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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Undyed Yarn Resource... on: April 21, 2006 09:49:53 AM
Does anyone know of any good yarn sites that sells undyed yarn for dying...besides Knit Picks?

I'm looking for sock yarn weight...something very similiar to the infamous...KOIGU

Links would be wonderful.  Thanks.

2  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Help...Wet DPN's on: August 14, 2005 06:01:53 PM
Would you believe that I have totally and completely neglected my sock project by letting my daughters bottle (filled with breast milk) leak all night, all over my Crystal Palace DP Bamboo Needles!  And to top it off the yarn is Lorna's Laces...DAMN!

Anyway...the sad part is, my needles where drenched and lost there smooth sheen, and I'm sure there size expanded a little.  Is their anyway I can use some kind of mineral oil to get there sleek sheen back?

Advice anyone Huh
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Figure 8 cast on on: August 07, 2005 09:15:35 AM
Does anyone know of a tutorial for a figure 8 cast on?   and what is the purpose of it?

I've seen it for a few sock patterns and was just curious.

Thanks muches!
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Typepad Bloggers?? on: July 21, 2005 07:42:58 AM
I recently posted a post in the "who has a knitting blog" but I only recieved one reply.

The question was:

How do you add those pretty bottons on your sidebars?   If you know, would you be kind enough to walk me through it.

I thought I had it down, but all that shows up is the link instead of the picture!
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Pick up and knit? on: July 20, 2005 05:27:48 PM
I was wondering if the definition "pick up and knit" is the same as "pick up stitches"?

If not can someone explain "pick up and knit".

Thanks muches!
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Gaps & DPN's on: July 15, 2005 12:08:21 AM
I'm a novice when it comes to knitting with dpn's and I've ran into some trouble with gaps when switching needles???  I always tighten the first stitch off the needle, should I be doing something different?  Help, please.
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Intarsia-in-the-round? on: July 10, 2005 04:17:02 PM
Does anyone know of any good photo tutorials for intarsia knitting in the round?  I'm knitting a small hat in the round and plan on adding a piggy motif thru out and was not sucessful with a google search.  Can anyone help?
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / How many to cast on?? on: July 09, 2005 05:58:34 PM
Okay...my mind is not functioning at the moment! Im knitting a hat for my daughter and Im making up the pattern, but I don't think Im casting on the right amount.

Here's what I have:

the gauge is 19sts/4", her head is 20"...I come up with cast on 95 stiches on a size 6/16" circular. It just doesn't seem right, it seem too small in circumfrence. Can someone help me, please.
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Turning the heel...HELP! on: July 06, 2005 01:20:46 PM
 I have a problem! Im trying to knit up my first pair of toddler socks... http://www.soxie.com/kidssock.html

...for some reason when I get to the directions for turning the heel, it seems like there is an error in the pattern...or maybe its just me! It states to work rows one and two until the stitches are gone...but when I get to knitting the 4th row for some reason I run out of stitches. Is it me? Can someone help? Or give me another formula? Thanks.

10  FIBER ARTS / Spinning: Discussion and Questions / Buying Undyed Yarn??? on: June 28, 2005 08:28:27 AM
I wanted to start dying my own yarn and I'm totally cluless as where to purchase undyed yarn from???  I'm looking for a yarn very similar to Koigu.
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