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Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2008, 05:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,874
Posted By Rainny
I am 44. Congrats on you being a Nana also LBECK...

I am 44. Congrats on you being a Nana also LBECK (actually want to be called Nana too )

Thanks for all the ideas, I am also going to look at the library and borrow some books from there.

Rainny
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2008, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,874
Posted By Rainny
Tak you both of you, you have given me a good...

Tak you both of you, you have given me a good place to start.

Rainny
Forum: General Knitting 07-09-2008, 11:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,874
Posted By Rainny
Best Baby Books?

Ok so why would I be wanting to know some of the best baby knitting books out there? Well of course I found out this past weekend that I will be a Grandma.......:cheering:

Of course I personally...
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2008, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By Rainny
Thanks for the ideas everyone. I am going to go...

Thanks for the ideas everyone. I am going to go look now at what you all suggested.

Rainny
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2008, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,014
Posted By Rainny
Color Finding Help

Ok I need help finding a colorway.

My friend at work who has done at lot for me is going to get a gift. I am thinking of making a shawl for her. She is an avid quilter.

I called up her daughter to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-12-2008, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Rainny
I think thats what I am doing is wrapping to many...

I think thats what I am doing is wrapping to many stitches. Now that I have more of the ankle done its not looking that bad.

Rainny
Forum: How-to Questions 03-10-2008, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By Rainny
Pointy Toe up heels

Well using Silver's tutorial, I made a pair of toe up socks on 2 circulars. My problem is the heels are squarish pointy. I know its from doing the wraps and turns. I hate the look. I am wondering if...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Rainny
LOL Becky your not helping. I think I will try...

LOL Becky your not helping. I think I will try it on the 29ers. If I find it too slippery then I will make a LYS run. Or somehow I may feel the car turning towards the LYS anyways tomorrow after...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2008, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 905
Posted By Rainny
29" vs 36"

I am going to start a new project. The pattern knitty.com hush hush calls for size 2 and 3 on 36" circ. I have 2 and 3 on 29". Should I splurge and get the longer circs or should I be ok. At cast on...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2008, 01:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 915
Posted By Rainny
Blocking a Stole?

I just finished making a stole from a Gita Maria kit I got a Madrona. It has 5 rows of different yarns. All of them would be considered fun yarns. 2 of them are fun fur, there is a boucle type,...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By Rainny
Thank you for posting your video. I have been...

Thank you for posting your video. I have been trying to do it with the slipping off the needle way, but was having a hard time not loosing my stitches. Will give your way a try this afternoon.

Rainy...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-17-2008, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By Rainny
Duh forget it. I looked at my kntting and looked...

Duh forget it. I looked at my kntting and looked and just realized what I need to do.

Rainny
Forum: How-to Questions 02-17-2008, 10:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 716
Posted By Rainny
Make 1

Ok I need to m1 and its after a purl stitch and before another purl stitch, which method would be the best way to go so I do not get a hole. On the next row I will be purling all 3 of these...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-10-2008, 11:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,924
Posted By Rainny
Joined

Well I finally got to the end of my rounds tonight. But.... :gah: I only had 77 stiches on one armhole and 76 on the other. My fronts and back were ok. I decided not to frog, and on the last row of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2008, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Rainny
Thanks everyone. The reason I brought this up is...

Thanks everyone. The reason I brought this up is I want to splurge and get some hand dyed yarn for it from Briar Rose. Yes it will be a big splurge but as this will be something I wear I feel like...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2008, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Rainny
So then I may have to look at smaller yarn like...

So then I may have to look at smaller yarn like something along the lines of sock yarn weight?

Rainny
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 890
Posted By Rainny
DK Weight?

Hi Everyone

Question I hope you all can help me. Is Halcyon Yarn Inc [3/2 Pearl Cotton; considered a DK weight? I am trying to look at other different materials but I need to know what weight this...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-09-2008, 09:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,924
Posted By Rainny
Thank You

Thanks Knit Princess. I cast this on yesterday afternoon and have 2 repeats of increase rows to go before joining it all. Its the purl rows that get to me . I am using some super soft merino and...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-08-2008, 06:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,924
Posted By Rainny
Joining you all :)

Well I took a sweater top down class, and I hate hate what I am almost done making. I am also going to run out of the wool for it before its done. The wool was a xmas gift and I love it I just cant...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,466
Posted By Rainny
LOl No one is answering the phones cause the snow...

LOl No one is answering the phones cause the snow is wreaking havoc around here ArtLady. All those people probably didnt get into work today. Snow falling still out here in Maple Valley. Going to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2008, 10:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Rainny
Thankyou Zkimom and Phaedra. Now I can continue,...

Thankyou Zkimom and Phaedra. Now I can continue, and try not to second guess myself again.

Rainny
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2008, 09:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 606
Posted By Rainny
Thinking about this too hard!

Ok so I am doing socks on circular needles class at my LYS. Of course its Sunday and they are closed for the day. I am on the heel flap and thought I knew how many rows I needed to do, but now I am...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-31-2007, 12:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Rainny
Thank you Rhea and Suzeeq. :) The only thing I...

Thank you Rhea and Suzeeq. :) The only thing I could think of changing was possibly the number of stitches because of the seams. Your right Rhea, it is a basic tube with some decreasing at...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,316
Posted By Rainny
Straight vs Circ

Is there any reason to not do a sweater on a circ up too the armholes, vs doing what the pattern says on straight? I am thinking it would go much faster if I did this then each one seperatley, but...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2007, 02:04 AM
Replies: 7,464
Views: 1,446,344
Posted By Rainny
Hello

Like VaNana I have been knitting for years with long stretches of nothing in between. Picked it up about 2 years ago. I discovered knittting blogs and pattern sites, and now I am in trouble. I want...
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