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Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By iaparent
I don't want to kill it. I want it smooshy and...

I don't want to kill it. I want it smooshy and soft for her. I didn't realize that wetting it and pinning it flat would keep it flat. I was thinking the stockinette would still pull it in. That's...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2010, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By iaparent
Can I lightly press this with a pressing cloth?

So, I am making a star pillow (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/knit-star-pillow)with some yarn that my DD gave me for Christmas. It's acrylic/rayon (whichis fine, I've only ever used...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 659
Posted By iaparent
I am working on 2 projects right now. The one...

I am working on 2 projects right now. The one that is all garter stitch, I've been slipping the first stitch knit wise. I like how it looks on the ends... and it's how I thought I was supposed to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2009, 07:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By iaparent
Thanks for the pictures. :) I'll play with it as...

Thanks for the pictures. :) I'll play with it as I knit the many squares in my daughter's patchwork afghan. 11 down, 37 to go. lol Lot of garter stitch to practice these things. lol
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By iaparent
Ah, I think the first one may help. I didn't...

Ah, I think the first one may help. I didn't think to tip in with my left hand. I couldn't figure out how to get my right hand finger around the tip of the needle, but she sort of tips it in towards...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,990
Posted By iaparent
Question english style without dropping right needle

I would like to improve the effiency of my method as I can tell that dropping the needle and moving my whole hand/arm will get tiresome. I've seen a couple short videos on youtube but really can't...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2009, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 775
Posted By iaparent
buttons on a neck warmer... do I need to reinforce the button hole?

I made a neck warmer based on the Wham Bam Neck Warmer on ravelry but have decided I don't like having it seamed together and pulling it on and off. I thought I'd add buttons instead and jsut push...
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,303
Posted By iaparent
I am still pretty new at knitting myself (about...

I am still pretty new at knitting myself (about 3.5 weeks) and I struggled with tension the most too. And having experienced knitters like my mom, sister and friends tell me that "I'd find my own...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By iaparent
Thanks. She didn't like the tweed look and so...

Thanks. She didn't like the tweed look and so wants blocks of color. I think I may still double it up and use larger needles (11's maybe) to make it go faster and be nice and thick. I think I'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2009, 01:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By iaparent
You're welcome. :) I found this pattern...

You're welcome. :)

I found this pattern (http://www.knittinginstyle.com/knitting-patterns/pdfs/Knitting-Pattern-183532786.pdf)... but it doesn't say how much yarn to get. Which is what Ineed to...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By iaparent
related question.. if I know that the afghan i...

related question..

if I know that the afghan i wanted to make with one medium weight strand would take about 2000 yards... would a double stranded one with baby yarn take that same amount of yarn in...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By iaparent
Thanks for both of the replies. :) Mom has 5 or...

Thanks for both of the replies. :)

Mom has 5 or 6 rows of garter stitch on top and bottom and had 6 (I think) knit stitches at the beginning and end of each row. Her basketweave was 6K, 6P and 6...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2009, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,444
Posted By iaparent
knitting with 2 colors/strands at once... size of needles?

I'm a newbie at knitting. My daughter wants an afghan and she'd like 2 colors in it but doesn't want blocks or stripes of color. I'm thinking she might like the look of two colors knitted together...
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2009, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By iaparent
Yes, I can see the imbedded one. thanks! I'm glad...

Yes, I can see the imbedded one. thanks! I'm glad to know it isn't just me. I want to see some of the projects people are working on. :)
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2009, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 634
Posted By iaparent
Redface Newbie here, having trouble seeing pictures

I don't understand it, but many of the pictures that people post are just red x's on my computer. It happened at home and at work. I'm confused. lol I have my settings set to be able to view...
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