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Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2007, 07:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,058
Posted By JessicaSant
It all comes down to guage. If you were knitting...

It all comes down to guage.

If you were knitting a sweater, where insuring that the size of the finished object is EXACTLY what you expect, then guage is very important. For something like a scarf,...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2007, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 861
Posted By JessicaSant
I wound my two balls of Manos yarn when I made...

I wound my two balls of Manos yarn when I made this scarf (http://www.wingedsheep.com:80/blog/2006/10/04/the_traveling_scarf.html). - Everything worked out fine for me. Definitely be careful about...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-28-2007, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 668
Posted By JessicaSant
do you have a link to the pattern? doubling the...

do you have a link to the pattern?

doubling the yarn (meaning holding 2 pieces of yarn together) and using a larger needle will give you a larger guage, and so a larger item. Making a guage swatch...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-22-2007, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 872
Posted By JessicaSant
because you won't have any "live" edges (i.e....

because you won't have any "live" edges (i.e. edges with the stitches still on the needle), it won't be too easy to knit the squares together.

Typically when I've done squares and seemed them...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2007, 02:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 725
Posted By JessicaSant
check out Amy's video of a "short row with wrap"...

check out Amy's video of a "short row with wrap" found on the advanced techniques page (http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/advanced_techniques/). You'll see how she wraps the yarn around the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2007, 09:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 899
Posted By JessicaSant
I second all of Ingrid's reply. I think the best...

I second all of Ingrid's reply. I think the best bet would be to make a square of stockinette in the middle (you could even do a nice little frame around it to make it pop).

Whichever way you...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-17-2007, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 934
Posted By JessicaSant
do you have a link to the "wave stitch"...

do you have a link to the "wave stitch" explanation? I've not heard of that particular stitch - or is it a cast-on technique?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2007, 10:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 627
Posted By JessicaSant
First you purl three - as you know, when you purl...

First you purl three - as you know, when you purl -- your yarn is held to the front of the work.
Then, you move the yarn to the back of the work.
Then slip 1 stitch.
Next, bring the yarn back to...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-15-2007, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By JessicaSant
I use the Denise Interchangable needles...

I use the Denise Interchangable needles (http://www.knitdenise.com/). The tube in between the circular needles is a size 5. I've never had a problem with my stitches getting "stuck" in between the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By JessicaSant
nice catch. Im thinking its still not right.. I...

nice catch.

Im thinking its still not right.. I think she did decreases and increase on EACH row -- not every other row like I do above... but its a start
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2007, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,091
Posted By JessicaSant
I tried to write out the first diamond of the...

I tried to write out the first diamond of the pattern. You'll follow this same pattern for each subsequent diamond - just use the next increase indicated on the increases page...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-14-2007, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By JessicaSant
I'd decrease the 1st or 2nd stitch on the neck...

I'd decrease the 1st or 2nd stitch on the neck edge. If it doesn't tell you specifically which method of decreasing to use, then you can pick. That being said -- check out Amy's decreasing page...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-13-2007, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By JessicaSant
My best suggestion is to knit a 4x4 swatch using...

My best suggestion is to knit a 4x4 swatch using the pattern. Then unravel the swatch and measure how much yarn you just used. Then you can multiply it out. It'll also give you a better idea of...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-13-2007, 01:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,223
Posted By JessicaSant
Is the video that the other posts are referencing...

Is the video that the other posts are referencing this one?

go to this page: http://www.knittinghelp.com/knitting/basic_techniques/misc.php and scroll to "Picking Up Stitches aka "Picking up...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-13-2007, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,857
Posted By JessicaSant
I hate those "at the same time" instructions......

I hate those "at the same time" instructions... especially when I forget to read ahead in the pattern and don't see them til I've passed the part they told me to do... but I digress.

So here's how I...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-12-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,185
Posted By JessicaSant
Arrow converting guage from 4st/inch to 4.5st/inch

I'm knitting a nursing sweater from Natural Knits for Babies and Moms (http://www.interweave.com/knit/books/natural_knits/inside.asp).

It calls for a yarn that is about 4 stitches per inch on size...
Forum: General Knitting 08-13-2006, 10:38 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 847
Posted By JessicaSant
33 Balls of fingerweight Cashmere -- what do make?!?!

Last night I attended a fundraiser for Ovarian Cancer. Lucky for me the two girls organizing it are addicted to two of things I'm addicted to: rock climbing and knitting.

Public Service...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-20-2006, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 174,631
Posted By JessicaSant
Do you live there? My Aunt and Unk live on...

Do you live there? My Aunt and Unk live on Whidbey.[/quote]

Nope, I don't live there. My dad and step-mom moved there last year. I'm 3000 miles away, near Philadelphia. I just got back from a 2 week...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-20-2006, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 174,631
Posted By JessicaSant
yay! I'm glad you liked Oscar. I must say -- I...

yay! I'm glad you liked Oscar. I must say -- I copped one last feel before I put him in the bag. Hopefully you can make something lovely with him... maybe a scarf? then you can snuggle him all the...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-19-2006, 12:58 AM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 174,631
Posted By JessicaSant
here's my hints: (tee hee)

here's my hints:

(tee hee)
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2006, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,283
Posted By JessicaSant
what does the pattern say, exactly? can you cut...

what does the pattern say, exactly? can you cut and paste the line you're having troubles with (as well as a few lines before and after to give us context)

Hopefully we can answer better that way.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 06-20-2006, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 174,631
Posted By JessicaSant
I got some GORGEOUS blue yarn And stitch...

I got some GORGEOUS blue yarn

And stitch markers! I love cute stitch markers!

And a pattern (http://www.estelledesigns.ca/images/FreePaterns/RIBANDCABLETOP.htm) to use it all with! Wahoo!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-20-2006, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,359
Posted By JessicaSant
I originally learned English but then switched...

I originally learned English but then switched myself to Continental.

Whenever I teach friends of mine to knit, I teach them continental. The knit stitch is pretty easy to learn, the purl takes a...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-20-2006, 09:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 984
Posted By JessicaSant
I've used Bernat Cotton Tots...

I've used Bernat Cotton Tots (http://www.bernat.com/product.php?LGC=cottontots) for a baby blanket I made. It was nice and soft -- worsted weight, and pretty inexpensive.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-04-2006, 11:37 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 174,631
Posted By JessicaSant
I didn't get an email confirmation --- can you...

I didn't get an email confirmation --- can you send it again? (my name is on the list above though :D )

Thanks!
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