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Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2006, 12:44 AM
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Posted By anky
collar troubles (if you speak french it might help)

I need to knit a collar and two finishing bands in 1x1 ribbing for a sweater but am having trouble figuring the instructions. It's a phildar pattern so the translation into english could possibly be...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-12-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By anky
Unfortunately I've already bound off otherwise I...

Unfortunately I've already bound off otherwise I would totally try the three needles bind off. The diagram that knitqueen suggested looks like the best bet for a realtively neat finish.
Thanks for...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2006, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 884
Posted By anky
whats the best way to seam shoulders?

I know how to matress stitch the sides of a pullover but I'm stuck as to what I should do for the shoulder seams where the pieces are bound off. Any suggestions/tips/favourite ways of going about...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-11-2006, 03:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 818
Posted By anky
seaming with running stitch?

I'm trying to seam a jumper and it says to do the shoulder seams in runnign stitch but I can't find an explaination of what this is or how to do it in any books or online. Can anyone help?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-10-2006, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By anky
the pattern guage is 10st over 12 rows per 4...

the pattern guage is 10st over 12 rows per 4 inches and my guage swatch is about 10st over 12 rows per 2 inches.

The way the pattern was modified in the link I posted was that she doubled the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-10-2006, 07:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 948
Posted By anky
Help modifying loop-d-loop ballet tshirt

I want to make a sheer version of loop-d-loop's ballet tshirt like this one seen here http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=39544.0

I've bought a mohair, nylon blend that is the same gauge...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-10-2006, 07:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,631
Posted By anky
casting on in 1x1 ribbing?

My pattern requires me to cast on in 1x1 ribbing. Whats the best way to do this? I've always just used the long tail method
Forum: How-to Questions 07-08-2006, 12:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By anky
I found an explaination and step by step tutorial...

I found an explaination and step by step tutorial with pictures here http://www.kessaknits.blogspot.com/

I'm going to give this a try and see what happens
Forum: How-to Questions 07-07-2006, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By anky
thanks I'll give it a go and see if it...

thanks I'll give it a go and see if it works.

someone said that there were similar increasing steps creating a curve in these drops patterns and suggested that I spread out the increases over the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-07-2006, 09:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By anky
yeah the ribbing is knitted ina strip and added...

yeah the ribbing is knitted ina strip and added later
here are the instructions for the first part of the side piece (knitted from the bottom up)

cast on 18st and working in stocking st, 2 stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-07-2006, 02:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By anky
I don't think spreading the increases out over...

I don't think spreading the increases out over the row will work because then the curve won't be created and on alternate rows i have to decrease on the other side

one person suggest that I go...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-05-2006, 08:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By anky
It doesn't actually specify whether to increase...

It doesn't actually specify whether to increase all at once or whether to spread it out.

I'm knitting one of the front pieces and the increasing is what makes it curve around at the bottom.
here's...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-05-2006, 03:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,069
Posted By anky
Help with multiple increasing

I'm knitting a phildar pattern for a jacket which requires multiple increasing within a border of 2 stitches...

basically the instructions are to knit two stitches on the right hand side of the rs...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2006, 06:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 893
Posted By anky
Help with increasing

I'm working on a pattern for some fingerless gloves and am up to increasing for the thumb gusset the pattern reads as follows

K1, inc one st by working (p1, k1) both in the next st, inc one st by...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2006, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 825
Posted By anky
binding off at either end of a garment?

I'm knitting a jumper at the moment and have just got up to the arm shaping. The pattern says to bind off six stitches at either end of the piece. How do you do this? do I bind it off the six...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2006, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,582
Posted By anky
Help with Knitty's "penny" dog sweater

I've started knitty's "penny" dog sweater and am up to the part where you bind off the work so it is divided into three sections to create the legholes but now I'm stuck. I don't quite understand how...
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