Knitting Paradise® - Knitting and Crochet Forum
Home | Knitting Digest | Active Topics | Newest Pictures | Search | Login | Register | Help
The Most Active Discussions Today
 
Sweater - After the Rain
Good morning KP's from a wet and chilly Scotland,

This is a Heidi Kirrmaier pattern After the Rain I've just completed for a friend. I dyed the yarn. It's s DK merino silk. I knitted the size M1. The sleeves are 3/4 length. I used just over 1000 yards.




...continue reading this topic >>
 
summer tunic mint
way !
I am finished the big project
Very beautiful, easy tunic mint.








...continue reading this topic >>
 
Is This a Yarn Flaw or Just a Natural Variation?
Because of the different shades and tones of this yarn, I did not notice this lighter row (about 1/3 of the way up from bottom in photo) when knitting. Upon closer inspection it looks like missed dye. I am not going to take the piece apart. Is it troublesome to you? Would you say leave it alone or attempt some type of repair? Would washing it unify the color? Yarn is 75% acrylic and 25% wool. Thank you, KP Friends!


...continue reading this topic >>
 
 
Sunshine shawl
I call this one "Sunshine." Acrylic yarn that was not doing anything else so...... I decided to knit the 504 King West shawl by Knit Cafe (www.knitcafetoronto.com) but, as usual, needed to add my own spin to things. The original pattern is for 2 solid blocks of color with an added knitted edge in 3 other contrasting colors. Besides the stripes, my edge is single crochet because I was not sure how many rows I could get from the remaining yarn and didn't want to be short on the bind-off.
A-symetric

Close-up of crochet edge --- I do NOT claim to be a crocheter. I just happen to own a few hooks and sometimes try to use them.

"Wrong side."

"Right side"

...continue reading this topic >>
 
large Pineapple doily
I wanted to take a break from writing patterns, so I just let the hook do its thing and I didn't worry about writing. It was refreshing getting to make something just for me. I think I will attach it to a canvas and hang it up.






...continue reading this topic >>
 
Some of my PC Tissue Boxes
I've been working on several of my Christmas PC tissue box covers and thought I would share them to y'all. Tell me which one is your favorite


















...continue reading this topic >>
 
Basic T-shirt - no pattern, just knitting
Sometimes, when I see patterns on the internet, I think: why didn't I think of something like that myself? Projects to not have to be complicated to be nice. Some material is suitable for complicated patterns, other materials will do fine for "just plain knitting".

The other day, when visiting a yarn shop and seeing this Katia yarn, it crossed my mind: a plain and easy shirt would look OK.

So I swatched, did some maths, and knitted this shirt, casted on 110 stitches, knitted till I thought I had reached the underarms, casted on 13 extra stitches on each side for short sleeves and an ordinary bind off when I figured I had reached the correct length. Seamed shoulderseams and side seams: and here it is. Piece of cake.

It fits, I like it, it is light to wear, and it matches a lot of my pants. So, one happy knitter here!

One other thing: I always try to seam back and front together as invisible as I can. My mom taught me. I used to give her all my knitwork to put it together, till one day she said: do you have a moment? Why? You come and sit next to my and I'll show you.... LOL... from that day on I am on my own for putting things together....!! I'll try to attach a detailed pic.




There IS a seam here in the middle!

...continue reading this topic >>
 
 
Flourish by Erica Knight (K)
Hi everyone

This is a pattern by Erica Knight called Flourish from a leaflet called Rowan Spring Collection, free in the Knit Now magazine. I used Cygnet Cottony DK yarn which has a thread with sheen in it. I woul do this again, but would use Rowan Pima Cotton next time , as in the pattern.

I really enjoyed doing this, a bit of lace, poppers and mix of buttons, so many variations you could do. Well off to be washed. Happily fits lovely, will wear with jeans or trousers.

Thanks for looking. :)


...continue reading this topic >>
 
Knit top and hat
Clearly my one-month grand-daughter is not thrilled with the knit top and hat I made for her.
I also made this pattern in larger sizes so it will fit like a dress which she will hopefully like better.
First-time Grandma


...continue reading this topic >>
 
Great grandson has arrived
Just been made a great grandma. Have just posted the hot air balloon toy and romper suit. Hope my granddaughter likes them!




...continue reading this topic >>
 
For more, check out Active Topics page.
 
Forum Sections
 
Main
This is where we talk about anything related to knitting or crochet.
Topics: 101730
Posts: 2232600
Subscribed users: 173740
 
User-Submitted How-tos, Patterns, Tutorials
Educational knitting and crochet material uploaded by users.
Topics: 1223
Posts: 41837
Subscribed users: 173382
 
Pictures
This section is for knitting-related pictures. Show off your work here :)
Topics: 80937
Posts: 3213637
Subscribed users: 173133
 
Machine Knitting
Discussions about knitting machines and machine knitting techniques.
Topics: 10626
Posts: 159664
Subscribed users: 167943
 
Introduce Yourself
New to the forum? Jump in, say hello, and introduce yourself here.
Topics: 21615
Posts: 525204
Subscribed users: 171291
 
General Chit-Chat (non-knitting talk)
A place to talk about anything (discussions and pictures not related to knitting).
Topics: 101822
Posts: 2784034
Subscribed users: 171428
 
Swaps, KALs, Periodicals, Group Activities
Discussions, pictures, and questions related to user-organized swaps, recurring topics, and other group activities.
Topics: 7610
Posts: 528448
Subscribed users: 171224
 
Offline Events, Announcements, Discussions
This section is for topics about offline events, meetups, get-togethers, and other announcements used for coordinating activities tied to specific locations.
Topics: 4850
Posts: 37218
Subscribed users: 170804
 
Members Buy/Sell/Trade -- Classifieds
Post something you have to offer or something you are looking for.
Topics: 33863
Posts: 121684
Subscribed users: 171435
 
Links and Resources
Got a link to a knitting resource others might find interesting? Post it here. Also references to sales/coupons go into this section.
Topics: 44462
Posts: 378241
Subscribed users: 172926
 
Pattern Requests
If you are looking for a specific pattern, then post a request in this section. Someone might know where to find it.
Topics: 30064
Posts: 248848
Subscribed users: 172857
 
Other Crafts
This section is for discussions and pictures related to crafts other than knitting and crochet. If you want to talk about sewing, felting, embroidery, cross stitch, etc. please post here.
Topics: 6234
Posts: 142721
Subscribed users: 172389
 
All Sections
List of all sections on the forum.
 
Forum Statistics
 
Total number of users: 174531
Total number of posts: 10855462
Posts in the last 7 days: 32191
Posts in the last 24 hours: 4540
Top 5 users in the last 24 hours: Nanamel14(70)   run4fittness(63)   Lurker 2(53)   Poledra65(50)   craftygal58(47)  
 
Users currently on the forum (314): ADiane   ajinga   akeehn   AmandaCB   amuletmaker   angelam   AnjaJP   Ann745   Anouchic   aprilla   arkynana   arlo   ARRichardson   asdlane   ASvare   AuntKnitty   Azzara   Barbara Ann Bender   Barbara4   BarbaraBL   bargosal   beadybopcat   Bebekka   berushton   bettyjoe   Bev'sAfgans   beverlyH   bigtimeyarnie   BirchPoint   Blackthorne   blessedinMO   BlueSky   BobzMum   Bonaventure   brenda m   Brennalou   Briegeen   Britknitar   budasha   Bulldog   Butterfly1943   Byrney   cabingirl2006   cablesRfun   cah   carmicv   Carol A. Wilde   carolelee   Carolps   Cashmeregma   Cathie bargenda   cathrdr   Cathy B   CatKnit   cattdages   cerys530   ch_nit.fanner   Chantilly Lace   charliesaunt   Charna   Cheryl Jaeger   Chrissy   cindye6556   cindylucifer   ClaireR   Clancy P   Clay Lady   colleend2006   Conchalea   Cookie1955   Country Bumpkins   Crozza   CrystalP   CTinyTots   ctknoll25   curlyq   d2sun   Dangrktty   Dfern   dialknit   dinnerontime   Dobby4   Dorise   Doriseve   Dorsey   dotvt73   Dtheisen   easyonly   Elaine50   ellnbchristi   Emeralds   FiberQueen   fitzee   Florence 42   gardenlady   GGlamour   GinB   Gladrags   Glenlady   glojax   goldiebaco   gozolady   gr8   Grandmaknitstoo   Grandmapaula   greythounds   Gweniepooh   gwennieh68   Gypsycream   HappieGram   Hazel Blumberg - McKee   HeidiMargret   hillman   hopeinmt   indus3232   Island Girl   jacquelinesue   jan m   JanetLove2Knit   jansews   jazzyjude123   jdp0062   jersgran   JHood   Jillster   jinx   jmfetzer   Jo L Sollick   joanmary1   jodoig   jonesalice860   joyceann   JTM   JudieG   Judy_Lee   Juneperk   just mary   Kathie   katmom2   KBEDRN   kbee5   KittyNY   KJKnitCro   kkaden   klrober   Knit Addict   knit socks two   knit4ES   knitbreak   knitknotes   knitnanny   Knitovations   knitteerli   knottsend   knovice knitter   knyghtmare   kponsw   ladylavender1   ladymissy   LaPor   LaVeta2   Lazzie   Lemmy   lenthesjo   leoanne   Lindaknitssocks   LindaLubovich   Linday   linnet   lins   Linuxgirl   Lisa Waterman   LisePB   lizcrafts   lmamapanz   London Girl   loremiko   lyndicott   Lynnknits   mabusch   maceace   MaggieBelize   MaineSqueeze   mamanacy   MammaK   mandz2001juzz   marfanne   Marge in MI   margiedel   Marie from NC   Marilyn 46a   marilyngf   Maris   martydog   Mary Cardiff   mary.naismith   maryanneg   Marylou12   mattie cat   mavis8998   mbhull   mcmilno   mcross1234   mea   MegsyStylish   Melody-Ann   mickey's mom   Minerva's daughter   mirl56   mochaandjava   moe161   mollyannhad   mombr4   mommysparkles56   Momto8   Montana Gramma   mperrone   Msmiley   MsNewKnit   mtnmama67   Nakusp   Nana Chickens   NanaEllie   NewYorkBarb   nitnana   NixknittingSticks   Nohatu   Normaedern   ntngo   nwrussell   ohara34   Only wool   Orangewoman   OResmerelda   Padittle   painthoss   PaKnitter   pat308   Pattez   pattibe   peacefulknitter   peanutpatty   Peggy Beryl   Penelope Huckleberry   PennySense   pgiacinto   phc   Pickleft   pink paper clip   plstahl   plzchat   Pocahontas   pokieokie   pretzelzy   priscillapaisley   pstall53   ptspraker   pwc   quiltwiz   Ragdoll3   ragosto   rhpoway   riggy   Rita in Raleigh   RitaMarie   riversong200   RobinF   RookieRetiree   Rosette   run4fittness   SANDY14   Sapphires-n-Purls   SaxonLady   Scruffy's Mum   shameyer   SHCooper   shepherd   sockyarn   SometimesaKnitter   Sorlenna   spinayarncrochet   spinglow59   starrz-delight   StellaK   StellasKnits   stitcher222   strangeturtle   Suanne Pope   susandkline   SusanZA   suzhuz   taborhills   TammyK   tatsfieldknitter   the-pearl-hunter   thewren   Thorsmom   tintin63   tmag   toknitorread   trueknit   Victoria Attard   vonnie56   vreinholde   vtlover1962   WallaceH   wbunce8772   wendiam   Whiskerkin   WollyWobbli   Wrencraft   YarnCreations   Yesterday -n- You   yona  
(guest visitors aren't counted)
 
Today's Birthdays: alwayscrafting   angeleyz   aurelia_lau   beazy   bumbershoot   cappysmama   carolleigh   carolynann   Carolynjune3   carriemae   cinder   csawyer   Dawn P   dcspeeckaert   DesireeC95   Dixiel   eenjean   faye39   Fran In Lakewood   Franny in Lakewood   Geeks Crotchet   ginjin72477   guiltlessknit   janecee   kehinkle   knitbin   knitnsing   lalitha   Lefty007   libwil   Lizzzie   llamagirl   Lynmarie   maschiele   MclareB   momidol   MommaKknits   moonchild38   Muzzle   mzspaz61   pugs12   Qutzie   salzw59   sandraknitting   Sapphire   shannononeal   Slip2   SunnysMom   sweetbabbe17   thorobred   yarnlady72   yarnlover13   yukonjack46  
(birthday users who are currently online are marked bold, feel free to click on their user name and send them a pm to wish them a happy birthday)
 
Home | Latest Digest | Back to Top | All Sections
Contact us | Privacy policy | Terms of use
KnittingParadise.com - Forum
Copyright 2004-2016 Knitting Paradise, Inc.