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Forum: How-to Questions 03-17-2010, 07:51 PM
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Question Help me finish my grandmother's afghan! (Lefties please help!)

Hey Everyone,

I need some help.

My grandmother passed away in 2006, and just recently my grandfather has had to move out of their house to live in a nursing home. My grandmother was an avid...
Forum: General Knitting 03-18-2009, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,354
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Question How safe are safety eyes?

Ok, I know they are called safety eyes, but are they really safe? What's up with that? Just curious. I am knitting a little Easter bunny for a BABY (1st Easter)....I am just trying to figure out what...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2009, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 862
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Post Picot Cast On?

Hi!

I want to make this adorable hat for my nephew:

http://www.babycenter.com/0_bunny-beanie-pattern_1445260.bc

But I am not sure how to do a picot cast on (?). Here are the instructions:...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-01-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By SqueakerDoo
It's an awesome knitting and crocheting...

It's an awesome knitting and crocheting community. It's a great resource for patterns and to connect with knitting friends. You have to sign up to get an invite to join. (It's for technological...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-01-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,115
Posted By SqueakerDoo
One of my friends made a "baby version" of this...

One of my friends made a "baby version" of this hat and she got her mods from this blogger's post:

http://knitting.va.com.au/baby-shedir.html

Check it out!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-01-2009, 09:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,677
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Are you on Ravelry? There are a lot of cute and...

Are you on Ravelry? There are a lot of cute and easy patterns on there. Here's one: http://thriftyknitter.com/?p=293. I think this patten is precious.

There is a video on here about picking up and...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2009, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,068
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Here is another way of saying it: drop next...

Here is another way of saying it:

drop next stitch off needle and unravel 4 rows down; insert needle into the front of Color A stitch in 5th row below and knit, catching the 4 loose strands in...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,068
Posted By SqueakerDoo
OK, the part that confuses me is :"pick up and...

OK, the part that confuses me is :"pick up and knit through that stitch" what does that mean?! Help!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-26-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 836
Posted By SqueakerDoo
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5StTBo8n8k Here...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5StTBo8n8k

Here is a video on fixing dropped stitches. Is this what your hole looks like?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,327
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Sort of looks like a seed stitch (?), also known...

Sort of looks like a seed stitch (?), also known as a moss stitch. Not sure though :/

Here's how you do it:
http://knitting.about.com/od/stitchglossary/g/seedstitch.htm
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,068
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Question Blister Stitch: Faux Dotty Scarf

Hey all,

These directions make no sense to me. How is she switching colors? I am so confused, but this would be a perfect stash buster! It is basically a blister stitch scarf, although I've never...
Forum: General Knitting 01-21-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,773
Posted By SqueakerDoo
I thought this might be a good place to post...

I thought this might be a good place to post this...My mom sent me a set of Harmony Options for my birthday and they came today!!!! I am so excited!!!! Yay!!! I wanted to share with you because my DH...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-24-2008, 02:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Angry Frustrated Lefty needs help with DPNs

Hey guys,

I am trying to do my first "round" project, and I've cast on and messed up like 10 times today. One time I got pretty far, but I dropped a bunch of stitches by accident, and I couldn't...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By SqueakerDoo
http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Yarnmarket_Free-Big...

http://www.yarnmarket.com/yarn/Yarnmarket_Free-Big_Wool_Ribbed_Scarf_Free-1388.html

I think this looks like it. Do you think I could put a button on it?
Forum: Pattern Central 11-05-2008, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Question Saw Scarf online, what's a similar pattern?

Beginner here.....

I have some beautiful bulky yarn, and I would love to make something like this scarf from Fossil. What is the ribbing pattern? Do you know of any similar patterns online or on...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-06-2008, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 751
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Question Translation please!

"Slip two stitches together knitwise, k1, psso"

Do I pass both slipped stitches over the knitted stitch or just the top one?

Here is a link to the pattern:...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 751
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Question Stripes look weird? Maybe?

Hello,

I am making a striped scarf for my brother (he picked out the colors). I am using the double knit-join in method (although I wasn't at the time of this pic). Anyway, see what looks like...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-30-2008, 02:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,017
Posted By SqueakerDoo
PRECIOUS! As a new knitter, just curious how...

PRECIOUS!

As a new knitter, just curious how long you have been knitting, and how long they took you? I am probably not ready for booties yet, but one day I hope to make some, and I wonder how far...
Forum: General Knitting 06-26-2008, 11:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,925
Posted By SqueakerDoo
http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/prohibited/...

http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/prohibited/permitted-prohibited-items.shtm#4


According to TSA, knitting and crochet needles are ok. Is it an airline that is making you leave the needles...
Forum: General Knitting 06-26-2008, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,347
Posted By SqueakerDoo
Hi---I am also a new knitter! I have been working...

Hi---I am also a new knitter! I have been working on a garter stitch scarf. You just CO, knit every row, and cast off! It has been good for practicing my knit stitch. I used worsted weight yarn and...
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