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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 04:30 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Terrific! Yes, the gradual V shape is correct. So...

Terrific! Yes, the gradual V shape is correct. So the first of the two choices in the above post.
I like this pattern and collar. Very good looking.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
Very well done. It's a delight to see these socks...

Very well done. It's a delight to see these socks and I hope they're as much fun to wear. Thanks for the chance to see them.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 100
Posted By salmonmac
It is ambiguous. Depends on the shpe of the...

It is ambiguous. Depends on the shpe of the neckline. Is it a V-ncek? It's likely dec on the 5th, 8 rows later and then every 10th row 3 times. That would be decreases on rows 5, 13, 23,33,43.
The...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Sounds like you're shaping...

Welcome to the forum!
Sounds like you're shaping the neck of the sweater. On each side on the neck (the 9 bound off sts), bind off 2sts, then 2sts, then 1st and again 1 stitch. This will gradually...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By salmonmac
[QUOTE=salmonmac;1405495] Yes, it sounds like you...

[QUOTE=salmonmac;1405495]
Yes, it sounds like you should be working on only the collars sts for this part. You should work one ridge in garter (2 rows) over all sts and then another ridge in garter...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 306
Posted By salmonmac
Brenda has done a suprb job of making this...

Brenda has done a suprb job of making this pattern work based on experience. Thanks, Brenda!
Since the Drops patterns are translations, they're not always clear. It may be the original pattern or the...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-23-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
Posted By salmonmac
Hi cdwilkinson and welcome to KH! Thanks X for...

Hi cdwilkinson and welcome to KH!
Thanks X for the clarification.
This thread started over 4 years ago so let's hope the original poster found the pattern.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 109
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! How kind of your...

Welcome to KnittingHelp! How kind of your grandmother to make this dress.
I'm not sure exactly where she's having trouble so if this doesn't help then just come back and ask.

There should be 85sts...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 307
Posted By salmonmac
I've used the German twisted cast on and not had...

I've used the German twisted cast on and not had any problems with the first row. I like using it for projects that need more stretch than say long tail. I'll try it again just to be sure.
Forum: Crochet! 07-21-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! I'm not sure if it's exactly what...

Welcome to KH!
I'm not sure if it's exactly what you're looking for but if you
Google "plastic crochet hooks" there are several kinds that come up. I've used the plastic ones and as long as the main...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By salmonmac
A knit cast on is going to work fine here since...

A knit cast on is going to work fine here since it will be at an edge and will be part of a seam at the underarm.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 186
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the pattern link. This is going to be...

Thanks for the pattern link. This is going to be an adorable sweater.
You're knitting the left front and shaping the neck.
"Knit 24, turn, place a coloured marker, cast off rem 8 sts. With ws facing...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By salmonmac
As long as we get to the right place, it's all...

As long as we get to the right place, it's all ok.
The problem happened when you added the sts for the collar. Instead of adding to the total, you should just change one more stitch from stockinette...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By salmonmac
I couldn't get the link to work. Maybe this...

I couldn't get the link to work.
Maybe this one?
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/includes/printpattern.php?id=6200&lang=en

If so, it seems that you should have 36sts for the 4th size. If you cast...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 166
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome to KH! Yes, it sounds like you...

Hi and welcome to KH!
Yes, it sounds like you should be working on only the collars sts for this part. You should work one ridge in garter (2 rows) over all sts and then another ridge in garter over...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By salmonmac
It seems that there's a direction missing and of...

It seems that there's a direction missing and of course, you're right the multiple parentheses don't help. I changed the out parentherses to brackets. The section in brackets is repeated twice.

Row...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By salmonmac
That's correct, repeat rows one-8 but leave out...

That's correct, repeat rows one-8 but leave out the k2tog at the beginning of row one. The pattern only wants the decreases at the neck edge here. The armhole increases are finished.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-20-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By salmonmac
Gorgeous work, Claire! The wimple is so graceful...

Gorgeous work, Claire! The wimple is so graceful and flattering. I love the combination of lace and yarn colors too.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the links, GG. Yes, the body sts...

Thanks for the links, GG.
Yes, the body sts should be almost continuous at the underarm and the link GG gave will help to minimize the gap at the underarm. You'll still have an opeining and the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By salmonmac
Read further in the pattern, especially if there...

Read further in the pattern, especially if there is a section on finishing and see if there are more directions for the live sts for the right end. If not, then bind off and use a new end of yarn A...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By salmonmac
What sequence of rows are you repeating after you...

What sequence of rows are you repeating after you get to 15sts? What number row are you calling that row (the one that ends with 15sts)?
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 628
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the links, X. Daylily, the sock looks...

Thanks for the links, X.

Daylily, the sock looks wonderful. I love the way the colors are woking out.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 446
Posted By salmonmac
These patterns get easier the more of them that...

These patterns get easier the more of them that you do.
Actually, we can't post whole patterns in the forum because of copyrights. Posting sections that are causing problems works however.
It'd be...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By salmonmac
Always a delight to see your beautiful work. The...

Always a delight to see your beautiful work. The beadwork is perfect.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! Knit 9sts from the 2nd needle and...

Welcome to KH!
Knit 9sts from the 2nd needle and place all sts on scrap yarn exept the 9sts you've just knit. Take the needle with the sts in your left hand and cast on 4sts using a cable or knit...
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