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Forum: How-to Questions 01-15-2012, 09:35 PM
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Posted By XxavoOo
OHHH. So I'm supposed to repeat the square...

OHHH. So I'm supposed to repeat the square pattern for every 23 stitches as I pick up the sts? That part should be in bold or something.
Thanks, you reeeally helped me clear it out :) (this will...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-15-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By XxavoOo
Question "Mitered Cuff" Sock Help

Hi everyone.

I wanted to knit my friend a pair of socks, so decided to do Knitty's Cut Your Teeth Socks (http://knitty.com/ISSUEspring04/PATTcutyourteeth.html). I finished making the squares, and...
Forum: General Knitting 02-14-2011, 10:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,221
Posted By XxavoOo
WOW, congratulations!

WOW, congratulations!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-14-2011, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,862
Posted By XxavoOo
Unhappy How DO you count rows?

I'm knitting a hat, and, as usual, lost my row count. And I, until now, have never learned how to count rows properly. Do I count every row (including the one just on top of the cast on)? Do I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By XxavoOo
Thaanks. I think I actually purl...

Thaanks. I think I actually purl tighter..
Anyways, I'm worried not about the gauge of the rounds, but of the stitches. So I guess there won't be a problem if I use the same number of CO stitches,...
Forum: General Knitting 02-10-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,269
Posted By XxavoOo
Question Flat pattern to circular

I read somewhere that the gauge you get knitting on flat is different from the one you get on the round. Using a hat-flat pattern, I'll knit one on the round. Will the gauge be really different?
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By XxavoOo
No, no, I don't mean *K8, K2tog*until end of...

No, no, I don't mean *K8, K2tog*until end of row.
I mean I'll do something like:
Row 1: *K16, K2tog* until end of row
Row 2: *K15, K2tog* until end of row
And then keep on going down. (I'd do 8...
Forum: General Knitting 02-09-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,251
Posted By XxavoOo
Post Help with hat decreases

Hi everyone. I'm back to knitting, and I am making my brother a hat. I have all the hat figured out, except with the decreases (I'm knitting it in the round, from the bottom to top).

The hat's made...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-09-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By XxavoOo
I usually do that when working on DPNs, but I...

I usually do that when working on DPNs, but I figured that by moving sts around ladders would disappear... I'll finish the hat and see if washing it makes it go away. If not, then I'll say that's the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-09-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,058
Posted By XxavoOo
Exclamation Diagonal ladder

I'm knitting a hat and am halfway through it. I'm doing it on magic loop (4mm circular needles).

To avoid ladders, before I move the sts to the free needle and continue knitting, I first transfer 2...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2010, 06:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 616
Posted By XxavoOo
Question Flat pattern to round?

I found a hat pattern online (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEsummer06/PATThalfdome.html), but it's worked on straight needles on the flat and then joined by sewing.

Can I do it on circular needles using...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2010, 06:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 600
Posted By XxavoOo
When it says repeat "from *" you go back to the...

When it says repeat "from *" you go back to the last "*" and continue.

So yeah, you repeat "* to *"
Forum: General Knitting 08-03-2010, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By XxavoOo
Smile Back on knitting

I left knitting from about 4 months ago, mainly due to classes (highschool gives you no time at all). Right now I'm finishing midterm exams and have decided to knit again.

About a week ago, I heard...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-08-2010, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 662
Posted By XxavoOo
Exclamation Sock pattern BIG help

Ok, so the pattern says the following (it is a sock pattern on 4 DPNs, I already did the cuff and the leg; I am beginning the heel):

" Begin the heel according to the basic rules of knitting socks,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-03-2010, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By XxavoOo
Oh God. I've been knitting one row less all my...

Oh God. I've been knitting one row less all my knitting life O.O
Forum: How-to Questions 04-03-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 829
Posted By XxavoOo
Exclamation Counting rows

When counting rows, does the stitch on the needle count as a row?
Forum: General Knitting 03-30-2010, 06:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,036
Posted By XxavoOo
I either put my hand through the "big circle" and...

I either put my hand through the "big circle" and begin winding a ball from the end, or put the circle on my knees (you need to be seated to do this), and use my knees to keep tension on it, while I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-30-2010, 12:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By XxavoOo
But the thing with holding the yarn with both...

But the thing with holding the yarn with both hands is that the yarn on the left hand never goes over the right-hand yarn. Isn't it a rule of stranded method that the yarn you're going to carry has...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By XxavoOo
Question Stranded method issue

I'm knitting these socks in the round and the pattern calls for a bunch of colorwork. However, every time I change color, the working yarns tangle up. After some color changes, I have to leave the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By XxavoOo
Thanks for the sockalculator and the chart! Will...

Thanks for the sockalculator and the chart! Will be useful for this and future socks!

I think that US footsize numbers reflect the number of inches the foot measures. I've measured my foot and it's...
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2010, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,298
Posted By XxavoOo
Question Foot sizes?

I want to knit socks for a friend (this will be my first serious sock project! :woot: ), but some patterns that I've found don't tell you the actual size of the sock you're making (e. g. US 7), but...
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2010, 11:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,831
Posted By XxavoOo
WOW, that's really awesome lacework. It's...

WOW, that's really awesome lacework. It's amazing! The borders you chose worked out perfectly. I'm so jealous :D

Someday I'll have the guts to knit lace on such a big project.
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2010, 01:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,630
Posted By XxavoOo
I find that knitting two stitches from the next...

I find that knitting two stitches from the next needle is the best way to avoid ladders. Whenever I knit with DPNs, no matter what I'm knitting, I always move the stitches around to avoid ladders.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-10-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By XxavoOo
Thanks Jan in CA, I'll do this technique on my...

Thanks Jan in CA, I'll do this technique on my next ribbing on the round. I don't want to start it on the purse because then the first rounds will be messy while the others will be perfect. So I'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-09-2010, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 807
Posted By XxavoOo
Question Loose purl sts

I'm doing this small purse on the round, with k6, p6 ribbing. When changing from knitting to purling, the first purl st is very loose. However, this begins to be noticeable about 2 rounds later, not...
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