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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 09:14 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Yay! Another new knitter! The only thing I...

Yay! Another new knitter!

The only thing I can add to Jan's comments (practice, practice, practice - I hate that word) is that if you can avoid getting into the habit of pushing the tip of the...
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 06:13 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Ravelry search...

Ravelry search (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#photo=yes&craft=knitting&query=sun%20hat&view=captioned_thumbs&fit=child&sort=popularity&pc=brimmed) for child's sun hat. HTH
Forum: Crochet! Yesterday, 10:48 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Very pretty.

Very pretty.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 05:49 PM
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Views: 261
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You are not that far north of me so yeah, we're...

You are not that far north of me so yeah, we're neighbours. :) I was in Nanaimo once, years ago. I thought it was a really nice place and wished I were there for more than one night.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:40 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
It is very pretty. I think you'd like to know...

It is very pretty. I think you'd like to know why it happened just the same. Is the end plain rib? It looks like, maybe, that's the case. If so you might try using smaller needles for the rib...
Forum: Crochet! Yesterday, 05:37 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
:p Indeed. They are granny squares. Very nice. ...

:p Indeed. They are granny squares.

Very nice. I like your color choices. Are you new to crochet?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 05:31 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Lovely. Patent your can idea quick! Copyright...

Lovely. Patent your can idea quick! Copyright the instructions. :teehee:
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 10:45 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I like it just the way it is.

I like it just the way it is.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 10:33 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Nice footie socks. Someone is going to be very...

Nice footie socks. Someone is going to be very pleased. :thumbsup:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 01:09 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I like the towel idea too and if others use it...

I like the towel idea too and if others use it successfully, I'll give it a try. If the hat isn't too wet when I stuff it, it will dry even here in the Pacific Northwest. :thumbsup:
Forum: Pattern Central 04-21-2014, 11:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By GrumpyGramma
DCM, thanks, I did try it. I then searched for...

DCM, thanks, I did try it. I then searched for knit hat and I got knit hats. The pages I scrolled only had knit hats. How'd I not figure that one out?

Tunisian Crochet afghan - 6 hitss
Tunisian...
Forum: General Knitting 04-21-2014, 11:40 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
You should add that to your sig. I :heart: that...

You should add that to your sig. I :heart: that philosophy.
Forum: Pattern Central 04-21-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I've given up trying to find things on the Lion...

I've given up trying to find things on the Lion Brand site. Same with Red Heart. I mostly just go to Ravelry, there I can sort for just free knitting patterns and free knitting patterns are about...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-21-2014, 09:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By GrumpyGramma
And...what is it about this one that you just...

And...what is it about this one that you just L:heart:VE ???
Forum: Pattern Central 04-21-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That colorwork pattern may be around somewhere. ...

That colorwork pattern may be around somewhere. It looks a lot like others I've seen. You could actually chart it for yourself if you have the patience to do so. The hat itself looks pretty basic....
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By GrumpyGramma
My most recent experience was with the double...

My most recent experience was with the double moss stitch. I worked short rows every now and then to keep the moss stitch portion the same length as the stockinette. Another thing I saw how to do...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 10:28 PM
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Views: 127
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Hi and welcome to KH. This sounds like a...

Hi and welcome to KH. This sounds like a wonderful project. What would I do first? I'd check out what TECHknitter...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:cheering: :cheering: :cheering:

:cheering: :cheering: :cheering:
Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2014, 10:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 287
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Let me guess, she isn't tops on your list of...

Let me guess, she isn't tops on your list of people to knit for.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 05:39 PM
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Views: 115
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That's cute! Thanks for the link.

That's cute! Thanks for the link.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I get a multiple of 6 also. I think it would be...

I get a multiple of 6 also. I think it would be a good idea to contact the designer. Either something's written wrong or we're all reading in wrong. Me? I can easily misread but since salmonmac...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By GrumpyGramma
What are you knitting and can you please link to...

What are you knitting and can you please link to the pattern? How critical exact gauge is depends upon what you're making. Did you do a swatch that is 20 sts? You really need more than that so...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Row 7: Remove marker, K1, replace marker (this...

Row 7: Remove marker, K1, replace marker (this won’t cause a problem because you replace the wandering stitch on row 12), *K2, YF, Sl 4, YB, rep. from * to last 2 sts, K2.

The pattern changes at...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 03:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You cast on, join and work in the round until you...

You cast on, join and work in the round until you get to the heel. You'll knit back and forth - flat - on the stitches that make the heel flap and rejoin to work in the round farther down in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You're making a heel flap and for a while you...

You're making a heel flap and for a while you won't be knitting in the round. Shandeh made a video for this or a similar pattern. Look at Heel Flap - Row 1.

Bernat Ankle Socks Tutorial - Let's...
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