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  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    i have similar blocking mats that were $20 for 4 at walmart. they are actually workout room floor mat tiles, so i found them in the sporting good section near the weights :) jenna Peggan: Are the checked boards special blocking tiles? Those look handy...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    ChelseaS: Hi everyone, I'm new to the KAL, I couldn't figure out where to find it! I've finished the back and am almost done with the fronts, but I read some people on here talking about using the three needle bindoff for the shoulder seams...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    Peggan, I got my blocking mats from Knit Picks (about $20). The wires came from Fiber Fantasy, I think (got 'em a number of years ago). Knit Picks' set has only the straight wires (also about $20). I looked online and Overstock.com has a set that...
    by AlyceM
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    Glad you received your answer JJ. Thanks Barbara for posting it again. Also, someone was asking about the blocking wires. You can get them from Walmart.com. If you have them shipped to your local store...use Site to Store for shipping...there are NO shipping...
    by VioletD
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    For those that may not know, there is a group on the Ravelry site dedicated to the CPH: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/central-park-hoodie-kal It may help with questions or problems you may encounter.
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    I have not been good about doing a gauge, but recently have swatched until I get the right gauge. This link has good information about gauges. http://www.vogueknitting.com/pattern_help/how-to/pattern_reading/gauge.aspx Nadine
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    Hi Peggy and Barbara (and everyone else but they specifically responded about short rows shoulder shaping)! Here's an article I found about adapting a pattern to do short rows shoulder shaping. I haven't tried it yet so I can't vouch for it...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    Dear All - I'm sorry to hear several of you have had your knitting needles confiscated. I fly with my knitting all the time (even to and from Europe) and have never had a problem (I always take bamboo). According to the TSA website, knitting needles...
  • Re: THE OFFICIAL CENTRAL PARK HOODIE KAL POST!

    I'm making progress! Using Rowan Summer Tweed yarn. Since the gauge is different (16 instead of 17), I worked pattern on Size 40, but want end result to be closer to 44. It seems to be fine. I modified the back of hoodie, switching from cable into...
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