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Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2014, 10:51 AM
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Posted By knitcindy
After you knit the 1st and 2nd rows, you will...

After you knit the 1st and 2nd rows, you will repeat and knit the 1st and 2nd rows 7 more times until you've completed 16 rows altogether.

AND while you are knitting the 16th row you will decrease 1...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By knitcindy
No problem!!! Don't forget to post pics here...

No problem!!! Don't forget to post pics here once you've finished it! I'm sure it will turn out beautiful!!!!!!!!!

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By knitcindy
Your original cast on # is 230. You will add...

Your original cast on # is 230. You will add extra cables by adding 12 (or 24 or 36) to the original 230. That will add more cables and you don't have to worry about the edges because those are...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 151
Posted By knitcindy
Well, I don't know how to advise you for ALL...

Well, I don't know how to advise you for ALL patterns, but for THIS pattern take a look at the instructions for Row 7.

It says to repeat what's after the *. (P6, K6) I would increase by multiples...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By knitcindy
Just make sure that after you cast on, you place...

Just make sure that after you cast on, you place some sort of stitch marker on your right hand needle before you connect and knit your first round. That way you will know when you've finished a...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2014, 06:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By knitcindy
Can you give us a link to a pattern? Or the name...

Can you give us a link to a pattern? Or the name of your pattern? Then we could look for ourselves and try to help!!!

Thanks,
knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By knitcindy
You have to "purchase" it once you get to the...

You have to "purchase" it once you get to the Churchmouse yarn and teas website. Place a "1" in the box at the bottom of the page next to "Caitlin's cowl - free pattern". Then click on "Add to...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2014, 01:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 362
Posted By knitcindy
Size 50 circular needle question!!!

I am looking to buy a set of circular needles in size 50 with a thin cable. Does anyone of some with a thinner cable?? The set I currently have has a cable that is about 1/4"...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks for your help everyone! I ended up just...

Thanks for your help everyone! I ended up just searching thru Ravelry.com until I found one I liked. Which was this one:

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/caitlins-cowl

I knit it with 3...
Forum: General Knitting 11-12-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 399
Posted By knitcindy
It might be called Red Heart Boutique Changes...

It might be called Red Heart Boutique Changes yarn. You can always look it up on Ravelry.com and see if it strikes something in your mind!!

hth, knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 11-09-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By knitcindy
What is this called??

I want to knit something like a cowl, but is longer so that I can pull it down around my shoulders. Is this still called a "cowl"??

When I did a search for "cowl" on Ravelry.com almost all of the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-06-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By knitcindy
TA DA!!!!!!!!!! I found that pattern I was...

TA DA!!!!!!!!!!

I found that pattern I was looking for!! It was in a magazine called "Knit 1-2-3". I am so glad my search is over.

knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 11-05-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By knitcindy
That's a close one, but the one I've seen is in...

That's a close one, but the one I've seen is in garter stitch, with the rows going vertically up and down.

If I can't find the one I'm thinking of, I might just go ahead and use this...
Forum: General Knitting 11-04-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By knitcindy
Searching for a pattern............

I have been searching for a pattern for a baby bib. I've only seen a picture and have never looked at the pattern itself, so I'm not sure how it's done but I'll try to describe it.

It's knitted...
Forum: General Knitting 11-04-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By knitcindy
You can always use circulars in place of straight...

You can always use circulars in place of straight needles if you want to. In fact, I know quite a few people who prefer to use circulars all the time!!!

Just remember to go back and forth with...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-04-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By knitcindy
Those sweaters look GREAT. I've never ordered...

Those sweaters look GREAT. I've never ordered from them but I'd like to (eventually). You can always look on Ravelry.com for other patterns.

hth,
knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 11-03-2014, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By knitcindy
Just wondering............could you please post...

Just wondering............could you please post the name of the afghan pattern you're using?? It sounds interesting!

THANKS
knitcindy
Forum: General Knitting 10-28-2014, 10:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By knitcindy
Here's a couple of things to think about: #1 -...

Here's a couple of things to think about:

#1 - If she really wants to "do it all by herself" then I'd show her how to do a slip knot and then the knitted cast on. If she's already mastered the knit...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks Gemini!!! When I've taught classes, it...

Thanks Gemini!!!

When I've taught classes, it used to take the whole first class just to get everyone comfortable with the cast-on. And that was soooooo discouraging for everyone (even me).

This...
Forum: General Knitting 10-24-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By knitcindy
When I teach kids how to knit (and adults as...

When I teach kids how to knit (and adults as well) I usually do the casting on for them. I get 10 sts cast on to everyone's needles and then proceed to teach them the knit st.

That way they don't...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks everyone! Sometimes I don't even think to...

Thanks everyone! Sometimes I don't even think to look at the dates of posts.

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 12:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 314
Posted By knitcindy
Usually, with ribbing, you would knit 1 stitch,...

Usually, with ribbing, you would knit 1 stitch, then purl 1, then knit 1, then purl 1.....all the way across.

So, if you cast on 20 sts you would k1, p1, k1, p1, etc......... and end with p1.

Then...
Forum: General Knitting 10-18-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 758
Posted By knitcindy
We have a CHAT ROOM?????

I had no idea we have this here! Where do I find it??

THANKS!
knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By knitcindy
Greetings!!! Here's a few tips for you: #1 -...

Greetings!!!

Here's a few tips for you:

#1 - First, hold the needle with the stitches on it in your left hand, just like if you are going to knit the next row.

#2 - Now, look at the stitches on...
Forum: General Knitting 10-07-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 558
Posted By knitcindy
That sounds GREAT! Do you have a link to their...

That sounds GREAT! Do you have a link to their site???

knitcindy
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