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Forum: How-to Questions 05-09-2013, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By mscarmen
Oh dear, I wonder how daft could I be to mix up...

Oh dear, I wonder how daft could I be to mix up my right and lefts!! Ok, looks,like that's what I'll be doing then, I'll bind off on the ws. I'm just hoping it won't affect the rest of the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By mscarmen
Thanks salmonmac, I knitted up the sleeve, then...

Thanks salmonmac, I knitted up the sleeve, then on the rs of work kintted through and then on ws i turned to work on the back, finished the back, and the sts left for th front are ready on rs. BUT i...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-07-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By mscarmen
Thank you for that.. Although what worries me...

Thank you for that..
Although what worries me about that errata is that its for the 2004 version of this pattern. The one i am using is a rework of this pattern, called the Sideways Spencer Redux....
Forum: How-to Questions 05-07-2013, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By mscarmen
Question Annie Modesitts Sideways Spencer, HELP!

Hi!
Has Anyone tried Annie Modesitts Sideways Spencer? Im stuck :cry:
Ive gotten to the first sleeve, done the back and now im supposed to to the left front/neck shaping. It starts on a rs row and...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2010, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By mscarmen
I could've done a 3 needle BO I guess.. I just...

I could've done a 3 needle BO I guess.. I just thought it being a hat, the fewer the seams the more comfortable..
But I've done it now.. after a lot of fuss and a VERY late night! lol.
Thank you for...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-19-2010, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By mscarmen
Thank you! I unraveled a few more rows and...

Thank you!
I unraveled a few more rows and knitted more rows to make up for it, which didn't help actually.
So I picked up the missing stitches. I must be rubbish at grafting as it looks very...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-19-2010, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By mscarmen
Question Trying to finish project but it's a mess! Help!

HI all,
I need your help and opinion..
I have knitted a cabled band as the brim of a hat. It is a circle cable, consisitng of 20 stitches, with 3 by 3 crossing. The background colour is black, one...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By mscarmen
So you mean make a provisional cast on, then...

So you mean make a provisional cast on, then start knitting a few rows before I make my actuall start?
You'll have to excuse my daftness...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By mscarmen
Dilema! My provisinal cast on didn't work! What...

Dilema! My provisinal cast on didn't work! What did I do wrong? It wont unravel!
I used the crochet method, knitted of it like usual, tried to unravel and reveal live stitches, but it just got...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-05-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By mscarmen
Well I successfuly managed to do the cast on and...

Well I successfuly managed to do the cast on and knit off of it!
It might go horribly wrong when I have to unravel it though...
Thank you thank you thank you for all your advice!:muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By mscarmen
Im sorry.. I must be really thick. I just started...

Im sorry.. I must be really thick. I just started doing the cast on. In KH video you don't need to cut the yarn, but in this other video you do.. so what do I do next..?
I'm trying this with one...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By mscarmen
Thats great, that looks like something I can...

Thats great, that looks like something I can handle.
But it doesn't go on to show you how you would knit off of it? Would it be a case of just joining the ball of yarn again?
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2010, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By mscarmen
Question Help with provisional cast on!

Hi all!
I really need help with provisional cast on..
I have watched the KH video, and know hoe to do it, the problem is that my stitches always become too loose to knit off when I finish..
Is there...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-14-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,251
Posted By mscarmen
Thank you for all your suggestions! I knew my sis...

Thank you for all your suggestions! I knew my sis didnt want the 'big needle' look, so i tried a couple of different patches. One with the sea foam stitch and one adapted stitch with improvised...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-11-2009, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,251
Posted By mscarmen
Question very big holes!

Hi everyone,
I was wondering if anyone could suggest some Lace patterns with very big holes.? Like ones with 3 times YO or something? It's for a boat neck pullover that I am attempting to design for...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2007, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 686
Posted By mscarmen
This site really helped me...

This site really helped me http://www.studioknits.com/booktoc.htm
they have a chapter for every kind of seaming possible!
I was so scared too but having just seamed up a cardi, i have to say, its not...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2007, 07:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
OOHH!! that is the pattern! how did you find it...

OOHH!! that is the pattern! how did you find it on the net!?
I have gone with pickign up a sts every row and sts for sts on the back neck. I managed to pick up 113sts.
The 82 sts they tell you to...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2007, 07:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,066
Posted By mscarmen
I asked almost the exact same question not long...

I asked almost the exact same question not long ago. To me the warmest and softest has to be qiviut, but its also the most expensive! Cashmere is also very warm and if blended with another warm fibre...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2007, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
I can't find the pattern on the internet. I'm not...

I can't find the pattern on the internet. I'm not even sure what magazine its out of. This is what it says:
FRONTBAND:
With right side facing you, using circular needle and starting from the lower...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2007, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
I really am afraid to leave out that many sts, 32...

I really am afraid to leave out that many sts, 32 is quite a lot. I'd be ok if i got to 140 or something.
I've picked up every stitch from the start of the neck shaping to the shoulder seam and i...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2007, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
Thats ok Astonh, thanks for replying and...

Thats ok Astonh, thanks for replying and commenting!:muah:

Can anyone else help?:sad:
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2007, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
I've had another try and the only way i can fit...

I've had another try and the only way i can fit 145 sts around the neck from the start of the neck shaping on the left to the start of the neck shaping on the right is if I pick up every stitch all...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2007, 12:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
THanks astonh, I've just done a quick calculation...

THanks astonh,
I've just done a quick calculation and this seems impossible.
The pattern calls for 82 sts to be picked up from lower left until start of neck shaping. I've managed to do this by...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2007, 12:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,240
Posted By mscarmen
Question quick question..

When picking up sts for a frond band, say 3sts to every 4 rows, does this still apply when it comes to the back of the neck (accross shoulders) when the rows become stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2007, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By mscarmen
So do i still put my needle under those 'lines'...

So do i still put my needle under those 'lines' in between the stitches and sew those up? cos on rev stk sts, there aren't any in between but there are the horisontal ones that look like a bottom...
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