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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 03:23 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Please remove the actual pattern and just leave...

Please remove the actual pattern and just leave the link. We can get in trouble for copyright infringement even with free patterns.

The basic pattern without the design is easy to turn into a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Today, 01:49 PM
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Views: 49
Posted By Jan in CA
Looks great so far! I like the color!

Looks great so far! I like the color!
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. Today, 12:51 AM
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Views: 78
Posted By Jan in CA
I don't spin so take what I say and use it as you...

I don't spin so take what I say and use it as you may... my husband (who works with wood, clay, paints...a jack of all trades kind of guy) says he'd use silicone. If nothing else is working that may...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 12:42 AM
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Views: 59
Posted By Jan in CA
When I do colorwork I try to weave in the ends in...

When I do colorwork I try to weave in the ends in the same color if possible so it won't show through the front. This can make weaving in a challenge, but I'm not sure how else to do it. I kind of...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-08-2016, 09:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Jan in CA
Honestly it would drive me crazy, too. Glad you...

Honestly it would drive me crazy, too. Glad you figured it out!
Forum: General Knitting 02-08-2016, 09:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By Jan in CA
Can you link to the pattern? In most cases you...

Can you link to the pattern?

In most cases you can just do the border as you knit. If it's ribbed it won't be the same on the sides of course. You could do a garter stitch border all around as you...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By Jan in CA
Oh no..that's too bad. That's a hard one to fix....

Oh no..that's too bad. That's a hard one to fix. Can you tell us the pattern name and a link? It would help if we could see it/read it.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-07-2016, 11:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By Jan in CA
I've never heard of that before. Usually when...

I've never heard of that before. Usually when they have unusual instructions it says somewhere on the pattern how do it.

What is the name of the pattern and do you have a link?
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2016, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 181
Posted By Jan in CA
:teehee:

:teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2016, 08:19 PM
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Views: 181
Posted By Jan in CA
Omigod! :zombie: Hope it heals quickly!!:hug:

Omigod! :zombie: Hope it heals quickly!!:hug:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2016, 01:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By Jan in CA
Can't help you with the chart as I rarely use...

Can't help you with the chart as I rarely use them and never anything that complicated. There are others here who can help.

However you need to edit your post and delete anything not pertinent to...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2016, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Jan in CA
Ohhh okay. There are just so many patterns and...

Ohhh okay. There are just so many patterns and instructions can mean different things in different patterns. Annoying, but you can see why it's important to give as much info as possible.

In this...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-07-2016, 03:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By Jan in CA
What are you making? Do you have a pattern name...

What are you making? Do you have a pattern name and link? What part of the pattern is this?
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2016, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Jan in CA
Thank you, thank you, thank you! I hate when...

Thank you, thank you, thank you!

I hate when patterns have you put a marker between needles. If you do it falls off at the end of round and if you don't you can forget to do something that happens...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-03-2016, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By Jan in CA
V is for Vivi help

I'm making this little sweater called V is for Vivi (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/v-for-vivi) for my daughter's best friend. She has two boys and is having her first girl in April! So fun...
Forum: Crochet! 02-02-2016, 12:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By Jan in CA
Bumping this for you. We have more knitters than...

Bumping this for you. We have more knitters than crocheters the answers take a bit longer.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-01-2016, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Jan in CA
It sounds like you're maybe ribbing? Maybe you...

It sounds like you're maybe ribbing? Maybe you just need to go further so it'll blend in to other stitches and it'll look better. It's always hard to tell on the first row. Also if there is a tie...
Forum: General Knitting 01-31-2016, 09:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Jan in CA
I tried it once and won't do it again. Just not...

I tried it once and won't do it again. Just not my style.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2016, 08:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By Jan in CA
Without the instructions I can't say for sure,...

Without the instructions I can't say for sure, but eyelets are often created as a YO k2tog to keep the stitches even without increasing.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 169
Posted By Jan in CA
I think for most things it doesn't matter....

I think for most things it doesn't matter. Knitting the top of a hat where you decrease might be a problem so you'd have to flip it right side out. I'm not sure if there will be line where it got...
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2016, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Jan in CA
Honestly it just looks like fringe to me. I...

Honestly it just looks like fringe to me. I wouldn't even worry about it till you get there. Are you a new knitter? The pattern itself will require knitting in the round and fair isle based on what...
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2016, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 417
Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome! It would help if you'd give us the name...

Welcome! It would help if you'd give us the name of the pattern and a link. We won't know what the stitch is either without seeing more info.
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2016, 04:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 328
Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome! So you're saying the one you found you...

Welcome!

So you're saying the one you found you had to purchase? There may not be exact duplicates for obvious reasons, but here's some similar ones or at least they have the stitch....
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2016, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 316
Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome Brian! That's awesome that you're...

Welcome Brian! That's awesome that you're learning to knit! At the top of the page is a link to a glossary which will help. There's also a sticky thread at the top of the General Forum with common...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2016, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By Jan in CA
Ravelry is the best place to look for something...

Ravelry is the best place to look for something like this. I don't know what size or the age of your daughter so here you go......
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