Knitting Paradise® - Knitting and Crochet Forum
Home | Knitting Digest | Active Topics | Search | Login | Register | Help
KP forum software has been upgraded. You can read more here.
Please make sure to click My Profile link at the top and scroll down to Custom View Settings.
Why Would You Ever Want to Pay For Knitting and Crochet Patterns or Lessons When You Can Get All That for Free?
Read this:

If you are a beginner, intermediate, advanced, or a professional knitter, then the benefits of signing up for our free weekly knitting e-mail newsletter are:

• We cover hand knitting, machine knitting, and crochet.

• Each week you'll be receiving new tips and techniques.

• Daily, you'll be receiving a knitting message board digest with the latest knitting pictures, discussions and patterns.

• If you ever have a question or need help, you can always ask, and we'll cover your question in the following newsletter issue.

• Discover the fastest way to knit (and to crochet) a sock... while keeping the perfect heel and making sure the sock fits (not many knitters know this).

• Find out how to figure out how much yarn you need for a pattern if the pattern doesn't specify it (works for any project, a real life-saver sometimes).

• Learn how to pick up a dropped stitch, even from several rows below. It happens to absolutely everyone at some point. But don't worry, there exists a really simple fix.

• And if you ever run out of yarn, find out how to join any yarn in the middle of any project.

• If you can't find the pattern that you need, or if you don't know which pattern would be most appropriate for a specific project, then you can ask our other users to help you figure it out. We even have a dedicated "Pattern Requests" section on our website that's all about finding new patterns.

• The same goes for any problems and questions about specific techniques. We have experienced users who are always helping those in need with just the right advice.

• And of course, as I said it's all completely FREE!

• Let me repeat that. Since for some reason a lot of people contact us asking if the membership is really free: we are a social website for knitters and crocheters, so we don't sell anything, and we don't charge any fees. It's as simple as that.

Enter your name and e-mail address below, and you'll be instantly added to our knitting mailing list distribution. Right away, you'll get access to more knitting-related material (pictures, patterns, tips) than contained in all knitting books and magazines you could ever buy. And you'll get all that for free.

You'll be able to talk and share ideas with more knitters than you could meet if you attended all the largest trade shows. And you'll be able to do all that without leaving your house!

Don't delay! Join the best knitting and crochet community on the Internet.

First name:

E-mail address:

It's FREE, and you'll receive my first e-mail right away. Also, you'll get instant access to the most recent topics on our knitting forum: hundreds of great tips from other knitters.

(A new newsletter issue is released each week. So if you don't sign up now, you'll miss this week's digest.)

Owl Sweater & Boot Cuff
If you would like to post a reply, then please login (if you already have an account) or register (if you don't).
Aug 30, 2012 22:25:29   #
Finished the Kate Davies OWL Sweater for my daughter. Knit in Lion Brand Jiffy (She wanted it fully machine washable and dryable and thinks wool makes her itch). She wanted hers longer than the pattern and, like most young people, wanted the sleeves long too.

Had enough yarn left over to make her a pair of boot cuffs too! :mrgreen:

EDIT: Forgot to add info for the Boot Cuffs. The pattern is called Boot Candy and can be found here:
Owl Sweater

Owl Sweater

Boot Cuff

Aug 30, 2012 22:27:01   #
maureenb (a regular here)
Great job! She looks great in it too!
Aug 30, 2012 22:35:31   #
Thank you! It was a really easy project. Now I think I'll make one for me :)
Aug 30, 2012 22:38:23   #
wow! you did a great job on your sweater! nice owls!
Aug 30, 2012 22:41:44   #
Love the sweater, need the boot cuffs! Is there a pattern you could share?? I have two daughters, 32 and 39, and a 17yr old GD, that would like the cuffs, they have been wearing leg warmers folded over their boots, so cuffs would be great.
Aug 30, 2012 22:44:53   #
ladysjk wrote:
Love the sweater, need the boot cuffs! Is there a pattern you could share?? I have two daughters, 32 and 39, and a 17yr old GD, that would like the cuffs, they have been wearing leg warmers folded over their boots, so cuffs would be great.

Oops! :oops: Sorry, I knew I was forgetting something. I have edited the original post, but the link for the boot cuffs is here:
Aug 30, 2012 22:45:26   #
laurelarts (a regular here)
Well she is gorgeous and so are the knits!!!!
Aug 30, 2012 22:47:41   #
laurelarts wrote:
Well she is gorgeous and so are the knits!!!!

Thank you! I think she's gorgeous too! I told her she would look good in a burlap sack :lol: You know, the prettiest thing about my daughter tho is that she doesn't think she's gorgeous.
Aug 31, 2012 04:47:21   #
You have a beautiful daughter and she has a beautiful sweater and boot cuffs! Thans for sharing.
Aug 31, 2012 10:06:17   #
You did a very good job on the very pretty sweater. You daughter will get a lot of wear out of it. She is very pretty.
Aug 31, 2012 12:48:29   #
I've seen that pattern and I love it. How fun it must be to have a beautiful daughter to knit for. You did a great job.
Home | Latest Digest | Back to Top | All Sections
Contact us | Privacy policy | Terms of use - Forum
Copyright 2004-2016 Knitting Paradise, Inc.