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1  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: UK INSTANT SWAP (Signups 01/02/06 to 12/02/06, Send 21/02/06) on: February 03, 2006 03:05:54 AM
Hi

I really wanted to join this and participate in my first Craftster swap (and I said I'd be up for it when the idea was first up) - then I started knitting the jumper from hell - its my boyf's birthday soon and he wants a cricket jumper (!!!) for the new cricket season. I only re-taught myself to knit in November so you can imagine its quite tricky (IT HAS CABLE) argh so far I have x1 sleeve and back completed and time is running out! I can't start anything else until this is done - I'm  bit weird like that only one project on the go at a time.

So long and short of it is I will have to pass but if there is another in the summer I will be up for it.

Zoe  Smiley Smiley Smiley
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Knitting on wrong side (ws) on: December 20, 2005 07:57:58 AM
the wrong side of the knitting should be facing you rather than facing away from you.

 Smiley
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Rowan Big Wool Pattern Help Needed on: December 07, 2005 06:25:40 AM
yay thats what i needed to know - I couldn't work out what to do with the other stitches on the needle.
Thank you  Cheesy
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Rowan Big Wool Pattern Help Needed on: December 07, 2005 06:08:11 AM
I am making the mittens from Rowan's The Bigger Picture book. The pattern reads as follows and is made on straight needles

cast on 20
beg with a knit row cont in st st as follows
work 6 rows
break off yarn A and join in B (mine are 1 colour so missing this out)
work a further 10 rows ending with a WS row

I am ok to here then it says..............

Shape for thumb

Next row (RS) K15 and turn Huh?

Next row cast on and P 5 sts, P5 and turn

work 6 rows on these 10 sts

How? Turn? what?

Any one speak Knitting language who can shed some light on this??

 Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh Huh
5  TOYS, DOLLS AND PLAYTHINGS / Toys, Dolls and Playthings: Completed Projects / Re: Hemp Leaf Bunny on: November 28, 2005 06:02:06 AM
cute cute cute - the cat is impersonating a seal in the second photo!!  Cheesy
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Just for fun on: November 25, 2005 06:57:39 AM
I am Headmistress Drools on Fabric!!
7  Craft Swaps / ARCHIVE OF SWAPS THAT ARE TOTALLY FINISHED / Re: UK "Dear Santa" Swap. CLOSED Send by: 17TH DEC on: November 25, 2005 02:05:05 AM
Hi
I'm not in the Dear Santa swap but just wanted to add my winter story! No snow here (Surrey) but I WISH THERE WAS grr. Last week was the first really cold weather for me and Betty (my baby - hmm - I mean car), and I experienced what I now know is really common for old VWBeetle owners - ice on the INSIDE of the windscreen. Very scary as it formed as I was driving along, my breath froze to the windscreen. Also the seats in Betty are vinyl and freezing cold - perfect excuse to make the cushion for the drivers seat I have been planning.
Anyway I am so jealous of the UK craftsters who have snow - I hope you all get a chance to enjoy it!
 Smiley
8  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: UK Instant Swap on: November 16, 2005 08:41:17 AM
Ithink it's important to have a mostly clear weekend for this one!  Totally immersed in crafting Grin

I think a totally clear weekend to craft is almost impossible  Cry (!!!) although a lovely dream
9  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: UK Instant Swap on: November 16, 2005 08:17:20 AM
I am also looking forward to first swap! It's something lovely to look forward to after Christmas and during that post Christmas pre-spring time......

Have no real preference for date although being ultra fussy (not a normal trait for me I assure any future potential swap partners) the 13/15 Jan and 17/19 Feb are least good.

 Grin Grin Grin
10  ORGANIZED CRAFT SWAPS / New Swap Theme Ideas / Re: UK Instant Swap on: November 16, 2005 07:30:24 AM
Hi BeetleBettyZoe!

I don't think being new to craftster matters, as you seem to meet the swap conditions already!  It'd be lovely to have you along Cheesy

yey! I will look forward to it  Smiley
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