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Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2012, 09:55 PM
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Posted By learich
Angry Mohair & Silk Yarn

I began a lacy scarf using mohair & silk yarn on #9 needles and the pattern is simply --* knit 3, and with Left needle bring 1st stitch over the last 2 sts, yarn in front, repeat from * It is...
Forum: General Knitting 07-11-2011, 01:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,959
Posted By learich
THANKS

THANKS
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,417
Posted By learich
Smile Changing Colors

I've begun knitting a sweater for myself with a stripe pattern. Is there a better or best way to add a new color at the beginning of the row? In some instances I only knit a color for one row.
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2011, 05:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,959
Posted By learich
Continental vs. English

I also have a gimpy elbow and shoulder and wonder whether anyone uses both the Continental AND English knitting in a row. I can't tell the difference between the "picking" and throwing" stitches and...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2011, 03:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By learich
Thank you! You've helped me solve what seemed to...

Thank you! You've helped me solve what seemed to be an unsolvable. :yay:
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By learich
Fixing sleeves

Working on sweater using Lincoln Long wool and finished it last night only to find that the sleeves are not right. The sweater has fair isle borders (9 of them) and then an intricate pattern for the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2011, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By learich
It probably should be almost as large as possible...

It probably should be almost as large as possible since it is an outdoor sweater with heavy wool. I'm thinking I'll take the back out and use even larger needles -- the pattern calls for sz 7 and I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,086
Posted By learich
Stretching a Wool Sweater

What is the best way to stretch a heavy wool sweater? Or, should I take out the back and rework on larger needles and hope that I have enough wool to complete the back and arms.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2010, 04:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 611
Posted By learich
Blocking wool sweater

I'm still working on the same wool, kettle dyed sweater and fear that it will not be large enough. (I've already had trouble with the errors in the pattern.) What might be the best way to block...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2010, 03:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By learich
Thank you! And thank you for your quick reply. ...

Thank you! And thank you for your quick reply. It's wonderful having help just a few finger strokes away.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2010, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 821
Posted By learich
Adding to bottom of sweater knit in round

I'm knitting a very large all wool, kettle dyed sweater in the round and after working almost to the neck decrease now find that it could/should be a little longer. The bottom is made up of 5...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2010, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By learich
Thanks again. Your help solved my problem. I'm...

Thanks again. Your help solved my problem. I'm working with hand dyed local wool and with a pattern designed by the owner of the wool shop. I am an experienced knitter but this pattern is...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2010, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By learich
Anxious

Thank you for your responses. I really want to know how to knit this complicated pattern that I started on the round with a circular needle to knitting with straight needles that require knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2010, 12:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 615
Posted By learich
Anxious

I've been working on a complicated sweater pattern in the round (bobbles, 3 different kinds of cables, Kb, etc) and now the directions call for me to place the front of the sweater on holders and...
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