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Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 11:39 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
#4 sometimes, but not the others.

#4 sometimes, but not the others.
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
As much as I hate starting over I'd frog it. I...

As much as I hate starting over I'd frog it. I find that if I'm not happy with something it's no longer fun to knit and I end up dragging my feet and it often becomes a UFO.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-17-2014, 08:51 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Aww! Looks so cute on her! She should be able to...

Aww! Looks so cute on her! She should be able to wear it next spring, too!
Forum: General Knitting 04-17-2014, 02:33 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
No, it absolutely doesn't matter. Both can be...

No, it absolutely doesn't matter. Both can be fast or slow depending on the knitter. I learned both for fair isle, but it can be done with both yarns in one hand.
Forum: General Knitting 04-14-2014, 12:21 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
I make lots of hats with worsted weight and my...

I make lots of hats with worsted weight and my usual cast on is about 80 with size 7 needles. That seems to fit most heads.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2014, 12:19 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
For the record left handed knitting is a whole...

For the record left handed knitting is a whole different thing. It's actually knitting in reverse. What you are referring to is continental knitting where you knit the standard way with the working...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-13-2014, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
You knit (or purl) into it the same way you...

You knit (or purl) into it the same way you always do. It will be looser because a YO is an increase and usually is used as a small hole like in lace.
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2014, 11:07 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
It may be based on sizes. Can you please post the...

It may be based on sizes. Can you please post the name and a link to your pattern?
Forum: How-to Questions 04-13-2014, 05:23 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
What it sounds like is you increase once in each...

What it sounds like is you increase once in each of the next 4 stitches and then do it again. I don't know why they wouldn't just say 8. Can you give us the pattern name and a link please? It helps...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-12-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Very cute!

Very cute!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-12-2014, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
I'd call it a romper! It's so cute and could...

I'd call it a romper! It's so cute and could easily be worn for either swimming or play.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-12-2014, 01:26 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
:lol: So true!

:lol: So true!
Forum: General Knitting 04-12-2014, 12:32 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
I doubt if it's a problem, but I'll ask Sheldon.

I doubt if it's a problem, but I'll ask Sheldon.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2014, 04:45 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Thanks! So am I. So glad. :lol: I cast on nearly...

Thanks! So am I. So glad. :lol: I cast on nearly 100 less stitches, but it still felt like it took forever. It's been over 85 every day here so it should dry quickly and I'll post the FO.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-11-2014, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
It's done and blocking!

It's done and blocking!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2014, 12:29 AM
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Posted By Jan in CA
I cut the yarn leaving about 6" and pull it...

I cut the yarn leaving about 6" and pull it through the loop and then off the needle. Weave in the end.

Welcome to Knitting Help!
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2014, 08:04 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome! Glad to have new members join us!!

Welcome! Glad to have new members join us!!
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Jan in CA
You could use a provisional cast on for a hem. It...

You could use a provisional cast on for a hem. It makes a lovely picot and straight hem on something like a hat.
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By Jan in CA
Ahh...yes, that can do it. :teehee:

Ahh...yes, that can do it. :teehee:
Forum: General Knitting 04-10-2014, 02:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By Jan in CA
Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind off...

Jeny's surprisingly stretchy bind off (http://http://knitty.com/ISSUEfall09/FEATjssbo.php) is stretchy. Personally I find it messy looking so I only use it on sock tops, but that may just be me.

I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-10-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By Jan in CA
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cobweb-sha...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cobweb-shawl-3

My suggestion is to just follow and trust the pattern. If you have a specific question ask and well see if we can help.
Forum: Pattern Central 04-09-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Jan in CA
Basically that may be true, but it all depends on...

Basically that may be true, but it all depends on how thick the yarn is spun and how tight it's plied. Gauge is a better indicator since she's making a garment.

Had to hunt this down on he Wayback...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-09-2014, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 97
Posted By Jan in CA
14 ply?? What is the gauge and weight of the...

14 ply?? What is the gauge and weight of the yarn. Ply is too vague.
Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Jan in CA
I've also made baby sweaters with Berroco Comfort.

I've also made baby sweaters with Berroco Comfort.
Forum: Pattern Central 04-08-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 153
Posted By Jan in CA
Good idea! I'll let the admin know there's...

Good idea! I'll let the admin know there's interest. :thumbsup:
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