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Forum: How-to Questions 09-01-2008, 10:41 PM
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Views: 1,748
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knit into front & back of each stitch - how??

I am knitting the little kelly girl doll dress that I think I found here. For the first row of the waist, it says to "knit into the front and back of each stitch".
What does this mean and how do I...
Forum: General Knitting 07-22-2008, 02:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
yarn type for barbie clothes

A friend lent me the book "Knits for Barbie Doll" by Nicky Epstein. I am a pretty new knitter, but want to do the Knitting Olympics and thought some Barbie clothes would be a manageable project for...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2008, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 611
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
attaching handles

I finished my 1st felted purse and am ready to attach the handles. They are wooden. Each end had an oval on it. Do I just whip stitch several times around each end? Any suggestions or techniques...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2007, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 452
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
quick pumpkin felting question

I am doing a felted pumpkin...and yes I know tomorrow is Halloween so I am desperately trying to finish it now. It is the "Woolly Pumpkin" pattern by Marie Mayhew. It is knit in the round, all knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-04-2007, 04:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
1st time felter questions - HE washer & more

I finished my first hand bag...a great feat for this slow, relatively new knitter! I tied to felt it without great results. I used just a dap of soap and hot water. I started with a pair of jeans,...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2007, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,954
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
right side facing - what does it mean

Seems like everytime I get to the next step in this pattern I have a question...so here goes again.

pattern says:

with US 3 needles, right side facing, k up 25 sts.

I have the front and back of...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-06-2007, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
Thanks!

Thanks! I get it now with the collar - I don't want to see the seam on the outside when it rolls over. And I think I can do the picking up stitches now.

Thanks for taking the time to help this new...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2007, 01:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 705
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
sweater question

I am still working on the sweater for my little stuffed bear. I finished knitting the front and the back pieces of the sweater. I have 2 questions.

1) This is what the pattern says next:

Join...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2007, 01:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
rib stitch inside out?

I am making a small sweater for a bear done mostly in stockinette stitch. The pattern reads as follows:

work 4 rows in st st.
1st rib row K1, (p1,k1) to end.
2nd rib row P1, (k1,p1) to end.
work 4...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-20-2006, 02:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
what is K2 tog

Another question about my bear:
On the last row for the ear, the pattern says "K3 tog". There are only 3 stitches. so am I right in thinking this is like decreasing but with 3 stiches? I insert...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2006, 01:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 981
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
mark the end of row?

How do you mark the end of a row? My pattern says to do this on one of the pieces of a teddy bear. Later you use this marker to match up pieces that are stitched together. I have only used a...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-30-2006, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
That's it! I was doing a total of 4 rows for the...

That's it! I was doing a total of 4 rows for the increasing section rather than 7 rows as you describe. Thanks a million!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-30-2006, 01:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
Thanks for the help! But I am still a little...

Thanks for the help!
But I am still a little confused.

Maybe I am doing the first part wrong...
"K 1 row across both sets of sts. 16 sts. Inc one st at each end of 2nd row and foll 4th row."

Isn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-29-2006, 12:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 833
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
teddy bear - pattern help needed

I am working on the arm for a little bear in stockinette stitch. This is the first I have worked with a true pattern, and somehow I am not getting it right. After I finish my "work 9 rows straight",...
Forum: General Knitting 11-29-2006, 12:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,179
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
Did you ever get a picture of your bear posted? ...

Did you ever get a picture of your bear posted? I am working on one for Christmas...an ambitious endeavor for this beginning knitter! But I am having so much fun, I just want to knit a whole family...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-29-2006, 12:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,089
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
pattern help - bear

I am working on the arm for a little bear in stockinette stitch. This is the first I have worked with a true pattern, and somehow I am not getting it right. After I finish my "work 9 rows...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-10-2006, 04:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By mycreativeoutlet
stockinette - did I k or p last?

I am knitting a stockinette stitch and can't remember what I did on the last row, knit or purl. I tried knitting a few stitches then purling a few thinking I would be able to tell what is right, but...
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