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Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-02-2007, 11:44 AM
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Views: 1,942
Posted By wooly_guy
didn't see this until now....I'm in the NE PA area

didn't see this until now....I'm in the NE PA area
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2006, 04:23 PM
Replies: 84
Poll: Guy Knitters
Views: 9,688
Posted By wooly_guy
re: nonny: I can say that I have an easy...

re: nonny:

I can say that I have an easy time picking out colors and maybe even an easier time with patterns ( designing & sizing) than most women that I know that knit. This probably comes...
Forum: General Knitting 12-30-2006, 12:05 AM
Replies: 84
Poll: Guy Knitters
Views: 9,688
Posted By wooly_guy
I'm a guy and I knit. I've been at it for close...

I'm a guy and I knit. I've been at it for close to 30 yrs; on and off. I can't recall knitting in public, but I would not hesitate to do it if it was convenient.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-10-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By wooly_guy
The longer length of the mono makes it impossible...

The longer length of the mono makes it impossible to keep it positioned, at least w/o a couple of extra hands to hold it and keep it from twisting. My best thought was to lay it on something and...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-10-2006, 11:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By wooly_guy
circulars and twisted sts.

I was wondering if anyone had a trick/tip/advice on avoiding twisting stitches on circulars. I recently tried a pattern that had a lot (300) stitches and was forced to go to a longer (39") set of...
Forum: General Knitting 11-08-2006, 11:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,262
Posted By wooly_guy
wool yarn

Like any yarn, wool can be soft or scratchy depending upon many factors; fiber content, manufacture, etc. Generally speaking, merino wools are softer to the hand than plain worsteds, but it still...
Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2006, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,210
Posted By wooly_guy
The smell is due to unprocessed wool. Most wool...

The smell is due to unprocessed wool. Most wool yarn sold commercially in USA has been processed, removing most of the natural oils that create the odor. I know that unprocessed wool yarn is much...
Forum: General Knitting 10-05-2006, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,074
Posted By wooly_guy
"Fur-E Yarn"

I was recently asked to knit a project with some "special" yarn. Its one of the hairy-furry type yarns. This is my first (prob last) experience with this, as this does not look good to me. ...
Forum: General Knitting 09-22-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By wooly_guy
Well there are a few possible solutions; here is...

Well there are a few possible solutions; here is one.

Measure your wrist and compare it with the measurement (circumference) given in the pattern for the finished cuff. Then use whatever needle...
Forum: General Knitting 09-22-2006, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By wooly_guy
I think you need to be a little more specific...

I think you need to be a little more specific about your question if you want a good answer; what exactly is the pattern for? if your project involves working to a specific size, and what exactly...
Forum: General Knitting 09-11-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By wooly_guy
Poncho/homespun

I used the pattern posted on the Lion webpage, although I think I saw the same pattern posted on numerous sites as well. It was tricky at first, but it is a repetitive design so once you get the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-10-2006, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,886
Posted By wooly_guy
Martha Poncho-Homespun

I have made the the "coming home" Poncho using "Homespun" yarn. The pattern was a little tricky, but the end result was good. I did not like the yarn, it was my first use of this yarn. I...
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2006, 09:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,745
Posted By wooly_guy
Amy's Cont. style knitting:trying to master technique

As a long time English -style knitter, I have always wanted to try the Cont-method of knitting. I viewed the videos and tried to incorporate this method in a current knit project. After much...
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