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71  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Re: Knitting terms, welcome for the non-knitters on: March 12, 2006 08:09:08 PM
I'm a bit of a newb knitter. I've mastered the basics and have really even tension, but theres something I just don't get.
To me this seems incredibly basic, and imperative to know in order to do any advanced pattern, but how the heck do you knit a row after having knit AND purled in the above row? Wherever I have changed from knitting to purling there are three stitches twisted together where there should be two seperate ones, and when I change from purl to knit there is an extra loose stitch. I've looked on every knitting help site I could find, thinking it should be a beginer thing like learning how to do stockinette, but this just never comes up or is covered! Please help, this is getting frustrating and I don't have time to go to the local yarn store.
I'm using the regular western method of knitting, just incase that matters. Thanks for any help!
72  CLOTHING / Clothing: Discussion and Questions / Re: gorgeous prom dresss!!!! on: December 09, 2005 09:57:57 PM
The wispy bits are made from spirals, also known as a poets ruffle, seen alot on old shirts. It won't look the same if you just gather a rectangle!
You could probably find a dress pattern with these ruffles on the skirt, they were very popular two years ago.
there is this butterick pattern B4449, which would be easy to adapt the ruffles from
73  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Completed Projects / Re: Suggestive Transfer [ First one ] on: December 06, 2005 04:49:24 PM
Yay! Thank you very much! ^_^ you've just made my girlfriend a very happy girl
74  IMAGE REPRODUCTION TECHNIQUES / Other Image Reproduction Techniques: Completed Projects / Re: Suggestive Transfer [ First one ] on: November 19, 2005 03:50:12 PM
Would you PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE be willing to share the picture files for this?
My girlfriends birthday is next week and I know she would absolutely LOVE this! Even more than the original star wars DVD box set, and she wants that alot. XD
And her science teacher would be HIGHLY amused.
If not I'll just make my own approximation of it I guess.
75  Halloween / Halloween Costumes / Re: 2005 Completed Costumes Scrapbook (completed projects with pictures go here) on: November 05, 2005 03:47:38 PM

Here's me in my Peter Pan costume, made by me from a thrift store velvet dress. Even the boots are velvet ^_^ and the toy sword is entirely wood
76  CLOTHING / Clothing: Completed Projects: Reconstructed / Re: Camo Army Jacket turned skirt on: October 28, 2005 06:35:59 PM
You look just like a girl I know, Julie. I don't suppose you're from Edmonton? ^_^
Great skirt!
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