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Forum: Pattern Central 03-22-2010, 11:11 PM
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Posted By bsh8rc
Hat Help

I am knitting a hat and I'm having a bit of trouble with the patter (and I'm not sure why).

Here is the pattern:

For the "work 2 sts in each st" I did a knit one front and back. I was doing make...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,921
Posted By bsh8rc
yay! Nice spring colors! I love getting packages...

yay! Nice spring colors! I love getting packages in the mail and it's even better if they're knitting related. Have fun!
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2010, 07:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,652
Posted By bsh8rc
I am right handed and I attempted to try to teach...

I am right handed and I attempted to try to teach my left handed roommate how to knit in college. It didn't go over so great...lol. Good luck though!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-19-2010, 10:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,238
Posted By bsh8rc
I love that hat and when I get the money to buy...

I love that hat and when I get the money to buy the yarn I will be knitting it up. I'm afraid that it might be spring when that time comes though. lol
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2010, 10:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,319
Posted By bsh8rc
this is super interesting! I always thought of...

this is super interesting! I always thought of knitting with needles, never just your fingers.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-17-2010, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,670
Posted By bsh8rc
I'm Kansas City and I have discovered that my LYS...

I'm Kansas City and I have discovered that my LYS in Columbia MO was much better than any of the ones I have in KC. This makes me grumpy.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-17-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,123
Posted By bsh8rc
I just did a quick google and found this...

I just did a quick google and found this (http://www.cyarn.com/products/fiber/fiber_036.html) so I think they mean milk as in the drink. Very interesting if I do say so myself!
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 01:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,919
Posted By bsh8rc
I normally make the scarf as long as the person...

I normally make the scarf as long as the person is tall. That way they have optimal wrapping length, but then again I like my super long scarves.
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,408
Posted By bsh8rc
I love the knitpicks Options! I can't wait to get...

I love the knitpicks Options! I can't wait to get some money so I can buy the Harmonies so I can try to do magic loop. Plus the Harmonies are just SOOO pretty! Congratulations on your cool new...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 878
Posted By bsh8rc
I bought the set because I was tired of buying...

I bought the set because I was tired of buying new needles for every project or not doing an awesome pattern because I didn't have the right needle size. I am now working on buy the harmonies so I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,975
Posted By bsh8rc
I also have a pretty bad nickel allergy (I get...

I also have a pretty bad nickel allergy (I get itchy) and I have the knitpicks nickel plated interchangeable needles and I've been ok (I've had them since October). Funny story...my boyfriends last...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-16-2010, 09:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,593
Posted By bsh8rc
make sure you don't boil your yarn! This can...

make sure you don't boil your yarn! This can cause felting and a wicked mess. Also, if you're dyeing with food coloring make sure you wear gloves otherwise your hands will turn crazy colors. Just...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-16-2010, 08:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,596
Posted By bsh8rc
I have also dyed with Wiltons! Just make sure to...

I have also dyed with Wiltons! Just make sure to wear gloves or your hands will turn strange colors!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-16-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,537
Posted By bsh8rc
I use knitpicks super wash and bare yarns. I...

I use knitpicks super wash and bare yarns. I personally like the superwash just for that safety net but I haven't had problems with my bare and I've accidently boiled it before (although not very...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 02-16-2010, 08:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,859
Posted By bsh8rc
I also use Jacquard dyes for the yarns in my shop...

I also use Jacquard dyes for the yarns in my shop but I'm always a little afraid of mixing the colors.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-16-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,858
Posted By bsh8rc
you might try this...

you might try this (http://www.craftydiversions.com/patterns/homemade_yarn_swift.htm) or this (http://twopalms.blogspot.com/2008/04/pvc-yarn-swift-and-niddy-noddy.html) the first one is a diy pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By bsh8rc
I second getting an interchangeable set. I had a...

I second getting an interchangeable set. I had a bunch of straight needles I didn't really like and then I decided to take the plunge and get a knit picks set. To decided I bought one fixed set of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2010, 05:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 791
Posted By bsh8rc
you could also use a lighter weight yarn of a...

you could also use a lighter weight yarn of a contrasting color that still matches the buttons. I love when the thread on knitted items pop out from the piece.
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 02-16-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 94,238
Posted By bsh8rc
Hand dyed yarns

I sell my hand dyed yarn creations (as well as other knitting supplies) at Autumn Fibers (http://www.etsy.com/shop/autumnfibers) on etsy. Very reasonable prices and I love custom orders!
Forum: Pattern Central 01-03-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,114
Posted By bsh8rc
Boneyard Shawl question

So this pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/boneyard-shawl says to make the middle stitch in the first knit row. I am unsure how to maneuver the stitch markers after the pattern calls...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-16-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,089
Posted By bsh8rc
Cable Scarf from Men's Knits

I am trying to knit the Cable Scarf from "Men's Knits" the pattern (as I have it) is as follows:
CO: 26 st
R1: (RS) P4, K18, P4
R2: (& all WS rows) P
R3: P4, K6, C 12F, P4
R5-R10: [repeat rows 1&2] 3...
Forum: General Knitting 08-02-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By bsh8rc
I think I was asking more about whether or not...

I think I was asking more about whether or not you needed two circular knitting needles to knit large diameter projects in the round. After reading a few posts I've found that you only need one...
Forum: General Knitting 08-02-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 952
Posted By bsh8rc
Circular Needles

Hello,
I am looking into buying a set of interchangeable circular knitting needles. I just bought a set of DPN on ebay and have discovered that I need a set (or two) of circulars if I want to...
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2009, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,009
Posted By bsh8rc
Double Pointed Needle Question

Hello,
I am new to double pointed knitting but I just bought a lot of needles. Upon receiving them I found that they are only 6 inches long (with 5 needles for each size). I was wondering if...
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