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Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2007, 04:49 PM
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Posted By finnertones
Hi brooke, I think you are asking if I moved a...

Hi brooke,
I think you are asking if I moved a stitch at a time...Is that right? I moved two stitches at a time because of my pattern but I *think* that it wouldn't matter how many you moved as long...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2007, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By finnertones
It's good to hear that I'm not alone :D

It's good to hear that I'm not alone :D
Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2007, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By finnertones
right! This is exactly what I have found. I'm...

right! This is exactly what I have found. I'm having alot of trouble with this yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2007, 12:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By finnertones
I tried them again and after moving the stitches...

I tried them again and after moving the stitches around I have resolved the problem. I also pulled the stitch out that I was knitting into with the working needle while I knitted it. That is to...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2007, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 823
Posted By finnertones
I have ripped out an angora blend several times...

I have ripped out an angora blend several times and I found that it got quite fuzzy. I tried to trim it up with scissors but it still looked used. Is there a treatment that I could use to better...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2007, 11:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By finnertones
You would read R to L on WS rows if you were...

You would read R to L on WS rows if you were converting it to circular, right? I saw on another post here that someone had done some experimenting with translating a flat pattern to circ and she did...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2007, 11:39 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By finnertones
Thanks for the advice. I think that I'm going to...

Thanks for the advice. I think that I'm going to give the DPNs another go. I'll try moving the stiches around. Also maybe giving some support to the work by resting it on a table while I work. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2007, 07:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By finnertones
do the wrong side backward?

Whoa...can you elaborate on that? Oh, I guess I understand...of course you have to knit it backward to compensate for the different direction of the approach. The pattern says "On RS and WS rows...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2007, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,154
Posted By finnertones
translate flat pattern to circular

Hi there,
I have a similar question...my pattern is written for flat knitting. Do I reverse the wrong side to accomodate for this? If the WS of the pattern calls for p1, psso (knitwise), YO, k1, p1...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2007, 04:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By finnertones
What a difference the yarn makes!

I thought that I'd practice a little using some acrylic yarn...wow...I had NO trouble with the DPNs at all. No ladder, no prob. I was trying to use an angora/merino yarn and I guess that it is more...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-23-2007, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By finnertones
dog hair yarn

Ahhh, I saw the other thread where this issue is discussed.
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,192
Posted By finnertones
I was looking at your yarn suggestions and saw...

I was looking at your yarn suggestions and saw that with a particular brand of yarn you always got ladders. Have you found that angora/merino yarn has this downfall? I can't for the life of me knit...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-23-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,115
Posted By finnertones
spinning with dog hair

Hi...I have been saving my beloved dog's hair (undercoat) for many years and am wondering what the first step might be to turn this bounty into yarn. I saw on Knitty Gritty instructions for a...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2007, 11:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By finnertones
Interesting! I have seen this but haven't tried...

Interesting! I have seen this but haven't tried it myself. I love circular needles though. I knit my baby's first hat no problem using circulars but thought I'd try the DPNs to advance my...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2007, 06:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,194
Posted By finnertones
DPNs Trouble...the ladder

I am at my wit's end. I have tried and failed three times to knit without a ladder forming between the first and last stich using DPNs. I have looked at all of the help sites and have knit tightly...
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