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Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By aqueous18
Thank you so much! It's going to be my new...

Thank you so much! It's going to be my new husband's first knitted item by me so I really wanted it to come out properly.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By aqueous18
I wasn't sure if I was allowed to link to...

I wasn't sure if I was allowed to link to patterns. The pattern appears to be really popular so that's why I figured it was just me. Surely someone else would have caught...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2011, 12:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By aqueous18
Ok, so it's not just me being feverish and weird....

Ok, so it's not just me being feverish and weird. But the pattern calls for K6 in every decrease row up to row 11. Row 11 it changes to K2tog, K5. The K6 is where the cable goes. The whole thing...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2011, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 622
Posted By aqueous18
Pattern Help

It may be that I'm sick, but I am stuck on this pattern. It's for a cabled hat being knit in the round.

I had 96 stitches and I'm making decreases. The first row goes like this:
(P2, K2, K2tog, K6)...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-05-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By aqueous18
Yes, I discovered the issue. I was wrapping the...

Yes, I discovered the issue. I was wrapping the yarn in the front, but not wrapping it completely around the needle. I thought bringing it back around happened after the slip. Silly me no wonder YO...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-05-2011, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,066
Posted By aqueous18
YO with PSSO

I suck at Yarn Overs. Whenever there are YOs in a pattern I always mess it up. Here is the issue I am having with a dish cloth pattern. It calls for a YO, followed by slip 1, k2tog, and PSSO. This is...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-15-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,754
Posted By aqueous18
I don't understand how you don't count the YO....

I don't understand how you don't count the YO. Don't you need a stitch to do it?
Forum: General Knitting 05-14-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,427
Posted By aqueous18
I prefer bamboo needles as well. I just use the...

I prefer bamboo needles as well. I just use the Takumi brand they sell at Michael's or Joann's. I find that Joann's has a larger selection of sizes. I thought I was a failure with DPNs until I tried...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-14-2011, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,754
Posted By aqueous18
Yeah, it's like obvious math errors. It would say...

Yeah, it's like obvious math errors. It would say to start with 4 stitches CO. Then to KFB each stitch making 8 stitches, then KFB, k1 repeat which leaves 12 sts. It then says K1, YO, PM, K1, PM, YO,...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-07-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,754
Posted By aqueous18
Bridesmaid Gift Ideas

So I'm playing around with the idea of making knitted gifts for my bridesmaids. Our wedding is on a budget and there are 7 of them! I found these 3 cute patterns for little bags on Ravelry, but...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-12-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 516
Posted By aqueous18
Sloppy Cast Ons

When I first stared knitting I had a bad habit of casting on too tight, making my beginning row really difficult. I have since stopped being so bad about it. But my cast on rows always look awful....
Forum: Pattern Central 11-10-2010, 09:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By aqueous18
I'm using a set smaller needles then called for...

I'm using a set smaller needles then called for and when I did my gauge I also put the bottom part of the snowflake to measure how wide they were. My piece is only going to be 9" wide and each...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-10-2010, 09:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By aqueous18
The fabric was the thing that was destroyed the...

The fabric was the thing that was destroyed the most. It was all ratted and stringy. It was only a two piece sweater and the seam (mattress stitch) was halfway pulled apart. The yarn said it was...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-09-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 947
Posted By aqueous18
Decreasing Size on Fair Isle Pattern

I found this really cute pattern for a dog sweater and it will be my first go around with Fair Isle. The only problem is that the pattern is for a dog that has a 22" chest and 13" neck. My dog only...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-09-2010, 12:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By aqueous18
Unhappy Washing

Should I just hand wash everything I knit? And tell everyone to hand wash the gifts I make them? I tried tossing in a really simple sweater I made for my dog in the washer under gentle. I let it air...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2010, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By aqueous18
The cable part is knitted first and it ends with...

The cable part is knitted first and it ends with about 8 rows of the ribbing. My wrists are really small, but the hand part fits perfectly that's why I'm hesitant to make them completely smaller. I'm...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2010, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By aqueous18
It calls for Worsted. I just used some leftover I...

It calls for Worsted. I just used some leftover I had. I think it was Moreno.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2010, 11:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,031
Posted By aqueous18
Help with stretched ribbing

So I made a test Cabled Fingerless glove with a basic cable pattern with 1x1 ribbing around the wrist. It sews up the seam. The test glove turned out really nice, but I foresee a problem with it. I...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2010, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By aqueous18
Thank you everyone for your replies! I'm not even...

Thank you everyone for your replies! I'm not even really sure what I want to knit. My grandmother used to make us socks all the time, so it makes me think of her. Now I kind of wish I still lived in...
Forum: General Knitting 05-23-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,957
Posted By aqueous18
What Next?

So, I'm trying to figure out what to knit next. I'm still a beginner, so I want to make sure I don't get into something too difficult. I was following Debbie Stoller's Stitch n Bitch book. I started...
Forum: General Knitting 05-20-2010, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,790
Posted By aqueous18
I added most of you, but MoniDew for some reason...

I added most of you, but MoniDew for some reason your profile doesn't have an Add Friend button. Weird.

www.facebook.com/daddypompomlegs

Add KH in the message :D Also, Farmville Neighbors are...
Forum: General Knitting 05-16-2010, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By aqueous18
I washed the blanket. The blocks themselves were...

I washed the blanket. The blocks themselves were fine, but there are a lot of holes in between where I sewed the blocks together. I must not have weaved the ends in tight enough. The blocks...
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2010, 08:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By aqueous18
Ok, thank you for the reply. I'm terrified to...

Ok, thank you for the reply. I'm terrified to wash it. I just have a plain old washer, what setting do I put it on? Cold/cold? And what about drying? The yarn is super bulky mostly acrylic and wool.
Forum: General Knitting 05-13-2010, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,836
Posted By aqueous18
To Wash or not to Wash?

I just finished knitting a very basic baby blanket for my nephew. I just knitted 7 x 7 square colors and sewed them together. Should I wash the blanket before I send it to her? Honestly, I'm scared...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 681
Posted By aqueous18
Bind Off too Tight

I'm making my sister a simple baby blanket. I am knitting squares of different colors each 7"x7". I am having issues when I bind off. The bind off is too tight and makes the one end curl slightly....
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