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Forum: General Knitting 10-12-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By maxmom
Using two strands of worsted HOW MUCH?

I have a pattern that calls for 650 yards of bulky yarn. If I want to use two-strands of worsted instead, how many yards of worsted do I need to get? I don't think it's double but I know I will need...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-14-2009, 10:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By maxmom
thanks

Thanks so much for your help. Your suggestions combined with some others did the trick and I'm finally on my way to finishing the sweater.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 631
Posted By maxmom
Sweater Construction - tube sleeves

HELP! I am knitting a cardigan that calls for sleeves being knit in the round. The sleeves are joined to the cardigan (raglan) at the armhole and I'm having a hard time trying to figure this out....
Forum: Pattern Central 07-29-2007, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 813
Posted By maxmom
Seeking Traditional Ladies Fisherman Pattern

Any have or know of someplace that I can get a good pattern for a traditional ladies fisherman pattern. I'm looking for a pullover, crewneck, with set-in sleeves. Saw what Berroco and Lion Brand have...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-23-2007, 09:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,384
Posted By maxmom
That looks incredible....store bought - which is...

That looks incredible....store bought - which is a compliment.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-11-2007, 11:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,814
Posted By maxmom
Love it - would you post the pattern as you...

Love it - would you post the pattern as you modified it?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-03-2007, 08:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,323
Posted By maxmom
Beautiful choice of yarn - Best one I've seen.

Beautiful choice of yarn - Best one I've seen.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-26-2007, 08:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,740
Posted By maxmom
Need yarn substitution

Not necessarily a how-to question more of a do you have a suggestion ... as in, do you have a suggestion for a yarn substitution for Rowan Calmer. I'm sure it's wonderful but it's just too pricey for...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-19-2007, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By maxmom
Hi all, sorry, here's the link to my blog: ...

Hi all, sorry, here's the link to my blog:

www.knitsawrap.blogspot.com (http://www.knitsawrap.blogspot.com)

I used Lion Brand Microspun in turquoise.

Thanks for the compliments.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-18-2007, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,940
Posted By maxmom
FO - Bella Blouse

Here is my Bella Blouse from this issue of IK. It's the free pattern by Nora Gaughan. I do love how it came out. I have a modeled shot and a close-up of the lace detail on my blog. I used Lion Brand...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-18-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 968
Posted By maxmom
Top-down NON raglan sweater???

I originally asked this on the Pattern Central thread but realized that I don't need a pattern, I just need to know how to start a sweater that's from the top down but not a raglan. Any ideas - would...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-18-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,778
Posted By maxmom
Top-down NON raglan sweater???

Any one know of a pattern for a top-down sweater knitted in the round that is NOT a raglan? I love top-down sweaters in the round because I love the fact that there are little to no seams. But, I'd...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-15-2007, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,151
Posted By maxmom
Non-original, Original Summer Sweater

So when is a sweater an original design vs. a tweaking of a pattern? I ask because I just finished a sweater that is sort of a combo of two sweaters. I've used the measurements and general style from...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-15-2007, 08:51 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,655
Posted By maxmom
Oh my oh my .... that sweater is gorgeous and I...

Oh my oh my .... that sweater is gorgeous and I went to your blog and saw all of your other beautiful work!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-14-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,665
Posted By maxmom
Great Job!

Great Job!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2007, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By maxmom
Yes, I did. Did you get mine?

Yes, I did. Did you get mine?
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2007, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By maxmom
Drat. Just went over the Paton's sight and even...

Drat. Just went over the Paton's sight and even looked through their back pattern books. No dice. Oh well, guess I'll just wait for that other pattern to be released. Thanks though.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2007, 11:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By maxmom
That is very close. That would definitely work!...

That is very close. That would definitely work! Where did you get the pattern?
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2007, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 730
Posted By maxmom
Neckline help

I saw a photo of a sweater in the new IK - it was an ad for Nashua Handknits. The sweater is short sleeves and it is sort of a v-neck but it's more of a crisscross v. It's sort of an empire shape as...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-23-2007, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,177
Posted By maxmom
Faux wrap neckline sweater???

I saw a photo of a sweater in the new IK - it was an ad for Nashua Handknits. The sweater is short sleeves and it is sort of a v-neck but it's more of a crisscross v. It's sort of an empire shape as...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2007, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By maxmom
Thanks

Thanks
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-31-2007, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,960
Posted By maxmom
Thanks everyone for the kind comments. Sometimes...

Thanks everyone for the kind comments. Sometimes you just know when something comes out good and this was one of those times. So I appreciate the seal of approval. I just hope it fits!

As to the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 737
Posted By maxmom
Another top down raglan question

I'm using the Incredible Top Down Pattern and I'm making a vneck. It says to increase until I have added the number of stitches I should have for each front side. Then it says to follow the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2007, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,674
Posted By maxmom
Thanks to you both.

Thanks to you both.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-30-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,960
Posted By maxmom
Favorite FO for little girl

My friend just adopted a little 3 yo girl from Viet Nam. I've been dying to knit something for a little girl but have mostly boys in my life. I was so excited to get to knit something pink. I used...
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