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Forum: General Knitting 06-18-2008, 08:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 911
Posted By Ivy
Cable cast on alternative?

I am planning to make this baby hat (http://heyjulie.wordpress.com/2007/03/20/babykids-earflap-hat/). The pattern says to use cable cast on when joining the earflaps and starting with the hat. I am...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-09-2008, 04:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,260
Posted By Ivy
I did check their glossary. They have an entry...

I did check their glossary. They have an entry for tbl, but none for k2tbl. That just added to the confusion :)
Forum: Pattern Central 04-29-2008, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,260
Posted By Ivy
Yeah, you are right. The problem here was with my...

Yeah, you are right. The problem here was with my interpretation. If I look at the knitting help glossary, it lists this as 'k2tog tbl'. I am so used to seeing k2tog, when I read k2tbl, I assumed it...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-29-2008, 04:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 792
Posted By Ivy
Sure, you can change to your own custom pattern,...

Sure, you can change to your own custom pattern, but if you plan to knit more items, you will run into yarn overs sooner or later. You can post your problems/worries here and experienced knitters can...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-28-2008, 02:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,260
Posted By Ivy
Oh! It sure is confusing. I thought it was an...

Oh! It sure is confusing. I thought it was an accidental mistake.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2008, 02:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 853
Posted By Ivy
I too slipped it purlwise.

I too slipped it purlwise.
Forum: Pattern Central 04-28-2008, 12:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,260
Posted By Ivy
Error in pattern?

These are the instructions in this pattern (http://www.berroco.com/186/186_estelle.html):

Cast on 118(142-162) sts.
Row 1(RS): K2TBL, * p2, k2TBL, rep from * across.
Row 2: P2, * k2TBL,...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-16-2008, 04:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Ivy
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Pattern Central 04-15-2008, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Ivy
The chart has two symbols. The blank symbol says...

The chart has two symbols. The blank symbol says Knit on RS, Purl on WS. The rectangle with a small dash in it says Purl on RS and Knit on WS. What do I do with these symbols?
Forum: Pattern Central 04-14-2008, 04:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 916
Posted By Ivy
Pattern help: Nakisha headband

I want to make this headband (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter03/PATTnakiska.html). When I skimmed through the cable chart, it has RS and WS rows. This is knit in circular, so what's the meaning of...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2008, 04:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ivy
Thanks everybody, you don't know how relieved I...

Thanks everybody, you don't know how relieved I am. I was pretty sad that my knitting is not consistent.

I am definitely going to block it today (its Friday so I have time) and I will update here...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-10-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ivy
Thanks for the suggestion. I will block it and...

Thanks for the suggestion. I will block it and see if it helps.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ivy
Thanks for your encouraging reply :) I hope that...

Thanks for your encouraging reply :)

I hope that is the reason. The yarn I get here is not that great. All I get is wool + acrylic. Once I get hold of some better yarn, I will try this again!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2008, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,329
Posted By Ivy
Cables are not so sharp

I tried my first cable project: Bamboozled. I was quite happy with the finished project until I saw the photos on ravelry. Other people's headband has cables which are so sharp and tight. Mine...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2008, 08:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 776
Posted By Ivy
Here is the link to the pattern:...

Here is the link to the pattern: http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/wisteria/wisteria.html

I think you are talking about this part:

Note: The bottom of this garment is shaped using short rows. ...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-28-2008, 01:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ivy
Picking up stitches was okay for me. I did goof...

Picking up stitches was okay for me. I did goof up and picked up unequal number of stitches on the left and right neck band. Now my neck band is asymmetric, but only I can notice it.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,209
Posted By Ivy
Thanks Ingrid. You are a sweetheart.

Thanks Ingrid. You are a sweetheart.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2008, 02:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,963
Posted By Ivy
Thanks Demonica. I can't access videos from here,...

Thanks Demonica. I can't access videos from here, but I will certianly check it out from home.
Forum: Pattern Central 03-27-2008, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ivy
I searched for the term 'curlicue' and found some...

I searched for the term 'curlicue' and found some posts.

Try this link: http://www.grumperina.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?IncludeBlogs=1&search=curlicue
Forum: Pattern Central 03-27-2008, 02:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,638
Posted By Ivy
I recently finished the Peter Easy V-neck vest...

I recently finished the Peter Easy V-neck vest (http://www.berroco.com/exclusives/peter/peter_easy.html). Entirely worked in stockinette. It is easy and knits fast.
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2008, 01:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,002
Posted By Ivy
Thanks wholycow. If not the pattern, do you have...

Thanks wholycow. If not the pattern, do you have a picture of your dress?
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,963
Posted By Ivy
Thanks miss_molly, that site was really...

Thanks miss_molly, that site was really helpful.

dustniac, I will have a look at the video. May be I can figure it out.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2008, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By Ivy
I am assuming you are doing stockinette stitch. I...

I am assuming you are doing stockinette stitch. I think what it means is:

Row 1 (RS): BO 8 sts. Knit the rest
Row 2: BO 8 sts. Purl the rest
Row 3: BO 8 sts. Knit the rest
Row 4: BO 8 sts. Purl the...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-26-2008, 05:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,103
Posted By Ivy
I assume you are talking about this blog:...

I assume you are talking about this blog: http://www.grumperina.com/knitblog/.

I will have a look at it and see how it can help.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,963
Posted By Ivy
Duplicate stitch video

I have finished knitting a baby sweater. It looks boring and I want to add some rows in different colors. Google revealed that I need to use duplicate stitches for this. I looked at various sites...
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