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Forum: How-to Questions 08-12-2010, 09:15 AM
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Posted By Skater
Thanks so much. I'll try that.

Thanks so much. I'll try that.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-12-2010, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Skater
Thanks Merigold, but I always end up with extra...

Thanks Merigold, but I always end up with extra stitches and not enough repeats at the end of the first row of decreases...and the markers that I placed earlier don't fit in with the decrease...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-12-2010, 01:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 940
Posted By Skater
Flared-Bottom V-Neck Cardigan

Here is the pattern: http://www.cascadeyarns.com/patternsFree/W190bVeneziaCardigan.pdf

I'm trying to do it in size XL. I got as far as this part (Begin Peplum - Lower Bodice):

Working in...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-27-2010, 11:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,109
Posted By Skater
Many thanks for getting me unconfused. It's going...

Many thanks for getting me unconfused. It's going fine now.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,109
Posted By Skater
Help with Multnomah shawl pattern marker placement

I am working on the Multnomah shawl pattern: http://helloknitty.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/multnomah.pdf

I've gotten past the garter stitch part, and am on the Feather and Fan border. My question...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2010, 12:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Skater
Thanks. Those are the finished sizes, and 43"...

Thanks. Those are the finished sizes, and 43" only gives 1 1/2 inches of ease, so maybe I'll go with the Large - 46". which is 4 1/2" of ease. I'll do a swatch first with Size 6 (recommended) needles...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2010, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 782
Posted By Skater
Best fit for my husband?

I measured my husband, and his chest size is 41 1/2 inches around. I want to make him Knitting Pure & Simples's Basic Vest for Men in Elsebeth Lavold's Silky Wool. I'm not sure which size to make for...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-05-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,577
Posted By Skater
Ooooooo! I want to be you. Re your lovely...

Ooooooo! I want to be you.

Re your lovely choice of yarn and pattern: great and inspiring!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-05-2009, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,265
Posted By Skater
Very lovely! I love red and white Fair Isle...

Very lovely! I love red and white Fair Isle knitting. Nice job!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-30-2009, 09:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,501
Posted By Skater
FO - Secret Garden (Girl's Cardigan)

Pattern from the book: The Children's Collection by Alice & Jade Starmore
Size: 2-3
Yarn: Berroco Comfort DK
My first Starmore...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-16-2009, 11:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Skater
It worked, and it's getting prettier and prettier.

It worked, and it's getting prettier and prettier.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-16-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Skater
Thanks! That IS clearer! I'm going to try it...

Thanks! That IS clearer!
I'm going to try it (replacing the decreases w/knit stitches). Now that I am off painkillers and of clearer mind, and especially now that you have explained it to me, I think...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Skater
But it's the same chart I used before that does...

But it's the same chart I used before that does have decreases in it. So if, instead of decreasing two stitches from 7 to 5, for instance, you stay at 7, but the next RS row has you working with 5...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2009, 06:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,410
Posted By Skater
Question about changing decrease stitches to knit stitches

I have questions about a part of the pattern for Alice Starmore's Secret Garden sweater, which I am making for my granddaughter in size 2-3.

I have gotten through the first iteration of Chart C,...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Skater
Thanks, but I got frustrated looking for errata....

Thanks, but I got frustrated looking for errata. I'll just go on.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2009, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Skater
Please help me understand the stated number of pattern rows at a certain point in pattern

The pattern: Alice Starmore's Secret Garden girl's knit jacket, size 2-3, in her book The Children's Collection.

Here is a link to someone's version of it on the web: http://tinyurl.com/qzvjpx
I'm...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-15-2009, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,066
Posted By Skater
Love the bunny, love the frog, love the booties,...

Love the bunny, love the frog, love the booties, AND the blanket!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 04:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,871
Posted By Skater
I have that pattern tucked away. They do look...

I have that pattern tucked away. They do look mighty cushy.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,020
Posted By Skater
That's a pretty lace pattern!

That's a pretty lace pattern!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 04:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,692
Posted By Skater
That is so supercool, I have no words.

That is so supercool, I have no words.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,728
Posted By Skater
Awwww. Steggie is cute! The wristwarmers are...

Awwww. Steggie is cute! The wristwarmers are lovely!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,901
Posted By Skater
Cool! The lining fits it well.

Cool! The lining fits it well.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2009, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,935
Posted By Skater
I think it looks perfect as is! Love it very much...

I think it looks perfect as is! Love it very much - I must look up the pattern.
ETA: What is the name of the pattern/where is it?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-08-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,130
Posted By Skater
Wow. What a fantastic-looking little sweater. You...

Wow. What a fantastic-looking little sweater. You did a great job creating it!:yay:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-27-2009, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,321
Posted By Skater
Now that's lovely. The color is heavenly.

Now that's lovely. The color is heavenly.
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