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Forum: General Knitting 01-13-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,928
Posted By Jinxie
Staying Organized

I did a search before starting this post, so forgive me if this has already been discussed.

I've been knitting for over three years, and realized just today that I've got WAY too much. There's just...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2013, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 629
Posted By Jinxie
Putting letters into a garter stitch pattern?

My brother-in-law wants a scarf with his name on it. I've already done a gauge swatch, and have the number of sts/rows I need, but he also wants his name on it. How can I put his name into the garter...
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,272
Posted By Jinxie
8 inches in ten hours?

We're driving up to New York for the holidays, and I've yet to finish my last gift. It's a simple ribbed hat. I'll be the first to say that I'm no Eunny Jang when it comes to speed, but I'm really...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jinxie
Crystal clear, thanks! I noticed as I was...

Crystal clear, thanks! I noticed as I was knitting it that they were twisting different ways, but didn't understand why. Maybe the question should have been phrased differently - but you explained it...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jinxie
Also, just out of curiosity, how would that be...

Also, just out of curiosity, how would that be changed for right twists?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jinxie
Thank you so much! Seems to have worked like a...

Thank you so much! Seems to have worked like a charm. c:
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jinxie
"purl the 2nd stitch from behind, then knit the...

"purl the 2nd stitch from behind, then knit the first st tbl and it'll be the same."

So I'll drop them both off at the same time, then? When I pictured that, I ignored the first stitch completely,...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Jinxie
Crossing cables w/out cable needle?

I'm working on a hat for Christmas. Size 10 needles, worsted weight yarn. It's dead simple, but I'm finding that I'm having difficulty with the cables. It seems like a waste to use a cable needle for...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2012, 12:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,873
Posted By Jinxie
Stitch Markers AS a Lifeline?

I'm knitting up a baby blanket, and came across the idea to clip together the first (or last?) stitches of the row together, in case I had to frog. Instead of just doing it and risking the blanket, I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2012, 02:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 495
Posted By Jinxie
Mis-print in pattern, help?

I'm currently finishing a hat for a friend, and the pattern I'm using seems to be a bit messy. There is an extra asterisk in the row that I'm knitting, so it's throwing me for a loop. Here is the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-04-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Jinxie
Speedier purling?

I can easily knit twenty stitches in the time it takes me to purl five or six. I knit English style, and it just seems to tedious to swap the yarn to the front, then purl, etc. I've looked up various...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2012, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jinxie
Of course not, you guys will be the first to see...

Of course not, you guys will be the first to see it :)
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jinxie
Thanks so much! I've finally gotten this...

Thanks so much! I've finally gotten this started.



I'm still supposed to be slipping purl-wise, correct?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2012, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,166
Posted By Jinxie
Unhappy Provisional CO?

I've got the basics of how to do the Provisional CO, but I'm having a problem implementing it... I was planning to knit this BEAUTIFUL shawl, but I'm having a terrible time starting it.

(Ravelry...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2011, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Jinxie
I've done it! Haha, thanks everyone :) Seems I...

I've done it! Haha, thanks everyone :) Seems I was making everything tons more complicated than it was.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2011, 02:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Jinxie
It's called Saxon Braid - I'm assuming that I...

It's called Saxon Braid - I'm assuming that I would use it for a scarf, or something of the sort; and I'm knitting on straight needles.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2011, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Jinxie
How many sts do I CO if pattern doesn't specify?

Today, I had bought a book of projects/stitch patterns from a craft store. Some have very clear directions (Multiple of 10 sts + 1,) while others don't help at all.

The directions where the CO...
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