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Forum: How-to Questions 04-06-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By KazooKnits
I so appreciate the knowledge base here. Without...

I so appreciate the knowledge base here. Without the help of the expert knitters on knittinghelp I would not successfully completely a lot of projects, so for that I am exceptionally grateful.

I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By KazooKnits
The pattern is Vitamin D...

The pattern is Vitamin D (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vitamin-d).

Where I am getting confused is the 8 short row repeats.

If these are considered rows 1 through 4:

RS: K to left m,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-05-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 320
Posted By KazooKnits
Wrap and Turn Purgatory

I'm working a cardigan with a swingy type triangle front. The directions for the short rows include the following:

RS: K to left m, m1r, sm, k to right m, sm, m1l, k3, w&t.
WS: p to 4 sts past left...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By KazooKnits
For now I will try the method described by Eunny...

For now I will try the method described by Eunny Jang. These socks are starting to feel like a job!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By KazooKnits
I LOVE this idea! For some reason I love top down...

I LOVE this idea! For some reason I love top down socks but it never occurred to me to do a provisional cast on. I will have to remember this in the future. You, my knitting friend, are a genius!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By KazooKnits
Cutting Knit Stitches to Add Length

For some insane reason, I have a terrible problem calculating the length of top down socks. I'm always completely paranoid I will run out of yarn on the leg, so by the time I'm sewing up the foot, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2013, 11:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
Finished

I know you've all been waiting since December to see the finished product so, my Hue Shift Afghan (http://www.flickr.com/photos/91275538@N08/8491554331/in/photostream)!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
:cheering: Square One is done!...

:cheering:

Square One is done! (http://www.flickr.com/photos/91275538@N08/8321424671/in/photostream) (Click the link for the beautiful square proof!)
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
Row one is a long tail cast on (I'm assuming...

Row one is a long tail cast on (I'm assuming because they don't specify row one) the pattern just skips to row two. It's funny because my Mom was SUPER worried about row one as well. It turns out she...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 06:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
So, apparently I can knit, but I cannot READ! :}...

So, apparently I can knit, but I cannot READ! :} Thank you all for participating in my knitting crisis. Jeesh! You all are so smart!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
It is garter stitch. Knit every row. My...

It is garter stitch. Knit every row. My photography skills are not exceptional!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
I read through FIVE pages of projects and not one...

I read through FIVE pages of projects and not one person comments on the kite problem. I'm stumped. I should not have to change the pattern, especially when I start to work with color and I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
Seriously, I'm getting ready to throw this Knit...

Seriously, I'm getting ready to throw this Knit Picks box out into the snow.

Of course the CDD every other row works just fine, but when I looked at the next square it dawned on me that I have to...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
Every Other Row

Okay, here we go! I'm pulling it apart and knitting this "square" for a fourth time with CDD every other row. As they say at Knit Picks, the fourth time is a square! Thanks for your input!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2012, 02:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,062
Posted By KazooKnits
Mitered Square and Hue Shift Afghan Purgatory

So, I'm "knitting" this amazing afghan (http://www.knitpicks.com/cfpatterns/pattern_display.cfm?ID=41112220) , but I'm getting nowhere fast. The mitered square has gotten the best of me. I've knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2009, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,483
Posted By KazooKnits
The hat is knit from the brim to the crown. There...

The hat is knit from the brim to the crown. There really is no formal bind off, just decreases. The edging is around the brim.

I've looked up the multitude of videos on YouTube and have...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,483
Posted By KazooKnits
Knit Hat Requires Single Crochet Edging

I just finished knitting a hat for my nephew that requires a single crochet edging. My knowledge of crocheting is limited to binding a hat together (is that even crochet?). I tried the "hat binding"...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2009, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By KazooKnits
Alright! I will practice the cable cast on with a...

Alright! I will practice the cable cast on with a new set of needles and some spare yarn. After I master it I'll apply it to my pattern. Thank you very much for your help.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By KazooKnits
Merigold - Sorry, the "thumb" I'm referring to is...

Merigold - Sorry, the "thumb" I'm referring to is the backward loop. In all actuality it's not really the cast on that's the problem, it's the next knitted row directly following the cast on. The...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-30-2009, 02:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,506
Posted By KazooKnits
Alternative to Cable Cast On

Hello all. I am working on an afghan that requires different types of knitting in each square. The current square is very plain, but there are evergreen trees that are knit individually then sewn on....
Forum: How-to Questions 03-31-2009, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By KazooKnits
Okay. Your explanation is super clear, but for...

Okay. Your explanation is super clear, but for some reason I can't seem to figure it out exactly. I've got 15 stitches on the left needle and 79 on the right. I turn my work around so I've got 15 on...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-30-2009, 05:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 858
Posted By KazooKnits
Short Row?

I just started a new pattern that was translated for me from French to English. I'm pretty sure the translation was done properly (another knitter friend who speaks French did the work) so I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-23-2008, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By KazooKnits
Okay! My Mom said that I should cast on the...

Okay! My Mom said that I should cast on the stitches but not K or P them until the next time around. The pattern says cast on at the beginning of the row. Do I cast them on then not K or P until the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2008, 07:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By KazooKnits
I tried both with no success. I still end up with...

I tried both with no success. I still end up with a long piece of yarn between the work and the added stitches.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2008, 06:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,879
Posted By KazooKnits
Casting On Mid Pattern

Following my last question here I received a fantastic answer explaining a perfect technique I'd never used before. I'm hoping to gain another "perfect technique" for another stubborn question.

I'm...
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