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Forum: How-to Questions 09-02-2014, 12:57 AM
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Posted By drquinnfan937
Help with changing a snood pattern into more of a cowl?

Hi everybody! I am needing some help with a pattern. I am trying to make a cowl/ snood crossover, something in between. Am going to post a picture down below, so you can see what I'm trying to...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-05-2010, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By drquinnfan937
Thank you so much suzeeq!!!! I tried this right...

Thank you so much suzeeq!!!! I tried this right away and the problem was immediately fixed! amazing you knew what I was doing wrong without seeing me, but many thanks to you!!!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-05-2010, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,107
Posted By drquinnfan937
circular needles have reduced me to tears...help please?

how can I make sure, when starting my knitting in the round that my knit stitches will end up on the OUTSIDE? they keep ending up on the inside no matter what I try.
I'm amazed that this is...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-30-2010, 10:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,465
Posted By drquinnfan937
dontcallmedora, I'm working on this scarf...

dontcallmedora, I'm working on this scarf too!!!!!

I had also found the pattern in the same place you did, and taught myself to knit fair isle because I LOVED the pattern and Hermione's scarf so...
Forum: Crochet! 11-22-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,212
Posted By drquinnfan937
It's so weird that I just posted a question under...

It's so weird that I just posted a question under the crochet forum with THIS EXACT PROJECT in mind!!!! I found it on ravelry and I'm REALLY wanting to do this, but I can't figure out if I want to...
Forum: Crochet! 11-22-2010, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,360
Posted By drquinnfan937
crocheting fair isle? is it easier than knitting?

I'm wanting to start a project and fair isle crochet than knit which is what I've been doing in the past. I get the general concept, I just think the changing of the colours sounds more difficult...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-22-2010, 06:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 673
Posted By drquinnfan937
Halfway through a tedious fair isle scarf, help with extra stitch?

I'm on my first ever fair isle project and it was basically all self taught, I'm loving it and I think it's so pretty, but there's been an added stitch since almost the beginning.

I got used to...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
Thanks everybody, I figured it out yesterday and...

Thanks everybody, I figured it out yesterday and have been so fascinated with the fact that I actually figured out the pattern that I haven't gotten on. Very helpful advice from everyone!

My main...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
I know it was inside out but I didn't have the...

I know it was inside out but I didn't have the needle tips pointing out. Whatever I was doing, something was up, lol, thank you, that picture helped and I will keep them that way and it will work....
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2010, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
Before I forget, I also had an issue with the...

Before I forget, I also had an issue with the stitches. Though my work was getting twisted, it was still facing the right way in certain areas, and I noticed that in 3 attempts, the knit stitches and...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2010, 02:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
okay, thank you! the joining will help because I...

okay, thank you! the joining will help because I don't think I was doing it before and it was making it worse with the length of the cord
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2010, 12:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
no, do you mean the thickness of the yarn? it's...

no, do you mean the thickness of the yarn? it's actually not really thick, and not thin, it's in between. Getting about 6 stitches an inch. But that was from last nights' knitting with the cord that...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2010, 12:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
Hi, thanks for answering, yes, the needle twists...

Hi, thanks for answering, yes, the needle twists really bad with no stitches on there and I've tried the hot water thing twice, and though it helped it loosen a bit, it's still twisting out of...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2010, 12:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,253
Posted By drquinnfan937
Terrible twisting and frustration on my circular needle?

The thing is- I taught my self to fair isle knit in one day, I practiced on a needle with a 16" circumference and it came out perfectly on the outside, except it was twisted. I know how to knit that...
Forum: General Knitting 01-05-2010, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 924
Posted By drquinnfan937
question about my odd circular needle, will it be ok?

I just bought a circular needle from hobby lobby because I really need it for my next project and it's a Boye. The weird thing about it is, when I took it out, it's sort of stuck in a v shape, the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2010, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By drquinnfan937
THANK YOU so much! you helped me greatly! I was...

THANK YOU so much! you helped me greatly! I was completely confused this morning and now I feel like I have a pretty good grasp of it in just one day. Now to practice and practice before I actually...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By drquinnfan937
I think I'm just confused all around as you can...

I think I'm just confused all around as you can probably tell. So, since I'm teaching fair isle to myself I'm just gonna state the process I know and ask if it's right.

The first thing I'll do is...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2010, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By drquinnfan937
Thank you, this really helped, I'm still confused...

Thank you, this really helped, I'm still confused on a couple of things though and one is: on the scarf I'm attempting to make in the first link, her stitches look like purls, and so do the stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2010, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,080
Posted By drquinnfan937
How to go about learning for this fair isle scarf?

Hi all,

First of all thanks so much for reading, any help would be much appreciated. I'm new to the forum and have a few questions to help get me started with this. I've been basic knitting for at...
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