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Forum: Crochet! 08-02-2012, 08:19 AM
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Views: 1,381
Posted By MMario
I'm a lefty - haven't really had to adjust...

I'm a lefty - haven't really had to adjust anything except I CANNOT for the life of me get crab stitch to come out correctly.
Forum: General Knitting 01-25-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,214
Posted By MMario
100 % agreement.

100 % agreement.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-03-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,307
Posted By MMario
Totally a matter of taste and style. For many...

Totally a matter of taste and style.

For many guys a general rule of thumb would be length of scarf = height. 6 foot = 72 inches

For others - twice or 3 x neck circumfrence (just enough to go...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-31-2011, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By MMario
you got it!

you got it!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 782
Posted By MMario
It says: On WS rows, K and P into double YOs...

It says:

On WS rows, K and P into double YOs between the Chart repeats.

*YO, K, YO, K, YO, K, YO, K, YO, SSK, SSK, SSK, SSK, K, K, K, K, K2TOG, K2TOG, K2TOG, K2TOG, YO, K, YO, K, YO, K, YO, K,...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-11-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,364
Posted By MMario
with the caveat that you are knitting the SAME 3...

with the caveat that you are knitting the SAME 3 stitches together each time. Some people find this easier to do with a crochet hook.

MMario
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2011, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,803
Posted By MMario
it helps if you use smaller needles for the first...

it helps if you use smaller needles for the first round or two. As others have said, try dividing the stitches in HALF - putting them on TWO needles and use a third to knit a round or so - THEN...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-10-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 976
Posted By MMario
I agree - usually when you get either a ruffle or...

I agree - usually when you get either a ruffle or binding in an old pattern the needle size is wrong for the yarn weight...
Forum: General Knitting 03-28-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,626
Posted By MMario
Fiber Sinsation

Fiber Sinsation
Forum: How-to Questions 02-16-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,606
Posted By MMario
Agree 100%

Agree 100%
Forum: General Knitting 02-16-2011, 09:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By MMario
Glad to help

Glad to help
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2011, 01:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By MMario
There is a process called "Squaring the circle"...

There is a process called "Squaring the circle" (and I should remember whom to credit that to, but I do not)

You do the circle, then switch your increases to the four corners of a square and...
Forum: General Knitting 02-15-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,103
Posted By MMario
I'd probably us short rows to square off the...

I'd probably us short rows to square off the circle ; then work wings out from either side.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-11-2011, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,711
Posted By MMario
for in the round with an EVEN number of...

for in the round with an EVEN number of stitches

round 1 - knit
round 2 purl 1, slip 1 w/yarn in front; repeat around
round 3 knit
round 4 slip 1 w/ yarn in front, p1
repeat the four rounds

with an...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2011, 10:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,069
Posted By MMario
An easy circle is to increase 16 stitches in 8...

An easy circle is to increase 16 stitches in 8 evenly spaced pairs
every fourth row. This would be in the round - which you can't do with a slice out of your Cheese.

To make a flat circle with a...
Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2011, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,547
Posted By MMario
Double points would definately be around. Steel...

Double points would definately be around. Steel most likely though they may have used wood for the larger gauges.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-31-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,380
Posted By MMario
You do 6 to eight rows of GARTER stitch (knit...

You do 6 to eight rows of GARTER stitch (knit every row)

Then you
A)(k3, P3) across, ending with k3
b) (p3, k3) across, ending with p3
C) (k3, P3) across, ending with k3

Repeat these three...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2011, 10:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,854
Posted By MMario
I would agree.

I would agree.
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2010, 05:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,671
Posted By MMario
The "gauge" refered to in the ads is a measure of...

The "gauge" refered to in the ads is a measure of the fabric weight; grams per 100 sq. cm I believe
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,269
Posted By MMario
"back" is the side away from you; "forward" is...

"back" is the side away from you; "forward" is the side toward you.
Forum: The Lounge 11-09-2010, 02:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By MMario
No worse then some of the stuff I see being made...

No worse then some of the stuff I see being made (and worn) today.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-25-2010, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,107
Posted By MMario
I am willing to bet that (regardless of what they...

I am willing to bet that (regardless of what they SAID) what they MEANT was

work these two rows and then repeat them 16 times (total of 17 repeats)

that would give you the 24 stitches.
Forum: The Lounge 10-19-2010, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,247
Posted By MMario
Have you checked with anyone re: kickout out...

Have you checked with anyone re: kickout out FAMILY?

In some states, even if you pay rent, you are not legally a tenant if you are an immediate family member - and thus have no legal rights AS a...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2010, 11:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,149
Posted By MMario
Gee - just ignore the fact that military men have...

Gee - just ignore the fact that military men have been knitting for ages; that sailors and many other occupations have knit ; that knitting was a man's craft for hundreds of years (commercially at...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2010, 10:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 800
Posted By MMario
knit 20 stitches using the pattern you have been....

knit 20 stitches using the pattern you have been. place a marker.
Make one twice
place a marker.
continue in pattern to finish the round.
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