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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Kate has morphed into a Chicken! on: May 27, 2006 07:39:14 AM
Really cute. I love it when someone takes a pattern and changes it into something else. So many possibilities. one question though - how did you make the legs/feet? Thanks.

Thanks for the compliments everyone!  The legs are 6 stitch I-cord.  When the cords were long enough, I did k1 m1 accross the row to last stitch - k1. (11 stitches total).  Next row - P all stitches.  Then I put the last 7 stitches on a holder and made a mini icord with the first 4 stitches, bound off.  Then I picked up 3 stitches off the holder - mini icord, bound off.  And then once more with the last 4 stitches.

I hope that makes sense!
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Kate has morphed into a Chicken! on: May 26, 2006 08:55:26 PM


The body is Knitty's Kate Pattern.  The rest is all chicken!

Details on the blog!
3  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: dino-kitties! on: April 23, 2006 01:00:36 PM
you should send those pictures to www.stuffonmycat.com!
4  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Debbie Bliss Cabled Cardi Hoodie from Book 4 on: March 25, 2006 01:52:44 PM
that sweater is beautiful.  love it!
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: My koolaid socks! on: March 25, 2006 12:02:48 PM
Did you nuke the yarn in the microwave? If you did, did you leave it in the jars of koolaid or take it out and wrap it in film?? Still wating to give this a go.  Roll Eyes

I actually did the whole thing on the stove.  I mixed koolaid and water into four separate mason jars and then put all four jars into a big pot of water on the store.  I "cooked" it at a low/medium temperature.  I loosely followed the instructions in the knitpicks catalog (though I think they did use the microwave.)  There are instructions somewhere on the knitpicks.com site too.
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: cascading leaves socks on: March 25, 2006 07:03:22 AM
Nice job!  They are definitely on my "to do" list!
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: My koolaid socks! on: March 25, 2006 07:02:36 AM
Thanks everyone!

The pattern is Lichen Ribbed Socks from Nancy Bush's Knitting Vintage Socks. 

And no, they do not still smell like koolaid!  The yarn did for a while, but now that they've been knit up and worn, the smell has dissapated.
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / My koolaid socks! on: March 24, 2006 09:24:14 PM
I went from this:


To this:


To these:


I am still competely stunned that this yarn came out self-striping.  A complete and very happy accident!

Details on my blog!
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Tulip Baby Sweater Set on: March 18, 2006 08:12:53 PM
That is adorable!  Lucky baby!
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Flock of Geese Socks on: March 04, 2006 06:36:55 AM
I received mine as a Christmas gift last year - and I wasn't even knitting then.  The calendar is single pages in a box, not like a typical wall calendar.

Thanks for the compliments!
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