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NYCO Gansey by No Name
New Years day I cast on for a traditional Cornish Seaman's gansey using "Fisherman's Wool" (930 yd/lb.) at a gauge of 8+ spi. I have made a point of only working on it a few hours per day as I help my wife watch movies in the evening. (Bad movies result in the most progress. Good movies result...
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February 25th 07 04:51 AM
by Richard Eney Go to last post
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Home for a bit by Katherine
This is reading week, so I am in Labrador, enjoying real winter at alst. Cold, but crisp and clean. I can drink water again without having to buy it in bottles. Not much knitting time, but at least I am in my own bed for a few days. I will check in regularly, as I do have a bit more unassigned time...
February 25th 07 03:42 AM
by Spike Driver Go to last post
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Lent by llindallovesllamas
It has been interesting to read your thoughts on lent. I grew up Catholic, so I know first-hand about giving things up! But then someone shared the real reason for Easter with me: the fact that Jesus died to pay for each of our sins so we could go to heaven when we die. I don"t "DO" religion...
February 25th 07 12:26 AM
by WoolyGooly Go to last post
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Casting on new stitches by Harlan Messinger
I'm knitting-in-the-round a flip-top mitten (like the Broad Street mittens at http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall02/PATTbroadstreet.html but not that pattern). After getting close to the fingers, you knit the palm stitches onto store them on a string holder, then knit the back stitches, then cast...
February 24th 07 07:38 PM
by Harlan Messinger Go to last post
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Problems knitting a bootie heel by [email protected]
So I've gotten to the heel and the instructions read: Round 1 (Eyelet round): (k2tog, yo) 7 times, sk2p, yo, *k2tog, yo* Heres my problem: repeat to last st, slip st knitwise, slip 1 st st from next needle, pass first slip st over last st and replace st on next needle. (28 sts) I just dont have...
February 23rd 07 05:38 AM
by Richard Eney Go to last post
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puzzles by Carol In WI
I could go to a store and buy puzzle glue, but is the mixture when you'd just use Elmer's Glue? Thanks, Carol In WI
February 23rd 07 01:43 AM
by WoolyGooly Go to last post
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Att'n: BB! :D by YarnWright
methinks it was Alan Michael or Lizzie. Noreen -- http://www.lulu.com/yarnwright http://yarnwright.etsy.com http://yarnwright.com http://noreensknitche.com http://noreensknitche.weblogs.us ---
February 22nd 07 04:39 PM
by YarnWright Go to last post
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Joanne's yarn sale by No Name
Not much of a sale, but . . . . . . http://www.joann.com Howcome the yarns that I really want do not seem to go on sale? : ( A
February 22nd 07 02:51 PM
by No Name Go to last post
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Changing size by changing guage by Madelaine
I have a vintage pattern for a fairly simple sweater from a 1970s Mon Tricot. The largest size is a 14 and I wear a 16-18, although I will double check the measurements. I'm wondering if I can enlarge the sweater slightly just by changing the guage, and knitting the rib as a test. The sweater is...
February 22nd 07 05:40 AM
by Mirjam Bruck-Cohen Go to last post
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How do you repair crochet? by Laura J
My daughter's longies have developed a huge hole in the crotch. It isn't a stretch-hole it is like the yarn actually broke (please please please don't tell me I have moths!). With knit items I would know how to pick up stitches or graft the hole together but I am clueless when it comes to...
February 22nd 07 05:02 AM
by Mirjam Bruck-Cohen Go to last post
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Just checking in! by YarnWright
I know how *some* tend to worry when we regulars don't post much, so thought I'd check-in. I've been really busy, working on a lot of personal issues PLUS working on some knitting designs that I want to use for the FAIR. (Side-note: the DeKalb County Fair is known as the "granddaddy fair" as it's...
February 22nd 07 03:35 AM
by YarnWright Go to last post
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My 2006 NYCO by BonnieBlue
Please excuse if this is posted twice. I tried to post it once and don't know where it went. I entered my 2006 NYCO project (knitted sweater with a crocheted yoke) in a knitting category of the Creative Arts Division of the San Angelo Stock Show & Rodeo and read in the newspaper that I have...
February 22nd 07 01:47 AM
by BonnieBlue Go to last post
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Need Baby Hat Pattern by DAB
I need to make a baby hat for a girl at work.....she is having a boy so the frilly ones won't do. I have some worsted weight yarn and like the gauge using us size 6 needles in the round. I have looked for free patterns but most are for fingering weight yarn. Thanks in advance for any...
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February 22nd 07 12:52 AM
by DAB Go to last post
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OT something for those of you who are interested in Terrorism as itHappens (fwd) by Mirjam Bruck-Cohen
If you want to know what is going on in the world of terrorism, threats, explosions, airline incidents, etc., keep this web page.?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" / It's not just about terrorism - it's about what is happening every day, every minute...
February 21st 07 06:54 PM
by Ophelia Go to last post
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Happy Mardi Gras, Ya'll! by hesira
I've been out for a while, but wanted to pop in to wish you all a wonderful Fat Tuesday. If Olwyn Mary is around, I hope all is well in NOLA and you and your lovely town have fared well through the madness. Hesira
February 21st 07 10:26 AM
by Mary Fisher Go to last post
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Twisted cord untwists by Helen ST
Hi all I have been working through the following pattern for a pair of lovely little bee booties and matching hat: http://www.magknits.com/Jan06/patterns/bee.htm My problem is with making the twisted cord for the top of the hat - I have tried following the instructions on the pattern but the...
February 20th 07 09:40 PM
by Cece Go to last post
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Good morning Monday ,,,moebious shawls or any other item by Mirjam Bruck-Cohen
I am delighted people enjoy making the moebiouses , and would like all to remember that it was Elizabeth Zimmermann who first converted this idea into knitting, But she used the idea of making a straight shawl and than sew it with an unvisible seam. it was my humble idea to crochet it from the...
February 19th 07 07:30 PM
by YarnWright Go to last post
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Knitting Help by artsyweb
Hello, I am a very new knitter, and I have run across the following direction: P2tog without slipping sts off needle, then K2tog over same sts. I understand the P2tog and K2tog seperately, but I can't seem to do the two together. Can anyone help? Thanks!
February 19th 07 04:03 PM
by ILovemyDoggie. Go to last post
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ATTN Sheilagh - White Buffalo by WoolyGooly
I've got two cakes of 6-ply unspun: one is White Buffalo in forest green, the other is Chinook in a brownish-black. I do have heap****loads of unspun 3-ply if you're interested in that as well. Make an offer fpr any/all.
February 19th 07 12:26 AM
by Shillelagh Go to last post
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Needle stash??? by Georgia
Today I sprung (sprang?) for a circular needle organizer; I had hinted I'd like one for Christmas, but as usual, the hintee didn't take me up on it. Anyway, now my collection is neatly organized and hanging on the studio door. I have acquired circulars over the years in every size from 1 to...
February 18th 07 03:41 PM
by WoolyGooly Go to last post
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