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Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2015, 05:08 PM
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Posted By adichappo
The lettered pattern isn`t a separte panel - the...

The lettered pattern isn`t a separte panel - the whole thing is being knitted as one piece at the same time. It`s being done in stockingnette with the letters in garter and the borders in a...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 233
Posted By adichappo
wortsed vs light wortsed

So I've found myself in a bit of a pickle. I'm really bad a gauging how much yarn i'm going to need for any particular project, so consequently, I have run out of the Berroco Weekend juniper berry...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2015, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By adichappo
thanks for the tips. When you say "drop down the...

thanks for the tips. When you say "drop down the stitches" in that section, do you mean pull the stitches out of that section only? Also I`ve used intarsia to switch colours down the rows. Will that...
Forum: General Knitting 02-21-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By adichappo
purled when I should have knitted

Hi all,
I've been working on a "thing" for a fund raiser art auction for over a month now. I call it a "thing" because it's smaller than a blanket but bigger than a baby blanket, so I'm not really...
Forum: General Knitting 01-28-2015, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,792
Posted By adichappo
if I'm working on a project (like now) - i knit...

if I'm working on a project (like now) - i knit every free moment I have (usually 1-2 hrs after work, more on the weekends). But I do take breaks between projects to do other things like catching up...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By adichappo
Stockingnetter vs. reverse

Hooray!! I'm back to knitting :cheering: :knitting:
I'm currently working on a thing...not quite big enough for a throw (well, maybe a baby blanket) with a large border in garter stitch (with 2...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-06-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 980
Posted By adichappo
How cute! It dose make me hungry for corn on the...

How cute! It dose make me hungry for corn on the cob nown though. :teehee:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-03-2014, 09:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By adichappo
REALLY HEAVY! To the point that I was really...

REALLY HEAVY! To the point that I was really stuggling to flip in over to knit/purl the next line in the end. I haven't weighed it yet, but to pick it up feels like it's at least as heavy as one of...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-02-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By adichappo
We've tried those anti-cat sprays on other areas...

We've tried those anti-cat sprays on other areas that we didn't want the cats to scratch (i.e. the couch) but they just ignored it, as cats do.
Forum: The Lounge 06-01-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,611
Posted By adichappo
I recently found out that one of my all time...

I recently found out that one of my all time favourite authors, Brian Jacques, died...three years ago (how I missed that, I have no idea). In honour of him, I'm catching up on the final three Redwall...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By adichappo
Thanks for the kind words and blocking/ not...

Thanks for the kind words and blocking/ not blocking advice. I am, however facing another quandary. Where to put said blanket where my cats won't pull it :doh: :teehee:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,953
Posted By adichappo
My Blanket Is Done!!!!

3 months, three sets of circular needles and I lost count of how many skeins of yarn my Union Flag blanket is FINALLY done!:woohoo:...
Forum: The Lounge 04-21-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By adichappo
knitting, only because the only thing i have ever...

knitting, only because the only thing i have ever crochetted was the border on a scarf. Would like to do more..eventually...when I get through all my knitting projects...sometime.........:knitting:...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 369
Posted By adichappo
Knitting backwards?

Is knitting backwards a thing? I saw one video tutorial, I'm not sure if it's really what I'm looking for. Basically, I think knitting my blanket would be much easier if I didn't have to flip the...
Forum: The Lounge 04-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 780
Posted By adichappo
:roflhard: That's great!!

:roflhard:
That's great!!
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 842
Posted By adichappo
2,3 4, and 5 all the time, esp 2. The worst is...

2,3 4, and 5 all the time, esp 2. The worst is when I sit down to knit at night and pour myself a glass of wine. The wine will sit untouched for hours until i remember it's there.

As far as cats,...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-15-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,476
Posted By adichappo
That's a beautiful shawl, Jan! Now you can walk...

That's a beautiful shawl, Jan! Now you can walk around looking like Lady Cora :)
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2014, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By adichappo
I do the exact same thing as Jan. It hides the...

I do the exact same thing as Jan. It hides the tail very well.

Welcome to Knitting Help - you're in good hands here. :cool:
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,274
Posted By adichappo
I starting knitting about 2 years ago because I...

I starting knitting about 2 years ago because I wanted a proper replica of Tom Baker's huge scarf that he wears in Doctor Who. I didn't like any of the ones you could buy on-line. Then I found ...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-07-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By adichappo
Thanks! It's just over half done.

Thanks! It's just over half done.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-06-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By adichappo
Week 6 progress...

Week 6 progress picture:
http://i238.photobucket.com/albums/ff197/adichappo/Mobile%20Uploads/BF17980A-DA75-4477-A382-D3D39DE29C07.jpg

Also, if anyone else is interested in knitting this blanket,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-04-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By adichappo
Good luck! It sounds like your off to a great...

Good luck! It sounds like your off to a great start! :)
Forum: The Lounge 04-04-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 931
Posted By adichappo
I also save the spare buttons that come with...

I also save the spare buttons that come with shirts. I've also noticed something else. Many of the new, wool knit sweaters that I buy at the stores will come with about 6 inches of spare yarn. What...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-04-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,896
Posted By adichappo
Oh boy...between you guys and all my husband's...

Oh boy...between you guys and all my husband's family who will want one I'll be knitting these til the end of days!! :roflhard:

It's actually really relaxing knitting something this big. I've timed...
Forum: General Knitting 04-02-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 893
Posted By adichappo
I currently knitting a blanket with Lion Brand...

I currently knitting a blanket with Lion Brand Hometown USA - which i'm pretty sure is super bulky. It's alright and reasonably inexpensive, but the blankent is a bit stiff and not as soft as I would...
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