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Forum: How-to Questions 05-15-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By rimna
I'm having trouble understanding what stitch...

I'm having trouble understanding what stitch she's beginning with.

When she slips the first stitch, is it knit-wise or purl-wise. The instructions say to SL1 with yarn in back so it should be a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2016, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By rimna
She’s doing it different from how I am but her...

She’s doing it different from how I am but her way looks easier, I just don’t know if it will be as bold of a pattern her way – if the scales will show as well. The way I’m doing it there’s an...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2016, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By rimna
Crocodile Stitch

I have finally figured out how to knit the crocodile stitch but I followed a tutorial that only did one row and I can't find a clear explanation of how to do more than one row. I'm not sure what I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-13-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 571
Posted By rimna
Where To Start Design On Sweater

I want to knit a cardigan for my grandkids (toddlers) and Iíve found a lot of basic patterns but I want to add a design next to the button band and next to the buttonhole band. I want to have the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-03-2013, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 881
Posted By rimna
Increasing 2x2 ribbing

Hi Everyone,

I am knitting a snake in 2x2 ribbing on four needles. I started at his tail and am working up his body. I want to increase my stitch count from 12 to 16. I can see where I increased to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By rimna
I can't believe myself sometimes! The pattern I...

I can't believe myself sometimes!

The pattern I have doesn't have the instructions for 3 sizes, it just has a woman's and a mens size. I couldn't find the paper the pattern is on so I went on line...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By rimna
If I add 8 stitches and donít add a slip stitch...

If I add 8 stitches and donít add a slip stitch wonít it change the spiral? Or make it lopsided?

Hereís the link to the pattern....
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 995
Posted By rimna
Spiral sock CO change pattern change?

I am making a pair of spiral socks that the pattern calls for 56 stitches to be cast on, but to get the proper gauge I had to cast on 64 stitches. Iím at the point in the pattern where the spiral...
Forum: General Knitting 10-22-2012, 07:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
Thanks everyone for the suggestions and...

Thanks everyone for the suggestions and information.

I wanted to knit something using my grandmother's needles and with them being so small - size 0 - I chose a small project. Little did I know...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
Thanks - I'll check them out.

Thanks - I'll check them out.
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2012, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
The needle in my left hand is empty and the...

The needle in my left hand is empty and the needle in my right hand has the stitches on it. I manipulate the stitches with the empty needle in my left hand off of the needle in my right hand.

When...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
I started pulling the purse apart and about half...

I started pulling the purse apart and about half way I found a row that I did start the wrong way when I picked it up to continue knitting. Looks more square now but I think I'm going to block it...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
The measurement going crosswise - with the...

The measurement going crosswise - with the stripes - is the same all the way across. The edge rolled under when I took the picture.

The bind off wasn't extrememly tight but I did have to pay...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
Suzeeq and Salmonmac - I squared the piece to the...

Suzeeq and Salmonmac - I squared the piece to the table under the towel. The second picture is hard to see folded but it really shows the difference. I thought the needle guide might help put it in...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2012, 12:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,030
Posted By rimna
Crooked Knitted Piece

Hi everyone,

I know this is weird but I knitted a piece that I was going to fold and sew to make a small purse in stockinette stitch and there is a
.25 inch difference from top to bottom on each...
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2012, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By rimna
Thanks

Thanks Jan and Antares for the information. I see a lot of good deals on the website. Jan - doesn't a synthetic make the cotton yarn too heavy and warm for summer items? Nancy
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2012, 09:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,496
Posted By rimna
sweater - unworked stitches question

I am knitting a preemie jacket (looks like a sweater) that is worked side-to-side in one piece. I casted on 38 stitches and knit 5 rows. The next instruction is

Shape yoke

**1st row(RS) K25....
Forum: General Knitting 01-22-2012, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,214
Posted By rimna
Summer Yarn

I need a yarn for making summer baby items. I have found several possibilities but they either are too expensive or have to lay flat to dry or need to be ironed. Some of the yarns that I have found...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2011, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By rimna
Smile Thanks

Thank you grumpy gramma and suzeeq. Both methods were simple to do. I ended up using the cable cast on and everything is back on track.:woohoo:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-07-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,033
Posted By rimna
Question Vintage Pattern Sleeve Question

I am knitting a baby sweater (sacque) that started with 76 stitches for the back. I have worked the pattern for 7" as stated in the instructions. I don't understand the next step for starting the...
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