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Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2009, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,430
Posted By Ambjer
I buy the Harmony Wood dpns from Knit Picks....

I buy the Harmony Wood dpns from Knit Picks.
Cheap and I really like to use them when I make hats
Forum: General Knitting 01-15-2009, 10:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,263
Posted By Ambjer
I also looove my Denise needles! I love how many...

I also looove my Denise needles!
I love how many sizes of needles and cables there are in one place (so you don't have to buy one of each).
And I find the same thing that they are very light and my...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2008, 12:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,064
Posted By Ambjer
*Sorry if this posts twice, the last one I wasn't...

*Sorry if this posts twice, the last one I wasn't sure if it went through...stupid internet...*

I have that book [super cute hats!] and I know what she is talking about.
The "wrap method" of...
Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2008, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,132
Posted By Ambjer
I use a brace/glove thingy with a sturdy...

I use a brace/glove thingy with a sturdy wrist--but the hand part is like a stretchy fabric that provides support. I got it at my local pharmacy and it helps a lot with me
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2008, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,239
Posted By Ambjer
It won't make the stitches in the middle get...

It won't make the stitches in the middle get smaller [same as when you knit round with a circular needle.
I just got the Denise Interchangables Circular Needle set, so I've only been knitting with...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2008, 05:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Ambjer
I don't understand the "lifeline" thing... Can...

I don't understand the "lifeline" thing...
Can someone explain that a little better?
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 909
Posted By Ambjer
There is a really easy way to make a center-pull...

There is a really easy way to make a center-pull ball of yarn from a hank.
Take a toilet paper roll and cut a 1" slit on one end. Put the end of the yarn in that slit and into the tube [to keep it...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2008, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 719
Posted By Ambjer
Question Blocking Question...

I'm getting to the end of the illusion scarf I'm knitting, and I'm wondering what would be the best way to block it?
I used an acryllic yarn [even though it said not to, it was cheap, and I needed a...
Forum: General Knitting 05-11-2008, 03:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 846
Posted By Ambjer
If you don't want to pay for a SpaceBag, you can...

If you don't want to pay for a SpaceBag, you can use a regular garbage bag [instead of a ziptop bag] with a vacuum too. Just put your stuff in the garbage bag, gather the end, stick the vacuum end in...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-07-2008, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Poll: HELP!!!
Views: 1,525
Posted By Ambjer
After casting on [I have only used the long-tail...

After casting on [I have only used the long-tail cast on, but it doesnt' matter], I usually always knit the next row [not purl].
Forum: How-to Questions 05-07-2008, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 769
Posted By Ambjer
If you are JUST learning tonight, I wouldn't...

If you are JUST learning tonight, I wouldn't start out with a pattern.
Just knit a garter stitch [knitting every row] scarf or small blanket [I know that's what you're making, all knit or all purl...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-07-2008, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 920
Posted By Ambjer
I actually just watched an episode of Knit &...

I actually just watched an episode of Knit & Crochet Today on beaded knitting and crochet. You have to string the beads onto the yarn before you start. When you want a bead, you slide it up, and...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-07-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By Ambjer
Thank you so much! I'll watch those videos. I...

Thank you so much! I'll watch those videos.
I just really wasn't sure what one to use in the middle of something!
I can't wait to start making this sweater for my dog!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-05-2008, 11:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 865
Posted By Ambjer
Question Making Button Holes...???

Okay, I love knitting now. I am officially addicted.
Anyways, I'm still much of a beginner, but I found a really cute dog sweater pattern that seems simple enough for me to knit. I just have a...
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2008, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,396
Posted By Ambjer
I may not be the best person to give advice, as I...

I may not be the best person to give advice, as I am a beginner.
But I am a perfectionist too--In every aspect of my life. So I know how you feel [the perfectionism gets in the way of everything, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2008, 05:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Ambjer
I didn't watch the videos again yet, but I did...

I didn't watch the videos again yet, but I did try knitting/purling, and you were right--I was wrapping the purl yarn in the opposite direction of the knit. But I tried it the other direction on the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2008, 04:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Ambjer
Hmm...I'll have to check out the videos again. I...

Hmm...I'll have to check out the videos again.
I knit continentally. I'll have to see if I'm wrapping the yarn around the same way in both knit and purl.
Thanks to you both!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2008, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 993
Posted By Ambjer
Weird Stocking Stitch...

Okay, I just learned how to knit about two months ago now, and am coming along great. I finished one project [a scarf with duplicate stitch cupcake], and am working on my second [the "dark mark...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2008, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Ambjer
Yes, it is the Dark Mark one. But there is...

Yes, it is the Dark Mark one. But there is another skull and cross bones one on another website that I want to try too.

So you DO turn the work when you do illusion knitting then?
Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Ambjer
I also did the same thing a few weeks ago. I've...

I also did the same thing a few weeks ago.
I've always wanted to learn how to knit, and I just decided one day, I"m going to learn how to knit today!
So, with the help of some friends online and...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Ambjer
Question How Do You Know...?

Hi, this is my first post on this website. I just learned how to knit a few weeks ago--mostly through the videos on this website, and I pretty much have the hang of it [I'm a relaly fast learner]....
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2008, 08:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Ambjer
Thank you. I don't know why I didn't see those...

Thank you. I don't know why I didn't see those before--I guess because the first paragraph about the same color said something about seams or something...I don't know.
Thanks again!
I am going to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2008, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 814
Posted By Ambjer
Okay, I also want to know how to knit with two...

Okay, I also want to know how to knit with two colors, as there is a scarf pattern that I want to make for my dad.
The thing is, those videos don't help much...they only show the work in the middle....
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