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Forum: Pattern Central 12-02-2008, 11:57 AM
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Posted By ladybug_ja
Thank you SO much for spending time on this! It...

Thank you SO much for spending time on this! It is nice to know that I am not crazy!!! I did try emailing Sirdar but they did not reply to me.

Again, I really appreciate you figuring this out for...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-28-2008, 10:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,056
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thanks for the help Miss Molly! The worst one is...

Thanks for the help Miss Molly!

The worst one is the Helmet with ear flaps. I believe the intention is to make the ear flaps with a few sections of p2k2 ribbing but for the life of me I can't figure...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-27-2008, 10:41 AM
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Views: 5,981
Posted By ladybug_ja
These are so cute!! I used this yarn to make a...

These are so cute!!

I used this yarn to make a cabled hat for a 3 month old and it turned out great too!! I wasn't sure if cables would come out nicely with the jacquard pattern but it looks...
Forum: General Knitting 11-26-2008, 08:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 6,656
Posted By ladybug_ja
My mom taught me to knit (who is an expert...

My mom taught me to knit (who is an expert knitter!) when I was probably around 7 or 8. I remember making sweaters for my Pound Puppies !

My mom still gets calls at 11pm and emails of scanned...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2008, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 865
Posted By ladybug_ja
This is a really cute pattern! I think you could...

This is a really cute pattern!

I think you could just add 2 stitches to the ears..one is right where your green square is and one right above it. And then repeat on the other side. That fills in the...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-26-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,056
Posted By ladybug_ja
Sirdar Snuggly DK Pattern 1711

Hello!

I was just wondering if anyone else out there has had problems with this pattern?

http://www.sirdar.co.uk/designs/babiesDesigns/hatsbootiesmitts/1711

I have made 3 hats now from this...
Forum: General Knitting 11-26-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,549
Posted By ladybug_ja
Nephew #1: hat with ear flaps, mittens, maybe...

Nephew #1: hat with ear flaps, mittens, maybe slippers
Nephew #2: cabled hat, mittens, slippers
Mom, MIL, SIL: scrubbies for stockings

We'll see if I can get all that done for xmas! :wink:

Julie
Forum: General Knitting 11-26-2008, 09:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,140
Posted By ladybug_ja
I agree with the pp about those average head...

I agree with the pp about those average head circumferences. My 3 year old has a 20" head!! So, you might want to see if the mom can get you some measurements.

I would think as long as you make a...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2008, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By ladybug_ja
It's just a lot of money to ship from outside...

It's just a lot of money to ship from outside Canada. Just a book from the US can cost $20 to ship!

Julie
Forum: General Knitting 11-18-2008, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By ladybug_ja
Knitting Book Suggestion?

Can anyone suggest a how-to book for more advanced knitting techniques?

All of my books seem to only cover the basic knit, purl, increases and decreases. Looking for good diagrams and descriptions....
Forum: Pattern Central 11-11-2008, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,582
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thank you so much!!! I don't know why my search...

Thank you so much!!! I don't know why my search didn't turn this up but I'm glad yours did!

Julie
Forum: Pattern Central 11-11-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,065
Posted By ladybug_ja
I like the Bernat Satins, they are super soft and...

I like the Bernat Satins, they are super soft and wash well.

I have also seen lots of chemo caps done in cotton. I think it helps the scalp to breath better. There are several really soft cottons...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-11-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,582
Posted By ladybug_ja
Anyone recognize this Aran waistcoat pattern?

Hi!

I saw this really cute pattern/yarn kit in the Mary Maxim catalogue but I would like to purchase just the pattern not the whole kit. You can't buy only the pattern from...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-03-2008, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thanks to both of you for your quick...

Thanks to both of you for your quick responses!

I'm going to rip it out and try again. Wish me luck!!

Julie
Forum: How-to Questions 11-03-2008, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 918
Posted By ladybug_ja
Need help with pattern directions...

HELP! I thought I had figured out what I was supposed to do with these instructions but when I knit it up...it's definitely wrong! It just looks like random holes, there is definitely no...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-26-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By ladybug_ja
THanks so much! I would have really screwed that...

THanks so much! I would have really screwed that up!
Forum: Pattern Central 10-26-2008, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By ladybug_ja
Need help understanding increase directions

Hi,

My pattern for a baby hat says to "pick up loop between last and next st and work into back of this loop (this will now be referred to as m1)". :?? Is this the same as M1B in the videos in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-11-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,929
Posted By ladybug_ja
Curled Edge on Stockinette...what edging to use to straighten it out?

Hi there,

I wasn't sure whether to post this question in this section or in the crochet section...so I picked this one!

I've knit a poncho for my daughter and it is purple and white squares done in...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2008, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thanks!! I'll give it a go!

Thanks!! I'll give it a go!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2008, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thanks Suzeeq, a few questions still... Is this...

Thanks Suzeeq, a few questions still...

Is this with the same size needle as what the pattern says? Should I knit a gauge swatch with the same needle size and the ww to figure this out?

So, if the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,659
Posted By ladybug_ja
Switching from dk to worsted weight help

Hi! I have a cute hat pattern that requires Sirdar Snuggly DK but I want to use a worsted weight yarn instead. I made a poncho for my daughter and I want the hat made out the same yarn.

How do I go...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-07-2008, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thank you so much!!! I've ordered it and it's on...

Thank you so much!!! I've ordered it and it's on its way!
Forum: Pattern Central 09-06-2008, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 927
Posted By ladybug_ja
Looking for a Coats and Clark pattern...

Hi there, I'm looking for a new Coats and Clark pattern called Knitting Made Easy and the product number is J27.0001 (it's a new release to the original). I cannot find it anywhere in Canada. It's...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-11-2008, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thanks so much for the links! These look...

Thanks so much for the links! These look great.

ladybug
Forum: Pattern Central 08-10-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,321
Posted By ladybug_ja
Thanks! I'm looking for both a baby pattern...

Thanks! I'm looking for both a baby pattern (6-12 months) and for a preschooler (3 years old).

ladybug
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