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Dawne Smith-Sliming replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion Can anyone help me???
"The best ever sock to learn on is Lucy Neatby's Simply Splendid Sock.  Print it for free here: http://www.lucyneatby.com/perfect_sock.pdf  How to Knit a Perfect Sock"
Dec 15, 2010
Elaine Jones replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion Can anyone help me???
"Hi Kathy,  If you can't wait to get the book Caroline recommended, you could try the sock patterns at www.lionbrand.com.  You need to register to access the patterns but it's free and well worth doing so.  There's also…"
Dec 14, 2010
dawn laverty replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion im new on here!!!
"Love that hat Kyla, and the cutie who is wearing it! Love Dawn x"
Sep 14, 2009
P. Jeanne Haessler replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion im new on here!!!
"That's such a cute hat! Adding the tassels just finishes it off perfectly. Did you post this over in photos so others can see it and do the same thing Kyla?"
Sep 14, 2009
Laurie C. Hake replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion How many stitches does everyone do to do 8 X 8 squares?
"Howdy: I use size #8 US needles, worsted weight yarn and 32 stitches to make the 8" - seems to work well - (I don't knit tight, so this may make a difference - Laurie"
Jul 26, 2009
kyla replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion How many stitches does everyone do to do 8 X 8 squares?
"I am using size five (by Canadian measurement, I don't know where you are so you may need a conversion chart for that,) and I am knitting my squares on an angle - so from corner to corner - so that I never have to count any stitches. its the…"
Jul 26, 2009
kyla replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion What type of wool is best for the 8 x 8 squares?
"a family friend taught me to knit when I was about five years old, but I never really took to it. I taught myself all over again when I was 17, knitting baby hats for a charity called 'caps to the capital,' then I moved from one charity to…"
Jul 17, 2009
kyla replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion im new on here!!!
"Absolutely send them in - the ladies in SA are doing everytihng in their power to use each and every square that come their way. If you are still unsure about your squares, consider if you could turn them into something else. I had some squares that…"
Jul 17, 2009
Sandy McDonald and Kathy Holdsworth are now friends
Jul 14, 2009
Sandy McDonald left a comment for Kathy Holdsworth
"Hi Kathy, well you have already been well and truly welcomed! Just thought I would add a bit more: Please join our July Challenge - keep a newborn warm, making blankets for abandoned babies. And also our July competition to win the beautiful book,…"
Jul 13, 2009
Sandy McDonald replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion im new on here!!!
"Hi Kathy - welcome its great to have you on board. Please send them as Ronda is receiving odd batches of different sizes and the SCC ladies are getting adept at bundling like sizes with like sizes. It is just easier for them overall if going forward…"
Jul 13, 2009
P. Jeanne Haessler replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion What type of wool is best for the 8 x 8 squares?
"Oh DK's great stuff. Some people are using double strands for some garments and hats. Personal choice I think, there's discussions around KAS about yarn weights. My mum was a keen knitter too. She learnt when 15 and sitting on the bus…"
Jul 13, 2009
P. Jeanne Haessler replied to Kathy Holdsworth's discussion What type of wool is best for the 8 x 8 squares?
"Most of us are using acrylic yarns at the moment. Some have made baby hats in fingering weight, even the baby blanket squares in finer weight yarns. I've done squares in everything from sport to worsted to bulky. Many people are using the DK…"
Jul 13, 2009
Kathy Holdsworth and Cherryl Graham are now friends
Jul 13, 2009
Kathy Holdsworth commented on Cherryl Graham's group NI Knitters
"Hi thanks Cherryl. I come from Bangor."
Jul 13, 2009
Kathy Holdsworth commented on Cherryl Graham's group NI Knitters
"Im hoping to start knitting for Knit A Square!! It looks like a great cause!! Bit worried though because I havent any kniiting for ages!!!! For KAS do you just knit squares and send them to S Africa then they are made into blankets there???"
Jul 12, 2009

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At 3:42pm on July 13, 2009, Sandy McDonald said…
Hi Kathy, well you have already been well and truly welcomed! Just thought I would add a bit more:

Please join our July Challenge - keep a newborn warm, making blankets for abandoned babies. And also our July competition to win the beautiful book, The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. You can find the details in the main forum.

Did you receive e-zine no 11? If not you can view it here.
http://www.knit-a-square.com/Square_Circle-abandoned-babies.html

Look forward to chatting to you soon, Sandy
 
 
 

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