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Projects Completed In 2007

  • Pineapple Pullover

  • Clay items - beads, etc.

  • Abi - Rowan Sweater

  • Several Beaded Necklace/Earring sets

  • Christmas Table Topper

  • Rhubarb (aka "Tomato") knit

  • Larger Than Life Bag - Crochet

  • Vogue Cardi #19 - Knit

  • Summer Bag - crochet

  • Lucy in the Sky with Bob - Knit

  • Spiderweb Cardi - Crochet

  • Bianca's Jacket - Knit

  • Something Red - knit

  • Two tea cozies - one knit, one crochet

  • Square Neck Tank top - knit

  • Doris Chan's Lace Cardi - crochet

  • Nantucket Jacket

  • Fish Bath Mat

  • Crocheted Triangles Purse

  • More dishcloths than one person should EVER make

  • Fountain Lace Cardi - Knit

  • 2 Knit & 1 Crocheted Calorimetries


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September 22, 2007



Which set do you prefer? I may have asked before and forgotten the answer.

Did you call KP's customer service about the size 13s? I had issues with some size 1 circs I'd bought that developed after using them for a pair of socks (months after purchase) and they happily replaced them for me and gave me a small credit for returning the defective ones to them. As unhappy as I always am with their shipping, their customer service was superb on this issue.

Judy Wilkinson

I just purchased the Juliet pattern myself. If you want to see it completed on a normal-sized woman (not a teen-ager), go to this blog:
It looks terrific on her, and it looks as if she made the longer version.


It's never too late to call/email/write if you have a problem with a purchase. Contact KP and see what they can do for you. Always give the company an opportunity if you have a problem with their product. Most companies would rather fix the problem rather than have any bad "publicity" about their products. Let us know what happens.

Have a nice day everyone!


I've asked KP before about returning/replacing needles and they've always pointed out their 30 day return policy. ;) That's why I always check when I buy needles - I want to make sure I can return the set promptly!

However, I'll try again with the 13's & see what happens. :)

Thanks for the link, Judy. She really looks great in the sweater. I'm thinking she might've made the garter portion longer too. Hmmmm...more to think about!


KP has been very good about replacing cables and tips that I've either found out later were not functional or have become defective through use (I keep pulling the cables out of the twisty ends). If you let them know, my guess is that they will send you a replacement. :)


I would definitely call KP again. I would think they would replace faulty needles period. It would be different if you were returning them because you didn't like them.

About Juliet, I made the Medium on my first attempt based on the measurements and my hulking shoulders. I was disappointed with how poofy the lace section came out in that size so I ripped back to the garter section and re-worked the increases for the size small. Reduced, the lace section lays more flat and is quite wearable now. I think it is nice layered over a long sleeve fitted tee. I'm curious to see what you come up with.

Andrea (noricum)

Contact KnitPicks anyway... just explain you hadn't tried them before now. They seem to be really good about stuff.


Bron-Judy of sisterknitter definitely made the garter portion longer, a little too long for me, but definitely a personal choice there. I didn't understand about the poofiness factor in the lace until you mentioned it.

I don't think the garter looks bulky, but obviously a personal choice there too. With that said though, I actually did the garter portion in stockinette. First, I forgot about it for the first few rows and then decided I liked it better, so we'll see. I just dropped off the sleeves last night, so now I'll be working on the body.

I thought about a long-sleeved Juliet as a perfect sweater too.


I see Judy beat me at sending you to see Jane's version of Juliet. It really looks good on her with the slight modifications she made. And you know all about making mods!


I've contacted KP - we'll see what comes of it. :) Again, I've had spotty success with them. A couple of times I did get replacements, once I was told I was past the return time. Cross your fingers!


I don't know why so many fabulous designs get made with bulky yarn. I've got many patterns like that. I'm thinking about trying to rewrite some of them for different gauge yarn. I've been meaning to send you this flickr link to a woman who makes fabulous crocheted things. Maybe you have already found her. Here it is:

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