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Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2014, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 899
Posted By Rorshach
Hmm, to think I've always been using this...

Hmm, to think I've always been using this technique and never really thought to share it...

Oh well, it is a good technique.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 574
Posted By Rorshach
This type of increase is also known as a bar...

This type of increase is also known as a bar increase, which when it is done, leaves a visible bar in the knitting.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 291
Posted By Rorshach
Sounds like you've got good suggestions already....

Sounds like you've got good suggestions already. One thing I would look up though is intarsia cables, as that technique will show you what you need to do to include color(s) in your cabling.
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Rorshach
You could if it would make you feel better. :D

You could if it would make you feel better. :D
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 534
Posted By Rorshach
I'll be more than happy to take the blame on...

I'll be more than happy to take the blame on that, GG. :)
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-28-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Rorshach
Thanks for the comments. Salmonmac, I use...

Thanks for the comments. Salmonmac, I use FiberTrends pattern AC33.
ButlersAbroad, I usually don't put anything on the bottom, but I do know you can sew a bit of leather to them to make them a little...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 302
Posted By Rorshach
First off, looks like you have a great start on...

First off, looks like you have a great start on that side. Now as I'm reading the instructions, the rib pull-in measurement is from the second set of rib just right below your lace panel, or I guess...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2014, 03:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,743
Posted By Rorshach
Oh I'll definitely attest to this, I'll get...

Oh I'll definitely attest to this, I'll get downright bored with knitting here and there. When I do get bored, I go do something else for a while, sometimes a long while. This time around what got me...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2014, 03:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,146
Posted By Rorshach
Me personally, I knit dishcloths for a variety of...

Me personally, I knit dishcloths for a variety of reasons, some mentioned already in this thread. But while I was growing up here in Idaho, my family never really used a handmade dishcloth, or wash...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-28-2014, 03:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By Rorshach
Good lookin' start. I'll be starting off a few...

Good lookin' start. I'll be starting off a few pairs for my Aunt in N. Idaho, she's been pestering me about it for the past couple of years, so I'll be sending 3 pair of Op Art socks, to her for her...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-28-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 383
Posted By Rorshach
Two more pair of Clogs done

Worked all day and got these two knitted up and felted. The Dk brown/Lt brown pair are going to my stepmother in Missouri, and the purple pair, done in Lullaby by KnitPicks is a birthday present for...
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2014, 02:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By Rorshach
Depending on what type of cables you use, modular...

Depending on what type of cables you use, modular or single, you might be able to get a extender. For example, Knit Picks Options modular cable needles have a extender that you can buy so that you...
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2014, 01:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 526
Posted By Rorshach
Mechanical knitting

I just recently got my new issue of Make magazine, and saw a couple of items in there that I thought were cool in the world of knitting, the first was a knitting robot called Agnes, seen here....
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2014, 01:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 439
Posted By Rorshach
No need to feel dumb, we've all gotten frustrated...

No need to feel dumb, we've all gotten frustrated at one point or another, that's why we all come here to KH, to support each other at times like this :cool:
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2014, 12:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 927
Posted By Rorshach
heck, I'll buy the glass, I don't care how she...

heck, I'll buy the glass, I don't care how she did it, it is a neat idea. Stuff like that is definitely worth supporting the artist on.
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Rorshach
You can put them back on the needle, or knit them...

You can put them back on the needle, or knit them directly from the pencil, it's going to be a little tight, but that'll loosen up as you go.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By Rorshach
Found the pattern, but it's a $6 US purchase and...

Found the pattern, but it's a $6 US purchase and can be bought here (http://fairmountfibers.com/patterns/salto-2013y)
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2014, 12:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 490
Posted By Rorshach
Speaking of stitch holders, while knitting I...

Speaking of stitch holders, while knitting I found that I don't have any handy, so I took the cable from one of my Options and put the stitches on there, put the caps on the ends and instant stitch...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-22-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Rorshach
:) yup, next thing you know, she'll be drinking...

:) yup, next thing you know, she'll be drinking beer and watching football, and I'll be having kids and cleaning house :roflhard:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-14-2014, 02:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Rorshach
well thank you, she wanted to learn, since my SIL...

well thank you, she wanted to learn, since my SIL also was learning, now if I can steer them both here, they can get their questions answered whenever I'm not around :)
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Rorshach
It really depends on the yarn brand, but some of...

It really depends on the yarn brand, but some of them such as red heart, will have it printed on the label. Others, just look on both ends of the skein, you'll most likely see an end sticking out. In...
Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2014, 03:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By Rorshach
What I do to wind a center pull ball is, when I...

What I do to wind a center pull ball is, when I don't have my ball winder nearby, is to grab an empty TP tube, put a small tear in it to hold one end of the yarn, then wind the ball as normal. when...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 297
Posted By Rorshach
Salmonmac, it looks like that was the pattern...

Salmonmac, it looks like that was the pattern that the OP was referring to. To the OP (original poster), you could change colors as many times as you like, creating stripes or bands, and in a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 350
Posted By Rorshach
As I'm reading the pattern, GG, it is knit in the...

As I'm reading the pattern, GG, it is knit in the round, and one problem that I've noticed that crops up while I knit is that the wrong side usually shows outward, so it may be that you just need to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-13-2014, 03:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 687
Posted By Rorshach
Works in Progress: Dishcloths

Hey all, my wife wanted to learn how to knit, and after getting the basics down she wanted to learn how to increase and decrease, so I'm teaching her how to do so, so we both cast on and are knitting...
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