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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 10:41 PM
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Posted By knitcindy
That's what I was going to suggest Christopher. ...

That's what I was going to suggest Christopher. A friend of mine is a quilter and she uses embroidery floss OR cotton thread to tie the layers together on her quilts


Knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By knitcindy
While I do appreciate all the hard work the craft...

While I do appreciate all the hard work the craft council has done with standardizing yarn weights, there is still a LOT of lee-way within each number. I guess it depends on your own personal...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2015, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By knitcindy
I think the description for weight #7 should be...

I think the description for weight #7 should be "Rope"!!!

JMho,
Knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 294
Posted By knitcindy
Learn something new every day!!!:woohoo: :woot:...

Learn something new every day!!!:woohoo: :woot:

Thanks for sharing!
knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 159
Posted By knitcindy
Salmon mac, I'm wondering if these sleeves will...

Salmon mac, I'm wondering if these sleeves will have sleeve caps?? The Ravelry page says his sweater is knit in 1 piece and the sleeves are knit in the round and added to knit the yoke.

Now I'm...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-22-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 205
Posted By knitcindy
What size needle did you use to knit the cowl? ...

What size needle did you use to knit the cowl? Sometimes what looks like ladders is just "regular" knitting IF you're using big needles.
Forum: General Knitting 02-20-2015, 08:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks artlady!! I'm planning on using 2 strands...

Thanks artlady!! I'm planning on using 2 strands of Caron One Pound acrylic yarn no matter which one i make. I'll be using off white or a VERY light grey.

Knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By knitcindy
Is anyone else going to "vote"?? I'm still...

Is anyone else going to "vote"?? I'm still wavering between these 2 choices.

Thanks
Knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2015, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By knitcindy
I like the Addison one because of it's...

I like the Addison one because of it's "reversibility". I like the cable one for it's "richness". Decisions, decisions.....................

Thanks to all responders so far!!!!!
Knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By knitcindy
Hi GG I'm taking a general survey about which...

Hi GG

I'm taking a general survey about which one you like better for a wedding gift, since I can't decide. Nobody's going to come knocking on your door demanding WHY you chose the one you did.

I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By knitcindy
I fixed it salmonmac! Thanks for noticing! ...

I fixed it salmonmac! Thanks for noticing!

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 533
Posted By knitcindy
HELP me choose!!!!!

I am about to start knitting a wedding gift afghan for 2 friends who will be getting married some time this summer. Only thing is, I can't choose between these 2 patterns:

THIS one...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-14-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 238
Posted By knitcindy
I liked that video and didn't know you could even...

I liked that video and didn't know you could even do a knit and purl cast on. But now I have a question about it. Does the slip knot become a knit or a purl stitch?? If it's a knit stitch,...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-13-2015, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 179
Posted By knitcindy
I hate it when that happens. I will stand by...

I hate it when that happens. I will stand by that book/pamphlet rack for a LONG time checking the ratio of "how many patterns I want to make vs how much the book costs".

Wish I could help with...
Forum: General Knitting 02-12-2015, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By knitcindy
I have ordered from the...

I have ordered from the following:

Www.knitting-warehouse.com
Knit picks
Smiley's Yarns
Mary Maxim


Knitcindy
Forum: Pattern Central 02-11-2015, 08:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By knitcindy
Look up "textured checks cardigan" on...

Look up "textured checks cardigan" on ravelry.com. It's a free pattern.

Knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2015, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By knitcindy
I've found out the hard way that fancy yarn is...

I've found out the hard way that fancy yarn is for plain stitches. And plain yarn is for fancy stitches. Which translates into save your multicolored/dark yarn for simple patterns and use your...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 242
Posted By knitcindy
Also, after you cast on and you are counting the...

Also, after you cast on and you are counting the stitches, be sure to NOT count each loop individually. You count each 2 loops as 1 stitch. (just pretending that your 2 yarns are 1)

hth, knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By knitcindy
Which pattern are you knitting?? If you can tell...

Which pattern are you knitting?? If you can tell us the name (or give us a link) to it that will help us to help you better.

Knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 304
Posted By knitcindy
You can make squares in garter stitch OR make...

You can make squares in garter stitch OR make strips (like a bunch of scarves) OR make your afghan in 1 big square!!!

Any of these choices will make a beautiful blanket.
knitcindy
Forum: Pattern Central 01-29-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 215
Posted By knitcindy
If you know the name of the yarn, go to...

If you know the name of the yarn, go to ravelry.com and click on "yarn" at the top. Then you can search through the different projects that others have made with that specific yarn.

hth,
knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By knitcindy
Almost all of my "corner-to-corner" blankets have...

Almost all of my "corner-to-corner" blankets have turned out that way. I figure that by the time the baby is walking, he/she will be dragging that thing hither and yon and it won't really matter...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By knitcindy
I am assuming you're asking about the background...

I am assuming you're asking about the background for the cables, right?? Not the cables themselves?!?

Anyway, all the cables I've done have been worked in stockinette stitch with purl stitches on...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By knitcindy
I've never seen anything like what you describe. ...

I've never seen anything like what you describe. Mostly, because each person's gauge is so different. My knitting with size 7 needles would probably be VERY different than yours (and everyone...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By knitcindy
After you've worked the border rows, you'll do...

After you've worked the border rows, you'll do the following:

Set Up Row - Knit 3, Purl 3 across the row

Row 1 - Knit all sts
Row 2 - Knit 3, Purl 3 across

You will knit these 2 rows over and over...
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