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Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2013, 09:58 AM
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Views: 621
Posted By Mski
Thank you. I ended up decreasing just every other...

Thank you. I ended up decreasing just every other row (RS only) and it worked out fine.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-28-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 621
Posted By Mski
Deceasing 1 st each row at neck edge

Hi -
I am working on a vest front and I have 19 stitches on each side with the center stitches on a holder. The pattern calls for decreasing 1 stitch at each neck edge each row for 5 rows so I assume...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2009, 07:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 557
Posted By Mski
Gaping holes at shoulders

I am working on a vest, knit in one piece from the bottom up, and the pattern instructions indicate 3-needle bind off at shoulders and then to pick up the remaining live stitches to finish knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 642
Posted By Mski
Short Sleeve Question

I have decided to add short sleeves to a no-sleeve pattern and I've picked up the stiches around the armhole and have begun to knit the sleeve in the round. I've noticed that doing it this way makes...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-23-2009, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 648
Posted By Mski
Holes at neckband

Hi -
I've been working on a cotton top, knit in the round from the bottom up and then divided so the front and back are knit separately back and forth. The pattern calls for 3 needle bind-off on the...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 789
Posted By Mski
Decreasing at Armholes

Hi Everyone -
I'm knitting my first top that has armhole decreases - decrease at each edge every other row for a certain number of rows. My question is: should my decreases be k2tog on both edges? Or...
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,461
Posted By Mski
Hi Newbieknit - I have used Vanna's yarn - knit a...

Hi Newbieknit -
I have used Vanna's yarn - knit a pair of men's slippers and just finished a vest. It knits up very nicely, has an almost spongy feel to it, and washes great in the machine. It goes...
Forum: General Knitting 06-19-2008, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,424
Posted By Mski
I found Silver's Tutorial, as mentioned by...

I found Silver's Tutorial, as mentioned by dustinac, to be fabulous. Plus, for my first pair, I used worsted weight yarn and size 6 needles which I found easier than using sock weight and...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 714
Posted By Mski
25% off yarn

Hi all -
The Wright's Factory Outlet in Sturbridge, MA is (sadly) going out of business and right now the yarn is on sale for 25% off. They have a large selection to choose from, lots of wools and...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2007, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,151
Posted By Mski
Purled instead of Knit

Hi everyone -
I'm working a 2x2 ribbing and have noticed that I've purled a stitch instead of knitting it. I did not notice it right away but when I came upon it again after a round of knitting. How...
Forum: General Knitting 09-27-2007, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,922
Posted By Mski
Hi kraafe22 - Funny you should ask about Bernat...

Hi kraafe22 -
Funny you should ask about Bernat Alpaca because I bought some about a week ago, made my swatch which shed all over, and returned the rest. It was awful.
Mski
Forum: General Knitting 09-26-2007, 08:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,152
Posted By Mski
Paton's Shetland Chunky

Hi all -
Has anybody knit anything with Paton's Shetland Chunky? I noticed it in the store and some of the colors are very nice but wondered how it knit up. Any advice is greatly appreciated -...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2007, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Mski
Hi ContiKnitter - Nope, she showed me one short...

Hi ContiKnitter -
Nope, she showed me one short circular needle, about 6"-8" in length total including the 2 needles on each end and the cable between. Unfortunately she had taken the...
Forum: General Knitting 08-01-2007, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 788
Posted By Mski
Circs for socks

Hi everyone -
I was in a local LYS over the weekend and was shown Addi circs for socks. They are small needles with a short cable between them in order to knit socks in the round but not on DPNs. Has...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-21-2006, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Mski
Long Tail Cast On

Amber and Ingrid - Thank you very much for the quick responses, and I will take your advise and loosen up!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-21-2006, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,110
Posted By Mski
Long Tail Cast On

Hi everyone -
I just love this site. I'm on it everyday, reading all the forums and learning so much.
Anyway, here's my question: I've read here that the long tail cast on is very flexible yet for...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-26-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Mski
Hi Krazy4kats - The stitch was stockinette when I...

Hi Krazy4kats -
The stitch was stockinette when I was knitting with the circular needles, but when I switched to the DPNs it appeared to become a garter stitch. I don't recall how I was holding the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-25-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Mski
Thank you so very much! I can't wait to try it...

Thank you so very much! I can't wait to try it again.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-25-2006, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 941
Posted By Mski
Changing to DPNs

Hi -
I am new here and LOVE this place. Here's my question: I have tried knitting a hat with circular needles but when I switched to DPNs to decrease, my stitches went from smooth Vs to bumpy. Once I...
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