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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-06-2011, 11:42 PM
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Posted By Sknitter56
TreshaRuthe...glad you agree! My middle name is...

TreshaRuthe...glad you agree! My middle name is also Ruth. Great minds think alike!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-06-2011, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,741
Posted By Sknitter56
halloween hat

I have a friend here in Savannah who is originally from South Dakota. I knit this hat for her 4-year old granddaughter who is in SD since it's still so hot here by Halloween, my granddaughter...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-10-2011, 10:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,725
Posted By Sknitter56
Congratulations, Dollyce! What a gorgeous...

Congratulations, Dollyce! What a gorgeous great-grandbaby. Grandbabies are great! I imagine great grandbabies would be double great! Enjoy and be generous with the hugs and kisses :muah:
Mary in...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-10-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,056
Posted By Sknitter56
Here's a website that explains how to do a sock...

Here's a website that explains how to do a sock using Magic Loop. This might help some.

http://mountaineerknitter.blogspot.com/2009/03/magic-looping-gussets.html
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-26-2011, 08:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,505
Posted By Sknitter56
Really nice! And....you did say great grandson,...

Really nice! And....you did say great grandson, right??? No way. You're way too young! Congratulations!
Forum: Pattern Central 04-21-2011, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,901
Posted By Sknitter56
Try this...lots of lacy borders ...

Try this...lots of lacy borders

http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory/lace_edging_squares_stitches.php
Forum: How-to Questions 04-02-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,553
Posted By Sknitter56
Pulling a little tighter on the first stitch on...

Pulling a little tighter on the first stitch on the next needle does help, but I've found that after you finish your project and it's off the needles, washed, dried, the ladders will become less...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-18-2011, 08:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,827
Posted By Sknitter56
Yep, I vote for putting some sleeves in the...

Yep, I vote for putting some sleeves in the collared version. Looks nice and warm. Great job!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-17-2011, 10:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 611
Posted By Sknitter56
Sometimes just looking at the next row of the...

Sometimes just looking at the next row of the pattern will tell you which side you should be ending with. That's the way I usually decide whether I'm ending with right or wrong side.
Forum: General Knitting 01-08-2011, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,714
Posted By Sknitter56
I agree...the Vogue Stitchonary series is great! ...

I agree...the Vogue Stitchonary series is great! I have the knit/purl one, the one on cables, and the one on color knitting. Every one of them have beautiful swatches kintted up with the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2010, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,681
Posted By Sknitter56
I agree with Jan. My knitting group here met...

I agree with Jan. My knitting group here met through Meetup.com and we have so much fun. We've been meeting for about a year now and there are four of us who are regulars and we usually get one or...
Forum: The Lounge 12-18-2010, 10:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,208
Posted By Sknitter56
If it were me, I'd give them the instructions so...

If it were me, I'd give them the instructions so they could bake the rolls themselves. There's nothing better that hot cinnamon rolls fresh out of the oven!
Forum: The Lounge 12-18-2010, 10:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,893
Posted By Sknitter56
I'm in Savannah, Georgia, and it's now 41 degrees...

I'm in Savannah, Georgia, and it's now 41 degrees and raining. We really need the rain! No snow for us, though. Snow is rare for us. We're on the coast and don't get snow very often. It does get...
Forum: The Lounge 12-18-2010, 10:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,232
Posted By Sknitter56
OK...I'm telling my age now. I found my...

OK...I'm telling my age now. I found my christening gown along with my brother's and sister's in my grandmothers trunk. Unfortuneately, they each had a decorative safety pin at the neck and some...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-04-2010, 11:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 964
Posted By Sknitter56
By my count on row 9 you should have the correct...

By my count on row 9 you should have the correct amount of stitches. You would K1, p1, k1, p2, k4, then p1, k1, p1, k5, p1, k1, p1, k5 again, then p1, k1, p1, k4, p2, k1, p1, k1, which adds up to 37...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2010, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,668
Posted By Sknitter56
The "inc k-wise" means you'll be increasing (inc)...

The "inc k-wise" means you'll be increasing (inc) 1 stitch at this point. Do your instructions tell you which increase to use? If not, there are videos on this site showing how to do this. You may...
Forum: General Knitting 11-04-2010, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,548
Posted By Sknitter56
My group meets on Wednesdays after work and I...

My group meets on Wednesdays after work and I usually take something that doesn't require a lot of concentration. We have a small group, usually just 3-4 of us, that meet in the consignment shop...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2010, 09:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,232
Posted By Sknitter56
Vogue knitting winter 2009/2010-Floral cardigan

I have the yarn for this cardigan but have never done intarsia before. I love Fair Isle, but I'm not lovin' intarsia. I'm wondering if I have to use separate small butterflies of yarn for the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-07-2010, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By Sknitter56
Betty...you should also probably place a marker...

Betty...you should also probably place a marker on your right needle before you join in the round so you will know where the beginning of your round is. When you come back around to the marker, you...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-07-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,898
Posted By Sknitter56
These are my absolute favorite baby booties. ...

These are my absolute favorite baby booties. Only one small seam on the bottom!
http://pickinandthrowin.blogspot.com/2008/08/baby-booties-without-seams-top-down.html
Forum: Pattern Central 09-18-2010, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By Sknitter56
I make lots of baby booties to have on hand for...

I make lots of baby booties to have on hand for baby shower gifts and those two sites Jan posted from Pickinandthrowin' are, to me anyway, the best looking booties ever! And, only one little...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-01-2010, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,482
Posted By Sknitter56
It sorta kinda also looks like My So-Called Scarf...

It sorta kinda also looks like My So-Called Scarf pattern, just with more cast on stitches.
http://www.sheepinthecity.prettyposies.com/archives/000079.html
Forum: Pattern Central 08-28-2010, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,047
Posted By Sknitter56
Here's a couple of websites for tams done all one...

Here's a couple of websites for tams done all one color. You'll probably need a set of dpn's (double pointed needles) when you start your decreases because there won't be enough stitches on your...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2010, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 873
Posted By Sknitter56
I would think it would depend on the gauge...

I would think it would depend on the gauge swatch. If, using a larger needle, you get the same gauge as the pattern calls for, you'd use the same amount of yarn. If you get fewer stitches/rows,...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-17-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,576
Posted By Sknitter56
I also found this site....they're not knitted,...

I also found this site....they're not knitted, but it shows what the bathing suits of the 1900s looked like.
http://www.ladiesemporium.com/store/ladies_swimwear.php?from=leftnav
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