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1  KNITTING / Knitting: Discussion and Questions / Americo patterns??? on: November 08, 2007 01:11:13 PM
Has anyone made anything by Americo (I think the only store is in Toronto - but they do sell thier stuff online http://americo.ca/)
Just curious to see if anyone had made anything of thiers - in particular the bags.

2  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Beautiful Neck Warmer from Garnstudio on: December 02, 2006 08:12:37 PM
SlickMariaVic - i believe i used almost 5 balls of SWS...i know i was pretty ticked that i was so close to the end and had to start another ball. (and i did the garter stick for the first stich only and switched to stockinette after, and did the increase right after it - though i made the mistake of doing garter for several rows before i realized my misake and decided that since it was near the bottom i was gonna just leave it 'cause i have a few restarts on it already Sad - so far no one has noticed.)

and great job shawnee66, i want to make one for myself in white once i forget how frustrated i was making the first one.
3  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Beautiful Neck Warmer from Garnstudio on: November 22, 2006 02:18:49 PM
moneycll - somethig to keep in mind when you get to the ribbing...341 is not divisible by 3   (but 345 is), that would be a mistake in the pattern...though i am sure you will be fine.
4  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Beautiful Neck Warmer from Garnstudio on: November 21, 2006 01:03:31 PM
Those are great (i was thinking of making the second neck warmer as well...eventually).
I look forward to seeing everyone elses as well!

5  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Beautiful Neck Warmer from Garnstudio on: November 11, 2006 10:30:54 AM
I used a size 7.5 on the ribbing and middle because i didn't have the right size either.
jane dough - the number of stiches i picked up didn't depend on the needle size since i picked up every available stich there was...and since i used double strand i counted each single stich that had 2 strands as 2 seperate stiches.

shawnee - when it came to increasing i increased using hte extra strand that crossed between 2 purl stiches since it left less of a gap than the way the instructions said to do it - you can see the holes in my ribbing in my pic - every so often i would try their way again and was too frustrated withit to go back and fix it.

hope this makes sense and helps you guys
6  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: Silly Apple Cozy **NOW WITH PATTERN!** on: November 08, 2006 07:10:05 AM
That is great, thanks for the pattern. I have a few friends who would get a kick out of an apple cozy.
7  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Beautiful Neck Warmer from Garnstudio on: November 07, 2006 08:38:41 AM
I am very much looking forward to seeing everyone elses!!
8  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Brea Purse from Berocco on: November 05, 2006 03:20:33 PM
juniperl13 that is goregous! Great job.
I am going ot try and get this bag started too (in a week or so?), just have to get a couple other projects finished up first.
9  KNITTING / Knitting: Completed Projects / Re: earflap helmet hat (pattern from free online generator) on: November 02, 2006 06:28:14 AM
Such a great little pattern generator. thanks so much for posting the link. I know a couple people who might like this hat for x-mas.
10  KNITTING / Knitalongs / Re: Beautiful Neck Warmer from Garnstudio on: October 30, 2006 06:27:45 AM
Thanks guys! Bekahzz, I used a 40" size 7.5 for my circular - a bit tight at times, but i suppose it worked out well enough.
And good luck Shawnee, i did the same thing in the beginning (about 4 rows) of mine before i realized it wasn't supposed to be garter. it's one of those patterns...just out to make life difficult.
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