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Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2012, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Racerkatie
ok, thanks -- I assume that means you've seen...

ok, thanks -- I assume that means you've seen this kind of instruction before. That's all I could think it must mean but it seemed like it be so easy to measure that when I'm ready to seam in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2012, 04:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 877
Posted By Racerkatie
Pattern Says to Mark Armholes

ok, so I'm knitting along on the back of a little sweater ... stockinette. And the pattern says that once I've knit 4.75 inches from bottom I am to "mark" for the armholes. Then knit more until I...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,807
Posted By Racerkatie
yeah, sounds like you just insert them into the...

yeah, sounds like you just insert them into the last stitch (which is why they to be split markers or paperclips as the moderator suggested) and maybe it is just to help you line things up later....
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2011, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,807
Posted By Racerkatie
what does your pattern tell you to do after that?...

what does your pattern tell you to do after that? sounds like maybe you end up adding stitches on the other side of each marker maybe so that the markers end up indicating the middle of the work? ...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-13-2011, 10:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 817
Posted By Racerkatie
Anyone Added Crochet Row to Fix a Stretched Neckline?

ok, so about 18 months ago Waggus asked about how to fix a sweater neckline that had stretched. And JanInCA suggested adding crochet rows. And, yes, it was the Yarn Harlot that suggested basically...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-29-2009, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,030
Posted By Racerkatie
Thank you, funny how sometimes we just need...

Thank you, funny how sometimes we just need somebody else to say what we suspect but don't want to be true. I'll be taking out that row I did last night before what the pattern meant dawned on me.
Forum: The Lounge 09-29-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,136
Posted By Racerkatie
Cryket, you mean UPS beat out Canada Post? How'd...

Cryket,
you mean UPS beat out Canada Post? How'd THAT happen? perhaps I have spent way too much time working in Canada and think Canada Post is keener than it is, but ... bummer! I heard from...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 09-29-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 19,800
Posted By Racerkatie
Yarncharmer, et. al, I grew up in Bloomington...

Yarncharmer, et. al,

I grew up in Bloomington and as a Hoosier-in-exile noted this thread. Got to go home last week. Stayed at the Courtyard, which used to be the location of the Ford dealer's...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-29-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,030
Posted By Racerkatie
Dec 1 st at each end of needle every 4th row

I need advice/consensus on this: working on a sweater sleeve ...
I'm supposed to dec 1 st at each end every 4th row, 5 times. At first I thought I should do the decrease in row 1 and then every...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-09-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By Racerkatie
thank you, ladies, for indulging me. I checked...

thank you, ladies, for indulging me. I checked the videos and did find the explanation that the long-tail lets you purl the first row for ST.... I knew I'd heard or seen that somewhere. Now, I DO...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-08-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 912
Posted By Racerkatie
Redface Help, I Forget Which Cast-On Knits the First Row

uh, I'm having a duh moment. My pattern says to CO and that then the first row should be a WS row ... it doesn't specify which CO method to use, but isn't it the cable cast-on that you should purl...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2009, 07:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 658
Posted By Racerkatie
Maybe this'll help. I'm thinking you should end...

Maybe this'll help. I'm thinking you should end up with same number of stitches in each shoulder for the front that you had for the back. I don't totally get how the cable works, but the pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 08-27-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,527
Posted By Racerkatie
Natalie, keep knitting. keep knitting. keep...

Natalie,

keep knitting. keep knitting. keep knitting. :wink:
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Racerkatie
Right, and if she is a little, little girl you...

Right, and if she is a little, little girl you don't want her to be able to poke through easily. Good luck with it ... I hope it keeps her warm and comforted. I try to do a blanket a year for...
Forum: General Knitting 08-26-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Racerkatie
that poor yarn is going to get a complex. hmm......

that poor yarn is going to get a complex. hmm... socks to wear especially while waiting for the Great Pumpkin? that should be a great project before Halloween!
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Racerkatie
are you a new knitter, letsknit? I find there is...

are you a new knitter, letsknit? I find there is some knitting that is mindless, but I studied and studied this right shoulder on this sweater pattern ... what it has you do on the neck isn't...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2009, 03:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Racerkatie
Glad I could make your day. So, in your...

Glad I could make your day. So, in your catharsis, are you going to reknit this project or save that frogged yarn for a different project you like better?
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2009, 12:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Racerkatie
sometimes I unknit if it is just a few stitches...

sometimes I unknit if it is just a few stitches or a row. when you've tried threading the circular back in, have you tried doing the feeding onto a smaller-sized needle? makes it easier to pick up...
Forum: General Knitting 08-23-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,541
Posted By Racerkatie
What are you frogging today?

I've decided to frog three inches on the sweater neckline I'm working on. I'm two stitches off ... and I can see where the missing decreses should be and I'm thinking the neckband to be knitted on...
Forum: General Knitting 12-21-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,254
Posted By Racerkatie
Yahoo! Great ideas ... thanks all. Now I just...

Yahoo! Great ideas ... thanks all. Now I just have to figure out which one of them to try. I sorta like the figure 8 i-chord (but you turn it?) and the double-knit strap. I have plenty of yarn...
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2008, 02:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,254
Posted By Racerkatie
I-Cord Vs ....

ok, I'm working on a felted bag and the pattern (I know, trust the pattern) cals for a strap that it made of 5 stitches Stockinette. It also has a draw string that it apparently just a row cast-on...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2007, 11:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,127
Posted By Racerkatie
I had never seen a center pull ball until a...

I had never seen a center pull ball until a couple of years ago when I started knitting like mad after many years away. My LYS did the winding and I then learned from Amy's video how to make one of...
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2007, 11:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,759
Posted By Racerkatie
well, thanks for the ideas, all. The good thing...

well, thanks for the ideas, all. The good thing about this pattern is that the errors will be invisible when wearing the scarf and you have to look hard to see the erroneous shift in where the yo...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2007, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,759
Posted By Racerkatie
I Keep Screwing Up This EASY pattern

I decided to try the silk scarf in the recent Interweave Knits. I couldn't easily find the seaweed silk used in the pattern so I'm using just silk. The pattern is easy ... just four rows, repeated,...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2007, 10:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,378
Posted By Racerkatie
My left elbow hurt a couple of months ago ... I...

My left elbow hurt a couple of months ago ... I could knit but lifting anything hurt lots. I poked and felt around until I found the spot that was hurting most and then just rubbed it out .......
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