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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Baby Pod on: March 13, 2009 12:41:11 PM
I made another prop for my sister's photo studio. A pea pod! I hope you like Smiley

2  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Baby Grrr! Personal pattern on: March 04, 2009 05:28:59 PM
I haven't posted here in a loooooooong time but I had to share this project I just finished. My sister requested hats from me that she can use in her photo studio and this is one I came up with. Comments welcome!

Raveled: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Phisch/baby-grrr
3  REUSING/RECYCLING/RECRAFTING / What the heck can I do with THIS? / 21 yards x 4" of yellow satin. what would you do? on: February 02, 2009 02:54:52 PM
this is left over from another project (table cloths and table runners). it's a lot to throw away. what would you do with it?
4  Texas / Texas: Central / Anyone inrested? on: October 03, 2007 06:47:10 PM
I got this off the Austin Freecycle Cafe list and thought maybe someone might be interested in a booth to sell crafty wares?

Keri's Fairy Godmother Foundation
Is having their annual Fall Festival Fundraiser on October 28th
10am-5pm @ Woods Fun Center on IH35N, on the corner
of Braker and 35 near the Harley Davidson Store.

Were inviting 40 different vendors for you to shop from.

We will have a Moonwalk, Yummy food and treats,
Snow Cone & Cotton Candy Vendors.

Cinderella will be there to take pictures with the kiddos.

We have created a safe trick or treating environment for
your little ones so be sure to have them dress up in their costumes!

Silent Auction with tons of great stuff donated from local businesses.

local folk group 3 Townes Song will be there 12-4

We are looking for a few more vendors,
If you are interested in being a Vendor:
We have booths in the parking lot for $40 for an
approx 10X10 area and we have a few covered booths
approx. 8X8 on the front of the building with electricity for $50.

Were doing tons of advertising; radio, newspaper, web announcements,
flyers, email blasts and possibly TV (still working on it)

Were looking for local business's to be a part of our silent auction.
Were asking for goods and services to be show cased in our
silent auction to help raise funds for our Organization.
All items will be displayed at out event on October 28th.
We will display your business cards, flyers, brochures
next to your product! All donations will be posted on our
website with a direct link to your company website.
Please contact me if you would like to donate!

We are a 501 C3 non-profit Organization so your
donation is tax deductible; so be sure to ask for a receipt.

Thank you,

Hope to see ya there!

Your Fairy Godmother!
5  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Question on Ribbed Lace Bolero on: July 20, 2007 12:50:00 PM
Thanks, Tragic Heroine, for a great pattern first of all. This will keep me warm in air conditioned environments!

I've never done cables before, so I hope someone can help. The instructions say:

p1 (c1f [p into the stitch that was moved behind, k into the stitch that was moved in front], c1b [k into the stitch that was moved in front, p into the stitch that was moved behind] ) repeat cabling until 1 stitch left, p1

The c1b is what I don't really get. It sounds to me like i'm knitting a stitch and then purling a stitch like normal.

Is this how I should do it: put the stitch on the cable needle, knit it, purl the next stitch then put the stitch from the cable needle back on to the right needle?

Also, does this row get worked with size 8 or 10.5 needles? Thanks in advance!
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / I have an FO: My own tank top/camisole! on: May 26, 2007 10:04:44 AM
*scratches head and wonders what the difference between tank top and cami is*

This took forever! But it's finally done and comments/suggestions are welcome.
7  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Camisole/Tank top suggestions please? on: May 25, 2007 08:39:07 AM
After a bunch of knitting and frogging and knitting and frogging, the cami/tank top I've been working on is to this point:

Since it's mostly made up and I'm a noob at that (this is my first from-scratch pattern), I'm not totally happy with it. The very top is the issue...obviously it's a little bit big on me and I was wondering...is there a way to crochet the top to make it more snug? I have a keyhole openning in the middle and a simple crochet chain to tie it together.
8  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Row Gauge on: April 04, 2007 02:40:46 PM
Ok...I am wondering if anyone can help with this.

If you manage to hit the stitch gauge but not the row, how do you compensate? Wouldnt' changing needles change the number of stitches per inch at the width?
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Pattern Suggestions please on: March 06, 2007 02:47:57 PM
I saw this sweater when I was window shopping:


My hubby, who actually saw it first, told me "You could totally knit that! Maybe not the lace but the shape you could do."

So...I must try and do it since he has so much faith in me. Can anyone suggest a similar pattern to match the way this cardigan is shaped/constructed?
10  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / FO beret - Le Slouch! on: February 26, 2007 12:27:02 PM
Yay for the slouchy hat!

I love Patton's SWS! And the seed stitch didn't take as long as I was thinking it would. It only took 3, maybe 4 days to finish.
One more:

And the pattern is here: http://knitandtonic.typepad.com/knitandtonic/2006/12/leslouch.html
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