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Forum: How-to Questions 05-21-2011, 08:06 PM
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Posted By phoenixjen
Actually I did email the owner of KPS and she...

Actually I did email the owner of KPS and she gave me this reply:

It doesn't sound as if you did anything wrong. Depends on your gauge. You can divide for the sleeves right away with no problem.
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Forum: How-to Questions 05-21-2011, 12:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By phoenixjen
Knitting Pure and Simple Pattern Help

I have made the Knitting Pure and Simple sweater, pattern #232 before but I don't remember this problem.

You begin at the neckline and knit increasing on either side of the markers and creating a...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-18-2009, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By phoenixjen
Well, my little girl has requested 'purple'.:) I...

Well, my little girl has requested 'purple'.:) I guess I would like to have a machine wash but to get the look I want I wouldn't be opposed to hand washing. I live in a big city so I have LYS and the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-18-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 718
Posted By phoenixjen
Yarn Choice

I want to make my daughter a hoodie with a front pocket. Something like the Knitting Pure and Simple pattern #232. I would like to use a fuzzy yarn to make this. The pattern calls for worsted weight...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2007, 02:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 512
Posted By phoenixjen
Pattern Size Question

Is there a way to tell what sizes a pattern is for when it doesn't state it?
The pattern I am referring to is:
http://www.nationalknittingweek.co.uk/pdf_files/FreePatternMini5.pdf

Thanks,
Jenny
Forum: Pattern Central 09-25-2007, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By phoenixjen
Thanks for your help. I think the reason it is...

Thanks for your help. I think the reason it is that way is to make a curve in the collar around the neck too.
Forum: Pattern Central 09-24-2007, 08:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By phoenixjen
Ok, if it is the outer most 9 what do I do with...

Ok, if it is the outer most 9 what do I do with the other 6 sts (since there are 15 total)?
Forum: Pattern Central 09-24-2007, 02:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,027
Posted By phoenixjen
Garnstudio Directions Question

I am making a cardigan sweater for a child. The pattern creates a collar by increasing along the button hole edge. As you are creating this collar the pattern states the following:

When piece...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-22-2007, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By phoenixjen
Since I have never knitted a cardigan I wasn't...

Since I have never knitted a cardigan I wasn't sure if it was a big problem. Thanks for the advice!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-22-2007, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 579
Posted By phoenixjen
Forgot to Decrease

I am knitting the front side of a cardigan sweater. The directions said that after the ribbing dec 2 sts. I forgot to do this. I am almost to the change in the pattern where the sleave hole is...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-06-2007, 01:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 690
Posted By phoenixjen
Ribbing Help

I am knitting a sweater from garnstudio.com and was wondering if there is a mistake in the pattern. I am creating ribbing on the bottom edge. The first two rows are garter stitch. Then it starts the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2007, 11:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 539
Posted By phoenixjen
Shawl Fiasco

I am making a shawl for my mother. I have had several problems with it but now that the shawl is done I have noticed that the shawl is 'sagging'. The shawl is made up of 4k rows and 1 drop stitch...
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2007, 08:02 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 27,523
Posted By phoenixjen
Denise size 17 and 19!

I don't know how long they have had the size 17 and 19 tips available for Denise needles but I am very happy! I plan on buying both!!

Jenny
Forum: General Knitting 06-01-2007, 01:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By phoenixjen
Circular Needles

I need size 17 circular needles and I dont' want to pay a lot because I don't know if I'll use them again. I bought the Lion brand and Boyd brand ones. Also, I noticed knitpicks.com has the tips and...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By phoenixjen
Yarn

I found a pattern that calls for Shokay Shambala [100 % pure yak down; 164 yd per 100g hank]. Not only is this yarn hard to find it is a fortune! Needing 14 hanks at $32.00 a hank would make a VERY...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-07-2006, 08:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 979
Posted By phoenixjen
Bobble Pattern Problem

When I get to row 8 I am 3 sts. short. I think the way I have calculated it I should have 37 sts. on the needles and when I count how many I should have for row 8 it should be 41 so row 7 should add...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2006, 03:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By phoenixjen
Thank you so much! I don't know what I would do...

Thank you so much! I don't know what I would do without this forum!

:)
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2006, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 597
Posted By phoenixjen
BO Question

My pattern tells me to ssk, k4, BO7, k4 and k2tog.

When I do this I get one extra stitch instead of two at the end to do the k2tog. Any ideas what I'm doing wrong?

What I've done so far is ssk, k4,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2006, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By phoenixjen
The problem was that I was casting one on to...

The problem was that I was casting one on to create an increase. I guess if I do the kfb that will take care of the problem?
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2006, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 735
Posted By phoenixjen
Suffies Pattern Question

I got this adorable pattern off of a website. I can't for the life of me get the second row right!

http://ysolda.me.uk/patterns/stuffies.pdf

I have 10 sts. on my needles, and have done the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2006, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 924
Posted By phoenixjen
Tie for Poncho

I made a poncho out of Kid mohair. I now need to make a tie for the front closure. Would making a i-cord out of mohair just look like a tangled mess after awhile or would it be an OK yarn to use for...
Forum: General Knitting 10-15-2006, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,769
Posted By phoenixjen
Poncho popularity

Are ponchos still popular? I made one and was considering selling it at a craft fair.

Jenny
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2006, 09:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By phoenixjen
Neck Edging Question

I have finished a poncho that has a slit in the front and the directions below are to create a tie to close the front at the neck. The directions for the neck edging are as follows.

Using crochet...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2006, 01:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 755
Posted By phoenixjen
Casting on Using M1R?

My pattern says to work the pattern between the two halves of the poncho I'm making, then cast on 32 sts (I will be joining the two halves after I cast on the sts.). Cast on each st by working a M1R...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-24-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,136
Posted By phoenixjen
OK, I've frogged the whole thing and now I want...

OK, I've frogged the whole thing and now I want to maker sure I get this right. The gauge says 12 sts. 16 rows to 4" over lace pattern. Is that 3 sts. per inch?

I posted about this awhile back and...
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