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Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2011, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 654
Posted By chicagoknitter
Knitting with DPN issue - Help?

Hello,
I have been knitting for a while and whenever I knit in the round with DPNs I have loose stitches at the point where the needles meet. I have tried to pull the last and first stitches on each...
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By chicagoknitter
German Knitting?

My wonderful boyfriend bought me the cutest baby knitting book while he was in Germany. However, I am not exactly sure about the abbrevations that I am seeing. Since the patterns are pretty much...
Forum: General Knitting 05-08-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By chicagoknitter
Oh, thank you so much for understanding. I...

Oh, thank you so much for understanding. I figured that there are so many talented people here, there are probably some seamstresses in the mix. I own a Viking sewing machine and I bought their 3D...
Forum: General Knitting 05-08-2007, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By chicagoknitter
I am so sorry for an OT question regarding SEWING

I am so sorry, I know this is completely off topic, but I just do not know where to turn. I am a knitter who learned to knit from this web site. I read and read in the backgrounds and watch the...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-22-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By chicagoknitter
Thank you guys very much. I have actually started...

Thank you guys very much. I have actually started a premie pattern and I showed it to a friend who has children with cabbage patch kids and she thought it would fit just fine. Hope it works out -...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-12-2006, 01:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,456
Posted By chicagoknitter
Cabbage Patch Dolls

Anyone know where you can find free patterns for cabbage patch dolls. I did not even realize they were back in style, I had them when I was a child and was shocked to hear my cousins have asked for...
Forum: Pattern Central 12-12-2006, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By chicagoknitter
Thank you guys. I appreciate the replies and I...

Thank you guys. I appreciate the replies and I will check out the options. :happydance:
Forum: Pattern Central 12-11-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,174
Posted By chicagoknitter
Dragon/Dinosour/Reptile Scarf??

I have seen some people mention some dragon or snake or dinosour patterns for scarves and hats. I have been reading through posts forever trying to find where they are attached and I cannot seem to...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-13-2006, 03:33 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 91,549
Posted By chicagoknitter
I see what you are saying. I am only about 10...

I see what you are saying.

I am only about 10 inches into my first sleeve. It looks HUGE! So I did the first part of the body, and more than half of my first sleeve. I have been doing it slowly now...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 02-10-2006, 03:10 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 91,549
Posted By chicagoknitter
Cateknits - I am working on TopSecret too, I...

Cateknits -

I am working on TopSecret too, I thought it was supposed to curl up at the bottom?!? I am working with Lions Brand Homespun and it sort of buckles out and curls a bit where the purling...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-26-2006, 05:26 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 91,549
Posted By chicagoknitter
Yes and show me too! Because I am sure I will not...

Yes and show me too! Because I am sure I will not be done yet. I liked the pattern and it looked like it was easy for a new knitter (like me). As I was looking at the patterns for one I liked I kept...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-26-2006, 01:57 PM
Replies: 684
Views: 91,549
Posted By chicagoknitter
Yippeee I am a total newby and I am about to cast...

Yippeee I am a total newby and I am about to cast on for TopSecret too! I am so happy to see someone else is here and doing the sweater...and totally behind too! :)

I have a question about the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-25-2006, 12:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By chicagoknitter
Thank you. I read some things on this site about...

Thank you. I read some things on this site about circular swatching and I think that information coupled with these pictures will put me well on my way. Thanks I am going to try this tonight! Thank...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2006, 12:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
Yes the two circ method was for the sleeves. I...

Yes the two circ method was for the sleeves. I was just verifying one last time what I was going to do in case I had something mixed up. But thank you all for your suggestions and help. I posted...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2006, 12:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By chicagoknitter
I see, I should do the method of garter stitch...

I see, I should do the method of garter stitch for a couple rows and then garter stitch the last 4 stitches at each end and just measure 4" somewhere in the middle and that should equal 12 stitches....
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2006, 11:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,155
Posted By chicagoknitter
Gauge For My Pattern??

My pattern writes out the gauge as "12 sts = 4" over st st using size 10.5"

So can someone help me determine what this means? I need to use my size 10.5 needles and knit 12 stitches in stockinete...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2006, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
This absoultely helps. Thank you all so much. I...

This absoultely helps. Thank you all so much. I think I will work the body first and just use the slightly smaller cable and smoosh them on. Then when I get to the arms and start using this fancy...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
So using the two different size needles will not...

So using the two different size needles will not throw off the gauge? I end up using one set and one set smaller...do I need to have one needle of each set on opposite ends, or do you make each cable...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2006, 05:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
Ooops I cannot get the pattern to link. It is a...

Ooops I cannot get the pattern to link. It is a sweater pattern from Knitty called Top Secret and I found it on this site...so it is easy to get to here if that helps anyone to check it out.

Where...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
I have attached the pattern for the sweater if...

I have attached the pattern for the sweater if that helps at all. I am a new knitter and I watched the videos on magic loop and using two sets of circulars. If I want to use the method of two circs I...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2006, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
This is a sweater knit in the round, not back and...

This is a sweater knit in the round, not back and forth. Is that impossible??
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2006, 01:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,161
Posted By chicagoknitter
Can Cable Lengths Be Changed?

Forgive me if this question has already been asked and answered, I looked around quite a bit and did not see this particular problem dealt with.

I have a pattern that calls for circular needles 16"...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2006, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By chicagoknitter
Thank you so much for the information. I read on...

Thank you so much for the information. I read on the airport web page that knitting needles were okay. But ya never know what the actual agents feel is okay or not. So I just wanted to know if anyone...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2006, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,332
Posted By chicagoknitter
Traveling with Stix???? Advice???

I am leaving for a cruise in a couple of days. I really want to bring my needles with me for the plane and down time while sitting in the sun! :XX: But I am not sure my beloved metal needles will...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 01-02-2006, 02:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,431
Posted By chicagoknitter
Holly the scarf does look great. Kome what yarn...

Holly the scarf does look great.

Kome what yarn did you use on yours - it looks really beautiful. Did you give it to your mom yet? I gave my mother hers on New Years Eve. She was so excited she sat...
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