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Forum: How-to Questions 11-03-2008, 09:24 AM
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Posted By AnnaStocks
Short rows in double fabric

Hi,

Has anyone ever done short rows in a piece of double thickness knitting (the type where you knit one, yarn forward, slip purlwise, yarn back etc etc)?

I'm working on a hat where I think it...
Forum: Crochet! 11-03-2008, 09:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By AnnaStocks
Hi Pam, I've just realised that I've been having...

Hi Pam,

I've just realised that I've been having a different problem, without realising it, which may explain the 3 chains being too long!

I've been following the pattern as though it is in English...
Forum: Crochet! 10-30-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By AnnaStocks
Woo hoo, finished my first heart last night, so...

Woo hoo, finished my first heart last night, so thanks again Jack.

Only bit I didn't like was the using of 3 chains to replace the DC, so I may fiddle with that a bit (it seemed very loose so there...
Forum: Crochet! 10-29-2008, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By AnnaStocks
You are an absolute star, thank you very much!...

You are an absolute star, thank you very much! That makes a lot more sense now.
Forum: Crochet! 10-29-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,349
Posted By AnnaStocks
Crochet Pattern Help - Please!

Hi,

I'm really new to crochet, and trying to teach myself from web pages and a small book. While I'm finding the individual stitches fine, I'm having real problems with understanding patterns,...
Forum: General Knitting 08-18-2008, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 959
Posted By AnnaStocks
Curling!

Hi,

Despite doing several seed stitch stiches on each side of a stocking stitch scarf i'm doing, the edges are still curling in.

Can anyone advise me whether blocking once I've finished will help...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-22-2008, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By AnnaStocks
Thanks a lot Braden, I'll give that a go.

Thanks a lot Braden, I'll give that a go.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2008, 10:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By AnnaStocks
Problem with felting bag - handles move!

Apologies for cross posting.

Hi all,

I've been having problems! I've been knitting bags using the magic loop method which I then felt. The bag is knitted in one piece, with the base being a a kind...
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2008, 08:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By AnnaStocks
Thanks Lisa, though I don't think that's the...

Thanks Lisa, though I don't think that's the problem as I checked the positioning of the handles on my last bag prior to felting it.

Also, I don't actually pick up stitches from the base of the...
Forum: General Knitting 07-16-2008, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 815
Posted By AnnaStocks
Unhappy Problems with Felted Knitting in the Round

Hi all,

I've been having problems! I've been knitting bags using the magic loop method which I then felt. The bag is knitted in one piece, with the base being a a kind of rectangular shape with...
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2008, 01:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By AnnaStocks
Thanks a lot everyone. Which patons 'type' would...

Thanks a lot everyone.

Which patons 'type' would people recommend? I can only seen to find wool blends or superwash wools on the UK suppliers web pages?
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2008, 04:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,134
Posted By AnnaStocks
Smile Wool for felting recommendations

Hi,
I've recently been using Rowan's Magpie wool to felt, but unfortunately it's no longer available. Most of the other wools I come across are 'superwash', so presumably won't felt.

Has anyone got...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2008, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By AnnaStocks
Great, that's a relief that it wasn't me being...

Great, that's a relief that it wasn't me being daft.

Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2008, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By AnnaStocks
It was probably me suzeeq. I had no problem with...

It was probably me suzeeq.

I had no problem with understanding the bit about purling the line before the stocking stitch, then purling. I only mentioned the initial line of purl before the st st...
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2008, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By AnnaStocks
Thank you - I guess it's just a mistake in the...

Thank you - I guess it's just a mistake in the pattern then!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2008, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By AnnaStocks
Thank you all so much, that's really cleared...

Thank you all so much, that's really cleared things up for me. I only really got confused because a pattern I was using said I should be on a different side to what I was when i'd completed the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2008, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,136
Posted By AnnaStocks
Quick question re. st st in patterns

Hi,

Apologies for duplicating this question, but I just realised I've posted it in the wrong place!

I'm trying to establish whether if a pattern says do x rows even of stocking stitch, is that...
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By AnnaStocks
Hi JCurry 28, thanks for your response. I just...

Hi JCurry 28, thanks for your response. I just started to write the following response, but then realised I had made an error calculating.

" Thank JCurry28, but the problem I seem to be having is...
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2008, 04:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 755
Posted By AnnaStocks
Quick St St query.

Hey, I have a quick question

I'm just making a pair of the Gold Bobble Booties (Old World Booties) by Gryphon Perkins, and I have a quick query, which is actually more of a general question...
Forum: General Knitting 06-23-2008, 04:10 AM
Replies: 7,425
Views: 1,418,778
Posted By AnnaStocks
Hey, Just to introduce myself - my gran taught...

Hey,

Just to introduce myself - my gran taught me knitting when I was younger, and now, after about 15 years I've decided to take it up again. So far just playing around, but hoping to make things...
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