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Forum: The Lounge 08-30-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By MrsJacks
Reading your post, I can tell this is...

Reading your post, I can tell this is distressing. How old is your son? You don't have to divulge personal details, but has anything transpired in his life lately that has been disruptive or...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-30-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By MrsJacks
Thank you all so much for your help! Just as soon...

Thank you all so much for your help! Just as soon as I finish up "Glam Shells" I will try and cast on for "Beithe" again :)
Forum: Pattern Central 08-28-2013, 10:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 790
Posted By MrsJacks
"Beithe" Shawl

From Knitty Deep Fall 2012 (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEdf12/PATTbeithe.php). I love this pattern. I love lace charts. The only problem? I can't decipher this darn chart! This is the chart....
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2013, 01:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,670
Posted By MrsJacks
I have a set of Denise needles, as well as...

I have a set of Denise needles, as well as KnitPicks Options in Harmony wood, Zephyr acrylic, and the original nickel plated. I love them all for different reasons, and use them for every project,...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,578
Posted By MrsJacks
Belastraw was a type of yarn commonly used in...

Belastraw was a type of yarn commonly used in purse making, because it was made from a sturdy, synthetic material. It came on a cardboard tube, similar to a cone, but without the tapering. I wonder...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-22-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 694
Posted By MrsJacks
The method I always use with great success is to...

The method I always use with great success is to bend my arm at my elbow and wrap the yarn around my palm and under my elbow, forming a really long loop. I drape it over the hook of a coat hanger,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2013, 04:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,215
Posted By MrsJacks
Chroma is one of my favorite yarns to make things...

Chroma is one of my favorite yarns to make things like small shawls, cowls and scarves. It's so soft and squishy and the colors with long repeats are gorgeous. The one drawback, as you've noticed, is...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2013, 04:35 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,034
Posted By MrsJacks
It helped that I already knew how to knit in the...

It helped that I already knew how to knit in the round on fixed circulars. After that, I learned how to knit socks using the 4 DPN method (three needles holding stitches and one working needle),...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2013, 04:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,592
Posted By MrsJacks
I have a good number of pattern books; however,...

I have a good number of pattern books; however, the one book I refer to most frequently is The Knitting Answers Book. It's small enough to tuck into a knitting bag, but it's loaded with helpful...
Forum: The Lounge 01-08-2013, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,740
Posted By MrsJacks
Fibro knitter, checking in! I find that my hands...

Fibro knitter, checking in! I find that my hands and elbows hurt much more when using larger needles. I'm usually fine with any size smaller than a 5(US). Anything larger and I find myself either...
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2013, 02:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,455
Posted By MrsJacks
That's what I use as well. Since I started doing...

That's what I use as well. Since I started doing Magic Loop nearly exclusively, my poor Crystal Palace DPNs started collecting dust. But I do use them when cabling on socks. I use the Clover plastic...
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