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About nancybanta

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  1. Dot passed away in April of 2013 - http://montlawn.tributes.com/our_obituaries/Dorothy-Howard-Matthews-95665600
  2. I asked on another board I belong to and they said the best way to make it larger would just be to use thicker yarn and a bigger hook. Someone else wrote this which I am cutting and pasting - it sounds like it's a lot of work and you're really going to have to pay attention to what you're doing and where you are in teh pattern. It is not that easy unfortunately, since you also have to take into account increases and decreases and you have to handle these properly. For example, let’s say the original pattern says: row 1: 4 sts (4) row 2: [1 st, 2 sts in 1 sts] 2x (6) so two rows, st
  3. I've heard that ILTY isn't the way it used to be since they changed suppliers. I'm hearing that it splits quite a bit, it's not as soft as it used to be and it doesn't hold up as well as it used to. These women that are posting this aren't going to be using it anymore because it's so different. ....and this isn't one or two women - it's quite a few. It's too bad because I used to like it and I still have some of the old stuff in inventory but I won't be buying it anymore.
  4. I don't know how you would do that without making a huge ridge trying to pick up the vertical bar from the wrong side. Why don't you try to do the alternating rows with the purl stitch? That will give you a different look.
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