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Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2015, 05:21 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By sissyv
Unhappy Increase

I finally decided on this blanket instead:
http://com.yarnspirations.pattern-pdfs.s3.amazonaws.com/Bernat_BabyBlanket741_kn_blanket.en_US.pdf

Every time I get to the increase row, I don't have...
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2015, 11:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By sissyv
Question blanket help

I made this hat with variegated yarn. It turned out beautiful! I really like how the cables are, and I would like to make a blanket with the same type of cable stitch. Does anyone have a blanket...
Forum: General Knitting 04-04-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By sissyv
Question Make a stitch

just wondering, is there a standardized way for creating a new stitch- I know there are various methods, and the pattern does not indicate which way the "make a stitch should be created. Here is the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By sissyv
I found the actual pattern- sorry for broken...

I found the actual pattern- sorry for broken link- I am still confused.... Do I start with a knit or a purl row as row...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2015, 03:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 643
Posted By sissyv
cable hat

I am knitting a cabled hat from Bernat. Its turning out beautiful! The pattern called for Roving, but I am using Viva-its the same thickness, and the color is lovely- (burgundy its called- but its...
Forum: General Knitting 12-14-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 686
Posted By sissyv
how many ridges?

I am at the end of a project, but I actually don't remember how many rows I knit before starting the pattern, thus, the pattern says knit 8 rows. So, I have 3 ridges (knit garter stitch) and my cast...
Forum: General Knitting 09-01-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By sissyv
Question stockinette

from my previous post... I decided the pattern was too hard- so I found a different pattern- It says three rows in stockinette- so is that knit one row, purl one row knit one row? or is it more? (so...
Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2014, 09:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By sissyv
Can I just continue with the way the pattern is...

Can I just continue with the way the pattern is written then and just kfb instead of pfb? I think that that part should turn out ok- because it is only one row to increase on.
Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2014, 08:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 864
Posted By sissyv
Increase

I am making a beautiful blanket as a gift, but I am finding it difficult to purl into front and back- even though I can.(it is coming out tight and difficult because the yarn is bulky) I was...
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 457
Posted By sissyv
messy cables

I have started making an afghan with a cable. It seems that no matter how tight I try to make it, my edges look messy and straight and don't go into blend in to the blanket- its starting to look bad-...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By sissyv
Thumbs up Not sure why the pattern is written that way but...

Not sure why the pattern is written that way but thanks so much for the clarification!:knitting:
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2013, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By sissyv
Thanks- this is the one!

Thanks- this is the one!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2013, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 484
Posted By sissyv
Question hexagon purse

I am making a hexagon purse and I am in the home stretch, although I don't quite understand the last part.
Dec 1 st at each end every other row until you have 32 sts. P one row. Switch to Seed...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-25-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By sissyv
That's the one- how disappointing that the link...

That's the one- how disappointing that the link is gone!:shrug: :shrug:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 08-25-2013, 02:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 20,591
Posted By sissyv
I knitted some of these already and velvetspun is...

I knitted some of these already and velvetspun is horrible to knit with!( I definitely recommend another type of washable yarn-. First, new mommies don't have time for the care that velvet takes and...
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2013, 02:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,530
Posted By sissyv
I guess it depends on what you are making- I knit...

I guess it depends on what you are making- I knit a lot of blankets and instead of circulars I have a wooden tip set with plastic ends- they are straight but hold lots of stitches and they work great...
Forum: The Lounge 08-25-2013, 01:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By sissyv
Wink LOTS NEW and KNITTING TOO!

I've been a busy gal lately! The foundation I started to help families with disabled kids is finally starting to take off! However in addition to that, I just got a job doing medical transcription...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-25-2013, 01:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 616
Posted By sissyv
Thanks for explaining that...but isn't an...

Thanks for explaining that...but isn't an increase always kfb or pfb unless otherwise stated? Just curious..... this is not the type of stuff I usually do (I mostly make blankets)Thanks
Forum: Pattern Central 08-25-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 989
Posted By sissyv
Question Bernat purse

several years ago, I found a bernat purse pattern (free tear away at the store) It was super cute, but at the time I wasn't experienced enough to do it. I'd like to try now but I am unable to find...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2013, 11:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By sissyv
Smile I found out this is called open chain rib stitch...

I found out this is called open chain rib stitch and found a great tutorial on ho to do it
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0djEfQ_Aww
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2013, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 538
Posted By sissyv
Question The next step

I'm afraid I don't know how to do the next part! I'm making a ribbed lace bolero. Here's the part I don't understand:
row 2: p1 (p1, p1 into first yo, p1 into the back of the second yo, p1) repeat...
Forum: General Knitting 04-27-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By sissyv
Question next part

I cast on my 118 stitches and it says to slip 1 stitch beginning each row then do a p2 k2 rib stitch,to last 2 p2 . so I'll end up with 3 stitches b/c I slipped the first one- what do I do? PLUS it...
Forum: General Knitting 04-27-2013, 05:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By sissyv
Thanks Julie - that was super helpful!

Thanks Julie - that was super helpful!
Forum: General Knitting 04-27-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By sissyv
Question Not good at math

Hi , I just need help figuring this out because I'm not mathematical but I need to so I can cast on the right number of stitches

The first step is to measure your shoulder-span. Mine is about 17...
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2013, 01:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,898
Posted By sissyv
now I am sewing (or need to sew) the booties on...

now I am sewing (or need to sew) the booties on the bottom- how do I do invisible seaming on a garter stitch?
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