

It's lovely! Great job!
Forum: General Knitting 08-13-2007, 08:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 989
Posted By Ariane100
I also saw a tutorial on a blog somewhere to make...

I also saw a tutorial on a blog somewhere to make one of these from a tub of margarine and something else to serve as a post. And yes, you do need a J needle to use it. The principle is that you put...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-08-2007, 02:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,487
Posted By Ariane100
The tights are really nice, they fit great!

The tights are really nice, they fit great!
Forum: General Knitting 08-02-2007, 08:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,583
Posted By Ariane100
I'm a full-time Ph.D. students and have two...

I'm a full-time Ph.D. students and have two daughters, 5 1/2 and 3 y.o. I mostly knit after they're asleep, but this means the house is a mess a lot of the time. I also knit during weekend mornings...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-30-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,533
Posted By Ariane100
Great job! These are definitely on my to do list!

Great job! These are definitely on my to do list!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-30-2007, 09:19 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,306
Posted By Ariane100
I love that, the yarn does look yummy!

I love that, the yarn does look yummy!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-30-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,843
Posted By Ariane100
Gorgeous!!

Gorgeous!!
Forum: General Knitting 07-29-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,643
Posted By Ariane100
It is very unlikely that any given sweater would...

It is very unlikely that any given sweater would fit perfectly someone's body. Just like for RTW clothes or sewing patterns, these things are made for an average body (or for the designer's body LOL)...
Forum: General Knitting 07-29-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 741
Posted By Ariane100
I think with bold stripes the Jaywalkers would be...

I think with bold stripes the Jaywalkers would be nicer. Also, from the FOs I have seen online, the pattern on the Monkeys seems to be easily obscured by too busy colorways.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-27-2007, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 931
Posted By Ariane100
Take a look at this list of stoles:...

Take a look at this list of stoles: http://lovetobikeandknit.blogspot.com/2006/05/rectangular-shawl-patterns.html

Maybe you will find something that you'll like.
Forum: General Knitting 07-27-2007, 11:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,612
Posted By Ariane100
Sleeves first or body first?

What do you start with when making a sweater? (Not the kind of sweater that you knit all in one piece, of course! ;))

I have yet to make my first sweater and I was wondering if there is any...
Forum: General Knitting 07-27-2007, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,376
Posted By Ariane100
I always knit tighter when I'm first starting a...

I always knit tighter when I'm first starting a project, and what's the first thing I do when I start a project? Gauge swatch! So my swatch and the first few rows/rounds are tighter and then my gauge...
Forum: General Knitting 07-26-2007, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,497
Posted By Ariane100
Is all wool warmer than wool/silk?

I want to knit my dad a vest for his birthday and I'm shopping for yarn. I was wondering if a 50/50 blend of wool/silk would be as warm as 100% wool? I'm guessing no, but I seem to remember that...
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