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Jo Price
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Need some help, here!  - 
 
Any colour advice will be gratefully received, thanks!
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I have these three shades of Rowan cotton glacé to make a Kali ( http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEss14/PATTkali.php ). Two of these shades were used on the original cg version of the pattern.

My question is: which way round should I work the colours? Opinions please!
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Thanks everyone for taking the time to reply! I guess I'm going to have to swatch! :)
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I haven't used a sewing machine for many, many, many years so I challenged myself to a small project. It took several iterations, but I finally got there! I am currently exploring the possibilities for fat quarters to do something bigger.

I'd love to know: what do you like to make with fat quarters?
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Cute^^
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Look what I made!  - 
 
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Angostura is finished! I bound off last night and it has been drying all day. Such a shame it will be too warm to wear it tomorrow!
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Gorgeous!
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Books, tools, equipment etc  - 
 
HI everyone, I have just joined this community.  I am not sewing my own garments of yet but this is something I would really like to get into this year.

My main issue at the moment is that I am going to need to buy a sewing machine before I start as my hand stitching sucks!  This is still going to be a couple of months away but I was wondering if I could get any recommendations for sewing machines (bearing in mind I live in the UK) which would be good for someone starting out but yet have all the features I will need.  

I know how to use a sewing machine so that isn't a problem, but I would like one that would let me extend into making curtains and cushions too.  Thanks in advance for your help!
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Great, +Jo Price!
Under all circumstances I think it would be great if you talked with your sewing machine dealer. They would know what you'd need. :)
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What I'm working on now  - 
 
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Getting together a new project bag is always exciting!  I'm just getting all my things together to cast on this:

I'm hoping to have enough yarn left over for Laura Aylor's Faberge too!
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Oh god it's gorgeous. Adding yet another thing to my queue and wishlist :p
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Need some help, here!  - 
 
This pane is from this pattern from last autumn's Vogue Knitting. I have knit this in sport weight cotton (Rowan's Cotton Glacé), and thought I'd try the first pane to see how it holds up. I love it but think the cotton may be too heavy and pull it out of shape. Need opinion before casting on second pane, does anyone think this could work?

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/12-modular-top
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I love that, and the pattern. Not sure if it will pull it out if shape or not, sorry!
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Hey UK knitters! The Knitting and Stitching show now has a spring date. I'm going to try my hardest to make this one. Anyone else going to be there?

http://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/spring/
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I'd love to ,maybe Sunday if I find reasonable train tickets......
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Just bought my first pattern! Really looking forward to making a shirt dress!
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+Giselle Frank I don't have a sewing machine yet so that will be something to look out for!
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Look what I made!  - 
 
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I finished my Guernsey Wrap last week, and I forgot to post pics, so here they are!
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What I'm working on now  - 
 
Thanks everyone for the love and help over this. Thought you might like to see an update on progress.
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An update on Sheep Heid:

I've moved to longer circs and been more aware of my floats, the second row of girls has come out much better. The problem I think was, apart from the short circulars, 1 stitch in the background colour, then a float of 12 stitches for about 5 rounds!

Next time I will put 3 stitches between each girl.

Pattern is Sheep Heid by Kate Davies (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sheep-heid) she also has a steeked blanket with this design on which looks amazing, check it out. 
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+Donna Hays dooooooo eeeeeeeet!
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I also love cats and appreciate seeing them in my feed, and stories of furry friends.  I am a commuter cyclist, and a software developer so I love all things gadgety and environmentally friendly.

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    Computer Science, 1995 - 1998
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