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Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2012, 01:14 PM
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Posted By CaribbeanQueen
Changing two strand knitting to one strand

I have a pattern that calls for knitting with two strands of yarn. If I only want to use one strand of yarn, what changes do I need to take with the gauge of yarn and/or the needle size?
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
Wow, that would be a really fine yarn, if that is...

Wow, that would be a really fine yarn, if that is right.
Someone should invent a tool on the internet where you punch in your guage and it tells you what the weight of the yarn is so you can find a...
Forum: General Knitting 12-14-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
Ah, that is a good idea. It says 8 stitches and...

Ah, that is a good idea. It says 8 stitches and 10 rows to 1 inch. What do I do with that info?
Forum: General Knitting 12-14-2012, 05:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,507
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
Looking for yarn substitute

I am working with a vintage pattern that calls for "Sirdar Majestic Wool 3-ply" yarn. I don't think this is produced anymore. How do I go about finding out what the weight and fiber was of that yarn...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2012, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
I've just discovered on Amazon that are such a...

I've just discovered on Amazon that are such a thing as "knitting bobbins." Surely these must be better than embroidery bobbins. Besides getting tangled, my yarn comes off my bobbin because it does...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-28-2012, 03:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
What is the best way to organize colors when knitting?

Is there some gadget to organize colors when you are doing intarsia or fair isle? Right now I am working with two colors and have a bunch of embroidery bobbins that I wound up with the colors I need...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-25-2012, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
Sorry, I asked this question before and I just...

Sorry, I asked this question before and I just now saw that it was already answered. Thanks to those who answered. I had been doubling my rows out of lack of knowledge!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-25-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
What is a row?

Is a "row" a set of KP or one K or one P? Please help!
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2012, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By CaribbeanQueen
Is a "row" a set of two rows (k and p) or just one (k or p)

I have started a new project. The directions say "Beginning with a p row, work in St st for 11 rows". The row after that is a knit row. I do not understand what "row" is in this case. Is it a single...
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