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Forum: Pattern Central Today, 05:21 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Looks like fun to knit, something a little...

Looks like fun to knit, something a little unusual for sure.
For the marked stitch, you could either mark the stitch or put a marker in front of the stitch on the RS. It's easier for me to have a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 78
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, so close. I'm reconciled to frogging too. The...

Oh, so close. I'm reconciled to frogging too. The good thing is that it never seems to take as long to re-knit as the initial knit. Good luck with it!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 04:40 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Gorgeous, Jan. It's a lovely combination of...

Gorgeous, Jan. It's a lovely combination of colors and the yarn does look soft and yummy. I'd love to see it opened out.
Forum: General Knitting 05-04-2015, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,523
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks so much for reporting back. What a...

Thanks so much for reporting back.
What a thoughtful husband you are!
Forum: Pattern Central 05-04-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 68
Posted By salmonmac
What a fantastic pattern! I'm a fan of Shiri Mor...

What a fantastic pattern! I'm a fan of Shiri Mor designs.
I'm looking forward to seeing your project already. Good luck with it and of course, you know where to come with questions.
Forum: The Lounge 05-04-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 242
Posted By salmonmac
Fingers crossed. All good reasons to make the...

Fingers crossed.
All good reasons to make the move. Hope it all goes smoothly and you're settled into the new home soon!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 237
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! If you're following the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
If you're following the pattern as Becky suggested above, you should have 9 increases distributed across row 1. It looks like a M1 increase unless the pattern defines it...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-03-2015, 07:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By salmonmac
OK, I see the repeat now. Changing the first 7sts...

OK, I see the repeat now.
Changing the first 7sts to stockinette is the correct thing to do. That first set of sts
(k1, s1, k1, psso, k2, yfwd, k1, p1)
requires 7sts to perform and leaves you with...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-03-2015, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By salmonmac
At the very beginning of the pattern, next to the...

At the very beginning of the pattern, next to the photo there are directions for this stitch. Basically, p2tog but don't slip the sts off the needle, purl into the first stitch again.
Very neat...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-03-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By salmonmac
You're on the right track, changing the first...

You're on the right track, changing the first repeat to stockinette stitch. It may help to put in markers at least for this row, so that you can see where the repeats are and also where the 10 stitch...
Forum: General Knitting 05-02-2015, 05:00 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome nurcan and 3rabbits! Thanks for joining...

Welcome nurcan and 3rabbits! Thanks for joining us. Yes, 3rabbits, there are several of us who learned as children then came back to it later. Sounds like you stayed with it. Great way to go.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! This is quite a stretch...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
This is quite a stretch and it's going to be difficult to adjust the pattern and estimate yardage. If you're determined to do it, buy a skein of the Berroco yarn and knit a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-02-2015, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, Handsome! baby sweaters

We are all about babies this spring and summer. I've knit these two sweaters for the daughter of a good friend who is having twins. The pattern is called Oh, Handsome winter sweater from...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2015, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 90
Posted By salmonmac
Work rows 21 and 22. The increases in the...

Work rows 21 and 22. The increases in the following rows will be placed as they are in row 21, one stitch in from each end. Increase on rows 25, 29, 33 and 37. otherwise just knit or purl the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2015, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome! You can use a calculator to do...

Hi and welcome!
You can use a calculator to do this:
http://www.thedietdiary.com/knittingfiend/tools/IncreaseEvenlySpace.html

or you can divide 20 by one more than the number of increases (6). You...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By salmonmac
Ideally, you'd like to gradually decrease as you...

Ideally, you'd like to gradually decrease as you knit up the yoke. So you would dec perhaps every 4 rows. However, I think you can manage it by decreasing on that last row from 100 to 60, a total of...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By salmonmac
You may have just finished knitting the ribbing...

You may have just finished knitting the ribbing on the sleeve and now you should knit across the right side (RS) row and then purl across the wrong side (WS) row. On the next row, a knit row, k1,...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 133
Posted By salmonmac
it is indeed a beautiful sweater Take out the...

it is indeed a beautiful sweater
Take out the ribbing and see if just re-knitting it will be enough to close up the neckband as GG suggested. It looks like you picked up maybe 72-76sts around the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 105
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, repeat rows 2 and 3 five times more. You'll...

Yes, repeat rows 2 and 3 five times more. You'll have worked rows 2 and 3 six times total.

Work 1 row. Bind off rem 13 sts.
With RS facing, rejoin yarn to rem sts, bind off centre 44 sts, patt to...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, great! Glad you've got it. The M1 goes onto...

Oh, great! Glad you've got it.
The M1 goes onto the right needle. I think that all the other increases work that way too, KLL, KRL, Kfb, and other make ones.
Forum: Charity Knitting 05-01-2015, 12:37 PM
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Views: 36,793
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks so much for the photo. Frozen looks...

Thanks so much for the photo. Frozen looks wonderful and it's fun to think that all that frozen weather is pretty much behind us. I home.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By salmonmac
Cast on 5sts. You'll have only 5 loops over the...

Cast on 5sts. You'll have only 5 loops over the needle. Purl those 5sts. Now work work row 2 by alternating m1, k1 as given above. That'll give you 10sts (10 loops over the needle) and use up all the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By salmonmac
You start with 5sts and the pattern wants you to...

You start with 5sts and the pattern wants you to increase 5 times for a total of 10sts. That means m1, k1, m1, k1, m1, k1, m1, k1, m1, k1. You can use a m1 for the increase as suggested...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-30-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By salmonmac
Good luck with it and many thanks for the edit....

Good luck with it and many thanks for the edit. Hope it goes smoothly from now on but if there are any problems, come back and ask. We'd love to see a photo of the finished project.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-30-2015, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 129
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Good for you for...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Good for you for figuring this out so far. You're almost finished.

Start with the back sts and work around the neck in the direction that the pattern indicates. Yes, knit...
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