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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 03:39 PM
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Welcome to the forum! This video shows a heel...

Welcome to the forum!
This video shows a heel that may be similar to the one you're doing:
http://www.knittinghelp.com/video/play/working-the-heel-of-a-sock
Is your yarn at the end of the right hand...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 12:07 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
This site mentions problems with discoloration of...

This site mentions problems with discoloration of the tips but I wonder if something similar is happening with your click...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2014, 02:32 PM
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Views: 2,055
Posted By salmonmac
I assume you've knit the eyelet row, divided for...

I assume you've knit the eyelet row, divided for front and back and already finished the front. Is that correct?
Is the "split" the division of the back into two pieces for the right and left halves...
Forum: General Knitting 12-26-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 346
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, Cascade Pacific, you're right! It's really...

Yes, Cascade Pacific, you're right! It's really lovely yarn. I used it when my yarn store recommended it and I was very happy with the baby sweater that I knit.
Forum: The Lounge 12-26-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 310
Posted By salmonmac
Becky, genius ideas! I'm making hot fudge as a...

Becky, genius ideas! I'm making hot fudge as a going away gift for everyone this afternoon.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-26-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome to KH! Good for you for getting...

Hi and welcome to KH!
Good for you for getting into pattern reading. Although each one can be an adventure, the more you read, the easier it gets.
"Work stitches" is telling you to continue the...
Forum: General Knitting 12-26-2014, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 346
Posted By salmonmac
There are some very nice acrylics and especially...

There are some very nice acrylics and especially acrylic blends. Plymouth Encore is nice to work with and comes in a great range of colors. Plymouth's Pacific is even nicer to work with, also in many...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-25-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By salmonmac
Don't be disheartened. We all have gone through...

Don't be disheartened. We all have gone through these kinds of projects and probably will again.
The pattern should tell you which of the 9sts are part of the 6stitch cable and which 3sts are plain...
Forum: The Lounge 12-25-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By salmonmac
Happy holidays to you, too and to all the KH...

Happy holidays to you, too and to all the KH family!
Forum: The Lounge 12-24-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 91
Posted By salmonmac
Happy Holidays, y'all!

A very Merry Christmas and the happiest of holidays to all!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-24-2014, 06:25 AM
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Views: 285
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, I agree, using a different smaller size...

Yes, I agree, using a different smaller size needle is fine. Even if it's more than one stitch, the idea is still that you knit to the column with the mistake, drop down to the error and re-do it....
Forum: How-to Questions 12-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By salmonmac
That's gong to make a wonderful scarf. What about...

That's gong to make a wonderful scarf. What about knitting it as a tube? If the yarn isn't too heavy a weight, it could work.
This series from Techknitter has lots of advice on curling scarves:...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-24-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By salmonmac
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/regina-2 Y...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/regina-2
You'll be picking up one stitch for each stitch at the cast on edge of the I cord. It's similar to picking up sts along any edge, maybe a little more...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-23-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! These directions are often...

Welcome to KH!
These directions are often confusing. Yes, increase at each end so that for every increase row, there will be 2 additional sts. If you call the next row, row 1 you should increase on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-23-2014, 05:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 311
Posted By salmonmac
Thank you all so much. You're very...

Thank you all so much. You're very kind.
Smallchild, it's an adult sweater, size small.
Forum: General Knitting 12-23-2014, 05:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By salmonmac
Great to have you back!

Great to have you back!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-23-2014, 05:37 AM
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Views: 136
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnitingHelp! Yes, that's it exactly....

Welcome to KnitingHelp!
Yes, that's it exactly. All the dec are on the RS and work them every other row, then every 4th row until 44sts are left. So if you call the first two decrease-at-each-end...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-22-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 144
Posted By salmonmac
I'm wondering what weight yarn and what size...

I'm wondering what weight yarn and what size needles you're using?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-22-2014, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Yes, a pattern link is...

Welcome to the forum!
Yes, a pattern link is always helpful.
It sounds like the thumb on the mitten. Turn after you k27 so that the purl side is facing you. Leave the other sts on the needle. You'll...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-22-2014, 05:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,231
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! I couldn't find the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
I couldn't find the original links or the book containing the pattern. It seems to be similar to this Ann Budd...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2014, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By salmonmac
That's the usual way to write cable patterns....

That's the usual way to write cable patterns. It's just a convention. An 8stitch cable would be abbreviated c4b.
They're lovely looking slippers and worth working out. If something else is troubling...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By salmonmac
I count 17sts across the row and with the 2 M1ks,...

I count 17sts across the row and with the 2 M1ks, that's 19sts by the end of the row.
K1, m1K, K1, p2, = 4sts to start the row and 5 at the end
c3b, =6sts (3sts to cable needle held in back, k3, k3...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! If you need help with terminology,...

Welcome to KH!
If you need help with terminology, there's a Glossary tab with some links to videos that may help. It's at the top of this page. There are also more videos on the Free Videos tab at...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 220
Posted By salmonmac
The cable panel for these slippers is a 9stitch...

The cable panel for these slippers is a 9stitch panel. The cable cross is a 6stitch cable (hold 3 sts either to the back or the front, knit 3, then knit 3 from the cable needle). So on the cable...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-21-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 178
Posted By salmonmac
Since we get into copyright problems if an entire...

Since we get into copyright problems if an entire pattern is reprinted here, it's just as well that you don't post it all.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fantastic-fox
From the projects on...
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