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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-01-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By KnitBeg
So cute :yay: Wonderfully done. These aren't easy...

So cute :yay: Wonderfully done. These aren't easy to knit, you did a nice job.

The brown sheep looks like she is smiling :cool:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-31-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 406
Posted By KnitBeg
Cool FO: "It takes 2" inspired scarf

I wanted to do something with the left over yarn which has been in a box for decades now. I figured a scarf would be best, as there isn't more than one ball of yarn of every colour, and no labels so...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-02-2014, 04:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By KnitBeg
FINISHED

I bound off this scarf during the closing ceremony - so I guess it took a whole Olympic Games to finish...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-17-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By KnitBeg
I think it is safe to say that I would be lost...

I think it is safe to say that I would be lost without them ;) I am way too dreamy while knitting, forgetting what row I am on and even forgetting to mark down when I finished a needle - so even with...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-17-2014, 08:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By KnitBeg
I feared I had to undo the stitches before I...

I feared I had to undo the stitches before I washed this. Not a tough job, but it will be tedious.

Thank you for your feedback, really appreciated
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-15-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 550
Posted By KnitBeg
FO - On the Loose

I'm currently knitting a pattern named ON THE LOOSE (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/on-the-loose) by Bente Geil from Geilsk. It is a scarf and shrug (with a twist) in one - a scarf with...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By KnitBeg
Thank you, that is very helpful - I think I'll go...

Thank you, that is very helpful - I think I'll go for the 1/1-rib and just see how it looks for it might become too "stockinette" if my circumference is a bit wide.
BTW, that is a wonderful hat...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By KnitBeg
Boot Cuff - Rib or not?

I'm not sure whether this question belongs in this section of the forum, or maybe under "patterns".

My question: do boot cuffs need a rib-pattern at top/bottom to keep them elastic, or do they keep...
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By KnitBeg
To be honest, I am curious about one thing - are...

To be honest, I am curious about one thing - are knitting needles allowed in planes? I never tried, as I am scared they will be confiscated - either as pointy weapons or just because they're too long...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-07-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By KnitBeg
FO - Easy Peazy Breezy Cowl

I finished knitting the Easy Peazy Breezy Cowl (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/easy-peazy-breezy-cowl) from Megan Delorme (on Ravelry)....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 334
Posted By KnitBeg
You say "like a ridge", but I am not sure what...

You say "like a ridge", but I am not sure what you mean with that so a picture would indeed be helpful.

If you start on a new project or are even willing to start over, the method Jan suggests is a...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2014, 05:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By KnitBeg
And here's how I did it. I picked up the...

And here's how I did it.

I picked up the stitches with a crochet needle, as I never get the first knit right with a knitting needle - the tension is hard to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-04-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By KnitBeg
Nice work! I can't really help you on the...

Nice work!

I can't really help you on the decision of Fair Isle vs. Inertia as I have no experience with either.

I think the problem with the white dog isn't your knitting, but just the fact that...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 61,542
Posted By KnitBeg
K19: Knit 19 stitches, as in just use a knit...

K19: Knit 19 stitches, as in just use a knit stitch.

As for foto, are you sure it isn't a Dutch person? For that is an existing Dutch word. It means "photo" ;)
If this is really an abbreviation, it...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 898
Posted By KnitBeg
Well, it took me some time to make and even more...

Well, it took me some time to make and even more time to post the result - but here is the left (green) glove:
http://i1052.photobucket.com/albums/s452/KnitBeg/Gloves/Ggldonewearingf_zpse8ea22c0.jpg...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 980
Posted By KnitBeg
Beautiful! Wonderful pattern, wonderful yarn,...

Beautiful! Wonderful pattern, wonderful yarn, wonderful colour - and wonderfully knitted!

You did an awesome job, I hope you'll enjoy wearing it. Thank you for sharing.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By KnitBeg
Thank you so much. I tried this on a test-ribbing...

Thank you so much. I tried this on a test-ribbing I made to make sure I didn't ruin the real thing, and it worked like a charm!

This method does pull on the stitches a bit, so I might sew it up a...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-02-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By KnitBeg
Thumbs up How to go from round ribbing (3/3) to flat pattern

I do not understand this part of the pattern I am currently trying to knit:


I've done the ribbing, and as I understand I now have to work flat (it becomes a shrug). It goes from [k3,p3] to a drop...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By KnitBeg
Yes, I knew that - as I live in the Netherlands...

Yes, I knew that - as I live in the Netherlands the numbers on the needles are the millimetres and I am quite used to the metric system. I cannot imagine how I would have messed up with US-needles. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-30-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By KnitBeg
@GrumpyGramma: Thank you. And yes, there are way...

@GrumpyGramma: Thank you. And yes, there are way too many ways to cast on :) And then again, the result really gets influenced by the tention and how you knit the first row... So many variables!...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 445
Posted By KnitBeg
Thumbs up Best Cast On for dr sts

I'm gonna start a new project which is a pattern with dropped stitches. I really thought there was a misstake somewhere, or an abbreviation which I mistranslated :roflhard: But I did exactly as told...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-29-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 872
Posted By KnitBeg
I'd say Double Cable (fig 11-4)...

I'd say Double Cable (fig 11-4) (https://www.inkling.com/read/dummies-knitting-allen-barr-okey-2nd/chapter-11/a-cornucopia-of-cables), but they seem to be pressed tighter together... :think:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2013, 04:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By KnitBeg
Done that (flipping) and I'm knitting clockwise...

Done that (flipping) and I'm knitting clockwise now - it works just fine. I'm glad this is so easy to fix!

Thank you all for your help.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By KnitBeg
That is a consolation :cool: I don't think I...

That is a consolation :cool: I don't think I should do it with the gloves though - the fingers would proof really tricky that way...

I'm indeed knitting counter clockwise now. But why should I start...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 750
Posted By KnitBeg
Cool FIXED Knit in round on dpn - wrong side ?!?

I figured I could knit in the round as I already finished one whole glove, but between yesterday and now something must have happened for I can not wrap my head around it anymore.

I casted on,...
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