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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Knit Picks, HOW DARE YOU! on: September 21, 2007 10:27:17 AM
Plus they added some new colors!


I am afraid they are discontinuing Panache, though.  Right now there are only 2 colors listed.
2  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Silken Mohair by Cherry Tree Hill on: September 19, 2007 09:18:57 AM
I made a Clapotis out of mine!  The stitches were a bit of a pain to drop, but not nearly as hard as you'd think, considering the mohair content - I just had to poke some apart w/ a DPN.  It took about a skein & a half for a full-sized one.
3  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Fall is coming! Knit along on: September 06, 2007 07:07:53 AM
I'm impossible. I've knit a lot (enough actually to get m wrist so hurt i can't even knit now)

Same here - though my wrist is hurt not from knitting really, but using the mouse too much at work.  I've had to take a little break from knitting (and any repetive hand motion) to let it heal.

But I can knit again now!

I just ordered yarn for my mom & sister's x-mas presents (Eris & Rogue, respectively).  Mom's is in a cream colored Berocco comfort, and my sister's is a tweedy red Plymouth encore. 

I've been able to work on my own Rogue a bit, and on my Airy Cardigan, which is going much more quickly now that I've put the sleeves on scrap yarn. 
4  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Fall is coming! Knit along on: August 24, 2007 11:23:20 AM

That's so cute!  I think I have to add that to my queue.  It would make a nice gift.
5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Fitted Knits-along ? on: August 24, 2007 09:18:57 AM
Very cute!  I love the colors.

My mini-cardi is coming out too small as well, and I also don't like my yarn.  I'll probably frog it, use different yarn, and go a size up.
6  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Rogue-along? on: August 22, 2007 07:35:48 AM
Very pretty!  It looks like it has a nice sheen, too.

Mine is going well - I'll try to get pictures over the weekend.  I haven't been working on it as much as I could be, but I have a few things on the needles.  I don't want to let any one peice linger for too long without being worked on, otherwise they'd never get done.

I do think this would be a pretty quick knit if I was working on it almost exclusively, though.  The last thing I did was attach the top of the pocket, and it was going faster than I expected.
7  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Fall is coming! Knit along on: August 20, 2007 11:34:30 AM
Everything I'm knitting right now is for fall & winter, so this is great timing!

On the needles:
Rogue
Several from Fitted Knits:
Airy Wrap-around cardigan
Boatneck Bluebell

Shopping Tunic from Twinkle's Big City Knits, though I may cave & get new needles (I'm using giant DPNs b/c they were cheap, and I'm hating it.  Size 19 double-points are awkward)

Will be on the needles soon-ish:
Rogue - for my sister for Christmas
Eris - for my mom for Christmas
Short-sleeved cardigan from Fitted Knits
Back to School vest also from Fitted knits - I have the yarn & have swatched, but haven't actualy started yet
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: spicy fitted v-neck tee on: August 17, 2007 07:54:03 AM
I have the book, but I haven't made that one yet.

Have you tried checking either of the knitalongs? 

The Craftster KAL is here.

And there is another one here that is organized by pattern.
9  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Fitted Knits-along ? on: August 13, 2007 08:00:31 AM
This thread has been such an inspiration!

I love this book and couldn't decide what I wanted to make first.  I started with the bulky cropped cardigan (I forget the name, and I don't have my book on me), since the yarn was cheap & readily available.  It still needs sleeves & the button band/trim, but I put it aside b/c I don't have buttons yet (ordering today).

I also started the Boatneck Bluebell (in the cascade tweed - a reddish-brown color) & the Airy Wrap sweater (in Kidsilk Haze color Liquer, double-stranded).  I couldn't decide which one of these I wanted to work on yesterday, so I sat with both projects & alternated doing sleeve increases on each.

I have yarn for the Back to School vest, but haven't started it b/c the needles I need are currently in my in-laws van & they're out of town.

I also ordered yarn for the short-sleeved cardigan, and am getting buttons today for that as well.

I must take pictures!
10  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Fitted Knits-along ? on: August 02, 2007 10:26:48 AM
Very pretty!  That one is definitely on my to-do list (so is pretty much everything in this book!).

I got it a few weeks ago, but I've been working on some other stuff, and haven't gotten started on anything yet.  I just ordered some Knitpicks Swish in Merlot Heather, one of the new colors, for the Back to School Vest.  I need more handknits that I can wear to work, most of the things I've done are too casual.
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