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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-27-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By usamacka
So cute!!! Will look adorable on little feet!!!!

So cute!!! Will look adorable on little feet!!!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-10-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 848
Posted By usamacka
too cute! I know they will be appreciated in the...

too cute! I know they will be appreciated in the hot weather!!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-10-2014, 06:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 761
Posted By usamacka
I really like your pattern and color is stunning!...

I really like your pattern and color is stunning! Thanks for sharing.
Forum: The Lounge 05-29-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 771
Posted By usamacka
Very pretty! Nice to see some new life!!

Very pretty! Nice to see some new life!!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-13-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,020
Posted By usamacka
When I look at a photo on here, a thought always...

When I look at a photo on here, a thought always comes to my head ....I don't look at other's comments...BUT...my first thought was..
OH THIS IS SO ADORABLE!!! and I see that was the first comment...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-13-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,814
Posted By usamacka
Your shawl is beautiful.

Your shawl is beautiful.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-13-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 842
Posted By usamacka
Oh yes, please post finished photo with lining. I...

Oh yes, please post finished photo with lining. I love your color combinations! Do you felt in a top loader machine?
Forum: The Lounge 05-08-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 888
Posted By usamacka
Progress on Knitting Room

I found this china cabinet at a local thrift store and was able to get it for $112. I am slowly progressing with the room and wanted to share these photos so far.
Forum: The Lounge 05-01-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 757
Posted By usamacka
I was just GOOGLING knitting cruises and on one...

I was just GOOGLING knitting cruises and on one that went to ALASKA, through Craft Cruises talks about knitting shops in Seattle but wasn't too specific. It might be worth reading through though...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-26-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By usamacka
after you knit the band portion....then go up 3.5...

after you knit the band portion....then go up 3.5 inches and then start your decreases...band is not included in the 3.5 inches....
Forum: Pattern Central 04-23-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 919
Posted By usamacka
I just made this one for my soon to be 4 year old...

I just made this one for my soon to be 4 year old granddaughter...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/floppy-brimmed-sunhat

I did seed stitch for the band to match the dress I made for her...
Forum: The Lounge 04-21-2014, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 821
Posted By usamacka
I have the suit back on the needles and I THINK ...

I have the suit back on the needles and I THINK I am happy with stripe joins....but only have one done.....I need a few more to make sure I have this technique down for the jogless join. I was able...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-19-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By usamacka
Yes did the hat with green section in seed...

Yes did the hat with green section in seed stitch. I was just about out of the purple yarn at that point.
The day the dress arrived I also had puppy slippers in the package for her 5 year old...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-17-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,532
Posted By usamacka
Photo of granddaughter in Summer shade dress

This was the first photo my daughter took after the box arrived. I told her it looked as though she was LASSOING the little one!!
May be a bit big, but will be perfect for the Florida summer. I...
Forum: The Lounge 04-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 648
Posted By usamacka
Great article on knitting on the web

http://theconversation.com/current-crafts-craze-echoes-world-war-i-knitting-projects-24860

This is an article a friend sent me the link to about knitting during World War I. I have been watching...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-13-2014, 03:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By usamacka
The yarn is called Gedifra top soft made in Italy.

The yarn is called Gedifra top soft made in Italy.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-12-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 853
Posted By usamacka
French bathing suit for granddaughter

Before I retired one of my co workers handed me a sack of yarn that she said she had bought it to make a bathing suit. She decided and she would never use the yarn, so she gave it to me. As I am in...
Forum: The Lounge 04-10-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By usamacka
First of all...WOW can I relate! During the...

First of all...WOW can I relate! During the cleaning out process and reorganizing of my knitting room, I have come to ONE conclusion. Use up all of my most expensive yarn first! So far....every...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-08-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 759
Posted By usamacka
That is one of the CUTEST patterns I have seen! ...

That is one of the CUTEST patterns I have seen! Love it! Wish I was a crocheter..but will pass it on to my friend....OR MAKE HER TEACH ME...she has shown me some basics when I have to edge some...
Forum: The Lounge 04-05-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,276
Posted By usamacka
I actually have two of these lamps. I found one...

I actually have two of these lamps. I found one at Tuesday Morning and the other got at an estate sale. THey are both the desk type and I have one on my sewing machine table and the other on my...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-05-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,143
Posted By usamacka
Your socks turned out GREAT! I really like the...

Your socks turned out GREAT! I really like the look of the yarn....I have a pair of socks on the needles...still have half of one to go....Maybe NEXT project to finish!!!!

I haven't tried the toe...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-04-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 518
Posted By usamacka
finished Summer Shades with necklace

All that is left is the weaving and the blocking. The bind off alone took about 2 hours!!!! I had issues with the needles coming apart....was using a set of interchangeables....

I am going to sew...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-01-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By usamacka
I am using Aslan Trends Classico Pima Cotton....I...

I am using Aslan Trends Classico Pima Cotton....I bought several skeins of it at Tuesday morning last year. It is a very soft cotton..
I used a size 6 for the bodice and am using size 4 for the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-31-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 582
Posted By usamacka
Summer shades photo

here is the dress for my granddaughter, that I was asking for help on....when I got to the skirt section, I decided to do the fibonacci sequence for the number of rows..
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 612
Posted By usamacka
Good article on effects of knitting

A friend sent me this link today that CNN posted on the effects of knitting. I hope it works here and that you all enjoy the read..

This is your brain on...
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