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Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2009, 01:13 PM
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Views: 657
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Question Question about 9" circulars

Hello! Is it possible to knit the crown of a hat on a 9" circular needle? I'd like to transfer my stitches from a 16" circ to a 9" circ instead of double pointed needles. Thanks for any help!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2008, 01:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
Posted By crystalle
Question Please help me figure out what I'm doing

Hi! I'm having a problem that crops up from time to time---when I'm doing rows of garter stitch. I find a stitch that looks like 2 stitches crossed over one another. What is that and what did I do to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2008, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By crystalle
Question Please tell me how this works

Hi! I've got one of those plastic needle guage sizers. This one is made by Boye. I've got a bunch of circulars and they don't have the sizes on them. To determine size, is the needle supposed to go...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-06-2008, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By crystalle
Question Help with sewn bind off please

Hi! When doing the sewn bind off, what do you do with the last stitch on the left needle? I had 13 stitches on the left needle. All went well until I got to the last stitch on the left needle; didn't...
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,068
Posted By crystalle
Arrow Need your opinions on mohair

Hi! Does anyone know about mohair or mohair blend yarns that aren't scratchy? I prefer thinner yarns rather than bulky. Thanks!:knitting:
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,318
Posted By crystalle
Question What do you wash with?

Hi! I was wondering what you like to wash your FO with? Do you like the no-rinse products or ?? :heart:
Forum: How-to Questions 08-18-2008, 08:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By crystalle
Question Need help with a pattern please.

Hi! If a pattern says: s1, k1, psso, does it mean that you should s1 k1 again, then pass the slipped stitch over? Or does it mean just " pass the slipped stitch over" snce it has already said s1,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-16-2008, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,701
Posted By crystalle
Arrow What size needle for #10 bedspread cotton?

:hug: Hi all~~~What size needle would I use for #10 bedspread cotton/Knit-Cro Sheen? Is that cotton comparable to a laceweight yarn? Thanks!!!!:knitting:
Forum: General Knitting 08-08-2008, 02:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,161
Posted By crystalle
Wink Question about Knitpicks Harmony Needles

Hi! Has anyone had problems knitting with muticolored yarn on the Harmonys because of the swirly colors on the Harmonys? It looks like the colors on the needles might be distracting. I'd be grateful...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2008, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By crystalle
Question Confused about SSK!

Hi~~~~When instructions say SSK do you slip purl wise and if so is the yarn in front or in back?? Thanks for your help!:muah:
Forum: General Knitting 06-27-2008, 02:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,572
Posted By crystalle
Cute and funny!!!!

:roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard:
Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2008, 12:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By crystalle
Unhappy I've got a big problem with my knitting!!!!

I CANNOT get my needle back onto the stitches after I've frogged to correct an error. I just had to frog an entire piece even though it looked nice. I have to start all over again. I have looked at...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2008, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By crystalle
Question Need advice on sewing pieces together

:muah: Hi All! I'd like to know if knitted pieces are always sewn together "right sides up". Is there ever a time where they are sewn together "wrong sides up"? Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2008, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By crystalle
Redface Yes, I think that's what I mean.

I was experimenting with knitting with 2 colors--knitting 1 and carrying the other-- 2 rows of each color and what I consider to be the back looks different from the front--more like "lines" of color...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2008, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 771
Posted By crystalle
Question Question about knitting with 2 colors.

Hi! When you are knitting with 2 colors (as in a stripe pattern) and are carrying the unused color along the side, does the back look different from the front? Does it look different than the actual...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By crystalle
Thanks everyone!

Actually, I goofed in my question. I meant a K2, P2 ribbing, not K1, P1. I've been doing the K2, P2 and it didn't seem to need slipping, but since there's so much about knitting I don't know, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2008, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By crystalle
Question Do you slip the 1st stitch when doing ribbing?

Hi~~~I'm wondering if anyone slips the 1st stitches when doing ribbing; for example, K1, P1. Thanks!:knitting:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-30-2008, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By crystalle
Question Is it really this easy?

I am knitting a shawl with Knitpicks Options. I'm knitting back and forth not circular. I'm realizing that I'm going to need a longer cord to make this the size I want. As a fairly new knitter I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2008, 04:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 924
Posted By crystalle
Question Need explanation please!

If I am slipping purlwise at the beginning of each knit row, in order to keep the sides neat (as in a scarf) would I have the working yarn in front when I am slipping purlwise? Or does the working...
Forum: General Knitting 03-20-2008, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 993
Posted By crystalle
Unhappy Is there a "look-a-like for Lion Brand Moonlight Mohair?

I love the way Moonlight Mohair looks but it is SO scratchy! I tried to soften an item with fabric softener but I only dulled the sparkles and it's still scratchy! Does anyone know of a yarn that...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-10-2008, 04:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,008
Posted By crystalle
Smile Hi! I'm a new knitter myself but I'll try to help...

Hi! I'm a new knitter myself but I'll try to help anyway. Go to the company yarn site, for example Bernat. I think they show the yardage in the description of the yarns. If not, go to www.yarndex.com...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-22-2008, 01:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 675
Posted By crystalle
Question How is a YO done between 2 purl stitches?

Hi everyone! I know how to do a YO beteen 2 knit stitches. How do I YO between 2 purl stitches? Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2008, 06:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 785
Posted By crystalle
Question What do I do if I forget to do a YO?

I'm making a shawl w YO increases done every row before the 2nd stitch. K, YO K, etc. If I forget to YO before the second stitch ( and realize it right after I've knitted the 2nd stitch) what should...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-12-2008, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By crystalle
Question What size do I need?

Hi! What size circular needles do I need to make a shawl on size 11 needles~~shawl would measure about 60"x 30". I've never used circulars before. Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2008, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 634
Posted By crystalle
Question What went wrong??

Hello! I was trying to make the Lion Brand "Easy Triangle Shawl" with Homespun. The instructions say to use size 13 needles. They do not say circular needles. I used size 15 'cause I wanted a looser...
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