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Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 07:10 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By KnitBeg
Thank you both for the swift reply. I'll do that...

Thank you both for the swift reply. I'll do that then :cool:

@RochesterKnitter: I agree, but it is a present for a child that I don't see too often and it would be a bit of a let down when I have to...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By KnitBeg
given gauge doesn't match up with given measurements

I'd like to knit this hat (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/0-1017-otis/people), but I do not understand the instructions as far as measurements go.

The gauge is given as 12sts for 10cm....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-13-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By KnitBeg
Great. I really like the bands of celtic (?)...

Great. I really like the bands of celtic (?) patterns.

I hadn't ever thought about redying yarn with food colouring and I can't help but wonder: how does that hold up after you wash it?!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-13-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,151
Posted By KnitBeg
I finally put it all...

I finally put it all together:
http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s452/KnitBeg/Amigurumi/Anna%20Hrachovec/TVGuy-finishedfront_zpsed6b9259.jpg...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-11-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 265
Posted By KnitBeg
Thanks for sharing :cool:

Thanks for sharing :cool:
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By KnitBeg
LEFT needle, I meant "slip back to left needle"...

LEFT needle, I meant "slip back to left needle" :blush: I should just have said "other" needle, I get right and left mixed up too often :wall:

The slipped stitch isn't slipped knitwise, it's slipped...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-10-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
I did go for picking up the stitches at the back,...

I did go for picking up the stitches at the back, through the loops of the purled...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2014, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By KnitBeg
What I do: knit first loop backwards, slip next...

What I do: knit first loop backwards, slip next loop backwards, slip both back on LEFT needle to slip last loop over first. Done.

This way the decrease is quite defined, as was the k2tog through...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-08-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By KnitBeg
mirror of k2tog THROUGH BACK LOOP

I need to mirror what I've done on one side, but I wonder what to do with the decrease. It wasn't just k2tog, but it was k2tog through the back loop. Now I think I can do a normal SSK on the other...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-06-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
Front is done on one side, I need to do the left...

Front is done on one side, I need to do the left now...

http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s452/KnitBeg/Clothes/Festival%20Damesovertop%201402/FestDO-ribandrightfront_zpsb69a3b0c.jpg...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By KnitBeg
Instruction on picking up stitches (horizontal, invisible)

I need to pick up stitches on a horizontal line, just above the ribbing. I can find quite some instruction videos on how to do that, but none of them fit my needs.

The problem is, that I need to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-28-2014, 04:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
I finished the...

I finished the back:
http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s452/KnitBeg/Clothes/Festival%20Damesovertop%201402/FestDO-backfinished_zps8208bfd3.jpg...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By KnitBeg
@Salmonmac: I thought about that method to join...

@Salmonmac: I thought about that method to join the front and back, but as the lace is already quite loose I think I'd like a clear seam to give it more structure.

@GrumpyGramma: I think for this...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-27-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By KnitBeg
@GrumpyGramma: Yes, I can understand that. I...

@GrumpyGramma: Yes, I can understand that. I really wonder how this sweater will fit. But one can't really say, with just the back... :eyes:

I knitted the swatches. I've tried 3 things:

Just...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-27-2014, 02:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By KnitBeg
@GrumpyGramma: Thank you for your swift and clear...

@GrumpyGramma: Thank you for your swift and clear answer. That link is very useful :cheering:
If you always knit top-down, doesn't this turn around the lace patterns? I imagine it brings quite some...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-26-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
@nonny2t: Thank you, but I'll have to wait and...

@nonny2t: Thank you, but I'll have to wait and see. Right now I'm quite surprised by the fact that nearly every line of this pattern makes me wonder what they mean EXACTLY :wall: They do leave much...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By KnitBeg
How to Bind Off (partially) on both sides

The pattern states:
"Bind off 2x5 and 4x6 on both sides of every second needle"

I've got about 120 sts on my needle, and this is a bind off which will make the top of the shoulders a bit more round...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 593
Posted By KnitBeg
:cheering: :cheering: :cheering: You go, knit...

:cheering: :cheering: :cheering: You go, knit those socks :cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

But more seriously: I like the pattern AND I like the colours. Not sure why these are boring or especially...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 619
Posted By KnitBeg
This reminds me of a scarf my mother knit for me,...

This reminds me of a scarf my mother knit for me, also with 2 strands of yarn in different colours. I still love it and have been wearing it on and of for over 15 years now. Scarf can last a long...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
:frog: Frogged it :frog: :cheering: Hooray for...

:frog: Frogged it :frog:

:cheering: Hooray for lifelines

EDIT I just spent 3 hours knitting-frogging-knitting-frogging... Not because it was difficult, but because I forgot an increase or a yo in...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
I've done what I intended to do, but somehow I...

I've done what I intended to do, but somehow I ended up with NO increases on the left side... I know I did a m1 there, for I purled it! :wall: But for some reason, I have 8 increases on one side (as...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2014, 02:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
I finished my first set of increases. Not too...

I finished my first set of increases. Not too happy about it, but it ain't too shabby either. It does seem that the matter of increase isn't too important, but rather how to incorporate it in the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-20-2014, 01:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By KnitBeg
Cute indeed, and nicely knitted. :knitting: Now...

Cute indeed, and nicely knitted. :knitting:

Now you'll just have to make sure you two wear them at the same time :cool:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 573
Posted By KnitBeg
FO: Simple Cat Toy

I looked after a neighbour's cat, and as I didn't stay with her in the evening and night I figured she would get lonely so I knitted her a simple cat toy...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-19-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,035
Posted By KnitBeg
Thank you. I do have good hopes for the blocking...

Thank you. I do have good hopes for the blocking ;) Never done that seriously before though, or at least not to get a certain size so that will also be exciting :cool:

I indeed measure it on a...
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