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Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2010, 10:34 AM
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Views: 1,780
Posted By gotta knit
I got a set of Knit Picks Options last fall &...

I got a set of Knit Picks Options last fall & love them. You'll find my original thread and opinion if you try the search suzeeq suggested.

Have you tried Magic Loop or Travelling Loop with cable...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,991
Posted By gotta knit
Glad you worked out a basic solution for...

Glad you worked out a basic solution for yourself, but too bad you didn't ask first. I'd have suggested that it was the perfect opportunity to learn Magic Loop or travelling loop, instead of cutting...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2010, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,190
Posted By gotta knit
I'm also guilty of lurking regularly, but hardly...

I'm also guilty of lurking regularly, but hardly posting.

Ever since I bought my Options and have all those extra cables, I have more UFOs than ever before so I spend more time knitting than online....
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,549
Posted By gotta knit
Congratulations on your new little guy! Even if...

Congratulations on your new little guy!

Even if you can only knit for a few minutes here & there, that blanket will get finished sooner rather than later.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,105
Posted By gotta knit
I found this site when I did a google search for...

I found this site when I did a google search for knitting needle sizes:

http://www.fibergypsy.com/common/needles.shtml

There are other options on the google list if this isn't exactly what you...
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,087
Posted By gotta knit
I knit in public regularly - at appts, waiting...

I knit in public regularly - at appts, waiting for my daughter after school, etc.

Participated in the WWKIP record attempt at Cambridge (Ontario) City Hall this morning. We didn't break the old...
Forum: General Knitting 04-18-2010, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,130
Posted By gotta knit
I've shopped at Zellers for knitting supplies on...

I've shopped at Zellers for knitting supplies on occasion, unfortunately my local stores don't have too much in stock.
Too bad you're so far from southwestern Ontario. My regular yarn haunt is Len's...
Forum: General Knitting 04-18-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,634
Posted By gotta knit
I don't know about Quantas specifically, but have...

I don't know about Quantas specifically, but have knit on planes recently (international flights between Canada, the U.S. mainland & Hawaii).
The airlines I've been on say knitting needles are...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2010, 06:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,612
Posted By gotta knit
The blanket is absolutely beatiful, love the...

The blanket is absolutely beatiful, love the colour.



Nothing wrong with being a perfectionist! Means you can take extra pride in your FOs.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,342
Posted By gotta knit
Nice work. It sure looks warm.

Nice work. It sure looks warm.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2010, 06:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,627
Posted By gotta knit
Great job! What stitch or pattern did you use?

Great job! What stitch or pattern did you use?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2010, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,260
Posted By gotta knit
Way to go! Quick drying sounds like an added...

Way to go! Quick drying sounds like an added bonus.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,349
Posted By gotta knit
What a beautiful blanket. Congrats Auntie!

What a beautiful blanket. Congrats Auntie!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2010, 11:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,780
Posted By gotta knit
Wow, your hat looks great! I've done a bit of...

Wow, your hat looks great!

I've done a bit of fair isle so get the stranding & different skeins, seeing the effect with 2 solid colours is neat enough. Your use of variegated yarns and all that...
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2010, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,093
Posted By gotta knit
got my first ADDI

Saw them in a yarn store while on vacation a couple weeks ago, had to buy one to see if they really deserve all the hype. Already own KP Options interchangeables, so bought a 40" size 0 circ for 2...
Forum: General Knitting 03-08-2010, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,275
Posted By gotta knit
How about trying a felted join with 2 pieces? It...

How about trying a felted join with 2 pieces? It only works with wool & other animal fibres.

There's a video on the knitting tips page here at KH. (I could hear it but not see video on this...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,098
Posted By gotta knit
Over the years I've made lots of baby gifts, so...

Over the years I've made lots of baby gifts, so I've used numerous washable acrylics. Usually something by Patons or Bernat, never had it squeak or feel icky.

My current favourite yarn is James C....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2010, 09:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,835
Posted By gotta knit
SSK is a decrease that leans to the left. It's...

SSK is a decrease that leans to the left. It's used for shaping sometimes, instead of just k2tog (which leans to the right).
It stands for slip, slip, knit.

There's a how-to video for it here at...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,248
Posted By gotta knit
What beautiful work!

What beautiful work!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2010, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,422
Posted By gotta knit
Great job on your blanket! And happy belated...

Great job on your blanket!
And happy belated birthday.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2010, 12:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,932
Posted By gotta knit
What a cute pattern. Great job, esp for your...

What a cute pattern. Great job, esp for your first socks!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-11-2010, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,458
Posted By gotta knit
Great job on your bagstopper! I absolutely love...

Great job on your bagstopper!

I absolutely love how you did the handles. I have an unfinished one in cream cotton-ease, wasn't happy with several different handle attempts so put it away a couple...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2010, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,460
Posted By gotta knit
Thanks Jan! That's exactly how I thought it might...

Thanks Jan!
That's exactly how I thought it might be worn (folded in half & ends pulled through), so was thinking it might be almost done.

This is the first time I've used Marble Chunky. Started...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2010, 01:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,512
Posted By gotta knit
I haven't made this, just looked in on the thread...

I haven't made this, just looked in on the thread because I wanted to look at the pattern. Since there wasn't a link, I googled it and found a section on revisions. Here's a page with some...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,347
Posted By gotta knit
I've got nothing compared to that too. I just...

I've got nothing compared to that too.
I just joined ravelry recently, and am worried that posting my tiny stash would be embarassing.
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