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1  MISCELLANEOUS TOPICS / Completed Projects / Re: Ukrainian pysanky eggs *tutorial* on: March 20, 2011 08:06:38 AM
Is anyone thinking of trying this technique, this year?

Here are a few eggs, from last year's egg party.



They were done by total beginners! 
2  QUILTING / Quilting: Completed Projects / Re: in honour of my grandmother, in memory of my grandfather on: June 18, 2009 10:43:06 PM
These are really lovely.

3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: My "Soft Almond" top on: March 06, 2008 05:55:02 PM
Stunningly beautiful!
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Quant complete! on: January 05, 2008 10:57:00 PM
Cool, indeed!
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Grafting mixed knit and purl stitches on: September 24, 2007 07:46:45 PM
So, you enter and leave each stitch as called for, and don't worry about the ones "next door?"
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Grafting mixed knit and purl stitches on: September 23, 2007 12:10:49 PM
Hmm...I don't think I'm explaining this correctly. 

When you graft two sets of live stitches together, the two sides get off-set by half a stitch. This is no big deal in stockinette or reverse stockinette. 

However, in this project, everything is "off" by half a stitch, so the whole pattern is jogging over in an unattractive fashion.
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Grafting mixed knit and purl stitches on: September 23, 2007 08:25:27 AM
Mnemosyne_LA -- can you possibly sumaeize what Ms. Pearl-McPhee says?  I don't have that book.

My problem isn't about grafting purls, it is about getting the whole thing to line up correctly.  As it is, everything is catty-whompus.
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Grafting mixed knit and purl stitches on: September 22, 2007 09:54:21 PM


So I'm knitting this sweet scarf, and to keep it symmetrical, I'm knitting it in two pieces.

The thing is that, for some reason, my brain isn't working tonight and I'm forgetting how to deal with grafting live stitches (kitchener) when there is a mixture of knit and purl stitches.

I can't figure out how to deal with the half-stitch offset that you get when you graft.

I know there's a way.  I've grafted plenty of projects, but I can't visualize this tonight. Mary Thomas and Montse Stanley aren't helping, me.  And all the online explanations that I've looked at show plain stockinette, not a mixture.

Will someone take pity on me, and explain this to me in a way that my poor addled brain can comprehend?
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Freestyle Knitted Tank on: September 22, 2007 04:41:54 PM
that's brilliant and demented.
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Norwegian Legwarmers on: September 22, 2007 04:39:47 PM
oooh la la!

(I wonder how you say that in Norwegian?)
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