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Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2015, 06:46 PM
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I love the merino superwash Swish from Knit...

I love the merino superwash Swish from Knit Picks. I have used it for my new grandson who was born in Feb. I used it to knit him a sweater to wear home from the hospital. I do not spin. My favorite...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-24-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 193
Posted By Daylilydayzed
It is telling you to transfer the marker from the...

It is telling you to transfer the marker from the left needle to the right needle after working the stitches before the marker.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-22-2015, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I finished the blanket . Now I can move on to my...

I finished the blanket . Now I can move on to my white sock I started before the blanket.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-18-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 410
Posted By Daylilydayzed
On My needles Now

Recently my daughter mentioned that one of her co-workers is expecting a baby in Nov.I had some yarn left over from knitting my new grandson's sweaters so I casted on a baby blanket. One of the balls...
Forum: General Knitting 08-04-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 609
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Welcome!

Welcome to Knitting Help and welcome from Lakeland FL, we have several lakes here in our city.
Forum: General Knitting 07-28-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I am not familiar with the ones you listed, the...

I am not familiar with the ones you listed, the only alpaca yarn I have used is KnitPicks yarns in their Shimmer yarn. It is a 70%baby alpaca and 30% silk blend. It is very soft and has a slight...
Forum: General Knitting 07-28-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 722
Posted By Daylilydayzed
DK weight is like a lightweight worsted, you may...

DK weight is like a lightweight worsted, you may need a couple more stitches than with a regular worsted weight. I've made mittens and gloves with yarns from fingering weight to worsted , it just...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-27-2015, 12:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Daylilydayzed
yes I am going to try one, it will be for my...

yes I am going to try one, it will be for my daughter in law's Christmas present I already have the yarn, 3 hanks of Knit picks Shimmer in the Lamb colorway. It is a 70% baby alpaca 30 % silk blend.I...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-27-2015, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By Daylilydayzed
My favorite go to yarn is Knit Picks Swish, in...

My favorite go to yarn is Knit Picks Swish, in either one of the weights in comes in sock, sport. DK, or worsted.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2015, 11:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By Daylilydayzed
I just used my regular HE Clear washing machine...

I just used my regular HE Clear washing machine soap. I also used fabric softener in the rinse water. Then they go in the dryer on a towel setting.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By Daylilydayzed
pound of love is a soft yarn it really feels...

pound of love is a soft yarn it really feels softer after washing it. I made a baby blanket out of it for a friend of my daughter in law, who had recently had a little premature baby girl. After I...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Daylilydayzed
One of the simplest blankets to knit is a...

One of the simplest blankets to knit is a stockinette background with garter stitch borders. This pattern makes a nice one
Rows 1-6 Knit

Row 7 Knit 6, purl across, Knit 6

Row 8 (Right Side) Knit...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-25-2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Daylilydayzed
A New thought

I am thinking about knitting a new type of shrug. Take a lace pattern stitch and cast on the number of stitches to equal the measurement of the intended recipient arm length across the back and the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 210
Posted By Daylilydayzed
It means to just work the next 7 rows in the...

It means to just work the next 7 rows in the pattern with no increase or decrease.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2015, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By Daylilydayzed
It means to sew the neckband down, matching the...

It means to sew the neckband down, matching the ribs from the top to the area you are stitching so they do not slide causing the neckband to twist.just use a tapestry needle and one ply of your yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2015, 01:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,389
Posted By Daylilydayzed
If you could read charts , I have a knitting...

If you could read charts , I have a knitting program of stitches and your pattern is in it. I can send you a chart for the pattern as well as the line by line print out of the rows. Just send me a...
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2015, 06:18 PM
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Posted By Daylilydayzed
Hi lostarts! I am Daylily Dawn on Knitting...

Hi lostarts! I am Daylily Dawn on Knitting Paradise forums. welcome to Knitting Help!
Forum: General Knitting 07-20-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By Daylilydayzed
The first 6 and last 6 stitches will be picked up...

The first 6 and last 6 stitches will be picked up and knitted to make the thumb. You cast on a couple of extra stitches to make the gusset area between the fingers . This photo is of a pair of gloves...
Forum: General Knitting 07-19-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Are you using double pointed needles or magic...

Are you using double pointed needles or magic loop?If you are using magic loop , slip the first 6 stitches on to waste yarn and knit until the last six stitches and put these on waste yarn. No, they...
Forum: General Knitting 07-15-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 591
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Knit Picks Brava is all acrylic but feels like...

Knit Picks Brava is all acrylic but feels like merino wool. You can find it at KnitPicks.com
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2015, 11:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 54,511
Posted By Daylilydayzed
He will be 5 months old on the 12th of this...

He will be 5 months old on the 12th of this month. The sweater was knitted with Knit picks Swish DK weight in Marine Blue. The sweater was originally meant for a 1 year old size but I used a smaller...
Forum: General Knitting 07-08-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 54,511
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Welcome to Knitting Help! I am a grandmother also...

Welcome to Knitting Help! I am a grandmother also but I only have 3 grandsons, two in Virginia, and one here in Lakeland FL. The one here is no longer speaking to us because of something he did that...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-07-2015, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Try knitting squares of stitch patterns to make...

Try knitting squares of stitch patterns to make an afghan. If you have lots of small amounts that would take care of them.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-05-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Daylilydayzed
Yes there will be photos after I get some more...

Yes there will be photos after I get some more sock yarn colors . so far I have white, dove gray and marine blue. The gray and blue are the right and left twists.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-29-2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 370
Posted By Daylilydayzed
A Work in Progress

I am taking my leftover sock yarn after knitting socks, to make several 9 inch squares of garter stitch border with a 50 stitch pattern area between the borders. So far I have 3 squares done. I...
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