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Josi (O-Josi-O) [userpic]
by Josi (O-Josi-O) (eris_devotee)
at June 10th, 2009 (05:33 pm)

It kinda drives me a little bit crazy that people get caught up in using the colors shown in the photos that accompany a pattern.

So I've coded a widget (of sorts) that will help people test out other colors with a stitch pattern. The user can't customize the stitch pattern - only the colors - and I would like to include it as a part of the patterns that get published in Tension Magazine.

It's not formatted in its current state, as I will be including it within patterns and using the formatting associated with that issue of the magazine, but here it is in its raw form:

http://www.iamintheloop.com/tensionmagazine/colorTest.php

If y'all would play with it just a little bit and let me know if it bonks out on you, that would be awesome. Thanks.

inquisitiveravn [userpic]
Folding that pinwheel
by inquisitiveravn (inquisitiveravn)
at March 3rd, 2009 (06:52 am)
current song: Full Frontal Folk - Seven Bridges Road

On January 6, I replied to this post by 4tsandgrowing. When solving her mom's problem proved to be a little more complicated than I expected, I offered to put up pictures in a separate post.

So... I got out the digital camera and took a few pictures, but before I could upload them to my computer, I misplaced the camera and the test motif... in different places. Well, I just found the camera a couple of days ago, and dug out the test motif yesterday. So, here we are, a couple of months later, but I've got the pictures to post. Of course, Cari's mom might have figured it out herself by now.

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EDIT: Pictures resized for ease of viewing. I do apologize to the community. I'd had the pictures at reasonable sizes in my offline editor when I wrote the post; I swear. *sigh* Not only is preview your friend, so is double checking when you post.

Josi (O-Josi-O) [userpic]
by Josi (O-Josi-O) (eris_devotee)
at January 30th, 2009 (11:33 am)



Feel free to repost.

arkenholtz [userpic]
by arkenholtz (arkenholtz)
at December 14th, 2008 (10:30 pm)

Okay, I have been hit with the sudden urge to do a Soft Waves Ripple scarf. Actually, it may just turn out to be a blanket. I'm pretty new to crochet, though, so I have a silly question: what's the best way to change colours at the end of every row? The pattern ends in 2 dc into last ch.

I read:
To Change Color in Dc: Yarn over and draw up a loop in the last st of the row, yarn over and draw through 2 lps, drop the color in use; with next color to be used, yarn over and draw through 2 loops on hook. Continue with new color.

...does this mean I basically do half of the double crochet, then complete the last YO and pull through 2 loops with the new colour? Maybe my stitches are too loose or something, but I tried this and I still see a bit of the original colour pulling into the second row.

Any suggestions? How do you do your changes?

Thanks so much in advance!

xposted all over
by bratzdollbron (bratzdollbron)
at December 11th, 2008 (06:41 pm)



I finished this one last night (started it Friday Night)
I have one more (at least ) to make before Christmas.
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*~*Cari Leigh*~* [userpic]
Question
by *~*Cari Leigh*~* (4tsandgrowing)
at December 9th, 2008 (12:57 pm)

I am asking a question for my mom.

She has been working on this pattern:
http://www.craftown.com/cropat9.htm

She got up to round seven and can't figure out how to do it.
What is the corner?

Round seven and on it confusing and neither her nor I can figure it out!

Can someone please help? Any diagram or anything would help!

THANK YOU

It's my dessert that's gross! [userpic]
Just in the nick of time
by It's my dessert that's gross! (perpet)
at November 7th, 2008 (05:03 pm)
current mood: accomplished

I was burning off yarn this week, making a hat and scarf, and I finished it tonight. Lucky for me, really, because it's now officially cold and windy outside.

hat and scarf under the cutCollapse )

Brianna [userpic]
Flip-top Button Beanie
by Brianna (itshardtosay)
at October 28th, 2008 (03:10 pm)


Flip-Top Button Beanie

It's my dessert that's gross! [userpic]
Victory! Or, Sweater 5.0 is Complete! And Wearable!
by It's my dessert that's gross! (perpet)
at September 24th, 2008 (06:34 pm)
current mood: accomplished

Woo-hoo! Sweater time!Collapse )

It's eighty degrees here today, so it's not actually sweater time just yet, but when it does get here, I am so ready! Please note that what looks like bunching on the sleeves is actually twisting that I did not spot until about twenty seconds ago when I pulled up the picture on photobucket.

The sweater fits well overall. It could use an extra inch around the bust, but it's not so constricting that I fear yanking it apart to get it on and off. The sleeves look very good, and I like the length. My next big project is going to be a high-waisted pencil skirt, and I think they'll go together quite nicely.

I used Moda Dea Cheerio, an H-hook, copious amounts of single crochet, and double crochet for the shells. It's a very warm sweater, and I can't wait to take it out on the town.

Brianna [userpic]
Jules - Tunisian Wrap and Scarf
by Brianna (itshardtosay)
at September 18th, 2008 (01:37 am)

Tunisian Lace Stole - 03 Tunisian Lace Stole - 07


You can see these larger by clicking on the images.