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All Blog Posts Tagged 'circular' (5)

My purple lace socks!

I have a few physical challenges that sometimes limit my knitting, crocheting and polymer clay work.  I have MS and RA; and both are centered on my right side.  I am right handed so you can see that I have a little bit of a challenge.  However, I am not complaining by a long shot.  When I was diagnosed with MS as a child there were no medicines and the medical community treated it much the same way as they did anything they did not understand.  They recommended that families put their loved…

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Added by Umoza Mzizi on February 9, 2012 at 5:07pm — 1 Comment

POTATOE CHIP SCARF...too fun

I am knitting a Potatoe Chip Scarf ..to get away from some of my WIP...that is a bit boring and taxing.

Didn't think I would ever think knitting boring LOL

I am using a maroonish alpaca yarn I bought pre/ finding KnitPicks site.

I found this a bit challenging using this yarn for other projects...tried many patterns before just stashing it away.

And it is so heavenly soft...I desperately wanted to use it....

EUREKA ..moment...I tried knitting the PCS with…

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Added by CamillaInTheDesert on March 23, 2011 at 2:00pm — 27 Comments

What next? Socks!

I have almost finished the cardigan, sewing it up and then knitting the neck, then i'm done. Which is great because I'm sick of hot pink for the moment. I'm excited about making more progress on my dad's sweater, getting through the ribbing so it can be a reading project. I also plan to start my first pair of socks, for when I'm watching tv with my man in bed. Something that requires some focus, but allows me to still watch the movie. Over the years I have bought dozens of multi-colored acrylic… Continue

Added by Danielle Barratt on September 13, 2009 at 4:58pm — 1 Comment

2 socks, 2 circs, Round and round I go.

As I mentioned in the last blog I was going to make the crazy socks on two circs. So I have started them. I am adding a touch of solid to my socks for interest.



I have worked two circulars on sleeves and have had not troubles. However I did find it a bit awkward collecting the gussets until I decided to move all the stitches so they were more evenly distributed.





Well I am back on target progressing nicely. I expect that I… Continue

Added by Domestic Arts on May 8, 2008 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Sweater Notes

Swatching is so very important. It will make the difference as to whether your sweater will fit or not. Knit that swatch. Be sure you get gauge. I would rather have the sweater fit instead of finding someone to fit the sweater. Did I mention to swatch?



Beginners and some experienced knitters will ask “Why swatch?” The answer is simple. Your chosen yarn may not be appropriate to the pattern. The tension of the knitter may be too loose resulting in a garment that is too big. Or the… Continue

Added by Domestic Arts on April 26, 2008 at 1:06pm — No Comments

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