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Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2012, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By Constant Knitter
Cabling with 11 sts

I have a scarf pattern which is making me crazy. It calls for C22B and C22F. I've gotten fairly good with the C4 and even C8, but this is so difficult. The directions specify:
C22B Cable...
Forum: General Knitting 09-07-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,102
Posted By Constant Knitter
I have two sets of Denise needles and the crochet...

I have two sets of Denise needles and the crochet hooks as well. I love the ease and convenience of going between sizes, but I do become overly frustrated when the needle and cable separate mid-row....
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2011, 01:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By Constant Knitter
What a great video and can that girl knit!

What a great video and can that girl knit!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2011, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By Constant Knitter
Thanks for the help. I think you're right, and...

Thanks for the help. I think you're right, and I'll just continue on knitting the back. If it looks too weird at the end of the piece, then frogging will be the next step.

I don't have any problem...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2011, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By Constant Knitter
Gauge Change While Knitting

I learned my lesson early on to ALWAYS make a swatch.

With a perfect Stockinette st swatch gauge, I started a child's sweater. After 20 rows, I checked the gauge again and instead of 15 sts to...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2011, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 852
Posted By Constant Knitter
Leisure Arts published an excellent book: "I...

Leisure Arts published an excellent book: "I Can't Believe I'm Knitting" that worked wonders for me. It had simple, easy to understand directions that made a cable fanatic out of me. Your local...
Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2011, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,578
Posted By Constant Knitter
Just read your thread on knooking and had to see...

Just read your thread on knooking and had to see for myself how to do it. The U-Tube videos are very informative, but I don't think I have the coordination to knook - but when has that stopped me? ...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2011, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
Posted By Constant Knitter
Thanks for the input. I've frogged what I've...

Thanks for the input.

I've frogged what I've done so far, and I'm going to try it again. I'll post a picture if I get it right this time.

Thanks again!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-11-2011, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,091
Posted By Constant Knitter
Learn something new everyday. It looks to me,...

Learn something new everyday.

It looks to me, from the video, that you would wind up with a loop since when you knit below a stitch and then pull it off the needle the stitch above becomes...
Forum: General Knitting 01-11-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,242
Posted By Constant Knitter
Basketweave Topper confusion

Hi guys!

Has anyone made the Lion Brand Basketweave Topper? http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/60727A.html?r=1

I followed the directions, but my 'creation' falls quite short of the picture. There...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-25-2010, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,378
Posted By Constant Knitter
I don't consider it a project unless I've ripped...

I don't consider it a project unless I've ripped out rows at least three times.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-04-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 833
Posted By Constant Knitter
This is a great pattern for a child's and dog's...

This is a great pattern for a child's and dog's sweater:
http://www.kyarns.com/product/minnowknits-bow-wow-knitting-pattern/minnowknits-knitting-patterns

I'm making my second sweater now. It's an...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-04-2010, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,771
Posted By Constant Knitter
They're beautiful and look like a lot of fun to...

They're beautiful and look like a lot of fun to wear. Your color suggestions might be the best unless you made the gloves to order. I know my nieces would opt for hot pink or jewel tones, but I...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-01-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,217
Posted By Constant Knitter
This is the Ravelry link: ...

This is the Ravelry link:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/presto-chango
The sweater was published in Jimmy Beans Wool in April 2007.
Hope it's the one you wanted.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-01-2010, 11:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By Constant Knitter
It is a Bernat pattern [KW - Buddy Toys] and the...

It is a Bernat pattern [KW - Buddy Toys] and the link is: http://www.bernat.com/pattern.php?PID=4140&cps=21191
I changed the shirt and dress to my own design - which was one of the fun things about...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-31-2010, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 686
Posted By Constant Knitter
That afghan is beautiful, but I know only to well...

That afghan is beautiful, but I know only to well the frustration of different lengths on individual panels. I've actually resorted to knitting the panels, [as well as both sleeves when making...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-31-2010, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,335
Posted By Constant Knitter
They are all beautiful, but I love the blue...

They are all beautiful, but I love the blue sweater. You're quite talented.
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2010, 11:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 8,313
Posted By Constant Knitter
I think there are more male knitters than we...

I think there are more male knitters than we realize.
When I was buying yarn at Wal-Mart the other day, a young man and his wife asked me for some help in buying yarn and needles to start his first...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 01-29-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,372
Posted By Constant Knitter
Baby Dolls

[Hope the picture comes out!]

I finished making two baby dolls for my friend's baby and thought they were too cute not to share. The pattern was fairly simply and all the work could be done by...
Forum: General Knitting 01-02-2010, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,909
Posted By Constant Knitter
How gorgeous! What a talent.

How gorgeous! What a talent.
Forum: General Knitting 01-02-2010, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,817
Posted By Constant Knitter
Buddy Toys

Try this pattern for cute!
I actually made two pairs of these dolls and they were adorable. They worked up quickly and easily [and I'm not the most experienced knitter], and the kids loved them.
...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 16,414
Posted By Constant Knitter
Just saw this post and wanted to remark about my...

Just saw this post and wanted to remark about my experience with Denise needles. I absolutely love the portability of the various sizes in one case, but [there's always a but] I've had a couple of...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-23-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By Constant Knitter
Youmay be right. I think I'll give it a shot and...

Youmay be right. I think I'll give it a shot and see what happens.
Thanks for the response; it's appreciated.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-23-2009, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By Constant Knitter
Bernat Buddy Dolls

Hi guys:
Quick question: has anyone made the Buddy Dolls - pattern by Bernat? They are absolutely adorable, but the arms on the girl are shaped and placed differently than the boy's. The directions...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2009, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,091
Posted By Constant Knitter
You guys are so nice - thanks for responding. As...

You guys are so nice - thanks for responding. As you can see from the date, I don't always get back to the chat room as often as I would like.
Your info helped a lot and the pics are great; they've...
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