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Forum: General Knitting 09-06-2013, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,707
Posted By ChatyKathy
I do know how to do both Loom knitting and hand...

I do know how to do both Loom knitting and hand knitting. I have made different things with the looms other than hats and scarves. I did purchase the Knifty knitter looms as they have the round type...
Forum: General Knitting 03-19-2013, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,400
Posted By ChatyKathy
WHen I am knitting socks when I get to 1 end I...

WHen I am knitting socks when I get to 1 end I turn 1 way then when I get to the other end I turn the yarn and needles the other way. This helps me from getting tangled. It took me a while to get it...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-02-2013, 10:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,325
Posted By ChatyKathy
I have been adjusting hats for ponytails for...

I have been adjusting hats for ponytails for years. I did this because I have long hair and got tied of my ponytail getting all scrunched up and against my neck. With knitted hats I just BO where I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-28-2013, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By ChatyKathy
When I join mine I take the 1st cast on stitch...

When I join mine I take the 1st cast on stitch and slip it onto the other needle and then take the last cast on stitch and slip it over the stitch I just put on that needle and then put it onto the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-15-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 673
Posted By ChatyKathy
On rows 8,10,12 there isnt a YO in it so no...

On rows 8,10,12 there isnt a YO in it so no increase, when there is a Yo you are increasing and that is why there is a K2tog and on the other rows there isnt a YO. Hope this helps some. On the rows...
Forum: General Knitting 01-10-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,160
Posted By ChatyKathy
I like Bamboo and I have straights and circulars...

I like Bamboo and I have straights and circulars ...Love them!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2013, 12:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,376
Posted By ChatyKathy
I am not sure but do you have that size of dpns?...

I am not sure but do you have that size of dpns? This is why when I make a beanie I use 2 circular needles the same size. After a bit of knitting you could go to the Magic loop when you have plenty...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By ChatyKathy
I agree you just slip the stitch to the right...

I agree you just slip the stitch to the right needle then do it again and then knit the next stitch and then take the left needle and slip it under the 2 stitches you slipped and bring them over the...
Forum: General Knitting 01-06-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,521
Posted By ChatyKathy
Basically anything will work as a cable needle...

Basically anything will work as a cable needle that will hold your yarn as you do the other stitches. I have used crochet hooks and even a dowel rod to hold the stitches and even a ink pen. Most...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-30-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 903
Posted By ChatyKathy
What would help is a link to this pattern. What I...

What would help is a link to this pattern.
What I see from what you have written is that you decrease on 1 row at each end and then knit or purl the next row and then on the next row decrease at each...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-24-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 786
Posted By ChatyKathy
I know when I start mine I have 2 of the same...

I know when I start mine I have 2 of the same size cir needles. I dont connect the yarn. Its only connected to the sock I am knitting. I start with the toe and connect the first sock then connect the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-22-2012, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By ChatyKathy
I knit mine on 16" circulars and to decide if I...

I knit mine on 16" circulars and to decide if I liked Bamboo better..which I do I got mine off Ebay before spending alot on other needles. You can get many sizes and lengths but dont order any from...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 12-20-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,580
Posted By ChatyKathy
Im not in Mo but just across the border about 35...

Im not in Mo but just across the border about 35 miles from Ft Scott. I am in Kansas side. I have been to Nevada many times. Welcome!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-20-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By ChatyKathy
:cheering: We have all been there at 1 point in...

:cheering: We have all been there at 1 point in time..glad you got it, not to hard once you see it.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By ChatyKathy
Yep sounds like a short row heel to me I do them...

Yep sounds like a short row heel to me I do them all the time as you do them they do get easier. The first time I was confused also. I havea dvd that shows how to do it. I have to buy dvd's as I...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-15-2012, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 493
Posted By ChatyKathy
I have done socks with 2 circular needles. I like...

I have done socks with 2 circular needles. I like the 2 socks at a time toe-up. I have tried it from the cuff to toe but like toe up better. I like the 2 needles best. I learned by watching dvd's as...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-07-2012, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By ChatyKathy
When I make 1 or M1 I dont like holes in my...

When I make 1 or M1 I dont like holes in my knitting so I just knit front and back of the stitch and that way you get 1. Some dont agree and I have tried it the way M1 is supposed to be done but I...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2012, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By ChatyKathy
Looks like a easy knit1 purl1 stitch to me and...

Looks like a easy knit1 purl1 stitch to me and you should of counted the amout of stitches that was on it. Most of them start with either a knit1 or purl1 and end on the same stitch. I hope this...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,698
Posted By ChatyKathy
You can get a fairly cheap set to see how you...

You can get a fairly cheap set to see how you like Bamboo off Ebay. That is where I got my first set just to see if I liked working with them, if you do then you can invest in a better set. I...
Forum: General Knitting 11-15-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By ChatyKathy
Yes the Martha Stewart should work and there are...

Yes the Martha Stewart should work and there are books for knitting on looms. You can make a scarf on the circles also you just dont go all the way around the loom. The rectangle will make scarves...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,082
Posted By ChatyKathy
Knitting machines can be expensive and depending...

Knitting machines can be expensive and depending on what you are willing to spend. I got some looms at Wal-mart and they are round or long looms and they do a wonderful job with making hats and...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-08-2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 501
Posted By ChatyKathy
I use 2 circular needles and love it. I used to...

I use 2 circular needles and love it. I used to use straight needles and then learned circular and I hardly ever use my straight needles anymore. Only when teaching someone to knit. Good luck!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-11-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 621
Posted By ChatyKathy
When I am doing Socks or Hand Warmers I use 2...

When I am doing Socks or Hand Warmers I use 2 circular needles as it makes it easier for me than the Magic Loop. I just couldnt get the hang of it and that is why I use the double Circular needles.
Forum: General Knitting 10-03-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,566
Posted By ChatyKathy
You can try Ebay in your area and get what you...

You can try Ebay in your area and get what you are looking for that way. That way teh shipping isnt too high and you can usually find the color you want. I sometimes check the sites at the bottom to...
Forum: The Lounge 09-21-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,470
Posted By ChatyKathy
I love Survivor and I thought it was good also. I...

I love Survivor and I thought it was good also. I didnt like that they brought the 3 from before. The should of waitied till a reunion to do that. I dont think Lisa (Blair) will last very long. Guess...
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