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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-19-2014, 07:10 PM
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Working on a retirement gift

At the school where I am the crossing guard, I see the head custodian every day when he unlocks the car riders gate. He is retiring at the end of this year, so I am knitting him a hat and gloves set...
Forum: The Lounge 09-18-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 366
Posted By Daylilydayzed
If you have a blender or food processor, take a...

If you have a blender or food processor, take a hand-full of uncooked oats and grind them into a powder. Mix a small amount into your face cleanser . Then wash with it.Natural scrubbers so just mix...
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Daylilydayzed
A4mm needle is a size 6 American. I am currently...

A4mm needle is a size 6 American. I am currently using a size 6 to knit a baby sweater , it was suggested in the pattern . I got the gauge with it so I am using it. Baby blanket knitted with a size 6...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-07-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Yes I have picked a pattern for the sweater. It...

Yes I have picked a pattern for the sweater. It is on Youtube under the name Christy Hills called the Braided Cable sweater. My daughter-in-law picked out the pattern for the knit blanket. She...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-06-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 239
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Baby Socks Toe Up

I have been knitting baby socks toe up since I am expecting a new grandson in March 2015. I will be knitting a baby sweater for the new baby also. I went to JoAnn Fabrics earlier and got some flannel...
Forum: The Lounge 09-03-2014, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 347
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I am a self taught knitter

I taught myself taught knitter. I used a learn to knit booklet I bought when I was in high school. My English teacher was pregnant and the class I was in threw her a baby shower. I made a yellow...
Forum: General Knitting 08-30-2014, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Daylilydayzed
they will be for the baby

they will be for the baby
Forum: General Knitting 08-30-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Daylilydayzed
How many stitches to cast on for Bay socks

I have knitted a baby blanket for my daughter-in-law's friend and would like to include a pair of socks with the blanket before I mail it off to my daughter-in-law so she can get it to her friend.
I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Looks Great

Your back looks great! Now on to the fronts. Keep us posted on it. it will be a great addition to your wardrobe.
Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2014, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,408
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I don't have a local yarn store here in Lakeland...

I don't have a local yarn store here in Lakeland so I usually order yarn on line and my choice is Knit Picks.
Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2014, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 631
Posted By Daylilydayzed
We had something like this

Over in the Tampa bay area, we had a case with something like this happen. A woman had put an old recliner chair outside and yellow jacket wasps had built a nest from the ground up along the chair...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-27-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,029
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You bind off the shoulder stitches, knit the rest...

You bind off the shoulder stitches, knit the rest of the row. Turn your work and bind off the shoulder stitches on the purl side finish the row.
Forum: General Knitting 08-07-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,434
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Paton's Grace is a mercerized 100% cotton yarn....

Paton's Grace is a mercerized 100% cotton yarn. It is almost like a crochet yarn in size.
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,855
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You are so welcome Smallchild. Right now I am...

You are so welcome Smallchild. Right now I am knitting a sock with the sock yarn I bought when it was on sale. Just remember this if it is in the small banded skeins you will need 2, since they only...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 243
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You bind off the center 5 stitches with the new...

You bind off the center 5 stitches with the new ball of yarn. You will be working the shoulders and each shoulder needs the yarn so both yarns are needed.
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2014, 06:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,855
Posted By Daylilydayzed
You can find 100% wool superwash wool from...

You can find 100% wool superwash wool from KnitPicks.com at a very reasonable price. I live in FL and I use their wool for mittens here in winter because I work outside in the weather when school is...
Forum: The Lounge 07-08-2014, 08:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,260
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I can't stand to smell Calvin Klein's Obsession....

I can't stand to smell Calvin Klein's Obsession. To me it smells like mosquito spray.
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,793
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I love the Chanel No. 5. I was given a small...

I love the Chanel No. 5. I was given a small bottle of it while I was in high school by one of the customers at the station I worked at. Another favorite of mine is Bonne Bell's Skin. One year for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 983
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I love to buy Knit Picks wool since it is a...

I love to buy Knit Picks wool since it is a quality I can't find here in Lakeland FL. Not to mention the prices are very reasonable. A shawl I knitted and recently donated to the AHS National...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-01-2014, 10:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I want to let you all know that my shawl that I...

I want to let you all know that my shawl that I donated to the Nation Convention auction was a big hit. It brought in $100.00. I had less than 20.00 in materials in it.
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Than k you . Now I can continue. I did increase...

Than k you . Now I can continue. I did increase to make it into a shawl instead of the smaller one. I was gone out of town over the weekend and had a great time visiting with some friends and several...
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Yes that is the one I am working on. It is going...

Yes that is the one I am working on. It is going to be my daughter-in-law's Christmas present
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,280
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Question Questions about a chart

I am working on a shawl that has a chart that I am confused about how to work it. The shawl is the Ginkgo Shawlette but I am working it in Knit Picks swish DK yarn. The pattern has me start at the...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-15-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Daylilydayzed
If you knit mittens, before starting the top, use...

If you knit mittens, before starting the top, use a piece of waste yarn to knit 2 rows. Then resume knitting your pattern. Once you reach the area where you start your fingers is where the waste yarn...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-30-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,414
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Here It is!

Here is the shawl I am donating to my American Hemerocallis Society"s National Convention's auction
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