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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 08:51 PM
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I think that's a good idea. Even if you pay a...

I think that's a good idea. Even if you pay a few dollars more over the life of the needles it won't amount to much and it's cheaper than having needles you don't love to use.
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 08:39 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
My one experience with buying needles I wasn't...

My one experience with buying needles I wasn't sure of was a bad one. I love my needles from WEBS for socks and I got them for about the same price you're looking at, I know if there is a problem...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 08:33 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is this your pattern? ...

Is this your pattern? http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/prickle-the-hedgehog

Stockinette curls and one round of single crochet isn't going to really keep it flat. You can try blocking it...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 08:24 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
What's the cable like? Very flexible? Are the...

What's the cable like? Very flexible? Are the points to your liking? Can you take some yarn from stash and test drive them before you buy them? How much do they cost after the 40% off?
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 04:20 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I can't find it. Sorry. You can Google for...

I can't find it. Sorry. You can Google for sites to resize photos. I go here. http://www.picresize.com/ I just upload it to the site and tell it I want it smaller and automagically I get a...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 03:57 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Can you link to your pattern? Or, what is it...

Can you link to your pattern? Or, what is it called and where did you find it?
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 12:24 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Something like this? Super Simple Circular Hat...

Something like this?
Super Simple Circular Hat Calculator (http://www.earthguild.com/products/knitcroc/marypat/hatcalc.htm)
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 09:10 PM
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Views: 125
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:teehee: I just realized that your picture has...

:teehee: I just realized that your picture has the ears at the bottom. :whoosh: I expect that if you just keep on with the pattern that after it is washed/dried or blocked as appropriate to your...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 125
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Cute pattern. Free Knitting...

Welcome to KH. Cute pattern.

Free Knitting Pattern: Scaredy Cat Scarf (http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/L40383.html)

You work the chart from the bottom up. You end with a partial row of Color B....
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 07:16 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Divide for pocket Next row: K5, knit across 18...

Divide for pocket
Next row: K5, knit across 18 sts left on a stitch holder for first pocket lining, turn, leave rem 20 sts on a stitch holder.
Working in first 23 sts only work 17 rows

Knit 5. You...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:50 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Can you post a link to your...

Welcome to KH. Can you post a link to your pattern or tell us its name, where it's from? I'm not sure what you mean by "doubling up on 18 sts". Somebody else may be able to answer with the info...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:32 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Huh, what'd I do? I don't remember what I wrote,...

Huh, what'd I do? I don't remember what I wrote, sorry. I'm glad you settled on how to make it. How are you doing it? Just knit away till you run out of yarn? I happen to love that MO.

For...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 434
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Are you using a pattern or do you just want to...

Are you using a pattern or do you just want to wing it? If you want to wing it you might try an over-sized Grandmother's Favorite Dish Cloth...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-13-2014, 12:26 PM
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Views: 1,109
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That TV is too cute! The leaning antennae add...

That TV is too cute! The leaning antennae add character. :thumbsup: And the cord with a plug...wow!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 171
Posted By GrumpyGramma
What size double points do you have? If you have...

What size double points do you have? If you have size 9 you might just do the cuffs with them, I generally go down two sizes for rib. X's suggestion for using two circs is certainly a good option....
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-12-2014, 09:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 230
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You create amazingly lovely socks! L :heart: ve ...

You create amazingly lovely socks! L :heart: ve that blue!

I'm such a boring sox knitter, I never try any of those beautiful pattern stitches. I guess it wouldn't hurt me, maybe I'll try...
Forum: Crochet! 09-12-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That was one of the things I noticed here,...

That was one of the things I noticed here, linking to other forums doesn't seem to be discouraged at all and any and all insight and help or source of info is welcomed. Before I really got into...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-12-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Whatever it's called, you want to...

Welcome to KH. Whatever it's called, you want to end up with a yo. This is another way to do it.
Yarn Over 101 (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ5obKGfz4Y)
Skip up to about 10:40.
Forum: The Lounge 09-12-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Are you covering your hair with plastic? ...

Are you covering your hair with plastic? http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-lice/basics/lifestyle-home-remedies/con-20030792

A number of household products are used to treat head...
Forum: Crochet! 09-12-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By GrumpyGramma
There are other knitting forums? ...

There are other knitting forums? :noway:
:wink:

I found KH when I first got serious about learning to do something with the knit and purl stitches I'd learned to make. I asked a question here and...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Words of wisdom. Hey, that sounds pretty good. ...

Words of wisdom. Hey, that sounds pretty good. Thank you. Anything I know I either learned here at KH, or learned how to do it better. Are you familiar with the 3-needle bind off for making...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Provisional cast on. That's what you're asking...

Provisional cast on. That's what you're asking about. Amy has a video in the Free Videos for one way, if you go to youtube and search for knitting provisional cast on you'll find many others. My...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-11-2014, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thanks. I will try it again. Sometimes I get...

Thanks. I will try it again. Sometimes I get left and right mixed up too. I thought maybe I was doing that when I tried doing this.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thank you! Those look soooooooooooooo cozy and...

Thank you! Those look soooooooooooooo cozy and comfy. I was over at their site and looked and looked and....you get the idea...and never found them.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-10-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 122
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You're welcome. The best and maybe most...

You're welcome. The best and maybe most important thing is that you found this forum. We have some of the world's best knitters here though I'm not one of them. This is where I learned to knit,...
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