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1  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Paris Loop on: October 11, 2004 07:36:20 AM
Makes me wish I could knit Cry. Im a bf mama too, and it would be great for winter! Amy

there's a sewn poncho in the latest issue of Bust. Seems pretty easy, although I don't sew, so I'm not sure.  Maybe you could try that. Wish I could sew!
2  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Paris Loop on: October 06, 2004 08:40:29 AM
I do, and my super sweet LYS-owner, Patricia. helped me make sure I wasn't twisted for the join.
And when I showed her that I still had a twist a few inches in, she was puzzled as well!
So I'm thinking a longer connector will help, so the Loop isn't so bunched up and I can be more careful. I'll use the extenders in the Denise kit.
3  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Paris Loop on: October 04, 2004 10:13:01 PM
thanks a lot! like i said, i'll give it a try again...
4  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Paris Loop on: October 04, 2004 08:32:37 AM
i'm still reading, too! that looks GREAT, 615bride! You can see the detail even better than the original photo with the pattern.
You have inspired me to re-start the loop for, um, the FOURTH time. I just can't seem to keep it from twisting. This last time, I was POSITIVE the stitches were not twisted when i joined and started the second row. So the twist happened sometime after that, I guess. I was thinking I  may need to order a longer connector from Denise... Any suggestions?
5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Paris Loop on: September 14, 2004 11:25:22 AM
I'm using the Gedrifra Cicco.
I found it on woolieewe.com, but that was months ago, so I don't know if they have it anymore.

I'm using my new Denis Interchangables, largest size being 15.
After a gauge swatch and some sort of crazy algebra I can't remember at the moment, I came up with casting on 184 (!) stitches instead of 110.

I've had to rip out twice, because I am having a hard time keeping the stitches straight. I, too, had a Paris Mobius. Twice. Come to think of it, I should have just keep it that way - since I just saw a mobius-style capelet thing at anthropologie. I wonder if I kept going what it would have looked like... Has anyone done this on purpose?

Anyway, I slipped my 184 stiitch mobius strip on before I ripped it out last time and it seemed to fit ok. Maybe just a little drape-y...  if that helps anyone!

Any tips on keeping the stitches untwisted once I connect and start to purl the 2nd row?
I'm a total beginner knitter AND this is my first time using circulars.
6  UNITED STATES / New Jersey / Re: Old-fashioned cobblers in Bergen County? on: August 21, 2004 06:47:17 PM
I don't know if he is an "old-fashioned cobbler" and he's in hudson, not bergen county - but when I need my shoes repaired I bring them to "Giovanni d'Italia" in Hoboken... can't remember the exact address, it's been awhile... but that's the name, if it helps any...
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re:help making yarn substitution on: March 21, 2004 07:10:36 PM
thanks to both of you.
both links seem like they will be very helpful!
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / help making yarn substitution on: March 21, 2004 02:10:55 PM
i found this pattern and i would like to knit it up... but i am having trouble finding GEDIFRA CICCO yarn.


could anyone please recommend an equivalent?
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re:Favorite free pattern site? on: March 21, 2004 02:08:13 PM
here's one:
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re:Capelet on: March 21, 2004 02:06:49 PM
you might also like this:

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