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fannie
01-14-2013, 09:39 PM
I found a pattern for a dog snood . i made the snood on straight needles and sewed the seam . It turned out well and its the perfect size for my Chihuahua . I would like to make it on circular needles . Can someone help me with the length of cord i would need for my needles . for 48 stiches
Here is what the pattern calls for

3,5mm (US 4) double- pointed needles
Minpin sized dog to humiliate
Size
Made for minpin head.
Length: 18cm
Circumference (in stockinet te): 30cm
cast on 48 stiches

GrumpyGramma
01-14-2013, 09:43 PM
Can you link to the pattern? A picture of it? What's it called? Where is the icord used?

fannie
01-14-2013, 09:49 PM
Its on ravelry and its called
To humiliate the dog . The free pattern can be downloaded but it said i am not supposed to repost

suzeeq
01-14-2013, 10:04 PM
Its on ravelry and its called
To humiliate the dog . The free pattern can be downloaded but it said i am not supposed to repost

You can still post a few lines to ask for help, but I think we have all the information we need to help you.

"Circumference (in stockinette): 30cm"

That would be about 12" and while they make 9 and 12" circulars, many people find them a pain to work with as the tips are very short. However, you can use longer circs - 24 to 32" and use the magic loop or single loop techniqus. Magic loop is show on the Advanced techniques page, and SL can be viewed at One Loop (Travelling Loop Method) (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyd0BkKC8tU)

If you're going to use more stitches, you can probably do one on a 16" circ.

GrumpyGramma
01-14-2013, 10:06 PM
To Humiliate The Dog (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/to-humiliate-the-dog) Is this it? I'm going to d/l it, my DD's family has 'huas.

ETA: I can't read! I thought you were asking about I cord. No wonder I couldn't find where it's used. :chair:

suzeeq
01-14-2013, 10:30 PM
I just read the information at ravelry - size 4 needles with bulky yarn!?!? That must be awfully hard to work with, I'd suggest a fingering or sport weight instead. Some people used worsted and cast on more stitches, though they may have needed to make a larger size.

fatoldladyinpjs
01-15-2013, 12:19 AM
Last year's squirrel costume and the shark costume this year were bad enough. The dog hated them.

mojo11
01-15-2013, 10:12 AM
This is just SO wrong on SO many levels... I'd never subject Tonka (my black Lab mix) to this.

Then again, Tonka would have this off and destroyed in about eight seconds. Maybe less.:biting:

mojo11
01-15-2013, 10:13 AM
To Humiliate The Dog (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/to-humiliate-the-dog) Is this it? I'm going to d/l it, my DD's family has 'huas.

ETA: I can't read! I thought you were asking about I cord. No wonder I couldn't find where it's used. :chair:

I saw I-cord too. Guess we're both dyslexic this morning. :thud:

suzeeq
01-15-2013, 11:03 AM
Y'all sort of got I cord out of this - "length of cord i would need"

Lizars1735
01-15-2013, 11:32 AM
This is just SO wrong on SO many levels... I'd never subject Tonka (my black Lab mix) to this.

Then again, Tonka would have this off and destroyed in about eight seconds. Maybe less.:biting:

Oh mine would too. In a heartbeat. Did you see the looks on those bigger dogs faces on ravelry?

I think little dogs tolerate outfits better than big ones.

mojo11
01-15-2013, 12:09 PM
Oh mine would too. In a heartbeat. Did you see the looks on those bigger dogs faces on ravelry?

I think little dogs tolerate outfits better than big ones.

Mmm.... maybe. But I can't picture getting this to stay on a Jack Russel either.

GrumpyGramma
01-15-2013, 12:15 PM
Y'all sort of got I cord out of this - "length of cord i would need"

Uh....well.... yeah....it seems I did.

mojo11
01-15-2013, 12:21 PM
Uh....well.... yeah....it seems I did.

Me too. Must be my Yoda-Brain talking.

fatoldladyinpjs
01-16-2013, 10:40 AM
Not enough coffee. I made my dog two darling sweaters. He hid under the bed and refused to wear them. He does chew on the squirrel costume. It's an affront to his pride.

You have a Jack Russell? They're adorable dogs! You must see this video Useful Dog Tricks by Jesse. The dog is amazing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9Fyey4D5hg

mojo11
01-16-2013, 10:51 AM
Not enough coffee. I made my dog two darling sweaters. He hid under the bed and refused to wear them. He does chew on the squirrel costume. It's an affront to his pride.

You have a Jack Russell? They're adorable dogs! You must see this video Useful Dog Tricks by Jesse. The dog is amazing.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9Fyey4D5hg

No, I have a 10-yo Lab mix who would never ever submit to such treatment. I was just imagining a Russel's reaction to such an affront. I suspect it wouldn't be pretty.

I promised Tonka from his puppyhood that I wouldn't ever make him wear silly human-type clothes. We have an understanding.

fannie
01-16-2013, 01:41 PM
Thanks everyone so much . My little chihuahua loves to walk about 2 KM every day . He loves to be warm so a good coat and this snood and he is all set . I made it on straight needles and sewed up the seam . I do not put the ears on it . Guess its like a tube sock . but for the head . Greyhounds need thse because they have not much fur . I want to try it on the circular needles but didn't know how long a cord to attach to the tips . I have a set of the Denise interchangeable needles . I don't knit much so I knew someone here would know how long a cord for the 48 stitches .
Thanks for the help

fannie
01-16-2013, 01:43 PM
To Humiliate The Dog (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/to-humiliate-the-dog) Is this it? I'm going to d/l it, my DD's family has 'huas.

ETA: I can't read! I thought you were asking about I cord. No wonder I couldn't find where it's used. :chair:

yes this is it

fannie
01-16-2013, 01:47 PM
I just read the information at ravelry - size 4 needles with bulky yarn!?!? That must be awfully hard to work with, I'd suggest a fingering or sport weight instead. Some people used worsted and cast on more stitches, though they may have needed to make a larger size.

I used a 5mm straight needle and a worsted and it fit chico fine . I knitted for 6 inches and it was fine for him perfect fit
I would post a picture of him in the snood If i knew how to attach

fannie
01-16-2013, 02:06 PM
Forgot how to attach a photo . Here is Chico wearing a snood and his winter coat ready for a winter walk

GrumpyGramma
01-16-2013, 02:24 PM
With Denise needles you could use 2 sets. Put a smaller needle on the end that is just holding the stitches, use the right size for the right, working needle, and knit in the round with two needles. That way you don't have to worry about the cord length, just use your 2 longest ones. I think with a Denise set you should have 2 long enough to use this way but no promises. I don't use my set these days so I don't remember for sure how long they are. I think a cord the right length to knit round and round isn't going to be feasible with the thick cords from Denise. HTH

Knit on 2 Circular Denise Needles (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ya2reZeEGE)

suzeeq
01-16-2013, 02:37 PM
I want to try it on the circular needles but didn't know how long a cord to attach to the tips . I have a set of the Denise interchangeable needles . I don't knit much so I knew someone here would know how long a cord for the 48 stitches Even the shortest cord may be too long for this many stitches, especially if it's a thin or medium weight yarn. You'll probably have to use a longer cord and the Magic Loop or single loop technique. With a 5mm and worsted weight, that would only be 12" around and I'm not sure Denise's cords even make a 16" needle.

Or like the post above says - use 2 cords, with the right size needle on one end and a smaller on the other. Then always make sure the correct size is in the right hand.

GrumpyGramma
01-16-2013, 02:49 PM
Even the shortest cord may be too long for this many stitches, especially if it's a thin or medium weight yarn. You'll probably have to use a longer cord and the Magic Loop or single loop technique. With a 5mm and worsted weight, that would only be 12" around and I'm not sure Denise's cords even make a 16" needle.

Or like the post above says - use 2 cords, with the right size needle on one end and a smaller on the other. Then always make sure the correct size is in the right hand.

One reason I quit using my Denise needles is because ML doesn't work well with them. I think ML would require their longest cord which doesn't come with the set (they sent me two because they got tired of hearing from me about them breaking) and connecting shorter ones together didn't work well for me either.

suzeeq
01-16-2013, 02:51 PM
Have you tried single loop? You can use a shorter cord and it doesn't need to be as flexible as with ML. There's less strain on the joins.

GrumpyGramma
01-16-2013, 03:05 PM
Have you tried single loop? You can use a shorter cord and it doesn't need to be as flexible as with ML. There's less strain on the joins.



IME...I want to stress that it is my experience...DNs don't loop well at all. YMMV I know lots of people love their DNs and I'm happy for them, I guess I just expect too much from them. I wanted them to behave like my KP Options do and they just can't do it.

Lizars1735
01-16-2013, 03:23 PM
GG, What does YMMV mean? I looked all over the abbreviations thread and couldn't find it.

mojo11
01-16-2013, 03:30 PM
GG, What does YMMV mean? I looked all over the abbreviations thread and couldn't find it.

Your Mileage May Vary. That's not unique to KH, it's used all over the interwebz, which is why they wouldn't have listed it in the common abbreviations here.

Lizars1735
01-16-2013, 03:34 PM
Your Mileage May Vary. That's not unique to KH, it's used all over the interwebz, which is why they wouldn't have listed it in the common abbreviations here.

Ah, thank you. Now that you mention it, I think I have heard that before.

mojo11
01-16-2013, 03:36 PM
Even the shortest cord may be too long for this many stitches, especially if it's a thin or medium weight yarn. You'll probably have to use a longer cord and the Magic Loop or single loop technique. With a 5mm and worsted weight, that would only be 12" around and I'm not sure Denise's cords even make a 16" needle.

Or like the post above says - use 2 cords, with the right size needle on one end and a smaller on the other. Then always make sure the correct size is in the right hand.

Hiya Hiya makes them in 12" and even 9" lengths in both individual and interchangeables. But I shudder to think how short the tips would be on the individual needles, or how awkward the interchangeables would be -- even with the 4" tips. For me, even the tips on most 16" circs are so short they're awkward to use. (YMMV) If I were doing it (which I promised Tonka I never, ever would) I'd just do it in ML and call it a day. But that's my go-to method for anything small and round anyway.

mojo11
01-17-2013, 08:11 AM
I haz found da ultimate dog snood on Cheezburger (http://cheezburger.com/6860078848)

https://i.chzbgr.com/maxW500/6860078848/hE7D25FB3/

suzeeq
01-17-2013, 10:29 AM
Baaaaaaa!

mojo11
01-17-2013, 10:33 AM
Baaaaaaa!

B-a-a-d is more like it. Poor little guy.

suzeeq
01-17-2013, 11:05 AM
Well because of the breed, I did think it was an actual sheep at first...

mojo11
01-17-2013, 11:20 AM
Well because of the breed, I did think it was an actual sheep at first...

Yeah, at a glance you could mistake him for a BFL or something. Mayebe he's a Blue Faced Sheepshund? Dachsheep? :shrug: