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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 12:50 AM
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Make sure you aren't adding stitches by an extra...

Make sure you aren't adding stitches by an extra YO or accidentally picking up the thread in between stitches. Those are common mistakes for new knitters.

Does the blanket have a name? I know you...
Forum: The Lounge Today, 12:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Jan in CA
My cat loves the Apple "cat fishing 2" app! Will...

My cat loves the Apple "cat fishing 2" app! Will post video tomorrow if I can!
Forum: General Knitting 11-23-2014, 02:12 PM
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Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome Martin and Ronnie! :yay:

Welcome Martin and Ronnie! :yay:
Forum: General Knitting 11-23-2014, 12:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 238
Posted By Jan in CA
I love magic loop and use it for all my hats....

I love magic loop and use it for all my hats. :thumbsup:

Welcome!
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 04:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Jan in CA
I'm a loose knitter (:teehee: ) so maybe that...

I'm a loose knitter (:teehee: ) so maybe that makes it easier. Interesting.
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 03:10 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Jan in CA
Dragon leaf hat - free through Nov

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dragon-leaf-hat
Forum: How-to Questions 11-22-2014, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 105
Posted By Jan in CA
Can you tell us the pattern name and give a link...

Can you tell us the pattern name and give a link if possible?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-22-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 351
Posted By Jan in CA
Very nice! Hat scarf looks lovely with the fancy...

Very nice! Hat scarf looks lovely with the fancy dress. :thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 233
Posted By Jan in CA
I had a problem when I got my first KP Options....

I had a problem when I got my first KP Options. Up until then I'd been using bamboo straights so I didn't even know I was doing that. I apparently don't do it anymore because I have no problems and...
Forum: The Lounge 11-22-2014, 01:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By Jan in CA
GG, the size problem has to do with the depth...

GG, the size problem has to do with the depth front to back. There is a door to the garage and into the hall and when they open they come very close to the appliances now. The front loaders have a...
Forum: The Lounge 11-21-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By Jan in CA
Washing machine question

We will need a new washer soon and it has to be a top loader because our laundry room isn't large enough for the front loaders. 38 yr old houses weren't built for modern appliances....
Forum: General Knitting 11-21-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Jan in CA
I agree the surprisingly stretchy can be a bit...

I agree the surprisingly stretchy can be a bit messy. I figure since its a sock cuff it didn't matter as much. I'll take a look at this one.
Forum: General Knitting 11-21-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 296
Posted By Jan in CA
Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off. There are...

Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off. There are also You Tube videos for it. It's a tad fiddly, but worth it to be able to get your foot in the sock.
http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEfall09/FEATjssbo.php
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 228
Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome! Are the brackets correct? Please check...

Welcome!

Are the brackets correct? Please check that because I've never seen a pattern written like that. If you can give us a pattern name and link it would help.
Forum: The Lounge 11-19-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 137
Posted By Jan in CA
Yes and yikes!

Yes and yikes!
Forum: General Knitting 11-17-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Jan in CA
Welcome back!!

Welcome back!!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Jan in CA
Okay... It's not seamed. Garter stitch in the...

Okay...

It's not seamed. Garter stitch in the round creates a "jog", but I wouldn't worry about it. That bit of jog is not that noticeable and looks better than a seam IMO.

To switch needle size...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By Jan in CA
Argh!!! Lost my entire post. Well, GG gave you...

Argh!!! Lost my entire post. Well, GG gave you the short version of what I said. If you have more questions just ask. :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Jan in CA
Unless a pattern states specifically to "slip...

Unless a pattern states specifically to "slip knitwise" you always slip the stitch straight across needle tip to needle tip.

In this case you have the yarn in front, slip the stitch left needle to...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 344
Posted By Jan in CA
Probably not exactly. Did you have something in...

Probably not exactly. Did you have something in mind?

Here's the pattern on Ravelry. You can see what other knitters have done to get ideas. When you are looking at the projects type in a key word...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 165
Posted By Jan in CA
It would help if you'd tell us which part...

It would help if you'd tell us which part specifically you're having trouble with. Is it with the part in your subject line? If so it means to slip a stitch from the left needle to the right with the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Jan in CA
How many are you supposed to have at the end of...

How many are you supposed to have at the end of the row? Can you link to the pattern or give us a pattern name please?
Forum: How-to Questions 11-15-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Jan in CA
Okay, a pattern name will help. Never post a...

Okay, a pattern name will help. Never post a whole pattern, but a picture would be okay. You can attach by clicking onthe paper clip, but you may need to resize the pic first.

The pattern should...
Forum: General Knitting 11-14-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By Jan in CA
I usually prefer nickel plated as well, but it's...

I usually prefer nickel plated as well, but it's definitely personal preference.

I have a set of Knitpicks Options that I love, but I've heard that the newer versions cables are not as good...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Jan in CA
Can you give us a link to the pattern or patterns...

Can you give us a link to the pattern or patterns please?
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