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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 11:01 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. You were sent to the right place....

Welcome to KH. You were sent to the right place. You can watch the video and any questions you have can get answers. At the top of the page there is a tab for Free Videos and this one is in...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By GrumpyGramma
A gauge of 32 sts/4" needs a fingering weight...

A gauge of 32 sts/4" needs a fingering weight yarn. What weight yarn have you been subbing and what's not quite right?
http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/weight.html
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 02:40 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
PBJ, I agree that considering a poncho might be...

PBJ, I agree that considering a poncho might be wise for the same reasons salmonmac gave. If you've not knit in a while it will give you a chance to refresh your skills and get used to reading a...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-28-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By GrumpyGramma
X - You're almost always spot on. What we do as...

X - You're almost always spot on. What we do as we gain more experience varies. Personally I detest having to "make gauge" and adapt things to my gauge instead. I'm still curious whether this is...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-28-2014, 11:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By GrumpyGramma
MRS Loopy, do you want to convert a pattern for...

MRS Loopy, do you want to convert a pattern for knitting in the round to knitting flat or are you thinking of using double points instead of the circulars?



I agree with all you said except that I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-28-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 87
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. What are you knitting? Can you...

Welcome to KH. What are you knitting? Can you link to your pattern? If you're knitting something flat then the circular needles are to accommodate the number of stitches. It would take a long...
Forum: General Knitting 09-28-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By GrumpyGramma
How many stitches are you casting on for your...

How many stitches are you casting on for your swatch? To get an accurate measurement you need a piece of knitting that is larger than 4" x 4" and to take your gauge several stitches from the edges. ...
Forum: The Lounge 09-26-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,959
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I just got Outlander on my Kindle. There was a...

I just got Outlander on my Kindle. There was a list of holds a mile long. I forgot I'd put a hold on it! I think I'll start reading it tonight.
Forum: The Lounge 09-26-2014, 12:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By GrumpyGramma
salmonmac, I didn't mean to be rude or anything,...

salmonmac, I didn't mean to be rude or anything, that wasn't my intention. I love the photo. Upon closer inspection I realized it's crocheted! That would make it go a bit faster. It's amazing...
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I'm horrid with this kind of thing but I finally...

I'm horrid with this kind of thing but I finally figured out that slouch hats are popular (or were, maybe still are lol). How old are her girls?
Forum: General Knitting 09-24-2014, 10:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GrumpyGramma
How thoughtful of you, Holly (Full of Beans and...

How thoughtful of you, Holly (Full of Beans and Sausages!) Thank you. It really is a beautiful pattern. Welcome to KH.
Forum: The Lounge 09-24-2014, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I say give credit where credit is due and if...

I say give credit where credit is due and if someone goes to that much effort on a project they deserve an A+. A bare bones paper to accompany it might not work so well, it would probably need to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I'm so glad it's working better for you. ...

I'm so glad it's working better for you. Sometimes it just takes practice. If this CO continues to give you grief you can sub another.
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I've not knit a chevron pattern myself so I can't...

I've not knit a chevron pattern myself so I can't vouch for the pattern being written correctly. You might look at other chevron patterns to see how they compare. ...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2014, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I think you mean you don't have enough stitches...

I think you mean you don't have enough stitches to repeat as instructed? Can you link to your pattern?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-23-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,412
Posted By GrumpyGramma
This is a really, really old thread but I might...

This is a really, really old thread but I might have managed to scare up the pattern for you. http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall04/knittyF04surp.pdf Page 7.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By GrumpyGramma
This may sound really patronizing or something so...

This may sound really patronizing or something so please forgive me but are you turning your work at the end of the row? Sometimes (maybe I did it :aww: ) a knitter using circs will just keep...
Forum: General Knitting 09-23-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 429
Posted By GrumpyGramma
It looks like your stitch count should remain the...

It looks like your stitch count should remain the same. Each k2tog decreases 1 stitch but each yarn round needle which is the same as a yarn over increases one stitch. It appears that for every...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 136
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Converting from knitting flat to...

Welcome to KH. Converting from knitting flat to in the round or vice versa will require some modifications. A link to your pattern will help us help you. Stockinette in the round is all knits and...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-22-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Are you knitting flat or in the...

Welcome to KH. Are you knitting flat or in the round?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-22-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That's such a darling little sweater. The...

That's such a darling little sweater. The buttons are a particularly nice touch. It's a lovely, thoughtful gift. Thank you for the photo. We don't get to see nearly enough of your work.
Forum: The Lounge 09-22-2014, 12:24 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,959
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Back on Murder (A Roland March Mystery Book #1)...

Back on Murder (A Roland March Mystery Book #1) by J. Mark Berterand
This book is actually keeping my interest. It's about a detective in Houston who basically crashed his career and is trying to...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-21-2014, 10:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:teehee: I clicked the only link I saw and of...

:teehee: I clicked the only link I saw and of course it took me to Amy's videos. I was barely awake and it took me a minute to realize something didn't look right. Thanks for the missing link,...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-21-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 464
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Love your idea, salmonmac, but...what is it? lol...

Love your idea, salmonmac, but...what is it? lol I think you meant to include a link?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-21-2014, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Could you link to your pattern,...

Welcome to KH. Could you link to your pattern, it's allowed after your first post and is almost always helpful.

Put the held stitches on your needle - this will become your left needle for the cast...
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