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Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2008, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By myrnapap
I shouldn't make a big deal out of one pair of...

I shouldn't make a big deal out of one pair of needles....I've thought of taking the plunge and getting one of those sets and have read the posts about them. But I really don't need all those...
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2008, 02:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By myrnapap
I've never seen Plymouth brand. None of my local...

I've never seen Plymouth brand. None of my local craft stores have what I'm looking for and Joann has them online. But there's a choice between bamboo and metal. I've never minded metal but I have...
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2008, 02:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,752
Posted By myrnapap
Bamboo needles - need recommendation

I'm about to purchase a circular needle and I'm considering bamboo which I've not used before. I read that they can get sticky. Is this true? Is Clover considered a good brand?
Forum: General Knitting 12-24-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
Just to give some closure to this thread, I...

Just to give some closure to this thread, I wanted to let you all know that I finally put it all together and figured out where the typo is. The number of remaining stitches is 25, not 24. Cast on 37...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-23-2007, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,762
Posted By myrnapap
I've found errors in the Honey Tangerine Scarf in...

I've found errors in the Honey Tangerine Scarf in One Skein Wonders. I found the email of the contributor by doing an internet search on the store name. They answered and said to just fudge it. I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
I don't know what is wrong. I thought I posted...

I don't know what is wrong. I thought I posted again and it's not here. I'm very unhappy and still trying to work with this pattern. It has to end up with an odd number of stitches because the next...
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
Help, I feel so bad I may never want to knit...

Help, I feel so bad I may never want to knit again! The store said the number reamining is wrong. And the next row would not work with 24 stitches. It is: *P2tog, yo;repeat from * to last stitch. P1....
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2007, 02:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
Well, you won't believe what I found in my email...

Well, you won't believe what I found in my email this morning - a response from one of the folks in the store who submitted the pattern and she says there was an error in the number of stitches that...
Forum: General Knitting 12-22-2007, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
Teri and Michelle thanks so much for saving my...

Teri and Michelle thanks so much for saving my sanity! I can't say as I follow Michelle's math (I tried doing the math and didn't succeed, so that shouldn't surprise you). But I'll take your word for...
Forum: General Knitting 12-22-2007, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
I did find a list of errors on the internet but...

I did find a list of errors on the internet but it didn't include the pattern I am having trouble with. On one site, several knitters complained about the number of errors in the book so I know I'm...
Forum: General Knitting 12-22-2007, 12:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,167
Posted By myrnapap
Where do I get help with errors in a book

Which forum is the place to ask for help with errors in a book I've just bought? One Skein Wonders.
Forum: Pattern Central 12-21-2007, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,937
Posted By myrnapap
I just bought this book and I'm having trouble...

I just bought this book and I'm having trouble with the instructions for a scarf. Row 2 just does not seem right. Can anyone point me to any help or possible error lists?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By myrnapap
Angry It's probably a good idea to knit it in pattern...

It's probably a good idea to knit it in pattern and try to see if it's anywhere close the the guage. Meanwhile I've just been 'playing' with the pattern and the first row just does not seem to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 04:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By myrnapap
Yes, I've seen that. I just got a book called One...

Yes, I've seen that. I just got a book called One Skein Wonders and they don't say anything about how to check. And there are a lot of 'lacey' patterns where yarn overs are used which I'd love to try.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 04:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By myrnapap
Thank you Abbily and MMario! I don't know what...

Thank you Abbily and MMario! I don't know what I'd do without this forum!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 891
Posted By myrnapap
Checking guage

Hi, Everyone,
Another question, this time on checking guage. To properly check the guage, do we knit the pattern and then check or does it work just as well if we knit a square of stockinette stitch?...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By myrnapap
Oh I think I see where I am wrong. I slip the...

Oh I think I see where I am wrong. I slip the needle into the second stitch on the left needle. Then into the first stitch on the left needle. When I move them both to the right needle, then the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By myrnapap
Maybe I'm not understanding how to slip the two...

Maybe I'm not understanding how to slip the two stitches together knitwise because I still don't understand. If you slip them together, don't you put the needle into the second stitch and then the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2007, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 939
Posted By myrnapap
Double Decrease clarification needed

Hi, Everyone!
I just got myself a cute little book called One Skein Wonders and there's something I don't understand. They describe a Double Decrease like this:
Slip 2 stiches together knitwise ontp...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-05-2007, 02:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,208
Posted By myrnapap
That was a great write-up about adding beads to...

That was a great write-up about adding beads to knitting. Did you try it? I think the beads I want to use are too small to get a crochet hook through and I don't understand the instructions for...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-02-2007, 01:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,540
Posted By myrnapap
Yes I saw that one too and it seems too small to...

Yes I saw that one too and it seems too small to me. Girls generally have more hair than manequinns. I think I will have to take a hat that I think has the style and see if I can add the fruity...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-01-2007, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,540
Posted By myrnapap
HI Jan, Yes I bet it would be easy. I'm just...

HI Jan,
Yes I bet it would be easy. I'm just hoping to find a tried-and-true version since time is getting away from me.
Forum: Pattern Central 12-01-2007, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,540
Posted By myrnapap
Fruit Hat Pattern for Adult Size

HI, Everyone,
Many of you have probably knitted the cute 'fruit' hats that have been posted. I've made many myself. Now my adult kids want them! Does anyone know if there might be a pattern posted...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,495
Posted By myrnapap
There's a saying: It's hard to walk in someone...

There's a saying: It's hard to walk in someone else's shoes. Well, if someone has never knitted anything or made anything by hand, they have no idea what it takes. That said, the guy on tv is...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,525
Posted By myrnapap
I think it's great to get and to make hand-made...

I think it's great to get and to make hand-made gifts. I saved the knitted gifts I got for my kids and I've given many of them to my daughter for our granddaughter! That said, here's a suggestion:...
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