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Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By redhairedlady
Talking Top down knitting

Thanks! I appreciate the advice! Here's a picture of the top:
http://store.vogueknitting.com/p-1006-collared-pullover.aspx
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2010, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 940
Posted By redhairedlady
Top down knitting (possibly a dumb question!)

I'm a fairly new knitter (been knitting for almost a year now), and would love to attempt to knit a top-down sweater, but am wondering how difficult it would be? I want to make myself some summer...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2010, 02:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By redhairedlady
Thanks for the replies! Jan, yes, I'm using a 16...

Thanks for the replies! Jan, yes, I'm using a 16 inch circular. I really don't like using DPN's (I haven't been knitting long, so maybe they'll get easier with time), so I just use them only when I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2010, 11:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 787
Posted By redhairedlady
Unhappy P2tog and gap between stitches

I'm knitting a simple cabled hat that has six-stitch cables with rows of purled stitches in between the cabled columns. The hat looked fine until I got to the decreasing part. The instructions for...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By redhairedlady
Thanks, Angela and Jan! I started the hat on 16"...

Thanks, Angela and Jan! I started the hat on 16" Bryspun (plastic) circulars, and then switched to Bryspun DPNs at the top. I didn't have any problems with stitches sliding off the DPN's, but I get...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,316
Posted By redhairedlady
Unhappy Tips for working with DPN's, Please?!

Does anyone have any tips for a fairly new knitter on working with DPN's, when decreasing for the top of a hat? I've knitted one hat (a beret) and had such a difficult time with the DPN's, but...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-14-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By redhairedlady
Talking Thanks, everyone! I'm glad to hear I did it the...

Thanks, everyone! I'm glad to hear I did it the right way. I'm still surprised not to come across how to change needles in any knitting books or online.
Forum: How-to Questions 01-14-2010, 12:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 884
Posted By redhairedlady
Changing needles

Hello,

I have a question about changing needles when knitting in the round. I'm a fairly new knitter, and just knitted my first hat. The instructions called for knitting the bottom ribbing with a...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2009, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 706
Posted By redhairedlady
Unhappy Purl Stitch - Beginner Needs Help, Please!

Hello,

I'm a very new knitter (have been crocheting for two years, but just learned how to knit a week ago). When I purl a row of stitches, I have a terrible time working into the stitches on the...
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