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Forum: Pattern Central 07-13-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 102
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Here are some ideas from Ralvery doing a search...

Here are some ideas from Ralvery doing a search for knitted sweaters with the word...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Leave your work on the needles. Lie it out as...

Leave your work on the needles. Lie it out as evenly and neatly as you can. Measure from the cast on edge up to your needles. When that equals 40.5cm continue to the next step.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-29-2014, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By RochesterKnitter
For the smallest size you should...

For the smallest size you should be...

P3
P2tog
(P6, P2tog) x 7
P2

Ending with 55 sts.

The x 7 only applies to what is in the () immediately before.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 195
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Yes, you can use a lifeline when KITR. It's no...

Yes, you can use a lifeline when KITR. It's no different than using one when knitting flat, except that the ends of your lifeline will be sticking out from the same point (i.e. the start/end of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2014, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By RochesterKnitter
The cookie monster is the more difficult of the...

The cookie monster is the more difficult of the two but, both are doable.

1) You'll need to knit two flat blue circles. Seam together the bottom halves. Sew the coin purse into the top halves. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 191
Posted By RochesterKnitter
You can make similar designs/objects but you...

You can make similar designs/objects but you can't just "convert" a crochet pattern to a knit one (or vice versa).
The sts are made differently giving different results/looks/flow to the fabrics. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Used st count as follows (trying to get 111) Ssk:...

Used st count as follows (trying to get 111)
Ssk: 1-2
[yo, ssk] twice, k3, [k2tog, yo] twice, s2kp, yo, ssk, yo, [k1, yo] 3 times, k1 in next st, yo, k2tog, yo, s2kp: 3-27
[yo, ssk] twice, k3,...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-21-2014, 07:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 291
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Just checking... Is the "K1 in next st" described...

Just checking...
Is the "K1 in next st" described as an inc? (i.e. kfb)
What does the s2kp stand for?

It apperas that you should be doing the overall repeat four times.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-20-2014, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 236
Posted By RochesterKnitter
There should be something that says "every 4th...

There should be something that says "every 4th row X times" - the X is the part that seems to be missing.
If it really isn't there then I would inc on row 1 and row 5. THEN on rows 11, 17, 23 until...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 121
Posted By RochesterKnitter
I believe it is just this woman's...

I believe it is just this woman's technique.

https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=375468329199280

Instead of creating a wrap, around the next stitch, to be picked up later,
you are creating a...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By RochesterKnitter
You want to knit a flat piece as your gauge...

You want to knit a flat piece as your gauge swatch?

1) Check the pattern. What does it say about gauge? It may very well give you gauge in stockinette as opposed to "in pattern."
2) If you do your...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Row1: CO7, .... Row2: CO7, .... Row3: Dec1, ...,...

Row1: CO7, ....
Row2: CO7, ....

Row3: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row4: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row5: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row6: Dec1, ..., Dec1

Row7: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row9: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Forum: Crochet! 06-13-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 752
Posted By RochesterKnitter
I assume your talking about the stitch in the top...

I assume your talking about the stitch in the top part of the tunic?

I can't zoom in so it's hard to tell...but it looks to be some sort of a shell type pattern. Maybe knit 3dbl crochet in next st....
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 270
Posted By RochesterKnitter
By convention, when reading a charted pattern odd...

By convention, when reading a charted pattern odd rows (RS) are read right to left and even rows (WS) are read left to right.

When working a written pattern, you just read/work the row as...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 291
Posted By RochesterKnitter
The difference between a 1x1 rib and a 2x2 rib...

The difference between a 1x1 rib and a 2x2 rib would not be much (versus say the 1x1 and a 2x3 or 4x6).

But, ultimately the tension/difference depends on the knitter (YOU). So, if you are concerned...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 152
Posted By RochesterKnitter
You're trying to add ribbing at the cuff of the...

You're trying to add ribbing at the cuff of the already completed sleeve?

You'll need to know your ribbing gauge (measure section at bottom of garment body). Then measure circumference about sleeve...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-03-2014, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 230
Posted By RochesterKnitter
I think you are missing a comma there. It should...

I think you are missing a comma there. It should read...
K4, (K2tog) x 9, K12

This is important because commas and () generally denote breaks in the directions. That x9 only applies to what is in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 628
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Inspirational! Acrylic doesn't usually need a...

Inspirational!

Acrylic doesn't usually need a "formal blocking," any wash/dry will do. That said, it will likely stretch a bit no matter what you do so...hope it doesn't grow to fit a king. LOL
Forum: Pattern Central 05-31-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Intarsia... http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/librar...

Intarsia...
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/diamond-scarf-9
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blanketed-in-diamonds

Enterlac...
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/danica
http://www...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-29-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 625
Posted By RochesterKnitter
? So, we're all reading... P1, Slip 1 wyif, K1,...

?
So, we're all reading...
P1, Slip 1 wyif, K1, PSSO
You're saying...
P1, Slip 1 wyif, YO, K1, PSSO
Forum: How-to Questions 05-29-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 625
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Are you given st counts anywhere else, other than...

Are you given st counts anywhere else, other than what you started with?
Have you checked the abbreviations re: SKPO? Is it "slip, knit, PSSO" or something else?

If Row 1 inc 1 each repeat (yf, yrn...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 174
Posted By RochesterKnitter
One word:...

One word: Google

http://www.redheart.com/yarn/super-saver-economy
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Sorry, I forgot to account for your...

Sorry, I forgot to account for your multiple.

27/5 = 5.4
57 x 5.4 = 307.8
307.8 /9 = 34.2 multiples (round up or down)
34 (or 33) x 9 = Y + 4 = CO sts
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 211
Posted By RochesterKnitter
When binding off you always have to work one more...

When binding off you always have to work one more st than you BO (pass over). The last stitch that you knit always remains on your right needle (it's not passed over anything, i.e. it's no BO) and...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Best to measure your width across the center...

Best to measure your width across the center 27sts. Then,

27sts / X inches = Y sts per inch
57 x Y = Z + 4 = # of CO sts
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