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Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2008, 04:53 PM
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Views: 662
Posted By mindy
Thanks. I think I'll try to use it. With the hat...

Thanks. I think I'll try to use it. With the hat being curved, I didn't know if it could be used.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 662
Posted By mindy
Seaming up a hat

I normally knit hats on round needles, but used straights for this pattern. Which seaming method looks best for hats?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2008, 03:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,103
Posted By mindy
Probably with the right sides facing each other...

Probably with the right sides facing each other if it is the shoulders. It makes a beautiful seaming.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2008, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By mindy
Decrease evenly question for sun hat

I am making the Debbie Bliss child sun hat and I have 94 stitches to a row. I have worked in stockinette 3 1/2 inches. Now it says to dec 3 sts evenly across last row (a purl row). Would I divide...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-24-2008, 11:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 906
Posted By mindy
Looking for a spring sweater pattern

I am looking for a pattern for a late winter/early spring sweater to knit with Debbie Bliss baby cashmerino yarn. The gauge is US 3 needles at 25 sts and 34 rows. I'm not sure how much larger...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-22-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,042
Posted By mindy
Smile Is there a difference between yf and yo?

I began a pattern today and it calls for yf (yarn forward), but when I do it, it seems to be the same as a yarn over. Are they the same thing. I bring the yarn between the two needles, to the front...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-03-2008, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 970
Posted By mindy
Question Seaming for sweater in stockinette and seed

I just finished a baby sweater that is done in stockinette stitch on the body and seed stitch for the arms. When I seam up the sides, which method should I use? Can I use mattress stitch for the...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-14-2007, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,110
Posted By mindy
Looking for a man's beret pattern

I've been searching through books and online for a man's beret pattern without any success. I have a pattern (woman's) that I really like. It's with circular needles then dpns. (It's the Old...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-04-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By mindy
Neckline finishing???

I just finished a child's jumper and am not happy with the decreased stitches on the v-neck. What could I do to make it look more nicely finished? I tried a single crochet but didn't like that...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 515
Posted By mindy
How Do I Join this yarn??????

OK, I'm shaping the neck. I am to work 20 sts, join 2nd ball of yarn and bind off center 23 sts and then work to the end. Do I join the yarn at the beginning of the bind of section? If so, how...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2007, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By mindy
Talking Thanks!

Thank you for the detailed instructions!!!! I really appreciate it!
Forum: Pattern Central 11-26-2007, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,427
Posted By mindy
Wow Thanks!

Thanks so much. The video on the child's earflap hat is excellent and not only did I get a pattern, but it helped me with another problem I was encountering...casting on work in progress!:cheering:
Forum: Pattern Central 11-26-2007, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By mindy
Anyone made earflat hat from k.s. magazine?

The fall edition of Knitting Simple has a tassled earflap hat. If anyone has made this hat and has the pattern/book, can you tell me how to work on Round 1, the joining of the knitted earflaps, cast...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2007, 10:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By mindy
Smile Shoulder shaping bind off question?

When doing the shoulder shaping, I have 20 sts on one side, 23 stitches bound off in the center, and 20 stitches on the other side (separate ball of yarn.)
Now the pattern states, "Shape Shoulder: ...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2007, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 592
Posted By mindy
Cool I'm confused...can you answer a question?

On working the shape armhole section of a jumper. It states prior to the armhole section. "Work the back in k1, p1 rib for 1 row. Then "Shape Armhole. Decrease 1 st each side on next row, then...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2007, 09:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By mindy
Thanks! That's what I did and it worked out.

Thanks! That's what I did and it worked out.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2007, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 832
Posted By mindy
Cool Question on Berroco "Patrice" pattern

I'm knitting the jumper from Berroco, Patrice pattern. Has anyone else made this jumper? In the section for Drawstring Eyelet Round, it states, "Change to straight needles," but after knitting in...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-15-2007, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,427
Posted By mindy
Child's earflap hat pattern?

Does anyone have a pattern for a child's earflap hat? I've been looking on line but can't find what I'm looking for. I'd like a pattern where you first make the cap, then pick up and knit the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2007, 09:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,426
Posted By mindy
Attaching Pom Poms to crochet chain

Hi. I'm finishing an ear flap hat and I added a crochet chain from each flap. What would be the best way to add a pom pom to the end of each chain. I know how to make a pom pom, but should I just...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By mindy
Switching to double pointed needles

I am making a hat and using #13 circular needles. (Blue Sky alpaca bulky yarn) When I begin shaping the crown, and need to switch to dpns, should I use #10 1/2? I can't find any larger than that...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-11-2007, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,294
Posted By mindy
Smile Looking for a toddler jumper pattern

I'm looking for a fairly easy toddler girl's jumper (dress) to knit. I've found one, but it is a pattern in a book that has nothing else in it that I like and I hate to buy the entire book for one...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-11-2007, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By mindy
Thanks

Thanks for the help. I asked my daughter and that is what she thought too. I guess the instructions for every other row, had me wondering if you began with the "every other".
Forum: How-to Questions 10-11-2007, 10:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 777
Posted By mindy
Smile Dutch Girl Minnowknits Question

This might be a silly question, but I've already torn the sweater apart once. On my pattern, when working the left front of the sweater, the pattern states "There are now 24 sts on needle. Inc 1 st...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2007, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 954
Posted By mindy
Angry Pick up and Knit problem

I'm making a sweater and ready to pick up and knit to begin the sleeves. The pattern states to place markers 6 1/2" below each shoulder seam and pick up and knit 58 stitches between the markers. Do...
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