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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2006, 11:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,911
Posted By TamaraKnits
I find it amazing that the LYS still had the yarn...

I find it amazing that the LYS still had the yarn left. It looks like a very nice cozy yarn too. Is it the same dyelot?

I think I would start to miss the stash if it were all locked up in a storage...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-17-2006, 10:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,926
Posted By TamaraKnits
That felted up beautifully. What a perfect...

That felted up beautifully. What a perfect project carrying bag!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-17-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 974
Posted By TamaraKnits
You can make just about any sock pattern into an...

You can make just about any sock pattern into an ankle sock by cutting out the stitches for the leg. After you make your first pair of ankle socks you should definitely try this! It is fun to move a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-16-2006, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,092
Posted By TamaraKnits
Thanks for the nice comments! Adult socks are...

Thanks for the nice comments!

Adult socks are usually 7-8" in circumference so I just need one needle and can knit in the round regularly on it. Since you can stretch your work a bit an 8" needle is...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-16-2006, 10:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By TamaraKnits
Thanks for all of the sweet comments everyone! I...

Thanks for all of the sweet comments everyone! I only wish it had self butterflied!

Also thanks mods for resizing the pictures, I didn't realize 500 was the max. (And these pics were actually ones...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-16-2006, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,661
Posted By TamaraKnits
That color combo is so pretty and the button is a...

That color combo is so pretty and the button is a special finishing touch. What did you use to block it? It came out just perfect.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-16-2006, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,053
Posted By TamaraKnits
That is so pretty. I have been wanting to knit...

That is so pretty. I have been wanting to knit it. Thanks for the tip about elegance working so well with it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-16-2006, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,703
Posted By TamaraKnits
Kujaku cardigan WIP

Right now the sleeves seem to be taking forever...

This is Noro Kujaku color 20 from www.yarn.com at $5 a skein. I bought 18 skeins originally and you can see what I am down to now. I think I am...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-16-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,092
Posted By TamaraKnits
Finished initial socks and some socks in progress

Socks!

The Mod Squad was here - Photo Resized. Pictures should be no more than 500 pixels wide.
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2006, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By TamaraKnits
Aww that sucks. I don't think I would have bought...

Aww that sucks. I don't think I would have bought it on ebay however... I had this incident of identity theft b/c of ebay/paypal and have not used them since.
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By TamaraKnits
Entrelac is easy and very addictive! Try doing it...

Entrelac is easy and very addictive! Try doing it with a self-striping yarn like Kureyon and the color changes are done for you.
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,135
Posted By TamaraKnits
Boye Needle Master on sale at Knitting Warehouse - $47.25

I recently came across this good deal.

http://store.knitting-warehouse.com/070477.html

Shipping is $6. I had been considering buying another Denise set but opted for this since it goes to smaller...
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2006, 05:29 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 8,515
Posted By TamaraKnits
Eep. I have way too much yarn. It satisfies so...

Eep. I have way too much yarn. It satisfies so much of my compulsive hoarding tendencies but I am limiting myself to one closet:

http://photos1.blogger.com/blogger/1296/1247/1600/DSCN4464.jpg

Since...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2006, 09:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By TamaraKnits
1) It depends what project you are making to...

1) It depends what project you are making to determine whether the needle size is a big issue. Make a gauge swatch (i.e. knit a square of fabric) and count how many stitches and rows there are in an...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2006, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By TamaraKnits
Thanks for the help guys! I love that idea of...

Thanks for the help guys!

I love that idea of using a stitch from the piece as the extra stitch - I will definitely do that next time.
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2006, 08:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,468
Posted By TamaraKnits
I recently flew internationally (Miami to...

I recently flew internationally (Miami to Amsterdam and back) and did a lot of knitting in flight research. Craftster (www.craftster.org) has a very good (but long) thread that I think is worth...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2006, 08:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,701
Posted By TamaraKnits
Right now Webs (www.yarn.com) has another very...

Right now Webs (www.yarn.com) has another very similar Noro yarn on sale for $5 a skein called Kujaku.

(Look here: http://www.yarn.com/yarns-knitting/norokujaku.html)

It is wool with a multicolored...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-17-2006, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By TamaraKnits
What keeps happening to your slipped rows? I...

What keeps happening to your slipped rows? I actually like the slip row because I don't have to actually knit every stitch - it also should definitely be easier than k1p1 ribbing, though essentially...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-17-2006, 01:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 955
Posted By TamaraKnits
Ending a kitchener stitch?

How should I best end a kitchener stitch since there aren't two sets of stitches left. I tried something yesterday on my first sock (I just skipped the steps for the second set of stiches) but there...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2006, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 713
Posted By TamaraKnits
Sure you can make those socks. Basically what you...

Sure you can make those socks. Basically what you should do is when it tells you to divide the stitches between the needles just divide the stitches evenly between your two circulars. When you work...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By TamaraKnits
If you haven't found it yet there is a wonderful...

If you haven't found it yet there is a wonderful video on this site http://knittinghelp.com/knitting/basic_techniques/misc.php. Scroll down to Finishing and click on Mattress Stitch.

If it weren't...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By TamaraKnits
It's Regia Cotton Color in color 80. I like it,...

It's Regia Cotton Color in color 80. I like it, it is very soft and machine washable. It is about equally wool, cotton and synthetic.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-16-2006, 12:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,433
Posted By TamaraKnits
That looks darling. I like the neckline I saw in...

That looks darling. I like the neckline I saw in your other post a lot. Is this one similar but looser? If so don't change it!

The way the colors pooled by the elbows turned out really nicely, it...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2006, 06:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,995
Posted By TamaraKnits
I was worried about that at first too. You read...

I was worried about that at first too. You read it right! The interspersing of the slipped stitches makes a reinforced fabric that isn't as stretchy, I've noticed it also makes it less wide than...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,694
Posted By TamaraKnits
The Needlemaster set is actually made by...

The Needlemaster set is actually made by Boye.

But since we're on the topic of Susan Bates I have as set of Quicksilvers and find the cord stiff and that even after boiling I don't like how coiled...
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