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meeting an old sweater by mirjam
Before my late mother died , about 18 years ago she knitted a friend of her`s a sweater , about 2 years ago i met the sweater = i mean i met a woman , who wore that sweater , but she wasn`t my mother` s friend .. but her family name was the same. It turned out she was the daughter in law of my...
December 15th 09 02:36 AM
by Spikedriver Go to last post
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Fingerless mitts by Linda D.
Hi everyone, I've been knitting Fingerless mitts that have a thumb. I have to cast on three stitches after setting aside stitches for the thumb, and the pattern says to use a backwards loop cast on. I tried it, but got a not very nice hole. I switched to a cable cast on, and it looks better,...
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December 12th 09 04:55 PM
by suzee Go to last post
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See what goes on in Sydney by edna
http://www.architectureanddesign.com.au/article/Graffiti-knitting-project-wins-culture-award/508039.aspx Edna in Sydney
December 11th 09 07:50 AM
by edna Go to last post
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hello, new here by Flemstica
Hi, my name's Sarah. I've been crocheting for about 8 years :) Right now I'm working on hats and scarves for Christmas gifts. I'm also interested in pen-palling and square exchanges! Can't wait to get to know you all :)
December 2nd 09 12:55 PM
by Linda Lee Go to last post
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scarf pattern? ... knit, tapered, eyelet by Chris_Signe
Hi , I'm looking for a knit pattern for a neck scarf. It was knit in a fine yarn. It is very narrow (maybe an inch wide) at each end widening out in the middle portions. There appeared to be a eyelet ( little hole) every so often in the pattern. It wraps completely around the neck once and...
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November 30th 09 10:21 AM
by mirjam Go to last post
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my notes have disappeared ????????? by mirjam
last year i staerted a vest , made up some pattern and this was my carry around project , put it aside during the summer , finished the half bodice of back 2 1/2 frons ,,,, and my calculations are`n t to be found ,,, Weird i usually write it all in a copybook , but somehow not this pattern,,, it...
November 25th 09 06:52 AM
by mirjam Go to last post
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When you have Leftovers , how do you plan something ? by mirjam
When you find loads of Different leftovers , how do you go about planning something with it.?????? i sort them out by weight first , and than by colour , and than think i could use all kinds in one work / when i have a different amounts of wool baals in each color , an neat way it to knit the...
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November 24th 09 05:21 AM
by King's Crown[_3_] Go to last post
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star wars patterns by Samatha Hill -- take out TRASH to reply[_2_]
getnbuy wrote: Where can I find the star wars patterns? They will undoubtedly be copyrighted and you will have to buy them. Check your local yarn store.
November 18th 09 10:04 AM
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New rain days by mirjam
We are into a new Rainy Days group , in which is always wonderful to grab one`s knitting and knit happily . just now i knit an artwork for an exhibition . and sort of `found` `lmost` finnished light green vest that will be hopefully finished this week,,,, i am doing my utmost best to work...
November 18th 09 03:58 AM
by Spikedriver Go to last post
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Sewing machines back in fashion? by Bruce Fletcher (remove dentures to reply)
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/8283615.stm -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK http://claremont.islandblogging.co.uk "Resistance is NOT futile, it's voltage divided by current"
November 17th 09 05:50 AM
by mirjam Go to last post
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I'd like a rec for an online yarn source. by Kalmia
I need to buy a lot, and color is not too important. Good, reliable service is. I'd like to order chenille, by the way.
November 6th 09 03:11 AM
by Spikedriver Go to last post
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OT - Fletcher Saga Oct 2009 - yacht rescue! by Bruce Fletcher (remove dentures to reply)
http://claremont.islandblogging.co.uk/2009/10/28/rescue-of-yacht-in-mill-bay-of-stronsay -- Bruce Fletcher Stronsay, Orkney UK http://claremont.islandblogging.co.uk "Resistance is NOT futile, it's voltage divided by current"
October 28th 09 07:48 PM
by Bruce Fletcher (remove dentures to reply) Go to last post
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Pattern Help Please! by [email protected]
I am getting ready to try this Circular wrapping shawl pattern for babies. But, I am having difficult understanding this part of it. If someone want the whole pattern after not understanding this part, please, email me off list and I will post it to you for further help. Continue to work 2 sts less...
October 26th 09 03:38 PM
by DA[_3_] Go to last post
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Attn: Mirjam .... by Murielle
Hi Mirjam, I hope you are well, and enjoying nice weather. I have a bit of a problem and thought if anyone I know could help me solve it, it would be you. A couple of weeks ago it was quite chilly here and I recalled a shawl my mother had knitted for me about twenty years ago. I wasn't sure...
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October 26th 09 10:12 AM
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she was amazed by mirjam
Yesterday while traveling by Bus i saw that i lost a stitch in my knitting and wasn`t really happy with the result , thus i unravelled the knitted part ,,, a woman next to me was amazed , and asked why i unravelled it , i told her why !!! she said she rarely knits and when she does she Usually has...
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October 22nd 09 05:53 AM
by mirjam Go to last post
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Babies! Lots of Babies! by Murielle
Well, only two. So I turned to my old standby Mary Lamb Baby Book Vol. 30 (twenty cents!) pattern 3006. I've done this pattern before a few times so I felt quite confident with it and it's going well. I'm about two/thirds of the way through the blanket in variegated wool: white, pale blue...
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October 22nd 09 03:48 AM
by Murielle Go to last post
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Anyone know about mitered squares by [email protected]
I hate doing swatches. And, I am trying to figure how you come with the right amount of stitches for an 8" mitered square. How are you able to calculate that? Portia, Southern California
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October 21st 09 08:41 PM
by mirjam Go to last post
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Scarves for children by [email protected]
Going another direction here. Since my brain is always coming with ideas. I am in several charities and I am looking for patterns for scarves for children say starting from ages 2 and up. I figure the teens can pretty much wear the adults sizes as well. But, the ones under 13 needs downsizing....
October 21st 09 06:11 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Hello all! by [email protected]
Hi all. Portia here. For those who remember me. Its little cool here in Calif. I am broadening my horizons now. I have a stack of new braille patterns to work on and some more onthe way. I hope to learn as much as I can. I am now involved in some charities as well. Enjoying it too. Just want to...
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October 16th 09 06:41 AM
by mirjam Go to last post
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Autum steps in by mirjam
In the morning when i let the cat out , the air is cooler , thus i am glad to knit crochet etc,,, Since i haven`t grown the last years i am able to make some knitted presents for friends and look at my oldest sweaters, to see whether i should keep theam as are , kepp and maybe do some changes to...
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October 13th 09 01:04 PM
by mirjam Go to last post
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