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Forum: The Lounge 08-03-2012, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,953
Posted By blueygh2
How are you VS How are you doing?

Hi.

Being an english linguistics student, I would like to know whether to you, there is a difference between "How are you" and "How are you doing".

I have been told there is, but I would like to...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-01-2012, 02:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 726
Posted By blueygh2
Find sew pattern

Hi.

I don't know if this is off topic, but I want to find a "pattern", you know, these shapes you have to cut out and sew together, for a button down shirt, but I don't know how to search...

And...
Forum: Crochet! 02-21-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,418
Posted By blueygh2
Yes, MGM has a very nice site. It helped me quite...

Yes, MGM has a very nice site. It helped me quite a lot. Plus videos. And practice.

The dishcloth-idea is good. Chain some stitches, then practice the single crochet, then double crochet, you can...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By blueygh2
There are some ways of joining yarn, depending on...

There are some ways of joining yarn, depending on that kind of yarn you're using. I personally prefer the russian join whenever doable. If you know the yarn is not gonna last for one more stripe, and...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2011, 05:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By blueygh2
For ribbing, I largely prefer the continental...

For ribbing, I largely prefer the continental method, since it doesn't make you bring yarn forward and back.

Still, being a continental knitter, I think I'm a bit biaised, but I still prefer to purl...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 443
Posted By blueygh2
you do have a basic pattern. right? knit it with...

you do have a basic pattern.
right?

knit it with selvedge stitches (either slip first stitch purlwise, knit on subsequent rows or something different, your pattern should tell you)
After you knit...
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2011, 05:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By blueygh2
Congrats!

Congrats!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2011, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 955
Posted By blueygh2
Well, purling takes me longer than knit stitches...

Well, purling takes me longer than knit stitches as well.
I do the continental method, which greatly reduces purl time, but still, takes some time.
Forum: Pattern Central 10-13-2011, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,118
Posted By blueygh2
The pattern looks quite straightforward, as...

The pattern looks quite straightforward, as suzeeq stated. It has a knit all rows body (which in knitting in the round is equivalent to knit one row, purl one row in back and forth) with knit one,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2011, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By blueygh2
Yes, you just need a short piece and weave in the...

Yes, you just need a short piece and weave in the ends in the end.
It basically just serves to hold the new stitches together.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-12-2011, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,793
Posted By blueygh2
LOL! Thank you, thank you! That's my video you...

LOL!
Thank you, thank you!
That's my video you just posted! :D

I posted it to youtube because someone on here was having issues with casting on in the middle of a row (saartje booties).

Longtail...
Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2011, 05:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,084
Posted By blueygh2
I think I know what you mean. My grandma has told...

I think I know what you mean. My grandma has told me of some knitter that used a two-strand-yarn or something to double knit. Basically a yarn containing two different strands to work with. Is it...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-09-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,908
Posted By blueygh2
It looks familiar. I'd say double yarn over (dyo)...

It looks familiar. I'd say double yarn over (dyo) followed by k2tog, k2tog, ssk, ssk. something like that.
or just dyo, k2tog, ssk, repeat.
Maybe with crocheted picot or shell edge along the edges it...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2011, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By blueygh2
if pattern doesn't say otherwise, slip knitwise....

if pattern doesn't say otherwise, slip knitwise. if pattern says slip purlwise, or slip wyif (with yarn in front, as if to purl), it's purlwise.
Forum: Pattern Central 09-05-2011, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,900
Posted By blueygh2
You could do the crown decrease? let me...

You could do the crown decrease? let me search
http://www.thedietdiary.com/knittingfiend/tools/knittingHat.html
this is an interesting place, though I find it a bit...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-03-2011, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By blueygh2
Patience I will need, but I'll be so proud of it...

Patience I will need, but I'll be so proud of it once finished. That should be enough to keep me going.
But I don't have any use for it, maybe I should sell it if finished. Anyone interested? :D
Forum: General Knitting 09-03-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,235
Posted By blueygh2
First of all you'd need to know the generic...

First of all you'd need to know the generic patterns, aka how is a sweater in a given size knit, with or without sleeves (those are extra patterns), before tackling the variable motives.

I think...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-30-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By blueygh2
Off to clue 4!

Off to clue 4!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-30-2011, 01:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,210
Posted By blueygh2
Oh my. Just Oh my! Such a gorgeous piece of...

Oh my. Just Oh my! Such a gorgeous piece of knitting!
Forum: How-to Questions 08-30-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By blueygh2
I'm glad you figured out. It can be tricky at...

I'm glad you figured out. It can be tricky at times. But if you keep on going, slowly, steadily, however fast or slow you feel comfortable with, you'll get it in the end
Forum: Pattern Central 08-28-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,733
Posted By blueygh2
It definitely says "crochet", and from the look...

It definitely says "crochet", and from the look of it, I'm guessing "crochet rib", look that up, there are some videos out there
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-26-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,883
Posted By blueygh2
Ok, as it seems I'm going 3 rows at a time (not...

Ok, as it seems I'm going 3 rows at a time (not counting WS rows), and I only have one session of 3 rows left, and then 3 rows of basically knitting every row (though one involved k, yo).
Then,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-26-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,226
Posted By blueygh2
I remember a scarf from knitty that used double...

I remember a scarf from knitty that used double yarn overs, and I remember doing those on WS rows,... but I'm not too sure how it was done. I think it was "purl first yo, knit second yarn over"....
Forum: Crochet! 08-26-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,172
Posted By blueygh2
I will mostly do a simple single crochet border,...

I will mostly do a simple single crochet border, sometimes that ... cookie border? NO idea what it is called, but it's a row of single crochet, then working on sets of 5 sc, sc, hdc, tc twice, hdc,...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-26-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By blueygh2
Look at picture and/or pin the legs onto the body...

Look at picture and/or pin the legs onto the body where they look about right. Take a tapestry needle and work into the leg, then into the body, so as to make the stitches seem as invisible as...
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