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Forum: How-to Questions 02-29-2008, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 485
Posted By NancyBC
Another curling/border question

HI Everyone,
I've agreed to do a blanket that will be 50X80 for a friend who just wants a wool layer while camping in his sleeping bag. I'm going to use Sean Sheep 75% wool and 25% acrylic with one...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-27-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,997
Posted By NancyBC
Best Easy Knit Afghan Ever!

He everyone,
I just finished knitting a Textured Lap Robe that is a free pattern at Freepattern.com. It's a traditional sampler that's a knockout and so easy I actually did it without any whopping...
Forum: General Knitting 01-03-2008, 08:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 942
Posted By NancyBC
Phentex worsted for Afghan?

Happy New Year!
I just bought some Phentex worsted(denim color) on sale but have never knitted with it before. Will it work up into a soft afghan? it seems fairly soft. I'm hoping it is softer than...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-04-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,702
Posted By NancyBC
I'm not good at my own pictures- but herre is the...

I'm not good at my own pictures- but herre is the pattern in a narrow rib http://www.knittingonthenet.com/stitches/diagrib.htm
The bulky one I'm doing looks better IMHO-lol!
Nancy
Forum: Pattern Central 12-04-2007, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,702
Posted By NancyBC
Easy Diagonal Rib Pattern Scarf

HI,
I'm a basic easy knitter so I love to find patterns I can adapt to make scarves. I found this diagonal rib pattern and hope you will find it fun to knit.
I took the pattern and played with it in...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-03-2007, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 9,992
Posted By NancyBC
Absolute Best Rib Scarf Pattern- and easy!

I've fallen in love with this pattern for men's scarves. Yes, it's a mindless repeat of two rows but the result is great and with Xmas coming it's fast!
Row 1 K3, P3
Row 2 K1, P1
I've done two in...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2007, 12:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks Ladies! So gald to have you as my mentors...

Thanks Ladies!
So gald to have you as my mentors as I flail around trying to make yarn happy with my assorted needles.
After I posted I searched and found that quite a few before me have struggled...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2007, 01:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 953
Posted By NancyBC
Chevron Pattern Question

Hi!
I'd like to attempt a chevron pattern for a scarf but am confused about part of the pattern.
Row one: K1 ssk *k9 sl2 purlwise K1 P2sso K9 K2tog K1.
This I understand and will adjust the pattern...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-14-2007, 03:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By NancyBC
Wish I could post a pic but- my digital...

Wish I could post a pic but- my digital camera/computer skills are pathetic! Guess you'll just have to make one-lol!
Thanks for the positive feedback!
Hugs,
Nancy
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-13-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 729
Posted By NancyBC
Discovered great combination!

HI,
I don't have pictures but hope this is the right forum to share something fun:happydance:-
While picking out yarn to do some gift scarves, I found that lots of the Lion Homespun goes with the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 09:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks Suzeeq, Since it's for a 7 year old I know...

Thanks Suzeeq,
Since it's for a 7 year old I know he won't be too critical but I hate to keep knitting when it's going wrong wrong wrong-lol!
Thanks again,
Nancy
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By NancyBC
Hi Marni! Thanks for interpreting exactly what I...

Hi Marni!
Thanks for interpreting exactly what I meant to say!! I think it would be fine either way as wel but wanted to check in to see if anyone had already been there done that. Sometimes I start...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 08:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By NancyBC
HI Suzeeq! Yep, two strands from two skeins and...

HI Suzeeq!
Yep, two strands from two skeins and longways. I've gotten to be a fan of longways for quick scarves! I can do a really chunky one of 100 sts on 25 needles in about two hours or so. This...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2007, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,085
Posted By NancyBC
Knitting with two strands of verigated yarn

HI,
I'm going to knit a boy's scarf with Bernat Softee Chunky Denim. It has alternating dark/light blue. I'm going to do it sideways with a K2 P2 rib. Is it best to just put the strands together...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-10-2007, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks Heather! I'll try the K2-K1 pattern. I've...

Thanks Heather!
I'll try the K2-K1 pattern. I've improved by going looser without tension so I hope this will work even better!
Nancy
Forum: How-to Questions 10-08-2007, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks, Skater! I'll try the combo of 3+ 2 on 15...

Thanks, Skater!
I'll try the combo of 3+ 2 on 15 needles and see what happens.
Nancy
Forum: How-to Questions 10-08-2007, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 638
Posted By NancyBC
Lost pattern from Blue Sky

HI,
I was looking for an Opera pattern for a scarf that used to be on Blue Sky. It's no longer there(boo!) Does anyone have it?
I think it was for 23 stitches on 11 needles but I'd like to make a...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-08-2007, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 910
Posted By NancyBC
Binding off scarf knitted sideways

HI,
I'm having problems with binding off on a scarf pattern that knits lengthwise. The binding off edge comes out harder than the cast on edge. I've tried using larger needles on both sides as well...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2007, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By NancyBC
Hi Christine and Sue, Thanks for the help. Yep, I...

Hi Christine and Sue,
Thanks for the help. Yep, I am going into the stitch from the top and yes I'll try a little looser. I guess we all need a challenge once in a while and this sure is mine!
Thanks...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2007, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks Ingrid! Yes, I'm knitting through the back...

Thanks Ingrid!
Yes, I'm knitting through the back as shown in the video and that seems to be the first problem. Getting that first stitch off and keeping the second one on and being able to carry on...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2007, 02:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,146
Posted By NancyBC
Angry Problem trying to do Herringbone Stitch

HI Everyone!
I'm trying to learn a herringbone stitch that is on a scarf pattern from Tangle. The picture looked great!
#35 needles- two strands of yarn.
Row 1: KNit 2 tog in back of the stitch....
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2007, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks Ingrid and suzeeq. The 5 stitches on the...

Thanks Ingrid and suzeeq.
The 5 stitches on the sides are in the pattern and I will unravel- my main knitting talent-lol- and put in five rows of garter at each end just in case I decide to...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2007, 09:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By NancyBC
Help! My Afghan is curling!

HI,
I hope I can explain this clearly so someone can suggest a good solution.
I've started to knit a Paton's pattern with Red Heart Yarn.The first row after casting on is a pattern and the second...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2006, 06:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By NancyBC
Thanks Kemp, Looks like if----- "you're trying to...

Thanks Kemp,
Looks like if-----
"you're trying to increase in the middle of ribbing, and keep on ribbing, there's really no invisible way to do it."
I just jump in and make the best of it. Perhaps...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2006, 06:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By NancyBC
How do I increase in a ribbing pattern?

HI Everyone :happydance:
Thanks for being here to help!
I'm an easy level knitter and have a beret pattern that calls for an increase in a K2 P2 row. THe pattern starts with 3 rows of K2 P2. It's...
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