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Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2015, 05:59 PM
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Posted By knitcindy
I am assuming you're asking about the background...

I am assuming you're asking about the background for the cables, right?? Not the cables themselves?!?

Anyway, all the cables I've done have been worked in stockinette stitch with purl stitches on...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 138
Posted By knitcindy
I've never seen anything like what you describe. ...

I've never seen anything like what you describe. Mostly, because each person's gauge is so different. My knitting with size 7 needles would probably be VERY different than yours (and everyone...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By knitcindy
After you've worked the border rows, you'll do...

After you've worked the border rows, you'll do the following:

Set Up Row - Knit 3, Purl 3 across the row

Row 1 - Knit all sts
Row 2 - Knit 3, Purl 3 across

You will knit these 2 rows over and over...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 150
Posted By knitcindy
I also recommend starting over. Those holes are...

I also recommend starting over. Those holes are supposed to be in straight lines, not slanting like in your picture. Also, make sure you count your sts at the end of EVERY row, to make SURE you've...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2015, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By knitcindy
I'm just going to give you all the portion I...

I'm just going to give you all the portion I think is wrong, so maybe you all can help me figure it out!! Here goes:

SLEEVES:

Using size 17 needles and B, cast on 24 sts, K 4 rows. Change to size...
Forum: General Knitting 01-16-2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By knitcindy
Where can I look to find any mistakes in a pattern??

I'm knitting the Blanket Jacket in the book "Knitting in No Time". But I think there might be something wrong with the pattern.

Where can I look for any errors??

Thanks,
knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By knitcindy
I knit my scarf using 2 strands of worsted weight...

I knit my scarf using 2 strands of worsted weight yarn and size 15 needle. It looked just like that blue,multi strand scarf. On my scarf the knit sts squished together and hid the purl sts.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 501
Posted By knitcindy
I think that scarf is done in knit 1, purl 1...

I think that scarf is done in knit 1, purl 1 ribbing, not stockinette. I just knit a scarf with 2 strands of yarn in k1 p1 ribbing and it looked just like that photo.

Knitcindy
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-03-2015, 11:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By knitcindy
Unfortunately, there aren't any yarn shops in...

Unfortunately, there aren't any yarn shops in Burlington. Since I work with acrylic, I buy my yarn mostly from Joann Fabrics, Walmart and occasionally from www.knitting-warehouse.com

There is a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2015, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By knitcindy
I know, right?!?!?!? They only have a few colors...

I know, right?!?!?!? They only have a few colors at this price, so I check on their stock every time I'm there.

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 344
Posted By knitcindy
I would like to recommend that if you run out of...

I would like to recommend that if you run out of yarn in the middle of your blanket, you can always buy more of the same type but in a SOLID color to match!!

So you would have part of it in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks salmonmac!!! I decided to bind off and...

Thanks salmonmac!!! I decided to bind off and cut the yarn at the end of the shoulder instructions. (right before the "bind off the 8 center sts")

I finished the back and am happily knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By knitcindy
?? about shaping shoulders

I started knitting the back of the "Blanket Jacket" from the book called "Knitting in No Time". This is it on Ravelry.com

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blanket-jacket-3

I've started the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By knitcindy
Looks like crochet. Beautiful work!! knitcindy

Looks like crochet. Beautiful work!!

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 288
Posted By knitcindy
Are you doing double knitting or stockinette...

Are you doing double knitting or stockinette stitch?? That will help with our answers!

knitcindy
Forum: Knitters Knear You 12-27-2014, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 282
Posted By knitcindy
Greetings!!! I'm not sure if I live in "Central"...

Greetings!!!

I'm not sure if I live in "Central" NJ, but I wanted to welcome you both to this site AND knitting in NJ!!! I live in Burlington NJ, which is centrally located between Trenton &...
Forum: General Knitting 12-27-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By knitcindy
I knit with acrylics pretty much 100% of the...

I knit with acrylics pretty much 100% of the time. Mostly because my hubby is allergic to animal fur. Some acrylics are scratchy and some are soft. You'll have to try them out for...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2014, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By knitcindy
Question about shawl collar!

I am knitting this sweater:

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/-12-cardigan-mit-schalkragen

and am working the left front collar portion. The instructions say to:

"Then work over the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-11-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 489
Posted By knitcindy
I'll help with this part of your...

I'll help with this part of your question!!!

(Second, this phrase is very confusing to me "repeat from *to* across row to last st")

This means that you repeat what's in between the * and * all the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-04-2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks everyone!! I went ahead and ordered a...

Thanks everyone!! I went ahead and ordered a couple of these sets and some pairs of needle tips this week! Can't wait till they get here!

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 735
Posted By knitcindy
Question re: Deborah Norville Interchangeable Needle Sets

I've been looking at these sets online and want to know exactly HOW the tips fasten onto the cables. Does anybody here know this??

Do they screw together (like the Boye set) or "click" together...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By knitcindy
After you knit the 1st and 2nd rows, you will...

After you knit the 1st and 2nd rows, you will repeat and knit the 1st and 2nd rows 7 more times until you've completed 16 rows altogether.

AND while you are knitting the 16th row you will decrease 1...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By knitcindy
No problem!!! Don't forget to post pics here...

No problem!!! Don't forget to post pics here once you've finished it! I'm sure it will turn out beautiful!!!!!!!!!

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By knitcindy
Your original cast on # is 230. You will add...

Your original cast on # is 230. You will add extra cables by adding 12 (or 24 or 36) to the original 230. That will add more cables and you don't have to worry about the edges because those are...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By knitcindy
Well, I don't know how to advise you for ALL...

Well, I don't know how to advise you for ALL patterns, but for THIS pattern take a look at the instructions for Row 7.

It says to repeat what's after the *. (P6, K6) I would increase by multiples...
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