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Forum: Crochet! Today, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I d/l the pattern but I can't make sense of it. ...

I d/l the pattern but I can't make sense of it. I'll try again later when I have more time. Maybe someone else will be able to figure it out before I try again.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Today, 10:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 66
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Oh, my, those are fabulous. You just outdid...

Oh, my, those are fabulous. You just outdid yourself.
I'm not familiar with moccasin toes, got a link or something?
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 09:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 266
Posted By GrumpyGramma
She's right you know, you're nuts. :teehee: ...

She's right you know, you're nuts. :teehee: We're all nuts. Knitting :knitting: knuts actually. Yeah, the uninitiated don't get it. You know that we do.

Sock patterns and I don't get along...
Forum: Crochet! Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 47
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Please link to your pattern if possible. Are...

Please link to your pattern if possible.
Are there ( ) or * or something to indicate that certain stitches are to be repeated twice?
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 266
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I think what I'll do is look at the eyelet...

I think what I'll do is look at the eyelet pattern and see if I can do it toe up. If not then I'll work it from the cuff. Your success is inspiring. :thumbsup:
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 266
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Well, I downloaded this sock pattern. It might...

Well, I downloaded this sock pattern. It might be my first Drops pattern but I figure I'll do some adapting of my own, starting with working on circs. Thanks for being so helpful and encouraging,...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 03:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 266
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Wow, Brenda, that simplifies things a lot. I...

Wow, Brenda, that simplifies things a lot. I thought that what you've explained so well was what was needed but couldn't quite get there. Well done!

I've yet to tackle a Drops pattern mostly...
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Try mittens. You hold the stitches for the thumb...

Try mittens. You hold the stitches for the thumb and if you want you can use a provisional cast on and start the hand right away and come back later to do the cuff. If you make actual mittens (not...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:cool: You're doing great! I'm really glad for...

:cool: You're doing great! I'm really glad for you. Your work looks very nice. Pat yourself on the back for me, please. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
What's news on your socks? Don't worry about...

What's news on your socks? Don't worry about hijacking the thread, I started it and I've hijacked it. :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Problem resolved

Thank you, both of you. I was wrapping the yarn clockwise :aww: and thus twisting the stitches. Since I was using skinny yarn and skewers I was having a hard time seeing the stitches at all, forget...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 05:50 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I have to try it again. Thanks, salmonmac; I...

I have to try it again. Thanks, salmonmac; I think if it gave you any problems you'd remember. The kind I'm experiencing would be hard not to remember. I got my project started so I think now's a...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thanks, X. So you didn't find it hard to work...

Thanks, X. So you didn't find it hard to work the first row after the cast on? I've not found comments about it being hard to work into is why I asked here. I know at least one of our knitters...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 275
Posted By GrumpyGramma
German Twisted Cast On

This is my second time to use the GTCO and working into it is a nightmare. I hoped it would be easier this time but it's not. It's as if the stitches are mounted wrong but working into the back...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-20-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 518
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You have reason to feel proud, those socks are...

You have reason to feel proud, those socks are beauties. :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 157
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is this the section you need help with? You...

Is this the section you need help with? You should remove your attachment and just copy a few lines of the pattern. Copyright issues.


Continue in garter st over the remaining 10-10-12-12-14-14...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 148
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Next Round: [place 26 (29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 38,...

Next Round: [place 26 (29, 30, 31, 33, 34, 38, 43, 45,
47, 49, 53, 58, 62, 67, 71, 77) sts on waste yarn (the sts
from BOR to first raglan marker), using backwards loop
method CO 4 (4, 4, 6, 6, 6,...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 119
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Link to pattern...

Link to pattern http://stockinette.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/baby-sophisticate4.pdf

You don't need new yarn. Knit to the first marker and remove it, put the sleeve stitches on a holder. Your...
Forum: Crochet! 07-19-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Yes, you want 2 sc in ea of the next 3 sts. ...

Yes, you want 2 sc in ea of the next 3 sts. Thanks to X's links I found that she actually has a video for doing the sole. Crochet Bootie Sole (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLAUDK-P6Wk) HTH

PS:...
Forum: Crochet! 07-19-2014, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I tried your link but got page not found. ...

I tried your link but got page not found. :sad:

Your 3 sc in the 2nd ch from the hook will make a shell stitch (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzC6ODC_OHE). The video shows the shell with dc but...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-19-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 187
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That's so pretty. Very well done.

That's so pretty. Very well done.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-19-2014, 12:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 518
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:heart: Fabulous!

:heart: Fabulous!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-18-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Wow. I think it's all been said...

Wow. I think it's all been said before...beautiful, stunning, lovely, amazing, incredible. Wow.

Thanks for the eye candy. Delicious.
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I guess there's one in every family. Not quite...

I guess there's one in every family.

Not quite the same thing, but I don't think my son-in-law has ever had a cup of coffee at my house. He's picky on one end of the scale (expensive!) and I...
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