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Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2008, 06:01 PM
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Can this be knit on circulars???

I want to knit the Rowan Fyne vest pattern on circulars instead of knitting flat and so be able to do the back and front at the same time. Since I've never done any such thing, I need to know if this...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2007, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By sjr
Anemoi mitten

Yes, that does make sense. Before reading your post, I ripped out the row that comes after putting the thumb stitches on waste yarn a bunch of times until I finally got the right number of sts. How?...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-28-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By sjr
Help with anemoi mitten chart!

If anyone has made this mitten...the chart calls for putting the thumb sts on waste yarn, and then in the next row, CO1 st over those sts. I did that. Then on the following round, there is that extra...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-23-2007, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By sjr
I don't understand how to CO1 over the held sts....

I don't understand how to CO1 over the held sts. Where does the over part come in?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-23-2007, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 847
Posted By sjr
Question about Anemoi Mitten pattern

I have two pattern questions. I am at the part where the thumb is separated from the rest of the mitten. My first question is this direction: Work one row even as set. Does this mean to just follow...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2007, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 596
Posted By sjr
Anemoi Mitten Help!

I am making Eunny Jang's anemoi mittens, attempting chart reading and two color stranded knitting for the first time! I am about to begin the chart part (cuff almost done) and it says " first four...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-29-2007, 06:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By sjr
Thanks for your reply! I looked at the videos,...

Thanks for your reply! I looked at the videos, and maybe I am trying to make this more complicated than it needs to be, but I still don't get the "attach" part of the directions for the second color....
Forum: How-to Questions 11-29-2007, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 799
Posted By sjr
Help with Anemoi Mittens (Basic!!!!)

If I had ever done two color knitting before, I might possibly have gotten past the first part of the directions that say "Attach CC and begin corrugated rib". I have done the two rows of the MC on...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-24-2007, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By sjr
Do I use the stitch on the left needle(beyond the...

Do I use the stitch on the left needle(beyond the hole where the three sts were cast off) to cast on new stitches or do I have to make a slip knot? I keep trying it with a slip knot but it doesn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-23-2007, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By sjr
Clueless in Sweater Land

I have been working on this same sweater forever, but that doesn't mean that the pattern is getting any easier for me to understand! The sweater is a wrap, and I am working on the tie and edge part...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-09-2007, 07:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By sjr
cast on method advise?

There are no instructions for cast on method that I can see...Just says to cast on 137 sts using size 6 needles.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2007, 10:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,334
Posted By sjr
Best Cast on Method for Shadow(Rowan sweater)

I am going to knit Shadow from the Rowan Calmer book
(clearly, I must have heat stroke!). It has kind of a scallopy pointed bottom edge, and that's where the pattern starts. What kind of cast on...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2007, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 607
Posted By sjr
Pattern Help!

Can someone translate this for me? I especially don't understand how to make sense of the part in parenthesis. I thought that it went from XS to XL, but why do the numbers get smaller instead of...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-21-2007, 09:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By sjr
sweater sadness

Any ideas about what I did wrong so I can avoid it in the future? It looks like I made a mini buttonhole!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-21-2007, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 867
Posted By sjr
sweater sadness

I am almost finished with the sleeves(knitting both at the same time) of the sweater I started a year ago. I had just been congratulating myself on what a great job I was doing, when lo and behold,...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-22-2007, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By sjr
Leg Warmers

I just made two pair of leg warmers on size 7 circs using Kathmandu Aran yarn. I just cast on 50 sts and did k2p2 rib for about 3" ( pretty tight for the first couple of rows, but then it is fine). I...
Forum: Pattern Central 01-22-2007, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,049
Posted By sjr
Leg Warmers

I just made two pair of leg warmers on size 7 circs using Kathmandu Aran yarn. I just cast on 50 sts and did k2p2 rib for about 3" ( pretty tight for the first couple of rows, but then it is fine). I...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-27-2006, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,006
Posted By sjr
ruffled neck warmer

Oh great! That is almost exactly what I was looking for! I will also see if my local library has it. Thanks for the help. Sally
Forum: Pattern Central 11-26-2006, 09:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,006
Posted By sjr
short ruffled neckwarmer/scarf with buttonhole

Does anyone know of a pattern for a sort of neck warmer/scarf that is ruffled and stays on the neck by putting one end through a large buttonhole? Saw one in a store that I want to make for a friend...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2006, 12:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By sjr
Cable on circular needles? Or save me from myself!

Will putting a cable in the middle of the hat make it weirdly shaped or do you think it will be ok? Thanks, Ingrid!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2006, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By sjr
Cable on circular needles? Or save me from myself!

Why do I need to reverse those rows? (Clearly never having made cables before, especially not on circulars)
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2006, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By sjr
Cable on circular needles? Or save me from myself!

What happens if I try to put a horizontal cable on the hat I am knitting on circular needles? I found this pattern:
Row 1 k2,p2,k9,p2,k2
Row 2 p2,k2,p9,k2,p2
Row 3 k2,p2,sl next 3 sts onto cable...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2006, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 694
Posted By sjr
Where to add rows to sleeves?

My sleeve pattern calls for 8 rows of st st and then increases every following 8 rows. I thought I would add some rows before the increases start so the sleeves will be longer than they look in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2006, 11:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By sjr
sleeve

Yes! It says inc 1 st at each end of next row and every foll 8th row... so it is both ends every 8th row. I am so happy that I won't be knitting gorilla sleeves! As usual, knitqueen... :muah:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2006, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 630
Posted By sjr
sleeve

Oops...I meant that I am supposed to increase 1 at the end of the first row and every foll 8th row to 72 sts!
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