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Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2011, 06:07 PM
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Views: 1,392
Posted By lmc
Oh wow I was just getting ready to rip out and...

Oh wow I was just getting ready to rip out and start over.
Maybe it's not so bad after all. The last two rows of lace should be fine. And the front I can do perfecto now. (I hope) LOL If not I'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By lmc
Thank you again for your help. I followed the...

Thank you again for your help. I followed the video directions more carefully a third time around plus your helpful written advice and finally got it right. Now I get to decide to leave it with one...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2011, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By lmc
Thank you

Thank you for your help. On my pattern I must do a YO first and then the ssk. So the yarn is in front and I have to loop it over front to back and around to knit the two stitches together. It seems...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2011, 01:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By lmc
Thanks

Thank you for your help. The video taught me how to do the ssk.
But on my pattern I have to do YO first and then ssk. So my yarn is in front and then I loop it around and OVER the two joined stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By lmc
Pattern calls it Horizontal Lace

The pattern stitch is called Horizontal Lace. RI (WS) purl across; Row 2 and 3: Purl across Row 4: K2, *yo, ssk, rep from * to last st, end k1. Rep rows 1-4 for pat.
I think I was bringing the YO to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By lmc
horizontal lace

Is there a video to show me how to do horizontal lace?
I did three rows of purl
then K2, yo ssk but when I ssk I do not make a hole (lace)???
What might I be doing wrong, what to do differently?
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2011, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By lmc
Thank you Ingrid and Becky, I think I will try...

Thank you Ingrid and Becky, I think I will try the plastic. I don't like the idea of MY having to cut through the felted knitting. Sounds dangerous in MY hands! ;)
Wish me luck with this in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-26-2011, 09:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 651
Posted By lmc
Felting...what happens when...

I have knit all the pieces for a diaper bag. It has three pockets. I am to sew them onto the sides and one on the front. Then I am to felt it in the hot washer. What keeps the pockets from adhering...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-26-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,743
Posted By lmc
I have a question about the pocket on your bag

I am making a diaper bag. I have never felted anything before in this manner (in hot wash). My bag like yours also has pockets. What prevents the pocket from sticking to the side pieces?
Forum: How-to Questions 02-25-2011, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By lmc
thanks

Okay, I have removed the markers from my stitches and put it on the needle. I see how this works much more smoothly. LOL
Live and learn!
I appreicate the help I am getting here.
Hoping this comes out...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-25-2011, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By lmc
Question I am knitting in the round. I think the pattern...

I am knitting in the round. I think the pattern wants me to to slip the marker to the same spot on the current row I am knitting on from the one below that I just finished. I hope I am doing this...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-24-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,419
Posted By lmc
SL Marker

Does SL marker, simply mean move the marker to the next row when you finish one row and meet up with that marker?
Forum: How-to Questions 02-24-2011, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By lmc
Thank you Salmonmac

I went to the video. So, picking up IS picking up and knitting. I thought there was another step for the knitting part using the second needle. But guess not.
Thank goodness for this website and for...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-24-2011, 02:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By lmc
Is there a video to show me....

My instructions are "with rs facing pickup and knit 94 stitches...(in the round).
RS facing: are the finished 9 hearts I made and attached making a large rectangle meant for the RS to be facing my...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-22-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By lmc
backing

The nine heart squares measure 20" square when put together.
And then I am to knit in the round several more rows of wide garter stitch stripes around that square.
What do you think of the idea of...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-22-2011, 02:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By lmc
Backing fair isle stitches, thanks!

Ingrid, thank you for your speedy response to my question.
I was thinking of making it like a quilt, so I think I will indeed use a cotton backing and will tack it at the corners of the nine...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2011, 11:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,041
Posted By lmc
Backing nine fair isle squares to cover loose strands of yarn

I am making Kristin Nicholas' design of a fair isle heart blanket for baby.
I think it is important to cover the backs of the 9 heart squares so the baby does not pull on the loose strands of yarn on...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-30-2007, 10:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 7,235
Posted By lmc
Kutzpah for sure! And thanks for the added...

Kutzpah for sure!

And thanks for the added patterns. I've not yet attempted to knit on double point needles. A next challenge?
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By lmc
oh wow, that is the best price yet. I could go to...

oh wow, that is the best price yet. I could go to the yarn store and jot down the colors I want and then order them on line. That might just be cheap enough so the shipping and handling wouldn't make...
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2007, 09:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By lmc
The name of the yarn is Cotton Twist by Berroco....

The name of the yarn is Cotton Twist by Berroco. It's a blend of cotton and Vicose/or rayon. I'll check this new (to me) site. Thanks AGAIN!
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2007, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By lmc
Thanks to both of you. You are being very...

Thanks to both of you. You are being very helpful.
I did stop by our local "pricy, very nice yarn shop here in town.
I found out that viscose simply means rayon in French!
And they have Cotton Twist...
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2007, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By lmc
Happy Birthday! Will do...but its sort of pricy...

Happy Birthday!

Will do...but its sort of pricy yarn. I have a pattern for a crown/hat that needs six or more different colors (stripes) and that could make this a $60 hat...a bit out of my...
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2007, 11:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By lmc
thank you so much. That was FAST! What an...

thank you so much. That was FAST!
What an adorable baby you have! Enjoy her.
Forum: General Knitting 03-31-2007, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,338
Posted By lmc
Where to find cotton/viscose yarn?

What's the best place on line to find yarn at a good price?
I need worsted weight cotton/viscose yarn to make a special hat.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-30-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 975
Posted By lmc
Thank YOU!

Thanks, I'm glad you like them!
My grandkids (age 2 1/2) love playing with them.
My teen grand daughter loved the teen girl one I made her too. It can be seen on another post.
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