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Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By xdunlapx
Wow I'm glad you got it fixed :) I would have...

Wow I'm glad you got it fixed :) I would have freaked out. Being a new knitter I'm sure I'll run into various problems and have to google it or search youtube for answers. I didn't know how to google...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 03:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By xdunlapx
That seemed to have worked, thanks!! Whew!! I was...

That seemed to have worked, thanks!! Whew!! I was going to cry if I had to frog it and start over. Thanks so much!! Yay! Ok now I can sleep easy tonight. :hug: :cheering: :happydance: :muah:
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By xdunlapx
Yes it would be the last stitch I knitted before...

Yes it would be the last stitch I knitted before sitting it down for a break. I've not tried to do anything with it, it's on the left needle.. I wouldn't know how to knit it since the working stitch...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 03:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By xdunlapx
Is this a better picture?

Is this a better picture?
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By xdunlapx
Hmm that doesn't look like what happened. To me...

Hmm that doesn't look like what happened. To me it looks like a stitch that somehow magically disconnected from the rest of them because the working yarn is attached to the left needle top stitch,...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 02:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,378
Posted By xdunlapx
Exclamation Uh oh! What happened??

Something happened to my knitting. I don't know what I did. I had set it down for about an hour in a safe place but when I picked it up I have an extra loop just hanging there.. I had finished a row...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2012, 01:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By xdunlapx
Yes when I get into more complicated projects I...

Yes when I get into more complicated projects I will definitely use stitch markers. I have some somewhere but we recently moved and I lost track of them. They used to be in my knitting bag but are...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2012, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By xdunlapx
Ah okay, thanks! Yeah every few rows I check to...

Ah okay, thanks! Yeah every few rows I check to see if I still have 20 stitches and so far I'm not picking up stitches. I think what happens is the yarn is split and I had went ahead and knitted it...
Forum: General Knitting 11-19-2012, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,328
Posted By xdunlapx
Question My knitting looks like a trapezoid

Ok I'm new to knitting. I had started a year or so ago but gave up without finishing any project, not even a dish cloth.

I'm knitting a basic garter stitch sweater right now, it's my first project...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By xdunlapx
Thank you BobmKitten. I did find out that I...

Thank you BobmKitten. I did find out that I wasn't knitting/purling properly after all. I was not moving the yarn in front of the needles to purl and not moving it back behind to knit. I am working...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2012, 07:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By xdunlapx
Ok I decided to take a picture of my knitting in...

Ok I decided to take a picture of my knitting in progress. I just started the first row and the stitches are all weird. I've never experienced this before because I've only ever done stockinette or...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2012, 11:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By xdunlapx
*sigh* I don't know how to fix mistakes. I think...

*sigh* I don't know how to fix mistakes. I think I purled 3 times not 2 and didn't know how to undo that so i scrapped my first row again. I had just knitted-on the co row and was just in 6 stitches....
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By xdunlapx
I think I'm knitting/purling properly. But part...

I think I'm knitting/purling properly. But part of the problem may be the way I cast on for this pattern. I have been doing the long tail CO as it's the one I'm most familiar with, but the stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By xdunlapx
Question I don't even know how to ask this question...

Ok I had, continue to have sometimes a problem where the stitch falls off (I think) of the right needle and leaves me with a loop on the right needle but the yarn ball is attached to the top stitch...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By xdunlapx
Oh ok. I wasn't sure if it was something I wasn't...

Oh ok. I wasn't sure if it was something I wasn't doing right. I knew it wasn't stretchy from a previous thread that I started but would have thought that the stitches would be too tight (from...
Forum: General Knitting 01-04-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 845
Posted By xdunlapx
Question Knitting loose with cotton, fine with acrylic

Hi everyone :) I've got a question for you all. I have been practicing knitting on my Caron Simply Soft yarn and my stitches look good and even (mostly) and is a tight weave. But on cotton yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 12-31-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,732
Posted By xdunlapx
I got a Vera Bradley purse, actually 2, for...

I got a Vera Bradley purse, actually 2, for Christmas. I'm using the smaller tote for my purse and the larger one for my knitting. It's plenty large for maybe 3 projects, though I only have one at...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-31-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
Wow. I just switched to English style knitting...

Wow. I just switched to English style knitting and my stitches are loose now. Quite loose. I've only gone a few small rows but I'll frog it and re try with a tighter cast on and see if the stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
I've tried the backward loop cast on and the knit...

I've tried the backward loop cast on and the knit cast on. I had issues getting the needle in the backward loop so quickly gave up on that one. The knit on was difficult and I don't think I was doing...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 02:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
I just switched to acrylic yarn and it seems...

I just switched to acrylic yarn and it seems promising. The cotton is the problem I think for me, other than that I'm still learning lol

I picked up a worsted weight soft yarn and also a bulky harn...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 02:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
I just realized that I used to use acrylic yarn...

I just realized that I used to use acrylic yarn when I was knitting (back a few years ago when I was learning) and now I'm using 100% cotton. Does acrylic yarn stretch when knitting like to...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2011, 12:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
Ok I worked a really loose cast on and the...

Ok I worked a really loose cast on and the stitches got tighter and tighter the further down I went while knitting it. Got so tight I couldn't continue knitting.

I guess I'll have to find a...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2011, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
Hmm. I've tried not to pull tight but it wont go...

Hmm. I've tried not to pull tight but it wont go in front of the right needle, without pulling tight. I guess maybe that's because my cast on is too tight. I'll try to do it looser with a looser cast...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2011, 10:15 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
I may be pulling too tightly when making the...

I may be pulling too tightly when making the stitches. I pull the yarn tight to wrap it around the needle so that I can pull it through the loop when making the knit stitch. I haven't attempted the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2011, 08:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,723
Posted By xdunlapx
Oh wow didn't think of that. I'll try other cast...

Oh wow didn't think of that. I'll try other cast on methods, thanks :) Then if that doesn't work for me I'll just use my bigger needles to cast on. Thanks :)
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