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Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2011, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By KnitKnot
Hi Ladies, just checking on any final comments...

Hi Ladies, just checking on any final comments and appreciate the latest input.
I have to laugh at Salmonmac's wish to see this sweater when it's finished. So would I - I'll try to oblige, but as...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2011, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By KnitKnot
Yahoooooo! This makes sense to me. Goodbye yrn,...

Yahoooooo!
This makes sense to me. Goodbye yrn, it's so funny how I just couldnt' see it - but when you wrote it out, it jumped off the page - the dropped yrn is the decrease stitch, the P2tog is...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By KnitKnot
Thanks so much, very kind of you to take the time...

Thanks so much, very kind of you to take the time & effort on this for me, I just can't get it to work out! Eagerly await your verdict.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By KnitKnot
Thank Sue, I think you've got the P2tog down as...

Thank Sue,
I think you've got the P2tog down as K2tog - but I understand that the yo makes a stitch and the P2tog eliminates it again.
So if the line starts and ends with K1 as the edge stitch, my...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By KnitKnot
Question Tricky Decrease Help!

Hi all,
I am just starting a new pattern and reading thru the instructions I get to the neck shaping and it has a decrease I just can't think how to do.

The pattern is same for both RS and WS:
K1,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By KnitKnot
This is fun, I get to press "thanks" again! I'm...

This is fun, I get to press "thanks" again!
I'm going to bookmark these pages - I do like a custom fit that I can put my own guage into instead of spending ages trying to match a pattern's guage. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2010, 01:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By KnitKnot
You are well beyond me in skill I think, but...

You are well beyond me in skill I think, but you've reminded me of the top down method and I must give it a go sometime. I probably have a couple of hundred traditional patterns gleened from charity...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2010, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By KnitKnot
Thanks sue, yes, I think that was the messy part...

Thanks sue, yes, I think that was the messy part I was remembering - if its a lot of rows to come out you have to keep pulling the yarn thru the stitches at the edges and it can be quite tangly and...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2010, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By KnitKnot
Jan, when you say "pick out each one" are you...

Jan, when you say "pick out each one" are you meaning that each and every stitch of the stocking stitch will need to be picked out and the unravelled yarn pulled through each stitch. I seem to...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By KnitKnot
Perfect!

Thank you Sue, it's hard to think of putting scissors near knitting with malice aforethought (scary biscuits!) - I'm fainthearted and haven't yet got my head around the idea of steeking, (who dreamed...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2010, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,663
Posted By KnitKnot
Unhappy Unravelling Backwards?

Hi, I've finished a sweater and it's all sewn up. My big mistake - not checking that the sleeves were the right length as I measured for a set sleeve and the pattern is actually a drop sleeve so now...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By KnitKnot
Thank you for these ideas, I think the crochet...

Thank you for these ideas, I think the crochet edge might be stronger and look a wee bit better. Thanks again, Jan
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2009, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By KnitKnot
Thanks Ingrid, do you think an edge-to-edge seam...

Thanks Ingrid, do you think an edge-to-edge seam would be strong enough? I wondered about trying something with a crochet seam? any thoughts?
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 698
Posted By KnitKnot
Question How do I sew up an afghan?

Hi
I'm just putting together some square swatches to make a rug/afghan and am wondering if there is a way to sew the edges so there isn't an obvious seam at the back as you'd get sewing up a garment...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By KnitKnot
Thanks for that TwistedStitches! It's so...

Thanks for that TwistedStitches! It's so exciting to find those illusive answers for yourself and then pass the word on for others. I've learned a lot from reading thru other people's knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2009, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By KnitKnot
www.craftstylish.com/item/9169/knit-to-fit-customi...

www.craftstylish.com/item/9169/knit-to-fit-customize-and-personalize-knitt
I found this item on the web with links to Knitty.com on customizing sleeves etc
If this helps anyone else I'll be very...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2009, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By KnitKnot
Question Thanks for both sets of advice. The top down...

Thanks for both sets of advice. The top down idea is a good one except that I have a small warehouse full of bottom up patterns to get through!
The shaping has been done by rows, but I'm not sure...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2009, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 942
Posted By KnitKnot
Unhappy Help My Fat Arms

Hi everyone, long time since I've been here but I've kept knitting and haven't forgotten all the help I've received here and used well. Thank you.
Now about my fat arms....
I just finished a pullover...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2008, 04:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By KnitKnot
Thanks Cam for this warning about long yarn...

Thanks Cam for this warning about long yarn pieces, I'll keep this in mind if the yarn I'm using is fine but hope to give both methods suggested a try. It's so unsatisfactory to get to the end of a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2008, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By KnitKnot
Smile What a fantastic tip!

:woohoo:

I just knew there was a super smartie out there with the answer!
I'm definitely going to use this technique. Superb!

ps: just can't help but ask....is your avatar from an episode of Dr...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2008, 05:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By KnitKnot
Question How do I stop "Sewing up" Tangles

:waah:

I'm just at the stage to sew up a sweater and need help again. I have no problems doing mattress stitch but what I'm finding with set in sleeves there is always a terrible bulk of sewing up...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2008, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 692
Posted By KnitKnot
Wink Changing Guage

I've been knitting for about 2 years (madly, constantly, without ceasing!), and I know just what you mean. I agree with cam90066 that how you feel every time you sit down can affect how your guage...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2008, 08:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 723
Posted By KnitKnot
Smile Seaming bootees

Hi there, I've been doing a lot of knitting at the moment for a newborn and so lots and lots of bootees/mittens etc and had the same thoughts while sewing them up. After doing about 5 pairs with...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-10-2008, 02:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,723
Posted By KnitKnot
Thumbs up I'm so hopeless on computers.....it's...

I'm so hopeless on computers.....it's embarrassing. I'm just posted a reply and it vanished! :aww:
Anyhoo..... thanks for these links, I'm going to knit the lionbrand long vest I think, and shorten...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-10-2008, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,723
Posted By KnitKnot
Smile Pattern Needed for Simple Ladies Waistcoat

Does anyone know of a simple free pattern for a ladies waistcoat/vest (not the pullover kind, but the kind that looks like a sleeveless jacket.....if you know what I mean....:wink:)

The lady in...
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