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11  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Pokemon Starters on: August 08, 2012 12:28:54 AM
So I knit a Charmander, Bulbasaur, and Squirtle Cheesy





I love how they came out. No pattern, just made it up as I went!
I plan on doing more pokemanz in the future.

These are all made from Caron Simply Soft and stand about 6 inches each.
12  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Help needed: Figuring out a stitch pattern on: January 20, 2012 08:15:18 AM
That seems to be it exactly! Thank you so so much Cheesy
13  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Help needed: Figuring out a stitch pattern on: January 19, 2012 09:26:33 PM
One of my best friends grandmothers passed away recently and she had been knitting a blanket for her grand daughter. I was given the task of finishing it for her and I want to do it well. The pattern forms a type of basket weave and stockinette stitch hearts. I haven't done anything like this before so if anyone could link me to any similar paaterns id be very grateful!

It has a garter stitch border, then alternates between forming the "woven" looking sections and forming the hearts. Ill post pictures soon! In the meantime ill probably be counting rows and stitches and trying to figure it out the hard way!


Here are a few pictures!







14  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: First attempt at stranded/fair isles knitting! on: January 13, 2012 02:11:49 PM
Wow! What a great hat for first time fair isle Smiley I love the swirl design. I was hoping to get into fair isle knitting so maybe ill try out something similar Smiley
15  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Striped Sweater! on: January 12, 2012 09:36:26 PM
I knit a sweater, using this tutorial! http://knitting-up-a-storm.blogspot.com/2007/04/5-in-paris.html

It's such an easy sweater! It's my second completed one, but I have to take in the collar of my first, so no pictures of it yet Wink



Blurry picture taken in a mirror in a hall in my dorm, ha! I'm really proud of how it came out Smiley

I used simply soft, took about one and a half skeins of each color.
The tutorial doesn't tell you how to do long sleeves, but I just picked up 8 stitches and began knitting in the round, decreasing one every 7 rows for about half the sleeve length. Also, I did a bit of the 'optional side shaping' you see later in the pattern




A little closer on the stripes...


Again, this pattern is SO easy and pretty, if you have ever wanted to try sweaters and were intimidated, I suggest starting here! This only took about 5 days to make!
I really want to make V-Neck sweaters, so if anyone knows any good tutorials or patterns please link me!
16  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / First legwarmers! on: November 17, 2011 09:50:27 AM
I loved making these and I  love wearing them! Cheesy

I used Patons 100 percent wool, and just looking at this yarn for so long made me hungry. It looks like candy D:





Knit on size eight DPNS, and its hard to see but theres a cable pattern alll down the sides.

Hope you guys like em Cheesy
17  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Some socks! on: October 22, 2011 09:51:05 AM
Thanks everyone!

The first one is just your basic top-down sock pattern, I got it from my Teach Yourself Visually Sock-Knitting :3 (Very helpful book)

I plan on doing more knee socks with cables soon! Whoo Smiley
18  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Some socks! on: October 22, 2011 12:17:48 AM
Size 4 circular needles were used Smiley they only took a few days since I carry them with me everywhere to work on them!

I want to make Tardis socks so badly! Ive seen a few cute patterns too Cheesy
19  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Some socks! on: October 21, 2011 11:33:01 PM
Yes, it's self striping Smiley I haven't gotten into colorwork yet, though I really need too!


And yes it is SO addictive D: I start planning out my next pair halfway through the the first sock XD
20  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Some socks! on: October 21, 2011 11:21:15 PM
I recently got into knitting socks! Here are my first few pairs!

My most recent ones! I finished them tonight It took one skein for each sock. (Patons brand I do believe)

I mostly watched Dr Who whiles knitting these XD

These are cute little ankle socks, though you can't see the top part Tongue

They came out oddly Christmas colored! hahaha. This was my first finished pair... One is shorter than the other XD



I love this yarn- It's some sort of bamboo/wool type (wish I kept  the paper!) Super comfy and a great color!




I plan on making lots more socks, so if you have any suggestions or nice patterns, feel free to share! Cheesy
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