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Forum: How-to Questions 03-16-2010, 08:33 PM
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Views: 1,059
Posted By desidiva
Thanks Suzeeq!! This was a great suggestion. I...

Thanks Suzeeq!! This was a great suggestion. I held my iron over the chain edge while it was on the steam setting. Then I pulled the chain edge in opposite directions and let it sit for a bit. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2010, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,401
Posted By desidiva
I'm not really sure about ruffles, but if you're...

I'm not really sure about ruffles, but if you're interested in crochet borders for blankets, this site has a lot of great ideas. You just need to click on any of the baby blanket videos. I've added...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-13-2010, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,059
Posted By desidiva
Blocking acrylic-- is it worth it???

Hi. I just finished a crochet scarf with Vanna's Choice yarn, which is 100 % acrylic. When I lay it out flat, it looks even. But when I try it on, it bows in a tiny bit towards the chain edge...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-10-2009, 11:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,118
Posted By desidiva
pattern help- decreasing crown for hat

I have a question regarding decreasing for the crown of a hat. Here's my pattern:

Decrease for crown:

Rnd 1: *k7, k2tog* repeat from * to * to end of rnd (64 sts rem)
Rnd 2: knit
Rnd 3: *k6,...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2009, 11:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,818
Posted By desidiva
I really like this knitpicks article about...

I really like this knitpicks article about circular needles. It goes over the basics of using circular needles and describes techniques like magic...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-03-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,138
Posted By desidiva
Was wondering if anyone finished their scarf or...

Was wondering if anyone finished their scarf or blanket? I finished my scarf a few weeks ago. I decided to do it as a charity project for church. My brother really liked it so I might make him one.
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2009, 10:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,685
Posted By desidiva
Knitting New Year's Resolutions

Does anyone have any knitting resolutions/goals for this year? Learning how to knit was one of my 2008 resolutions. Thought I'd come up with some knitting related resolutions for this year. ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-01-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,483
Posted By desidiva
Good luck with your knitting class. You can sign...

Good luck with your knitting class. You can sign up for email newsletters from joanns.com. I get one at least once a week. They have great coupons--free shipping etc--and sale announcements. I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,059
Posted By desidiva
My lys has amazing sales so I tend to go there. ...

My lys has amazing sales so I tend to go there. I don't really live near any major craft stores. When I visit family in the midwest, I hit every Hobby Lobby, Michaels and Joann's I can find. ...
Forum: Charity Knitting 10-26-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,923
Posted By desidiva
Thanks for letting us know. I have been knitting...

Thanks for letting us know. I have been knitting furiously for the past few days trying to get my scarf finished before the Oct 31 deadline. Nice to know that I have a little more time.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 09-23-2008, 08:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,138
Posted By desidiva
I'm a little bit late to the game but . . . I...

I'm a little bit late to the game but . . . I started the one row scarf last night. So far, I like the way that it is turning out. I like the pattern. It's looks interesting, but is simple enough...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-16-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 28,246
Posted By desidiva
I'm another Queens girl.

I'm another Queens girl.
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2008, 10:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,253
Posted By desidiva
I knit anytime I have to wait around. I keep a...

I knit anytime I have to wait around. I keep a scarf in my purse (I carry enormous purses) so I can knit whenever I get a chance. If I'm early for a meeting, I'll find a Starbucks or a park and get...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-20-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,886
Posted By desidiva
You might want to check out...

You might want to check out knittingforcharity.org for different ideas.
http://www.knittingforcharity.org/2008/04/
Forum: General Knitting 07-12-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,500
Posted By desidiva
What a cool idea! Thanks for posting this. It...

What a cool idea! Thanks for posting this. It made my day.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-06-2008, 11:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 13,923
Posted By desidiva
According to this site...

According to this site http://orphan.org/index.php?id=40
the "projected" donation period will be between September 1, 2008 and October 15, 2008.
This sounds like a lot of fun. I love that you can...
Forum: General Knitting 06-27-2008, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,543
Posted By desidiva
That sounds like such a great idea. I belong to...

That sounds like such a great idea. I belong to a knitting circle called 'knit together.' The name is taken from a passage in Colossians.

This is what I have asked of God for you: that you will...
Forum: General Knitting 06-12-2008, 10:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,379
Posted By desidiva
I just started knitting a couple months ago. A...

I just started knitting a couple months ago. A friend originally taught me how to knit using metal needles, maybe a size 7. I didn't really like them because the stitches slipped off. Also, she...
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,069
Posted By desidiva
I love to sit on my couch, listen to music and...

I love to sit on my couch, listen to music and knit. It's so relaxing. If I can't sleep b/c I'm anxious about something, I'll knit a few rows to calm myself down. I've heard of people who pray the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-08-2008, 10:40 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 49,968
Posted By desidiva
Wondering if anyone is still looking for a...

Wondering if anyone is still looking for a penpal...

KH Name: desidiva
Country:US
Are you willing to send internationally?: yes
Your age range: (such as: 20's, 30's, 90's): 20s
Do you care what age...
Forum: General Knitting 06-08-2008, 10:21 PM
Replies: 7,442
Views: 1,427,526
Posted By desidiva
Hi! I've been lurking for a while, but I thought...

Hi! I've been lurking for a while, but I thought that it was about time that I finally emerged from the darkness. I've been knitting since February. So far I've made one scarf (for my mom, awwww)...
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