Showing results 1 to 25 of 41
Search took 0.02 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Rubyjane
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2009, 05:10 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,927
Posted By Rubyjane
No Way??

Its really quite easy. just hold your right hand needle like a pencil...there, you've got it!
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2009, 05:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,927
Posted By Rubyjane
Cottage Style Knitting

Cottage Style is one where the right hand needle is held like a pencil and the 2nd finger does all the work throwing the yarn. I know there is a video on it out there, and that Stephanie Purl McPhee...
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2009, 10:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,142
Posted By Rubyjane
Sock Yarn

I made a couple pair of socks with a yarn with elastic in it and injured my thumb because the elastic sticks to the needle. I needed to make another pair, and switched to KnitPicks nickel-plated...
Forum: General Knitting 12-05-2009, 10:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,927
Posted By Rubyjane
I knit...

I knit Cottage Style, a version of American/English, on small projects like socks, mittens, etc. because I LOVE dpns and learned that way from my mother. On larger projects, I knit a modified...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-28-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,521
Posted By Rubyjane
Purling in the round

I am making the Mini Mochi Springy Ring Mittens, and am having a less-than-satisfactory experience with the transition from needle to needle when doing the purl rounds...they truly are ugly! Does...
Forum: General Knitting 05-28-2009, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,745
Posted By Rubyjane
Other uses for sock yarn

Well...we just had a SWTC trunk show at our LYS, and one of the items he had was a baby blanket made from Tofutsie. No pattern, but if you figure out the # of sts/inch, multiply that out to the size...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2008, 11:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 16,049
Posted By Rubyjane
I agree with you, Jill65...if you knit tight it...

I agree with you, Jill65...if you knit tight it is harder to knit this method. Still, I find it the most satisfying way of knitting, and flip to it unconsciously often...depends on the item. And...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 10-24-2008, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,578
Posted By Rubyjane
Noro Silk Garden Yarn Substitute

A friend and I are looking for a yarn that would be a suitable substitute for Noro Silk Garden to do entrelac. Does anyone know of any other yarn that changes color similarly to Silk Garden but is...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-19-2008, 10:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,174
Posted By Rubyjane
Heel Flap in Eye of Partridge Stitch

I would like to do the heel flap on my current pair of socks in the Eye of Partridge stitch...if I follow the pattern in "Getting Started Knitting Socks", Row 4: "end K1"...I end up with 2 stitches....
Forum: Knitters Knear You 07-17-2008, 09:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,138
Posted By Rubyjane
Where's Annie?

Annie...if you come looking for the Open Knit friends you made at Spin in Door County...LOOK HERE! :knitting:
Forum: Crochet! 05-24-2008, 09:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,034
Posted By Rubyjane
If you think crocheted TP doll covers are...

If you think crocheted TP doll covers are strange, I live near Green Bay, and you should see the goofy stuff people crochet and WEAR in green and gold...gesh...its embarrassing just to look at some...
Forum: Crochet! 05-24-2008, 08:59 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,034
Posted By Rubyjane
I learned to crochet several years ago...my...

I learned to crochet several years ago...my neighbor at the time, an older lady (than I!) is very skilled at it, and menopause hit along with my daughter's teen years and leaving home...wow...I was...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2008, 08:50 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,631
Posted By Rubyjane
Errata sheet can be found at the...

Errata sheet can be found at the aranafghanalong.blog.com site...its listed on the right hand side in teeny, tiny print. Do ALL knitters wear glasses? The errors were corrected in the copy I got,...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2008, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,631
Posted By Rubyjane
Karina...4 skeins will not be enough. From what...

Karina...4 skeins will not be enough. From what I've read from other knitters who have done this, it takes about 1 skein or just under for each square. I'm on my first square, and I can see it will...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2008, 09:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,631
Posted By Rubyjane
The blog is at :...

The blog is at : http://aranafghanalong.blogspot.com/. Can't find the errat sheet tho...apologies. I have started the Mini Sweater square..its really quite easy..once I got past my initial panic...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2008, 09:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,596
Posted By Rubyjane
I have started on the Susan Rainey square...mini...

I have started on the Susan Rainey square...mini sweater front is almost done; and have started the Carol Adams square..don't like to be bored, so with these two I now have about 5 projects...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2008, 10:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 10,596
Posted By Rubyjane
I think I joined that knit along...would love...

I think I joined that knit along...would love HELP with square 50 - Susan Rainey's mini sweater. When I do Chbart C, Row 2 (P3tog, inc 2 etc) I end up with 13 sts instead of 15. Any suggestions?...
Forum: General Knitting 05-18-2008, 10:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,631
Posted By Rubyjane
Re the errata sheet, I CAN'T FIND...

Re the errata sheet, I CAN'T FIND IT...ARGH!!!
Still looking, so will post when I find it.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-12-2008, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,657
Posted By Rubyjane
Baby Hats

I LOVE your baby hats! I just purchased the booklet to make these, and am excited to try them...I have made the apple hat from Family Circle many times. The basic design is so easy to use for other...
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2008, 11:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,658
Posted By Rubyjane
I love my dpn's...especially the ones that were...

I love my dpn's...especially the ones that were my mother's or grandmother's. And they are the easiest to do the style of knitting I do, Cottage Style (a variation of English/throw). I do use...
Forum: General Knitting 04-11-2008, 10:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,682
Posted By Rubyjane
THANK YOU! I am going on a plane trip soon, and...

THANK YOU! I am going on a plane trip soon, and plan to take a knitting project along! This has been a topic of conversation at knit group lately, so will pass on the news. again, THANKS!
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2008, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,631
Posted By Rubyjane
GAAA

I fell in LOVE with the afghan, and knowing how much help there is out in Knitville, I ordered it! There is actually a blog on it, and an errata sheet! Just looking it over and planning which...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 04-02-2008, 08:35 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,566
Posted By Rubyjane
Grams...I am down in Sturgeon Bay. There is a...

Grams...I am down in Sturgeon Bay. There is a knit group up by you; also open knit groups on Tuesdays and Thursday in SB...contact me for details.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-27-2008, 11:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,566
Posted By Rubyjane
If you go to the videos, look up PURL, you'll see...

If you go to the videos, look up PURL, you'll see a really nice video of how to purl.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 03-25-2008, 10:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,566
Posted By Rubyjane
Grams..I am down in Sturgeon Bay!!

Grams..I am down in Sturgeon Bay!!
Showing results 1 to 25 of 41

 
Forum Jump
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:28 PM.