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Forum: How-to Questions 10-01-2010, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 581
Posted By Fonda
Question Plymouth #1415 vest

I am stuck on the neck portion of this vest, here are the instructions:
Starting at the lower right front neck side edge, pick up same number of sts as you did up the outside edge to the shoulder,...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-18-2010, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Fonda
Thanks to all and sundry replies and reading web...

Thanks to all and sundry replies and reading web sites on knitting I rethought my counting and found I did not include the second color pattern because it did not look like a ridge.....confusing on...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-15-2010, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Fonda
The pattern is Plymouth Yarn # 1416....Long...

The pattern is Plymouth Yarn # 1416....Long Garter St Kimono...
here are the instructions....Neckband...
Starting at lower edge of right front, pick up and knit 1 st for each ridge, then pick up and...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-15-2010, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 817
Posted By Fonda
Angry Collar disaster Plymouth 1416

Ok guys here is a puzzler, at least for me. I have worked the sweater part of Plymouth 1416, it looks very nice all put together....now for the disaster!!!!!!!!
The collar is not working for this...
Forum: General Knitting 12-29-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Fonda
The yarn is Plymouth acrylic/wool blend

The yarn is Plymouth acrylic/wool blend
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2009, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 962
Posted By Fonda
Cool Blocking required?

Ok guys, I am just about finished with my kimono sweater and I do not see anywhere in the pattern about blocking it. Do you block most all sweaters or garments that you knit even it the instructions...
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,953
Posted By Fonda
Amy, I am working on a pattern that says to "pick...

Amy, I am working on a pattern that says to "pick up and knit 1 st for each ridge. Does it matter which side of the ridge I pick up?
Thanks
Forum: General Knitting 10-14-2009, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,900
Posted By Fonda
Hey guys I have to add my 2 cents worth of...

Hey guys I have to add my 2 cents worth of comment on asking questions...I was knitting a sweater pattern from Lion brand yarn...and I needed an answer to my question...which I asked to them AND...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-06-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By Fonda
Thanks for the help. I finally figured out to...

Thanks for the help. I finally figured out to attach the new yarn close to the end of the sleeve and start knitting from there...turned out fine.
Forum: Pattern Central 09-30-2009, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 666
Posted By Fonda
Question Working on sleeve?

Ok guys, I am working on a free Pattern #81016AD from Lion brand. It is a simple short sweater with raglan sleeves, worked in a cotton acrylic blend. This sweater is worked on circular needles and...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2009, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 805
Posted By Fonda
From one tight knitter to the other...I found...

From one tight knitter to the other...I found that casting on with one size larger needle than for my gauage is good for me as it loosens up the next row from being so tight. Practice...many times...
Forum: General Knitting 09-05-2009, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,050
Posted By Fonda
Talking Advise on yarns

For my second pattern, Plymouth 1416, which is a Kimono type jacket with a long garter stitch, I would like to use a wool blend yarn and would appreciate all comments on yarns suitable for this type...
Forum: General Knitting 09-01-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By Fonda
Talking Times instead of Rows

Well I finally started on a beginner sweater and after a couple of trials...I thought I had the hang of it.....little did I know that the last instructions were do this row, which was the St st, 32...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-31-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 35,382
Posted By Fonda
Jan...does the same thing apply when putting a...

Jan...does the same thing apply when putting a photo in your profile? Or is there another way?
Thanks
Fonda
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2009, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Fonda
Thanks to y'all for the advice. I went to my...

Thanks to y'all for the advice. I went to my local ys yesterday and picked up a book on their shelf which they recommended titled "The Knitter's Companion", by Vicki Square. It is so easy to...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2009, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Fonda
Thank you so much....I must get a good book as a...

Thank you so much....I must get a good book as a ref. to help me read about knitting that I can have on hand.
Forum: Pattern Central 08-26-2009, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By Fonda
Thanks....I will look forward to doing some...

Thanks....I will look forward to doing some investigating in this area once I am a little more experienced in knitting.
I will probably visit my local ys for some help with this.
Forum: Knitters Knear You 08-26-2009, 06:48 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 30,560
Posted By Fonda
Smile Charlottesville Area

Hey to all...I live near the Charlottesville area, about 15 miles east toward Richmond, and we have a couple of very good shops here. If y'all want the address I can send it to you and the phone...
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 841
Posted By Fonda
Question Gauge confusion

Ok I tried to gauge as stated on the yarn. I got close to the gauge so tried again...seems my knitting height is ok 4 " but my width is 1/2 " too long, 4.5" Anyway to correct this and what am I...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-25-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 744
Posted By Fonda
Exclamation Converting to circular pattern

I checked out this book at the library...circa 1986, loved one of the sweaters in there....can I convert this sweater to knitting it in the round?
Thanks
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 720
Posted By Fonda
Question Knitting Books

I would like to buy a knitting book as a reference book that contains all the info I would need. Any suggestions as to authors or titles?
My library is very lack in knitting material.
Thanks
Forum: Pattern Central 08-17-2009, 10:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 623
Posted By Fonda
Question Different size needles???

Could someone explain to me about a pattern that uses recycled cotton using a size 6 & 7 circular needle, which is a smaller needle that is recommended for that yarn? I understand about doing a...
Forum: General Knitting 08-16-2009, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,442
Views: 1,427,086
Posted By Fonda
Thanks for making me feel so welcomed! I can use...

Thanks for making me feel so welcomed! I can use all the help I can get as I have joined the Prayer Shawl group at our church and am a first time knitter. We knit shawls for those who are in a...
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