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1  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Random Table Runner(?) Into Faerie Skirt ! on: March 22, 2009 05:20:58 PM
so cute! i love your style. Wink
2  NEEDLEWORK / Needlework: Completed Projects / Re: Make Love, Not Warcraft on: August 05, 2008 12:58:13 AM
i actually met my boyfriend and lots of close friends through WoW.  if you actually liked the game, it's not horrible at all.  i think your needlework is adorable, but i don't agree with the statement. ;[
3  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: Circle Skirts (now with tutorial!) on: June 25, 2008 03:54:25 PM
i used a circle skirt for my prom dress!   Cheesy

http://www.uber-dork.net/direct/afterprom02.jpg

Your circle skirt/prom dress is just adorable!

i'm not a pink fan but this dress is so pretty!

thank you!! Grin
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Anthropologie-inspired capelet + Tutorial! on: June 15, 2008 10:44:14 PM
Interestingly enough, there is an extremely similar pattern on this website: http://www.oneskeinwonders.com/patterns/shrug.php
5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Quant -along? knitty winter '07 on: January 25, 2008 07:50:36 AM
i finished mine and a long time ago, but forgot to take pictures before i gave it to my friend. Sad

however, i made modifications during the bind off to make both edges symmetrical.  pretty much, i continued the entrelac pattern as normal, but bound off the edges of the squares so that the whole edge was straight.  in the end, there was one stitch remaining so i picked up the rest of the stitches along the edge and continued with the decreases i needed to make the triangle.  i must say, the end result was extremely satisfying.
6  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: General / Re: pink, tulle, and lace... oh my! on: December 26, 2007 11:50:56 AM
thanks so much guys!  i definitely didn't expect this thread to be revived, but it feels great to have people see it two years later and still like it. Cheesy
7  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Quant -along? knitty winter '07 on: December 23, 2007 08:33:09 AM
i started it two nights ago with a thin yarn and small needles to get it smaller, but i couldn't notice the difference between the squares. i thought it was because my yarn was a solid colour, and started again with a variegated (thicker) yarn. it looks better now, and i know i'm getting almost everything right, but the sides of the squares where i pick up stitches doesn't show up much. the sides where i join the squares appears elevated, giving that look of woven strips, but the other sides are flat...
when i pick up the 6 stitches, i pick 1 up, purl or knit it, then do the next. is it right? i couldn't find a way of picking all 6 up and then purling or knitting, because the yarn tail ended up at the other side...

You should be picking the stitches up, then knitting back across.
I found an article that explains with lots of pictures:
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter04/FEATwin04TT.html

Good luck, and I hope you'll show us the final product!

i'm pretty sure "pick up and knit" or "pick up and purl" does not mean to pick up the stitches and knit/purl them directly afterwards.  it's just to indicate how you pick up the stiches -- knitwise or purlwise.

the link that is posted above shows how to pick up stitches for a button band, but for entrelac you should only pick up stitches through the back loop like this:



picking up stitches through the back loop causes the panels to appear woven.

hope that helps. Smiley
8  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Quant -along? knitty winter '07 on: December 21, 2007 10:58:56 PM
i'm making one as a christmas gift for a friend.  Smiley

does anyone think that it's too wide?  i'm using size 7's in hopes it'll be a tad bit thinner.
9  HOME SWEET HOME / Crafty Housewares: Completed Projects: General / Re: Nintendo Perler Bead Coaster Set on: November 26, 2007 04:00:19 PM
oh my god, these are freakin' amazing!!  would it be possible to post a closer pic of the rest of them?  and if not, i'd love to see the Link one up close at least. Smiley
10  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: Car Wreck Zombie on: October 23, 2007 02:50:48 PM
how about a flask? Smiley

and you could always fill it with water in case you get thirsty.
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