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Forum: Pattern Central Today, 07:11 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
When you do a yarn over between knit sts (k48,...

When you do a yarn over between knit sts (k48, yo, sl1wyib, k2tog for example) the yarn come to the front between the needles, that's true but to complete the yarn over, you must bring the yarn to...
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By salmonmac
Add sts whenever the chart shows an increase in...

Add sts whenever the chart shows an increase in the number of boxes (whenever the chart bumps out on your next row) and decrease sts whenever there is a decrease in the number of boxes. This chart is...
Forum: General Knitting Today, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 76
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Do you still have the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Do you still have the pattern for the vest and can you give us the name of the pattern or a link to it? Can you look at the finished side of the neck and estimate where there...
Forum: The Lounge Today, 06:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By salmonmac
Love it. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Love it.
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By salmonmac
As far as I can see, the front and back are the...

As far as I can see, the front and back are the same except at the instep (on the left before the straight portion of the leg). Each of the rows there has 2 extra sts because back on row 23, you...
Forum: General Knitting Today, 06:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 461
Posted By salmonmac
Perhaps there was a miscount and you really...

Perhaps there was a miscount and you really started with a cast on of 82sts? Make sure you're not doing an accidental yarn over when come to the loop in the cable.
You're starting with k2p2 rib so it...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 109
Posted By salmonmac
You're going to continue the cowl in k2p2 rib...

You're going to continue the cowl in k2p2 rib with 3 sts at each end in garter stitch. Yes, on the opposite side, you'll do p2k2 ending with p2 in order to maintain the rib pattern. (As GG said, knit...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 06:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,289
Posted By salmonmac
There are several ways to do this depending on...

There are several ways to do this depending on the types of seams (sides of stockinette or cast on and off edges) and on personal preference. Here's a link to a backstitch which works for most...
Forum: Crochet! Yesterday, 06:50 PM
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Views: 94
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! I think this might be...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
I think this might be the...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! This may be a link to...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
This may be a link to the pattern:
http://www.allfreeknitting.com/master_images/AllFreeKnitting/eBook/5%20Knit%20Christmas%20Stockings.pdf

What problem in particular are you...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 461
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! You might need to straighten out...

Welcome to KH!
You might need to straighten out the cable itself. Usually hot water or steam from a whistling kettle for a few seconds is enough to make the cable relax. Hold it straight for a bit...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,289
Posted By salmonmac
We can't print the whole pattern here because of...

We can't print the whole pattern here because of copyright problems but a small portion at the point that's causing confusion would be helpful.
Here's a link to Jan's directions for posting photos in...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By salmonmac
OK, sounds good. I'd love to see the bolero when...

OK, sounds good. I'd love to see the bolero when you finish.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By salmonmac
Well, it may be up to you to decide what the cape...

Well, it may be up to you to decide what the cape should look like. Looking at the rows, it seems that there are rows that would interrupt a stockinette stitch knit pattern (knit rows on the purl...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-24-2014, 06:53 PM
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Views: 27,486
Posted By salmonmac
Six inch sections would be fine with me. I'll...

Six inch sections would be fine with me. I'll add onto what I have and send it along to Susan if that's agreeable?
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 95
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Sounds like 4 rows,...

Welcome to the forum!
Sounds like 4 rows, decrease on row 5, 4 rows and then a decrease row. It puts the decreases on both knit and purl rows this way.
What is the exact wording for just this small...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By salmonmac
What you've written out in the post for the left...

What you've written out in the post for the left front shaping looks right. You have the cast ons and the raglan decreases in the correct sequence. (I don't understand your row numbers but that's not...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-24-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By salmonmac
Since that pattern calls for 21sts/4 inches in...

Since that pattern calls for 21sts/4 inches in stockinette, the worsted weight will work. Both the suggested yarns, Karisma and the Merino Extra Fine and alternatives are worsted weight.
Forum: Pattern Central 11-24-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! That's a beautiful...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
That's a beautiful pattern and a real investment in time and effort. Wool ok or do you want acrylic? A superwash wool would be easy to wash in a machine but it would be a bit...
Forum: Charity Knitting 11-23-2014, 02:44 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 27,486
Posted By salmonmac
I'll take 2 also, to get this one going. Will...

I'll take 2 also, to get this one going. Will that work?
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 402
Posted By salmonmac
Practicing this way is so worthwhile. You don't...

Practicing this way is so worthwhile. You don't have to worry so much about mistakes or you can go back and learn how to fix mistakes. One thing that may help is to count the stitches on the needle...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By salmonmac
GG, thanks for the link. It's a lovely, delicate...

GG, thanks for the link. It's a lovely, delicate bolero.
Vee, you did the best thing in writing out the pattern in order to keep all the "at the same times" straight.
One note, the side edge is the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2014, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! So frustrating to find...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
So frustrating to find something like this. Yes, there is a way to cut the knit fabric at the join of the rib and the rest of the front, pick up the loops (which are actually...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-22-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 158
Posted By salmonmac
See if you can pin the area around the loose...

See if you can pin the area around the loose threads down to a board or a towel. Then look at the strands and see if you can tell the order of the rows from right to left in your photo. You want to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Yes, a link to the pattern...

Welcome to the forum!
Yes, a link to the pattern is always helpful. Here's a video for the basic idea behind your pattern instructions. Switching the needles in your hands as shown in the video is...
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