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Forum: Pattern Central 05-06-2007, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Thanks! I'm familiar with that chart, but it...

Thanks! I'm familiar with that chart, but it doesn't give sizes for total piece length. But I think I just found what I'm looking for in Ann Budd's handy pattern book....
Forum: Pattern Central 05-06-2007, 04:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,009
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
I would say just take a normal sock pattern and...

I would say just take a normal sock pattern and lengthen the top considerably depending on how high you want the socks to go up your leg. Make it a bit wider at the top perhaps and definetely...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-06-2007, 03:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 907
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Adjusting Pattern for Size

Hello Knitters,
I'm in the process of authoring my own knitting pattern. I've made the sweater and have the pattern written down and now its time to adjust it for different sizes. Knitty's...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-15-2007, 04:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 791
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Patch Pocket Application

Hello knitters! Long time no post. Well I'm finishing up a sweater that I designed myself, and its time to apply the patch pocket I made. In the vogue knitting book they suggest "overcast"...
Forum: General Knitting 11-26-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 673
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Sleeve socket tips

Hey Knitters,
I'm just finishing up my second sweater, and am performing the dreaded task of sewing the sleeves into their sockets at the shoulder. I'm getting better, but the results are not...
Forum: General Knitting 11-20-2006, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 675
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
OT - knitty

Hi Knitters. I've been trying to access knitty.com for several days for some patterns and articles....but the site is apparently down. Is anyone else having problems with there site? Anyone no...
Forum: General Knitting 10-11-2006, 04:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,265
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
wet wool trick

Hello Knitters. First off, thanks again to ingrid. the sleeves are now sewed on, I went bravely ahead with mattress stitch. I posted a couple weeks ago about trying to soak some extremely itchy...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-07-2006, 04:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Sewing in Sleeves

Hello Knitters! Well, I made it! I've completed knitting my first sweater and all thats left is to sew in the sleeves. This is where I'm quite stuck. I understand mattress stitch, and see that it...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2006, 03:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Hey Ladies! Maybe today is mens day, or for me...

Hey Ladies! Maybe today is mens day, or for me here in Berlin it was "mens 1am". Thanks for all the replies, even those that were only to compliment my taste in online names :muah:

I guess that...
Forum: General Knitting 09-12-2006, 07:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,347
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Is there an itchy wool solution?

So I'm knitting my first sweater, and its to the point where I can "put it on" even though its missing arms....and I can already tell that it will be ITCHY!!! I once read in a pattern for gloves a...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-08-2006, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Yeah I though it over and next time I will put...

Yeah I though it over and next time I will put the stitches on holders instead of binding off, it makes much more sense. Since I hate backtracking I went ahead with the 3 needle bo with the picked...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-08-2006, 07:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
yes I understand that about 3 needle bind...

yes I understand that about 3 needle bind off...but for the sweater pieces it requires them to be bound off already. I think I'll try picking up stitches and doing the 3 needle bind off like that...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-08-2006, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Sewing up my sweater

Hi Knitters! Long time no post....
so I'm knitting my first sweater and its time to sew up the shoulders. I saw that someone on here suggested sewing up the shoulders with the 3 needle bind off...
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2006, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
I'll be flying from Germany to California. I'll...

I'll be flying from Germany to California. I'll try to find that pendant thing somewhere here, that really does sound like the best idea. :D
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2006, 04:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
all very great ideas, thanks a lot! I think I'll...

all very great ideas, thanks a lot! I think I'll just try several things and hope for the best :p
Forum: General Knitting 02-17-2006, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,540
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
breaking yarn in flight

Hey Knitters! I'm about to take an international flight and OF COURSE I will be bringing my knitting along. I've never had a problem before bringing my needles on the plane, but I've never brought...
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2006, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
That's kind of what I was thinking. I mean, do...

That's kind of what I was thinking. I mean, do stripes, cables, and different kind of increase/decrease really make something my own design?
Forum: General Knitting 02-11-2006, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
When is it considered "my" pattern?

Hey all, wanted to get some opinions on the subject. I'm beginning to knit a lot for other people out of The Knitters Handy Book of Patterns and putting my own spin on Ann Budds basic patterns. I...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2006, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Thanks! I got a reply from the web page of the...

Thanks!

I got a reply from the web page of the pattern I used (www.p2designs.com), and the woman said to make sure I tighten the last stitch before wrapping and slipping the following stich (all of...
Forum: General Knitting 02-07-2006, 10:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 764
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
Baby socks cont.

Thanks to all who helped me sizing my baby socks. You can check out a picture here:

kilgoretrout.wordpress.com

The next question is about the heel. I always end up with holes up one side of the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2006, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,108
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
woo hoo thanks! I also just read something that...

woo hoo thanks! I also just read something that said babies feet are generally about the width of a hand, which seems to be about 3 to 4 inches. that should be easy and knit up nice and fast!
Forum: General Knitting 02-06-2006, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,108
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
newborn sock measurements

hey folks! I'm male, 23, never had too much to do with babies, but I want to knit some baby socks for my pregnant friends. Most patterns i see only have sizes for two year olds, not younger. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-19-2006, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,229
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
yeah go for it! I'm really glad I switched. It...

yeah go for it! I'm really glad I switched. It only took me about three days of conti knitting before it felt really comfortable. I still find doing cables easier with throwing, but thats it..
Forum: General Knitting 01-18-2006, 08:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
handy book of patterns...typo?

Hi ya'll, long time no chat. So I'm knitting gloves from Ann Budds "Knitters handy book of patterns". I'm on page 19 for those who can follow along..
2 questions:
1. On the thumb gusset increase,...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2005, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By Kilgore_Trout
never tried it before but I imagine you could do...

never tried it before but I imagine you could do it just as easily. I would do sew together first, then block, just to be sure the finished shape is correct.
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