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 Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2008, 03:52 PM Replies: 4 Views: 852 Posted By Gaby Here are some useful thoughts about calculating... Here are some useful thoughts about calculating gauges while knitting or crocheting: http://www.smart-knit-crocheting.com/beginner-crochet.html
 Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2008, 11:49 AM Replies: 4 Views: 1,153 Posted By Gaby Don't be upset. :hug: It is only new experience.... Don't be upset. :hug: It is only new experience. Try to keep all kinds of information (type of yarn, stitch pattern, number of hook or needles, number of stitches and rows, and so on) in some kind of...
 Forum: How-to Questions 05-10-2008, 10:02 PM Replies: 6 Views: 1,006 Posted By Gaby Here is a help page which explains how to... Here is a help page which explains how to calculate number of stitches and rows necessary for your garment. This simple logic is a good way to get rid of problems with "not matching" gauge and...
 Forum: How-to Questions 05-10-2008, 09:50 PM Replies: 4 Views: 1,153 Posted By Gaby There are a couple thing to take into... There are a couple thing to take into consideration: 1.If you sweater has some well distinguished stitch pattern be careful with blocking. Hold iron at some distance from the sweater and don't...
 Forum: General Knitting 04-28-2008, 08:44 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,410 Posted By Gaby HamaLee, I like your optimistic approach.... HamaLee, I like your optimistic approach. :hug: <<<
 Forum: General Knitting 04-28-2008, 11:01 AM Replies: 7 Views: 1,410 Posted By Gaby suzeeq is right (as usually :yay:) A swatch has... suzeeq is right (as usually :yay:) A swatch has to be greater than 4x4 in. There is a good saying:"A lazy person usually is forced to make everything twice". So... value your time and don't be...
 Forum: Pattern Central 04-10-2008, 10:36 PM Replies: 4 Views: 1,611 Posted By Gaby A straight skirt... A straight skirt pattern: http://www.smart-knit-crocheting.com/skirt-pattern.html A gore skirt pattern: http://www.smart-knit-crocheting.com/gore-skirt.html
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2008, 01:51 PM Replies: 7 Views: 1,316 Posted By Gaby Libbie, you can do it, but you should take into... Libbie, you can do it, but you should take into account a few things to make it look neat: 1. If a sweater pattern is not pretty tight and knitted fabric is not very thin it is ok just to split...
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2008, 01:36 PM Replies: 4 Views: 769 Posted By Gaby The last stitch has to be locked so it will not... The last stitch has to be locked so it will not ravel. To lock it, just cut yarn leaving a 5-6 inches end after your last stitch, pull it through the loop of the last stitch, insert it into a big...
 Forum: General Knitting 04-09-2008, 01:17 PM Replies: 5 Views: 1,448 Posted By Gaby Wenda, suzeeq is right. IN MOST CASES ( for the ... Wenda, suzeeq is right. IN MOST CASES ( for the set-in sleeves) you will need to make edging around the armholes instead of the left off sleeves. Just a crab stitch won't solve a problem since a...
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-08-2008, 11:33 AM Replies: 3 Views: 820 Posted By Gaby Here are a few simple rules to calculate... Here are a few simple rules to calculate gauge: http://www.smart-knit-crocheting.com/beginner-crochet.html
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-03-2008, 08:23 AM Replies: 9 Views: 1,192 Posted By Gaby <<<<<
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2008, 11:23 PM Replies: 9 Views: 1,192 Posted By Gaby The best thing you can do is not to pay attention... The best thing you can do is not to pay attention at some one's gauge. All people have their own style of knitting/crocheting. It is quite natural that you have different gauge using the same yarn...
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2008, 11:08 PM Replies: 5 Views: 3,809 Posted By Gaby Crab stitch alternative Excellent job, ArtLady! Crab stitch looks pretty decorative and gives a finished look. Recently I found an easy alternative to crab stitch. You might will like it because it doesn't require to...
 Forum: How-to Questions 04-01-2008, 10:46 PM Replies: 3 Views: 687 Posted By Gaby Try don't pay too much attention at the... Try don't pay too much attention at the recommended gauges. Every knitter\crocheter has her own style. Hence, it is quite possible that your gauge won't match that one which designer made for her...
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