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Forum: How-to Questions 04-06-2014, 12:25 PM
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Posted By paparazzimama
Which row on cables

Doing some basic cables. Put the project down and forgot about it for too long. How do I figure out which row I'm on with the cables crossing? Not sure when to cross. Uh-oh. But there must be a way...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-16-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By paparazzimama
Maybe you tell me if it's worth it. You can see...

Maybe you tell me if it's worth it. You can see where the arrow is pointing to the funky stitch on the edge. It's along the buttonhole edge on a baby sweater.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-16-2014, 01:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By paparazzimama
Slip first stitch

Working a pattern where the first stitch of each row is slipped...and of course I see I forgot and worked that first stitch a few rows back! It's not horrendous looking so I'm not really willing to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-08-2014, 02:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By paparazzimama
Wow! That last video is definitely my learning...

Wow! That last video is definitely my learning style! Thank you so much! Can't wait to go try it now :-)
Forum: How-to Questions 03-07-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By paparazzimama
Loose stitches

Why are the purls after my cables so loose and sloppy?? I don't understand! I'm actually a very tight knitter typically so loose stitches totally baffle me.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-05-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 277
Posted By paparazzimama
Cables & Magic Loop

I'm fairly new to ML and have a quick question. Does the work have to be split exactly in half? I'm doing a cabled hat and one of the cables falls part on one side of the split and part on the other...
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By paparazzimama
Cute! But it doesn't look like the same texture...

Cute! But it doesn't look like the same texture :-/
Forum: General Knitting 02-19-2014, 02:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By paparazzimama
Copy Cat Help

Spotted this cute ear-warmer on the Winter Olympics. Can anyone help me figure out how to copy it? Both stitch and yarn-type, please?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 253
Posted By paparazzimama
Slouch Hat help

Working up one of these...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/miss-maggie

...it's my first time making a slouch hat so I'm a little unsure of measurements. Pattern calls to pick up the crown...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-05-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 383
Posted By paparazzimama
Need Help Modifying a Pattern

Fell in love with this iPod sweater pattern...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/iphoodie-ipod-iphone-hoodie

...but I want to modify it to make it fit a Kindle Fire cover for my daughter....
Forum: Pattern Central 12-01-2013, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 863
Posted By paparazzimama
Slouchy Hat Pattern

ISO: Pattern for a slouchy hat similar to this one...

http://www.etsy.com/listing/160659822/slouchy-hat-slouch-beanie-cable-button

Can find tons of plain slouch beanies but I'm specifically looking...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2013, 02:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 455
Posted By paparazzimama
Converting to Continental

So...I'm an avid English knitter and pretty confident in my skills that way. However, I've signed up for a Fair Isle class and was told it would be much easier if I practiced some Continental...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-22-2013, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By paparazzimama
Oh! Good point! Thanks.

Oh! Good point! Thanks.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2013, 10:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By paparazzimama
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hermione-h...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hermione-hearts-ron

I found the video on YouTube:

http://youtu.be/ejJC2uXDitk
Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By paparazzimama
Italian Tubular Cast-On

Making a hat that calls for two rows of Italian tubular cast-on before joining in the round and starting a 1x1 ribbing. Never used this method before but I found a video online and did those first...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2013, 10:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By paparazzimama
Well, it's nice to know I'm not doing it wrong...

Well, it's nice to know I'm not doing it wrong then. Question: is there another method to use when you need to cast on in the middle of your work?
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2013, 01:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By paparazzimama
Knitting On = Twisted Stitches?!?

My usual cast-on method is long tail. It always works great for me. However, my current pattern calls for knitting on. I have attempted it before but always with the same results...my stitches are...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 713
Posted By paparazzimama
Embroidering onto Knit Items?

Has anyone every embroidered straight onto their knit items? Not with yarn, but actual embroidery floss? I found this tutorial and am wondering if I can pull it...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-08-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By paparazzimama
Well, I ended up taking it to my local yarn shop...

Well, I ended up taking it to my local yarn shop and begging for help but I was told it was best to just rip it out and start over. Bummer! Thanks for trying, though. Am using a lifeline this time,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-30-2013, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By paparazzimama
Oh, no! Ripping back lace-type fabric?

I'm in desperate need of some help ripping back a pattern that has some lace-type work. I'm pretty inexperienced when it comes to any kind of ripping back, let alone when it comes to the YOs and...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-19-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By paparazzimama
Button-Off Pants?

I'm wanting to make some soaker pants for my toddler boys and was hoping to make them so the legs can button off into shorts so they'll last through the Summer. Anybody know if this would work out...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By paparazzimama
Salmonmac - that tutorial reduced the gap a tiny...

Salmonmac - that tutorial reduced the gap a tiny bit but I'm curious...I have to knit a wrapped purl stitch, if that makes sense. Would you knit that exactly the same? Don't even know how to ask that...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2013, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By paparazzimama
This is the pattern I'm...

This is the pattern I'm using...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/366-miss-priss-diaper-pants

...but I'm not using the short row version it calls for. The posted tutorial looks a little...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2013, 02:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By paparazzimama
I'm gonna go with 'no'? LOL! I don't think...

I'm gonna go with 'no'? LOL! I don't think they're worked flat. You just do one short row for every eight rows knitted to add some room in the rear for a cloth diaper. I'll just keep pluggin along...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,058
Posted By paparazzimama
It's in the round and yes, it's the one that I'm...

It's in the round and yes, it's the one that I'm wrapping on the wrong side before I turn back aroundvandvstart knitting again. It calls for a short row yarn over but I couldn't figure it out by the...
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