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Forum: General Knitting 06-02-2008, 03:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By El
Question about pattern in felted bag

Hello.
I'm making my first felted project, a medium-sized tote bag. Every six rows (after doing the bottom), the pattern is k1, yf (yarn forward), slip1, yb (yarn back), and that gets repeated for...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2007, 08:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 765
Posted By El
How often (how many inches) to pin a scarf being blocked?

Hello,
Finished my first fan and feathers scarf and am preparing to block. At what distance (like, every how many inches) do I pin? This is probably a totally newbie question, but I want it to come...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-29-2007, 12:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,008
Posted By El
knitting socks on dpn: one clockwise, one counter-clock???

Hello,
Working on my first pair of socks. A friend joined and knitted the first round on the first sock; I finished it and started the 2nd one, but have a dilemma: The yarn is varied so a pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2006, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,023
Posted By El
a way to make outside edges tighter?

someone told me once a way to make the outside border stitches (like on a scarf) appear tighter, but I've since forgotten the tip. I think it had something to do with a slipped stitch but I can't...
Forum: General Knitting 12-08-2006, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By El
a way to make outside edges tighter?

someone told me once a way to make the outside border stitches (like on a scarf) appear tighter, but I've since forgotten the tip. I think it had something to do with a slipped stitch but I can't...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-02-2006, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,101
Posted By El
knitting together seams in sweaters: from a newbie

Hi,
I want to put together my sweater at the shoulder seams (something I've not tried before). I looked at a few books and they all show the 2 pieces put back on needles. This confuses me (clearly...
Forum: General Knitting 12-02-2006, 12:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,176
Posted By El
Need recommendation for good basic knitting reference book

Hi,
What book would you recommend for a good basic knitting reference? I want something with good illustrations and clear directions. A friend lent me a book called knitter's companion, which is nice...
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