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Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,212
Posted By thepurplegg
It also depends on your shoe size. I have really...

It also depends on your shoe size. I have really big feet, so even ankle socks would be a no...

I'm using it now to make a sock. It makes a good, stretchy fabric. =)

If you're worried about...
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2009, 05:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,149
Posted By thepurplegg
B as well =)

B as well =)
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By thepurplegg
http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-glossa...

http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-glossary

Go all the way down to p tbl. =)
Forum: The Lounge 03-19-2009, 02:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,478
Posted By thepurplegg
No. They had no right to get sassy. S/He did the...

No. They had no right to get sassy. S/He did the same thing the counter people at Burger King do, and we don't tip them. Only if they delivered it or there's a tip jar.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2009, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 607
Posted By thepurplegg
Do you mean stitch markers...

Do you mean stitch markers http://www.craftsetc.com/store/item.aspx?ItemId=32154&dep=20&cat=49&subcat=5&Search=Y

or row counters?...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-14-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By thepurplegg
For knitting hats in the round (which I prefer...

For knitting hats in the round (which I prefer cause there's no seam to sew!), 16 inch circulars are usually what are called for. To me it's easier because you just knit around and around verses...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By thepurplegg
You're welcome :D I'll keep that book in mind...

You're welcome :D I'll keep that book in mind next time I'm hunting a good sock book. ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 03-07-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By thepurplegg
I'm a little confused. Is what you're having...

I'm a little confused. Is what you're having trouble with the pattern line or the 5 and 7 row part? That just means you repeat the line when it's time to do rows 5 and 7.

If you mean the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-07-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 852
Posted By thepurplegg
I have that book!!! It's great ^.^ Look above...

I have that book!!! It's great ^.^

Look above needle 2's instructions that you are having trouble with. You placed a marker after your PU stitches then is says work half of instep stitches in...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By thepurplegg
NICE! I never thought to look for organ patterns...

NICE! I never thought to look for organ patterns XD
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2009, 03:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By thepurplegg
Having the correct gauge makes sure that your...

Having the correct gauge makes sure that your stitch count matches theirs so the piece isn't too big or too small.

Hopefully this link will help. It has more in it than I can type up....
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,162
Posted By thepurplegg
I knit English, but to change it up, I'm left...

I knit English, but to change it up, I'm left handed. :D
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,532
Posted By thepurplegg
Very lovely!

Very lovely!
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2009, 04:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,051
Posted By thepurplegg
Don't feel that way!! I knitted into the back of...

Don't feel that way!! I knitted into the back of the stitches for a little bit too at first. I also wrapped my yarn the wrong way to purl. It's not about perfection. :D
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2009, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By thepurplegg
Oops =) If I understand correctly you're...

Oops =) If I understand correctly you're wondering how to get bigger socks with such fine yarn...? That's what I'm going with for now. XD

About using patterns with bigger needle size, the biggest...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By thepurplegg
I have Sensational Knitted Socks, and it's great...

I have Sensational Knitted Socks, and it's great because it gives different stitch counts for different shoe sizes and for different yarns to make them fit right. So far I like the ones I've made...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2009, 11:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 656
Posted By thepurplegg
What kind of needles are you using? My first pair...

What kind of needles are you using? My first pair was metal and hurt me like the dickens but since I switched to bamboo it's not nearly as bad.

You can also use this site for finding yarn stores:...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,219
Posted By thepurplegg
The new technique's best friend: a lifeline. My...

The new technique's best friend: a lifeline. My first crown of a hat was also my first experience with DPNs, and I had to redo it a half dozen times. A lifeline saved me from redoing the whole thing...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,046
Posted By thepurplegg
That is adorable!!! I agree. Size 1 for a 17 inch...

That is adorable!!! I agree. Size 1 for a 17 inch monkey?! Woo!
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2009, 11:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,280
Posted By thepurplegg
English. :D

English. :D
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2009, 02:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,934
Posted By thepurplegg
Great socks! I actually like color blotching like...

Great socks! I actually like color blotching like that. It makes the socks not identical but still look like they belong together. That's just me. :wink:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2009, 02:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,808
Posted By thepurplegg
That's a really great story! Cool sweater. I like...

That's a really great story! Cool sweater. I like the stripes better than solid too :D
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2009, 02:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By thepurplegg
It really depends on the knitter, like everybody...

It really depends on the knitter, like everybody said. However since you're new, 2 circulars are a little easier to grasp than DPNs I think. It's actually not that complicated once you realize what's...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2009, 02:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By thepurplegg
We should do a science class taught with only...

We should do a science class taught with only knitted visuals! That would kind of rock, and be hilarious.

Those links are GREAT! How awesome! :woohoo: I guess when really smart knitters get bored,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2009, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,396
Posted By thepurplegg
Knitting in Biology

In Biology we took a test the 1st half of class. After I was done, I took out my hat to work on until it was time for notes. When most had left during the break between, the teacher told me her...
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