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Forum: How-to Questions 04-12-2013, 08:07 AM
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Posted By oliviap5
Thank you! So before I try ripping back, I think...

Thank you! So before I try ripping back, I think I will try to fix it from the current row. Would I take the stitch currently on the needle off and then pull up one stitch from the ladder? I am not...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By oliviap5
Picture of Mistake: help!

Hello!

I am knitting a hat and seemed to have made some sort of error. Because I am a new knitter, I of course tried to fix it on my own. Bad idea. I have attached a picture in hopes that someone...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-07-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By oliviap5
Honestly, I got so frustrated with it that I am...

Honestly, I got so frustrated with it that I am just starting over. I probably should have taken the time to rip back properly but I just noticed all these weird things happening and let my...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-06-2013, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 432
Posted By oliviap5
Mistake that I don't know hot to fix!

Hello all!

I am knitting a hat on DPN's for the first time. I realized when I was knitting on to my empty needle, that the yarn was coming from the needle with all the stitch on it. Does that make...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By oliviap5
Thank you so much! I am, for the most part, a...

Thank you so much! I am, for the most part, a self-taught knitter. I do not know where I would be if it were not for the helpful knitters on sites like knittinghelp!

I think at this point I at...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2013, 02:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By oliviap5
Thank you for the video! I am still confused...

Thank you for the video!

I am still confused about that first part though when you say "to pick up stitches hold the yarn end". From what I understand I will have my front piece and back piece of...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-23-2013, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By oliviap5
Hello! Posting in here again because after...

Hello!

Posting in here again because after watching the video I am confused as to how I will do that for my sweater. It looks like she already has the orange thread knit into the garment. How will I...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-19-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By oliviap5
I watched the video for the magic loop and two...

I watched the video for the magic loop and two circulars. I got a little lost halfway through the magic loop video. :/ I think I will just go with using the DPNs. I got a little confused, is that...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-18-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By oliviap5
And I suppose my other question would be, how...

And I suppose my other question would be, how many double pointed needles do I need? I have actually never used double pointed needles before, and they look somewhat scary!
Forum: Pattern Central 03-18-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,036
Posted By oliviap5
How would I go about adapting the pattern?

How would I go about adapting the pattern?
Forum: Pattern Central 03-18-2013, 06:55 PM
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Views: 1,036
Posted By oliviap5
Do I need to get the right needles?

Before starting this pattern I bought (what I thought) were the correct materials. The pattern calls for size 8 circular needles. However, I ordered regular size 8 needles instead of circular. Do I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-11-2013, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,761
Posted By oliviap5
Shaping Armholes in a Sweater Vest

I am knitting a sweater vest and will need to start shaping the armholes soon. The directions say:

"Bind of 6 stitches at the beginning of the next 2 rows, 78 stitches. Decrease 1 stitch every Right...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-06-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 452
Posted By oliviap5
Quick question for a beginner

I am knitting a sweater and just finished the ribbing, the directions say to:

"change to larger needles and purl the next row, dec 20 stitches evenly space across."

Should I switch to larger...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-06-2013, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,654
Posted By oliviap5
Thank you so much! And yes, dachshunds are so...

Thank you so much! And yes, dachshunds are so oddly shaped that I'm not sure how to find something that will fit properly! I also know that they (my parents have two dachshunds) are so low to the...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-04-2013, 10:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By oliviap5
I went to the "Advanced Techniques" page but...

I went to the "Advanced Techniques" page but couldn't find a video about picking up stitches. Maybe I am looking for the wrong thing, do you know the name of the video?

Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-04-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By oliviap5
Questions on Finishing a Sweater

Hello!

I feel like I have posted so many questions about this sweater, but it's my very first and everything seems so confusing!

http://www.berroco.com/patterns/peter-easy

I am very confused when...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-04-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,654
Posted By oliviap5
Sweater for Dachshund

Hello!

Does anyone have a sweater pattern (that's not too difficult, still a beginner here) for a small dachshund?

I was thinking of looking on Ravelry but do not have an account there yet. Can I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-26-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 957
Posted By oliviap5
Bent knitting needle- rookie mistake?

Hello everyone!

I have been knitting for about 5/6 months and a little while ago purchased some size 7 bamboo knitting needles. I knit a hat with them and then noticed that both have a gradual...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-24-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 558
Posted By oliviap5
Beginner Knitter- Sweater Vest Question

Hello all!

I am a beginner knitter starting on my very first sweater pattern. It is here: http://www.berroco.com/patterns/peter-easy

My question is here in this line: " Change to larger needles and...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2013, 11:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,309
Posted By oliviap5
Frustrated with knotted yarn

Hello all!

Beginner knitter here. I am using some worsted yarn to knit a headband. I was knitting alone quite well until I came upon some random knots in my ball of yarn (like pieces of yarn tied...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 03:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 688
Posted By oliviap5
Beginner: Knitting in the Round

Hello!

I am a beginning knitter and am going to start my first knitting project using circular needles. Here:...
Forum: General Knitting 12-16-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,339
Posted By oliviap5
What Yarn to Get? Beginner!

Hello! I posted a question a little while ago asking whether or not this would be a good sweat pattern for a beginner. http://www.berroco.com/patterns/peter-easy

I got the 'ok' and am excited to...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-14-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By oliviap5
Finishing Directions for a Beginner!

I am knitting a simple baby hat and am confused by the instructions for finishing:

Cut the yarn, leaving a long tail.
Using the yarn needle, draw the yarn through the remaining stitches on the...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-10-2012, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By oliviap5
Thank you so much for all the advice! I am...

Thank you so much for all the advice! I am feeling a little more confident in trying it now. :)
Forum: Pattern Central 12-10-2012, 03:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,049
Posted By oliviap5
Looking for Men's Vest Pattern: Beginner

Hello all!!

I have only been knitting for a few months but am looking to set some knitting goals for myself. Within the next month I would like to start knitting my very first sweater. I am looking...
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