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Forum: How-to Questions 12-04-2008, 01:37 PM
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Does the pattern say anything else after "K5 and...

Does the pattern say anything else after "K5 and inc" ?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2008, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 977
Posted By RadarEars
I think that if it was me, I would try again by...

I think that if it was me, I would try again by hand, just catch the corners and the centre of the label, by a sort of slip stitch, in the same colour cotton as the garment that you have made.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2008, 05:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,795
Posted By RadarEars
To stop stocking stitch curling up, for something...

To stop stocking stitch curling up, for something like a scarf, your best bet, in my opinion, is to knit about four rows of rib (or however many you want) before you start the stocking stitch and...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-03-2008, 05:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 739
Posted By RadarEars
The only thing I can think of, is that on the...

The only thing I can think of, is that on the previous row as you knitted the stitch, you didn't move the loop of the stitch over the needle properly, so that on the next row, you still had both...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2008, 01:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By RadarEars
Cayda, "Every following 4th row" means the 4th...

Cayda,

"Every following 4th row" means the 4th row after you have started decreasing, so yes, if you have started on the 102 row your next decrease will be on the 106, then 110, 114 and so...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2008, 05:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 993
Posted By RadarEars
Cayda, do you write your rows down as you do...

Cayda, do you write your rows down as you do them, then cross them off when you do the matching piece?

Never just trust measurement.

I was taught to knit at four years old and I'm now fifty years...
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2008, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By RadarEars
Thank you for that, I'd tried to google and found...

Thank you for that, I'd tried to google and found zilch on there too!

I was half-wondering about DK but wasn't sure if it would be too heavy or not, now I've got a second opinion I feel a bit more...
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2008, 05:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 740
Posted By RadarEars
American Wool

Hi,

I'm in the UK and I've been asked to knit a shrug from a vintage pattern.

The pattern is an American one and dates back to 1951 (yes, 1951!!)

The wool it recommends is Tuxedo Brand Angora and...
Forum: General Knitting 03-14-2008, 05:26 AM
Replies: 7,425
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Posted By RadarEars
Hello

Hello, :waving:

I'm Jill, I'm from the UK and I was taught to knit by my late Mum when I was four and I taught myself to crochet at about nine years ago, because of everything Mum could do (which...
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