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Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2011, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 655
Posted By Mamamoose
This is common. If it drives you crazy, you can...

This is common. If it drives you crazy, you can k2tog a few times til you have the correct number again. Once you get the hang of it, you won't have this problem anymore. It just takes...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2011, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 871
Posted By Mamamoose
Cacunn is correct. The only diff is the way it...

Cacunn is correct. The only diff is the way it leans.
/ (k2tog) and \(ssk)
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 855
Posted By Mamamoose
Do you have the sweater in your possession? If...

Do you have the sweater in your possession? If so, you could take it to a local yarn store and compare yarns. If they are man made yarns (acrylics) you could try Michael's, Joanns or Hobby Lobby. ...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 04-14-2011, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,670
Posted By Mamamoose
Here is a link to the pvc one you were talking...

Here is a link to the pvc one you were talking about. But they are still up there in price....only about 90 or so cheaper than the Ashland Kiwi. Try Craigslist or...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2011, 09:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,581
Posted By Mamamoose
the boye set has sizes 2-15, and 4 (i think)...

the boye set has sizes 2-15, and 4 (i think) different cable sizes. I think the smallest may be 16inches. I have this set and like them a lot, and they are metal.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-01-2010, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By Mamamoose
Could you put both sets of stitches on one needle...

Could you put both sets of stitches on one needle and work them together? For example: x-x-x- and then knit together into one?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-31-2010, 06:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 838
Posted By Mamamoose
You can give your work a little tug at the end of...

You can give your work a little tug at the end of each row, and that should line it all up again. When I start something new, it always twists around the needles for the first few rows. I just tug...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2010, 08:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,405
Posted By Mamamoose
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIlNNYt-Q94 Here...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIlNNYt-Q94
Here is a link if you need it to a similar stitch, the only difference is that yours has a k2tog in it instead of k1
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2010, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,405
Posted By Mamamoose
slk2p: slip one, knit 2 together, pass the...

slk2p:
slip one, knit 2 together, pass the slipped stitch over
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Mamamoose
Gotta love the lifelines! They have many times...

Gotta love the lifelines! They have many times kept me from stabbing myself (or someone else...)with my needles.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-20-2010, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,674
Posted By Mamamoose
How's your hat coming along? I just started one...

How's your hat coming along? I just started one for my daughter.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 04:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,317
Posted By Mamamoose
Most likely WS is wrong side, and RS is the right...

Most likely WS is wrong side, and RS is the right side.
Right side is the side you would want to see, and wrong side is the hidden side.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 700
Posted By Mamamoose
I agree with the previous posters. It just...

I agree with the previous posters. It just depends on the project and the company. Each and every time will probably be different. You could also ask "do you mind if I knit while we chat?"
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 743
Posted By Mamamoose
A life line allows you to re-insert your needle...

A life line allows you to re-insert your needle in the (sad and sometimes horrifying event) that you drop a stitch or stitches, or like my case, when my 4 yr old just pulled it out. Then you can...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mamamoose
I watched a tutorial about short rows on...

I watched a tutorial about short rows on youtube:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfGpKiNfQmk

I watched this one the other day and it's pretty good. Helped me to just follow my pattern and not...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 03:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mamamoose
http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/FEATbonnetric.html...

http://knitty.com/ISSUEsummer03/FEATbonnetric.html

or maybe this one....
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,119
Posted By Mamamoose
http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/increases Is...

http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/increases

Is this the one?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2010, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mamamoose
Thank you to everyone! I have heard of all these...

Thank you to everyone! I have heard of all these ideas, just never needed to put them into practice. I have only been knitting for a couple of years, and only just started working on the dpns,...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2010, 01:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mamamoose
Thank you very much. That was what I figured,...

Thank you very much. That was what I figured, but sometimes what makes sense to me isn't the way to do it!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,687
Posted By Mamamoose
Question stitch marker when knitting in the round

I have started the fish hat from Knitty and it says to add a stitch marker after knitting a few rounds. How exactly do you do this when you are working on dpns? I am new to knitting in the round. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-23-2009, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mamamoose
Thanks again, Jan. I've begun binding off, and...

Thanks again, Jan. I've begun binding off, and it is just what I needed.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mamamoose
I've never done either, but bound off one shawl...

I've never done either, but bound off one shawl in the ususal fashion already, and it's waaay too tight. Probably need to undo it (sigh). Don't want too, it's fuzzy yarn, hard to see the stitches. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mamamoose
I'm already on size 15 circs. Don't have...

I'm already on size 15 circs. Don't have anything bigger. This project shouldn't need blocking much. At least I hope not. Blocking doesn't seem to help much with acrylics. Thanks for your input.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 12:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,170
Posted By Mamamoose
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Nhm6n3tfHY http:/...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Nhm6n3tfHY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NAEMrlNNioE

Here are 2 vids for the picot bind off. I have seen the first one from Iknitwithcatfur, and it is a good one.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,019
Posted By Mamamoose
Help with stretchy cast off

Could someone please tell me which would be better, a suspended bind off or a K2tog bind off? I am finishing a triangle shawl, bottom up, and would rather not do the sewn bind off, because it sounds...
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