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Forum: How-to Questions 05-02-2013, 09:00 AM
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Posted By KnottyTinker
Yes, it makes sense. Thank you!

Yes, it makes sense. Thank you!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-01-2013, 07:16 PM
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Views: 318
Posted By KnottyTinker
INCREASING FOR ARMHOLES

I am working on a top down cropped pullover by Vermont Fibers, #171 and you begin this with the back and there is no neck shaping. I am currently where I need to increase for the armholes and don't...
Forum: Pattern Central 05-01-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,953
Posted By KnottyTinker
MEN'S SHAWL COLLAR BUTTON DOWN SWEATER

Hello-I'm trying to find (unsuccessfully at this point) a man's sweater pattern that features a shawl collar and a button band down the front. I don't want a pull-over. I didn't find anything in the...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-28-2011, 01:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By KnottyTinker
Here is my issue, in the BODY section is says to...

Here is my issue, in the BODY section is says to cast on 227 sts (I'm doing XL) but that isn't enough stitches for this size and then later it says "left front piece = 39 sts" and "Right front piece...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-28-2011, 12:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,173
Posted By KnottyTinker
DROPS DESIGN MAN'S CARDIGAN...

Hello Everyone-
I'm wondering if anyone is familiar or has made a DROPS pattern #135-20 a man's cardigan with shawl collar. I am an accomplished knitter, but am struggling with the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2011, 07:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By KnottyTinker
You just gave me an idea, maybe I could knit the...

You just gave me an idea, maybe I could knit the head part using the pattern I have and somehow make the other part like I would when knitting the leg of a sock. Thank you for taking the time to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By KnottyTinker
SOCK MONKEY HEAD COVER...

Greetings Everyone-A couple of years ago I knitted a sock monkey for my husband (I know, sounds weird, but stick with me) and it really does look like my husband, we named him Sid! Sid is balding and...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By KnottyTinker
Thank you very much! Your suggestions, advice are...

Thank you very much! Your suggestions, advice are great and I'll do as you've said and see what happens. If all else fails, I can buy more yarn...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2011, 05:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By KnottyTinker
PATTERN CALL FOR 16 GAUGE YARN....

Hello-I could just kick myself! I just bought yarn that knits at 21 to make a sweater for my DH. I felt a bit unsure about the pattern I choose, it's a DROPS pattern and I'm finding it difficult to...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-29-2011, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,678
Posted By KnottyTinker
MEN'S BUTTON-DOWN CARDIGAN PATTERNS

Greetings-Last Friday night Tom Selleck on Blue Bloods was wearing a cream colored cardigan with a narrow shawl collar and it "V" neck line to big wooden buttons going down the front. My husband...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-20-2011, 03:42 PM
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Views: 735
Posted By KnottyTinker
how to calculate for buttonhole placement

Hello-I'm working on a cardi pattern that is worked from the bottom up. The length from the bottom to the underarm is 12" and I want to make mine longer, so I end up with 16". The pattern is written...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-06-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By KnottyTinker
Thank you so much for your detailed help. I agree...

Thank you so much for your detailed help. I agree that with the shortened sleeve length the 3" cuff would be too much and I'll do 2" as you suggest.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-06-2011, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 544
Posted By KnottyTinker
Pattern adjustment for 3/4 length sleeves

Hello-
I'm making a Noro jacket pattern and it calls for long sleeves and I'd like to make 3/4 length (or just below the elbow). How do I go about adjusting the sleeve pattern to do that? The pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-21-2011, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,184
Posted By KnottyTinker
Smile BUTTONHOLES FOR BABY SWEATER

Hello-Can someone advise, direct me to where I could find how to make tiny buttonholes for a baby sweater? The pattern I currently have has no buttonholes and I think it really needs them! Thank you
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2011, 02:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By KnottyTinker
Thank you! That gave me several options.

Thank you! That gave me several options.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2011, 11:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 899
Posted By KnottyTinker
Talking CROCHETING SEAMS TOGETHER...

Hello-
Is there anyone who can tell me how to crochet the side seams of a sweater together or direct me to site that explains that technique? Thank you! Kay
Forum: Pattern Central 06-16-2011, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By KnottyTinker
Perhaps the better comment should be - I'm...

Perhaps the better comment should be - I'm looking for knitters who have made this particular pattern it's called "Baby's First Cashmere" by Melissa Matthey. Maybe if I find someone who has made it...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-15-2011, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By KnottyTinker
After much trial and error, I finally figured out...

After much trial and error, I finally figured out what the pattern is calling for. Very poorly written pattern. BTW, it's called Baby's First Cashmere by Melissa.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-15-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By KnottyTinker
Unhappy BABY'S FIRST CASHMERE BY MELISSA

Is there anyone out there who has made this baby sweater? I feel seriously stupid, because I don't understand the directions, all I've done is cast-on 66 sts. HELP!!!

Kay in Colorado
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2011, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By KnottyTinker
KNITTING GRID PAPER AND CAST-ON HELP...

At the risk of sounding stupid, ok, I found the knitting grid paper, now what? In other words, how do I plot out the penguin for the front of the sweater?I'm using Knitting Pure and Simple's Neckdown...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 787
Posted By KnottyTinker
Question GUSSET FOR TOE UP SOCKS...

Now I have a sock question! I'm knitting socks, toe-up and I need to create the gusset. I need help with the math. The original pattern called for total of 66 sts on 2 needles. I have 60 sts (or 30...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By KnottyTinker
Thank you very much for your help, I appreciate...

Thank you very much for your help, I appreciate it very much!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2011, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By KnottyTinker
Question KNITTING GRID PAPER?

Me Again, seems like I'm always on here...
I want to make a sweater for my husband and put a penguin on the front of it. I found the perfect pattern, a neck-down pullover by Knitting Pure and Simple....
Forum: How-to Questions 05-16-2011, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By KnottyTinker
Thank you! That is sound advice and your last...

Thank you! That is sound advice and your last sentence made a lot of sense,"....main body of the tunic you want to be 19" across."
Forum: How-to Questions 05-16-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 496
Posted By KnottyTinker
The pattern calls for 18 gauge and the yarn I...

The pattern calls for 18 gauge and the yarn I want to use says 17 sts per 4". I thought maybe going up to 9 would make the ribbing look too large, but I can certainly give it a try. I got gauge or I...
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