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Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2008, 02:30 AM
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Posted By sberb
Hey, thanks! I think I see what you mean...the...

Hey, thanks! I think I see what you mean...the yard I'm using is really colorful so it's hard to see, but it's there!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2008, 01:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 870
Posted By sberb
f. pea's Quickie Cowl question

I'm working on the Quickie Cowl (http://fpea.blogspot.com/2006/12/free-pattern-friday-quickie-cowl.html) by f. pea but i think i'm doing something wrong. Instead of getting a 3-stitch border I have a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2008, 11:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,489
Posted By sberb
huh? knit double 2x2 rib?

hello! i'm working on an ipod cozy (http://chocnvodka.blogware.com/blog/_archives/2005/8/26/1172247.html) but i'm a little confused about these instructions...

Using 3mm needles and double knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2007, 06:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By sberb
here's a link to wiki's definition....

here's a link to wiki's definition.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gauge_(knitting)
gauge basically determines whether or not your knitted thing will be the same size at what the pattern states.
...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2007, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By sberb
thanks for your reply! my misti is sport weight....

thanks for your reply! my misti is sport weight. i had tried single strand on 6s and it didn't look nice at all. i think i'll try double stranding on 6s. i think it just looks too tight.
thanks again!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2007, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By sberb
Gauge Questions!

Hi! I'm starting my second pair of fetchings - YAY! For this one, I'm using Misti Baby Alpaca on size 4 needles. Here's are my questions: the pattern calls for 21 stiches over 4". when I swatched out...
Forum: General Knitting 10-13-2007, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 701
Posted By sberb
Unhappy Manos issues!

hi! have any of you used manos del uruguay cotton stria? did the bumpyness mess up your gauge?

i made a baby hat and it looks pretty bad. there are gaps and extra bumps all over. cripes! this...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-13-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,556
Posted By sberb
hey, me too!

i bought the orange manos for the very same hat in the very same book! neat.

i finished the hat last winter but i was so disappointed with how it turned out i just had to put it aside. the wavy...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By sberb
i think i get it! thanks diane! can't wait to try...

i think i get it! thanks diane! can't wait to try it!

this site is such a great resource - eventually i hope i can start answering questions, too!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By sberb
thanks, jan. for clarification, i am knitting in...

thanks, jan.

for clarification, i am knitting in the round. on my first mitten i would change colors at the start of a new round but i didn't connect the last stitch of the previous color to the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,094
Posted By sberb
carry the yarn?

i feel like this is a stupid question, but i'm not sure if the phrase is literal:

i'm not sure what is meant by "carry" the yarn. i'm doing a mitten that changes color every 2 rounds (1st rnd knit,...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By sberb
carry the yarn?

thanks for your help!

i guess i don't know what you mean by "carry" the yarn. i'm doing a mitten that changes color every 2 rounds (1st rnd knit, 2nd rnd k1p1). i did the first mitten knowing it...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 12:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,299
Posted By sberb
double knit-in join

i'm knitting striped mittens on dpns and i'm using amy's dbl knit-in join to add the 2nd and 3rd colors. the question i have is this: the video shows how to join a new skein but how do you join a...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2007, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By sberb
Oh my, Angelia! You have saved my little mittens!...

Oh my, Angelia! You have saved my little mittens! This join is so much neater than what I was doing! Thanks so much!

Sara
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 699
Posted By sberb
striping on dpns

happy new year! i'm making some striped mittens!

after casting on and dividing evenly between 3 dpns i k1p1 for one round. the 2nd rnd calls for a color change. when i'm finishing up the 1st round...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2006, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By sberb
thanks binky! i see exactly what you're saying....

thanks binky! i see exactly what you're saying.

i like your picture! being from south dakota originally i can relate!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2006, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By sberb
finishing my mitten thumb

hi everyone - i'm attempting to finish my first mitten. the instructions say:

k2tog 5 times. cut yarn, leaving tail. with tapestry needle, thread yarn through remaining thumb stitches and pull...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-09-2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 835
Posted By sberb
looking for post re: loop at end of row

hi - i'm having trouble finding a post i saw in here ahile ago. i've used the search function but to no avail. the post was regarding avoiding a big loop at the end of k1/p1 row. i don't see the loop...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2006, 12:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By sberb
thanks for your response, but i'm still a little...

thanks for your response, but i'm still a little cofused. should i be working from left to right or vice versa? where does the 6" of yarn go? please pardon my ingnorance!

sara :blush:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2006, 11:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 842
Posted By sberb
help w/picking up stitches

hi again!

i am still working on my little felted box. i have 2 sides and the bottom done. for the 3rd side the instructions say to pick up and k12 sts. i'm assuming this is to be done horizontally...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2006, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,631
Posted By sberb
thanks for posting this question, kaylee. i've...

thanks for posting this question, kaylee. i've been struggling with the same question.

so is there truly a RS or WS or is it all just relative to where you're at in the pattern?

sara
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2006, 12:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By sberb
ecb - yeah, it's close to a button hole. i'm...

ecb - yeah, it's close to a button hole. i'm actually making a little felted box. the hole i'm making will eventually (and i stress eventually) be a handle.

i'm a couple rows past the handle now...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2006, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By sberb
thanks, jan. got it! that one is definitly easy...

thanks, jan. got it!

that one is definitly easy - is there a CO that is considered "better" to use? or does it even matter?
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2006, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,868
Posted By sberb
CO in the middle of a row...

hi again,

i'm still working on my box ... getting cross-eyed...

anyway. pattern states (for making handle [big hole] in the side of my box) 'On the next row, k4, CO 4, k4." simple, i'm sure. but...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2006, 11:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,198
Posted By sberb
thanks ingrid! as always, you're a lifesaver! ...

thanks ingrid! as always, you're a lifesaver!

:notworthy:
sara
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