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dturner 07-07-2012 09:06 PM

Woobie Progress
 
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Here is a photo of my Woobie so far. Thanks to all of you who provided suggestions. I am wondering if standard wrap-and-turns might work for the short rows used to shape the head? I never figured out exactly how to close the holes using the method in the pattern. The pattern doesn't have you wrap before turning. Instead, you turn and then slip a stitch. There is a note to pick up one leg from the stitch below and knit it with the next stitch on the needle. The stitch after the slipped stitch? I had to do some fiddling in order to close the holes.

Jan in CA 07-07-2012 09:28 PM

I don't remember how I did mine. :?? There is a Ravelry group called Knifty Red Designs Group. Go to the discussion page and type in wrap and turn. I know this question or similar was asked.

salmonmac 07-08-2012 04:30 AM

That's going to be adorable. I love the color combination.
You might try the German short row method, which I learned from this forum, for doing the short rows. It seems so much easier to me and much less likely to leave holes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KooKdm0YBbw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6n561SMZXQ

aprilbetty 07-08-2012 07:37 AM

You're almost done! It will be so adorable.

nonny2t 07-08-2012 12:15 PM

Nice job. Looks like your woobie is having brain surgery! ;)

Antares 07-08-2012 04:59 PM

Wow! You're almost finished with the knitting part! It looks great.

Jan in CA 07-08-2012 08:40 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nonny2t (Post 1351818)
Nice job. Looks like your woobie is having brain surgery! ;)

:roflhard:

dturner 07-08-2012 08:58 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by salmonmac (Post 1351812)
That's going to be adorable. I love the color combination.
You might try the German short row method, which I learned from this forum, for doing the short rows. It seems so much easier to me and much less likely to leave holes.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KooKdm0YBbw
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6n561SMZXQ

Thank you! I'll take a look at it. I haven't heard of the German method.

dturner 07-08-2012 09:00 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by nonny2t (Post 1351818)
Nice job. Looks like your woobie is having brain surgery! ;)

I was thinking the same thing! :roflhard:

ArtLady1981 07-16-2012 01:34 AM

I swear, your stitches are soooo perfect! The FO is great, too!


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