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Forum: Pattern Central Today, 01:39 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Ravelry has some; you might find...

Welcome to KH. Ravelry has some; you might find one you like. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#query=knit%20baby%20vest%20hoodie
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 57
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thanks for the pattern link. It's a cool looking...

Thanks for the pattern link. It's a cool looking hat.

Ravelry link (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/f086-spiral-knit-hat)
I wanted to save it to Favorites and thought someone else might too.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2015, 08:14 PM
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Views: 70
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Yup. Knowing more about the pattern would be a...

Yup. Knowing more about the pattern would be a big help.

I saw the word modular and will hazard a guess that you're at the starting point of the next motif and if so you'll be picking up all 15 sts...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-25-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,860
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Crochet and knitting. That looks interesting. ...

Crochet and knitting. That looks interesting. I'm doing c&k on my current active WIP.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 74
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Unless the second color is used all the way...

Unless the second color is used all the way around I would seriously consider duplicate stitch. It would be easier and use a lot less yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Is your scarf worked in...

Welcome to KH. Is your scarf worked in stockinette stitch? Stockinette curls, that's its nature. You could try adding a crochet border or pick up and knit some rows of garter stitch and that might...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2015, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,084
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I've read that you can work elastic thread into a...

I've read that you can work elastic thread into a knitted piece to tighten it up. My personal best solution is to use smaller needles for the rib or fewer stitches and make sure I try it on before...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 146
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Make sure the needle you just finished working...

Make sure the needle you just finished working from and the one you are starting are as close together as possible. I snug up the first 2 or 3 sts on each needle.

You can knit in the round with 2...
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2015, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,853
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I decided I didn't like the shawl so I wound the...

I decided I didn't like the shawl so I wound the last of the ball I was working with up and have started from the other end, will pull the knitting out of the old one when I get there. If the...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2015, 07:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Wow. Amazing. :) Will that help you get the...

Wow. Amazing. :) Will that help you get the page you need?
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2015, 06:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 146
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. It's a weight 3 dk yarn and there...

Welcome to KH. It's a weight 3 dk yarn and there are lots of those around. What characteristics are you looking for? I've never used it so I'm not familiar with it. Someone else might have a...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 139
Posted By GrumpyGramma
K10, K2tog, yo, *K10, K2tog, yo**. Repeat * - **....

K10, K2tog, yo, *K10, K2tog, yo**. Repeat * - **. Knit last 10 sts

It looks like a 12 stitch repeat, if I'm wrong someone please give the correct number. On the last garter stitch row of the border...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2015, 06:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Or if the picture is online, just post the...

Or if the picture is online, just post the link...copy the URL from the address bar and paste in the Reply box when you post. We can use the link to see what you saw.
Forum: General Knitting 01-23-2015, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,853
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Another to try is the braided join...

Another to try is the braided join (https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=yarn+braided+join). I'm doing a garter stitch shawl and am trying to have the ends as close to invisible as possible...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-22-2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By GrumpyGramma
k1, yo, k2tog, yo k2tog...go back to k1 and...

k1, yo, k2tog, yo k2tog...go back to k1 and repeat
HTH
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-22-2015, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thank you, that is very kind of you. Where I'm...

Thank you, that is very kind of you. Where I'm concerned it's not so much ingenious as it is that I really can't stick with patterns very well...and I didn't want to buy a pattern when it wasn't...
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By GrumpyGramma
The yo is an increase k-1 - 1 stitch p-1 - 1...

The yo is an increase

k-1 - 1 stitch
p-1 - 1 stitch
yo - increase 1, adds a stitch
p-1 - 1 stitch

Total - 4 stitches

If the instructions are exactly as you posted them then I don't know how she...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-22-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By GrumpyGramma
@sally - is this the purl method you mention? ...

@sally - is this the purl method you mention? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkhHm_0xo_s It pretty much cures my rowing out problems. It's easier for me to do too, doesn't make my fingers cramp...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-22-2015, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is this it? ...

Is this it? http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gift-sweater-for-3-to-6-months
My Google results...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-22-2015, 12:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 139
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Your pattern should specify how...

Welcome to KH. Your pattern should specify how you're to make increases. If you can compare stitch counts at the end of the row you've just finished and the one you quoted that could help figure...
Forum: General Knitting 01-20-2015, 02:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 321
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I agree with you and Jan. Best is so very highly...

I agree with you and Jan. Best is so very highly subjective. I knit Continental because that's the only way I could get stitches on the needle. I tried Portuguese and see it's good points but I...
Forum: The Lounge 01-20-2015, 02:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I think that's the exercise machine he's holding...

I think that's the exercise machine he's holding down. My granddaughter took the picture and put it on FB, she said I could share it.

Your kitty is so pretty. I really like the composition of your...
Forum: The Lounge 01-19-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,153
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I thought you might like a glamour shot of my...

I thought you might like a glamour shot of my daughter's family's cat. They are sure is part rag doll. He's big and not done getting bigger yet.
Forum: General Knitting 01-19-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Yes, do share before and after shots.

Yes, do share before and after shots.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-18-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. You're going to have to work from...

Welcome to KH. You're going to have to work from the beginning of the row to the center 40 sts. Is your pattern online so you can post a link to it, or what's it called so maybe we can find it.
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