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Old 12-21-2009, 09:16 PM   #31
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Fantastic! I hope this turns out well, and I can't wait to see the pictures of the results.
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Old 12-22-2009, 01:36 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by amy View Post
Thanks for the offers everyone! I think we've got all the sizes covered. (Just waiting for Rachel B to post here if she can still participate, for the size 2-4 years.)

I'm still editing and crunching video. My goal is to have everything to you all early next week.

I was originally aiming for pre-christmas, but can't manage it. Focusing on family this week.I know y'all understand. (Erin's first birthday tomorrow! And her first Christmas! Woo! )
My daughter's birthday is on the 22nd too! She's 27 years old. Seems like only yesterday, so enjoy every minute, even the not-so-good ones! Merry (First!!) Christmas and Happy Birthday to Erin!
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Old 12-23-2009, 08:10 PM   #33
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My daughter's birthday is on the 22nd too! She's 27 years old. Seems like only yesterday, so enjoy every minute, even the not-so-good ones! Merry (First!!) Christmas and Happy Birthday to Erin!
Hey-my daughter (20 years old) was born on the 31st! We always like to say that we ushered in the 90's with her!! Anyway, I am looking forward to helping out and hoping you have a good holiday and Happy 1st to your little one too!
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Old 12-29-2009, 01:06 PM   #34
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Hi,

Got the E-mail this morning.

I can still do the 2-4 size.

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Old 01-02-2010, 02:45 PM   #35
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Oh, and so you can get your DPN's:

Gauge for kids/sports weight: 6sts./inch
Gauge for adult size/worsted weight: 4.5 sts./inch

pattern calls for gauge in stockinette, and ribbing done two sizes smaller.
Since my size is "both" kid and adult size, should I be aiming for 6 or 4.5 sts/inch? I've done my gauge in Caron SS and am at 5.0 on size 7s and 5.5 on size 8s? I've never really had to do a gauge for size before...and I need to know which I should try for larger or smaller? Or is this yarn ok for your pattern? I have other yarn even have some sports weight if I need to change to that
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Hi Amy, I do a lot of knitting for babies and children so happy to do some for you. I live in UK so not sure if I qualify for this so best let me know. I also crochet so if you have anything for babies in crochet for test knitters I can do that to.
Best wishes and waiting to hear
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Hi Amy!
I didn't get an email yet. Did I miss it?
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Hi Amy!
I didn't get an email yet. Did I miss it?
I think Amy is still putting the finishing touches on the pattern and the video. It should be ready for test knitting really soon!
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Old 01-05-2010, 02:40 AM   #39
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Thank you everyone for the offers! I really appreciate them. I have updated the first post with names of people, first come first serve in this case, who have agreed to knit a size. I'm "private messaging" folks tonight with the next step. (Look in the upper right for the underlined Private Messages link.)

Originally Posted by sgtpam View Post
Since my size is "both" kid and adult size, should I be aiming for 6 or 4.5 sts/inch? I've done my gauge in Caron SS and am at 5.0 on size 7s and 5.5 on size 8s? I've never really had to do a gauge for size before...and I need to know which I should try for larger or smaller? Or is this yarn ok for your pattern? I have other yarn even have some sports weight if I need to change to that
Sgtpam, you want 4.5 sts/inch for your size. one needle size = 1/2 st./inch change, is a good rule of thumb. And remember this swatch needs to be done in the ROUND. With mittens I'd say just use the mitten as your swatch and frog if need be. Take your best guess with the needle. And don't worry about gauge in ribbing, only in the stockinette. I'm putting H Carroll on this size too, so you can have fun and not be too pressured with your first mitten. (And I'll get to see how this size fits multiple hands.)

SouthSeaGirl, Jenwith4kids, and Jbarr5 thank you for offers. I actually do have one more size, but it's a long shot, and if it doesn't get knit so be it.... Know anyone who could use a Man's XXL? Finished hand circumference is 10.5" (Shandeh, is this your DH's size? the XL I have paired you with is 9.5")

Thanks folks. And thanks for your patience as I get the pattern together. I changed the top shaping and am still wrestling all 10 sizes into shape.
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Hi Amy! My hubby is a big guy - wears size 3X in shirts and 2X in pants. So, I bet the larger XXL gloves would work well for him.
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