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Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2014, 09:33 PM
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Posted By jpenguin
Stitches South 2015

Has anyone else heard that Stitches South for April 2015 has been moved from Atlanta, Ga to Nashville, TN?
Forum: Crochet! 11-26-2013, 12:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 729
Posted By jpenguin
Question Pattern Help

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/29-210-303p-fine-merino-cape-wrap-poncho
My sister found this pattern on Pintrest and would like for me to make it for her. I have found it on Ravelry but...
Forum: General Knitting 09-01-2012, 06:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,573
Posted By jpenguin
I have been using it to make the Lion Brand Bunny...

I have been using it to make the Lion Brand Bunny Buddy Blanket and am extremely happy with it.
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,226
Posted By jpenguin
I personally have used RH for afghans due to its...

I personally have used RH for afghans due to its durability and all mine have washed up nicely and soften more and more over time. I also have now started using Hobby Lobby's I Love This Yarn for my...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 573
Posted By jpenguin
Question Understanding A Pattern Instuction

I have managed to confuse myself :?? with this part of a pattern.

"work in garter stitch for 4.5"/11.5 cm, ending with WS facing. bind off all sts loosely, knitways."

What I don't understand is am...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 482
Posted By jpenguin
Question What size?

For the first time I am planning on making a garment for myself that isn't socks or a blanket but I am not sure how to determine the correct size. I am going to be making the Kertzer Weekend Jacket...
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,016
Posted By jpenguin
I always use acrylic when making afghans whether...

I always use acrylic when making afghans whether for our house or for gifts. They are plenty warm not to mention very easy to wash and dry. Plus there are way more color options in acrylic.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-22-2011, 03:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,208
Posted By jpenguin
Thank you all for the suggestions. Jan, I have...

Thank you all for the suggestions. Jan, I have decided to take your suggestion of a sweater instead of a little dress although I have bookmarked the last one you suggested. It is cute but I already...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-20-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,208
Posted By jpenguin
Newborn Dress

Hello All, I am in need of a very quick, easy & preferably free pattern for a newborn baby girl dress. I would like to do this as a shower gift for a good friend & co-workers daughter but the shower...
Forum: The Lounge 03-27-2011, 10:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,174
Posted By jpenguin
I just upgraded to FF4 yesterday day & didn't...

I just upgraded to FF4 yesterday day & didn't lose a thing. They have changed the placement of some things but so far for the better.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-17-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By jpenguin
Thank you. That is how I was also thinking....

Thank you. That is how I was also thinking. Sometime these patterns can be clear as mud.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-17-2011, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 535
Posted By jpenguin
Pattern Clarification

Having a major lapse in brain memory right now.

When a pattern says "ending with RS facing", does it mean work the right side row before going on or to finish with wrong side row, turn to right...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-10-2011, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By jpenguin
Thank you for explaining this to me. Had never...

Thank you for explaining this to me. Had never seen it written this way before. Still took me a little bit of time & a hot shower this morning to have that ah ha moment of when I fully understood it....
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 574
Posted By jpenguin
Question Pattern Help

Please help me understand how to execute the second row of this pattern. I am just not figuring it out on my own.

1st row: (WS). K2. Purl to last 2 sts. K2.
2nd row: K2. *yfwd. K2. Pass yfwd over...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,618
Posted By jpenguin
Question Double Moss Stitch

I am in need of some help figuring out the Double Moss Stitch.

I am starting a sweater for my hubby this week & need to do my test gauge with the yarn & needles. This is what the pattern (SRK...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,354
Posted By jpenguin
Welcome Maria, I too was a crocheter for over 20...

Welcome Maria,

I too was a crocheter for over 20 years & finally decided to try knitting after I was told it couldn't be done by a crocheter. LOL! Now the only thing I pick up a crochet hook for...
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By jpenguin
Kelly, 16 big V's would be right at 32 rows for...

Kelly,

16 big V's would be right at 32 rows for your sock heel flap. If you are still in question then 2 1/2 inches long should be the correct measurement for the flap. I have a pattern that I am...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-10-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,154
Posted By jpenguin
Looking to find other knitters in the West...

Looking to find other knitters in the West Cobb/Paulding Co. area who would like to start up an evening knitting group in Powder Springs or Hiram.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-10-2010, 12:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,536
Posted By jpenguin
Looking for other knitters in the West...

Looking for other knitters in the West Cobb/Paulding Co. area who would be interested in starting up a Knitting group over this way in Powder Springs/Hiram area.
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2010, 11:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,636
Posted By jpenguin
I am in the same pot as most everyone on...

I am in the same pot as most everyone on here...

waiting at the doctor's/dentist office
baseball/softball practices & during games on weekend long tourneys
meeting with girlfriend at a B&N or...
Forum: The Lounge 06-29-2010, 10:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,274
Posted By jpenguin
N0obKnitter-- She brought her home with a sound...

N0obKnitter-- She brought her home with a sound that sounds like sneezing but the shavings that we are currently using are Carefresh Natural bedding. These ladies are a year old & actually we are...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2010, 10:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,060
Posted By jpenguin
I usually don't have those days but right now I...

I usually don't have those days but right now I seem to be having that along with the dreaded 2nd sock syndrome I have heard a lot of people get.:nails: Well, never say never I tell my kids & I...
Forum: The Lounge 06-29-2010, 10:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,274
Posted By jpenguin
Okay, I cannot help but participate in this...

Okay, I cannot help but participate in this thread even though I am just normally a lurker on this site but when it comes to sharing pictures of our furry/feathered babies I am there.

Here is one of...
Forum: General Knitting 04-25-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By jpenguin
Talking Stitches South Goodies

I spent yesterday at Stitches South here in Atlanta :passedout:& was in HEAVEN cloud9 but once again not enough money saved up to spend there. :aww: But then again I am not sure I could ever have...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2010, 09:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,751
Posted By jpenguin
I agree with Jan & suzeeq. Neither one is better...

I agree with Jan & suzeeq. Neither one is better then the other. It is which ever is easiest for you & that you are more comfortable with.

When I started out throwing for me was harder because I...
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