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Forum: How-to Questions 01-13-2011, 04:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Boyzo
Done!

I managed to get both sleeves in OK, oof! My mistake was to turn the body AND the sleeve inside out. Pinning and trying on was a good tip. Next time I will try setting in the sleeves while the parts...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2011, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,543
Posted By Boyzo
A capelet

Hi

What about this capelet? It's on Ravelry as a free download. Quick and gratifying to knit!

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/anthropologie-inspired-capelet

Enjoy your knitting!
Sandra
Forum: How-to Questions 01-05-2011, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 875
Posted By Boyzo
Help please - how to set in a sleeve when all other seams are sewn

Hi

I'm in the final stages of a sweater (Still by Kim Hargreaves). All the seams are sewn (shoulders, sides, sleeve seams) and now I have to fit in the sleeve.

Looking online, all the videos/hints...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2010, 08:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,156
Posted By Boyzo
Hi I was looking for the self-same thing just...

Hi

I was looking for the self-same thing just yesterday and found this good video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zmUSinUjZbE

On the right on the page there are links to other videos on making...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2010, 03:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By Boyzo
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2010, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 932
Posted By Boyzo
Red Hot - make one left or right?

Hi

I'm back with another "Red Hot" question!

http://www.knitrowan.com/download.aspx?id=43&fcd=3

The pattern indicates:
Next row (inc) (RS): K2, M1, K to last 2 sts, M1, K2.

In the abbreviations...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-12-2010, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Boyzo
Thank you Merigold, you are turning into my...

Thank you Merigold, you are turning into my personal knitting coach ;-)

I noticed the rows vs. cm thing too. I'm tempted to work in extra rows although I would need a good few. I hadn't thought of...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-12-2010, 05:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 719
Posted By Boyzo
Tension - missing a centimetre over 30 rows

Hi

I'm back with a question concerning tension.

I started knitting Red Hot using Rowan Calmer yarn

http://www.knitrowan.com/download.aspx?id=43&fcd=3

After Merigold kindly resolved my shaping...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-08-2010, 03:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
Posted By Boyzo
This is amazing, thank you so much! I've done...

This is amazing, thank you so much! I've done lacey scarves but never a sweater and was completely flummoxed by the shaping. Thank you for taking time to help me. By the way, I may have mentioned...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-07-2010, 03:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,582
Posted By Boyzo
How to keep lace pattern straight while decreasing?

Hi

I just started Red Hot by Rowan
http://www.knitrowan.com/download.aspx?id=43&fcd=3

and my lace pattern is out of skew because of the decreases. It still looks pretty :) but I would like to know...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-05-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,701
Posted By Boyzo
I think that's good advice. Where there's a will...

I think that's good advice. Where there's a will there's a way!

Thank you.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-05-2010, 02:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,701
Posted By Boyzo
Has anyone knit this floral scarf by Vogue Knitting?

Hi

I love this floral scarf pattern from Vogue Knitting.


http://store.vogueknitting.com/p-1539-floral-scarf.aspx

It's labelled "intermediate" and I was wondering if anyone has knit it and could...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2010, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Boyzo
I think I get it now - the YO makes up for the...

I think I get it now - the YO makes up for the decreased stitch!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2010, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Boyzo
Thanks Lissa! I'm used to "repeat to end" or...

Thanks Lissa! I'm used to "repeat to end" or "repeat to last X stitches" so it didn't click at all!

That's a lot of decreasing, isn't it?

Sandra
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2010, 04:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 953
Posted By Boyzo
"Repeat around" ?

Hi

I'd like to make this camisole my next project
http://tryin-patternsforravelry.blogspot.com/2009/05/camisole-for-ashley.html#comment-form

and am confused by the instruction to "repeat...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2010, 04:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Boyzo
OK, I'll try mattress stitch. Thanks for helping...

OK, I'll try mattress stitch. Thanks for helping me!
PS Love the monkey hat!
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2010, 04:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,715
Posted By Boyzo
Long tail

It's the only one I know! :aww:
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2010, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Boyzo
Thanks Merigold. Yes, that's what I meant,...

Thanks Merigold. Yes, that's what I meant, stretch the rib while sewing up the sides. If I sew the right and left sides without allowing for any stretch, in my mind I get a sleeve, not a sweater ;-) ...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-08-2010, 03:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,584
Posted By Boyzo
Help with sewing up rib please

Hi

I'm finishing a V-neck sleeveless sweater all in K3 P3 rib and a thought has crossed my mind. How much do I stretch the front and back pieces when sewing together? I'm guessing I will have to...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-26-2010, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Boyzo
Thanks Marilyn and Sue - I will have to take some...

Thanks Marilyn and Sue - I will have to take some rows back and hopefully manage to pick up the stitches. If not I'll start over, it's all good practice!

Sandra
Forum: How-to Questions 01-26-2010, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By Boyzo
V neck - where did I go wrong?

Hello everyone

I'm knitting a simple ribbed V-neck

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80024AD.html

and I'm sure I've gone wrong in the shaping :

Shape Right Front
Row 1 (WS): Work in Rib across...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2010, 05:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 607
Posted By Boyzo
Thanks again!

Thanks again!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-01-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 809
Posted By Boyzo
Thanks so much! That makes perfect sense. Happy...

Thanks so much! That makes perfect sense.
Happy New Year!
Forum: Knit-Alongs 12-31-2009, 02:50 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 34,362
Posted By Boyzo
Four hours to go here in France. Bonne Année to...

Four hours to go here in France. Bonne Année to all!!! :balloons:
Forum: How-to Questions 12-31-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 483
Posted By Boyzo
Wow, I would never have guessed that! I thought...

Wow, I would never have guessed that! I thought it was a kind of stitch (a quick google search turned up articles about blocking pins and wires).

Thanks a million and happy new year!
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