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Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2012, 10:26 PM
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Posted By flipoid
One More Question ...

Sorry--the first row of the pattern is a purl row, which is the wrong side (the pattern when knitted flat is purl row then knit a row of the lace pattern). So, in converting it to in the round, do I...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2012, 10:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By flipoid
Thanks, Ingrid and suzeeq. :) So, I will knit...

Thanks, Ingrid and suzeeq. :) So, I will knit in the round (the pattern is one row of purling when knitted flat and one row of knitting the lace pattern, but I'll do all knitting because it's in...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 733
Posted By flipoid
Fingerless Glove Pattern Conversion

I have just started enjoying knitting in the round (with 2 circs or with DPNs--finally got the trick of those). There is a lacy fingerless glove pattern from the Lion Brand website

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Forum: Pattern Central 07-12-2011, 01:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,126
Posted By flipoid
I have finished my first wedge and started the...

I have finished my first wedge and started the second one. I ended up doing 60 rows (3 times the original pattern) and so far, so good! The wedge looks like a piece of pie. :) I'm alternating...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-10-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,126
Posted By flipoid
I agree about the bind offs (hadn't thought of...

I agree about the bind offs (hadn't thought of that yet!). But, the original pattern is 20 rows. If I'm continuing, row 28, for example, will be the same as row 8 was. The bind offs are on row 8,...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-10-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,126
Posted By flipoid
Thanks! I also am deleting the "bind offs" that...

Thanks! I also am deleting the "bind offs" that are on rows 8, 14, and 20, since I don't know how to space them with 45 stitches and more rows. So the outer edge will be even instead of having the...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-09-2011, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,126
Posted By flipoid
Enlarging Round Dishcloth Pattern for Baby Blanket

I want to knit a round baby blanket. I found this round dishcloth pattern that I like:

http://www.mielkesfarm.com/dishclth.htm

It says that the finished cloth would be 10-12" across. I was...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2010, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
Here's another version of the intarsia blanket,...

Here's another version of the intarsia blanket, knit with thicker yarn (Wool-Ease Thick and Quick is the cream color, and two strands of Red Heart--one brown and one green--held together are what...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
I will see if I can get the person who has the...

I will see if I can get the person who has the blanket to take a picture of the back side.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2010, 11:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
No, I don't mind at all if you save a copy of the...

No, I don't mind at all if you save a copy of the picture to show others. Keep in mind, though, that there was supposed to be one more section of blocks (a stripe/solid/stripe section), but I didn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2010, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
It's Finished!

I finished the baby blanket, and I did it all in one piece! :)

Here are links to a couple of...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-23-2010, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
Thanks again for your help. No, the original...

Thanks again for your help. No, the original pattern I was working with these same colors involved stranded knitting and I couldn't get it to work (the stitches didn't look right--it was the Lion...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2010, 09:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
Thanks for your response, but it confused me a...

Thanks for your response, but it confused me a bit. :?? There isn't any stranding involved, I don't think. The striped part is 2 rows of one color, and two rows of a second color, not two colors...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2010, 05:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,260
Posted By flipoid
Converting "Strip" Pattern to Intarsia

I am knitting (only a few rows in) this blanket:

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/70203AD.html?noImages=

I am using Red Heart yarn in Aqua (border and solid color blocks), blue, and green (the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-25-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By flipoid
Thanks!

Thanks, RoseFairy. It's still not quite right (the Color C is still obstructing the color B on the front side of the blanket), and it still doesn't look quite like the picture, but it's getting...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2010, 03:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,119
Posted By flipoid
I found this one that's similar on Lion Brand's...

I found this one that's similar on Lion Brand's website:

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/70111.html?noImages=

I know I saw another similar pattern in an email newsletter that I received; I just...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By flipoid
Eureka!

I think I *may* have figured it out. The problem appears on the "K1, P1" rows. I have been holding the K1 color yarn (it's Color B) behind the needle and the P1 color yarn (Color C) in front of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2010, 08:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By flipoid
That's a good suggestion, RoseFairy, but I was...

That's a good suggestion, RoseFairy, but I was holding both strands behind the needles when doing the knitting rows. In fact, when I looked up tips on Fair Isle/stranded knitting, several of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2010, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By flipoid
No, the purl stitches are all on the "wrong" side...

No, the purl stitches are all on the "wrong" side (even rows) of the blanket (they alternate knit and purl or purl and knit on the even rows--4 and 8). And the "broken rib," if that's what it is, is...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2010, 10:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,212
Posted By flipoid
Lion Brand "Watercolors" Blanket

I'm knitting a Lion Brand pattern for a "Watercolors" blankie:

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/80662AD.html?noImages=

I have started it 3 times, and can't seem to get the stitches to look right. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2010, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By flipoid
*giggle* Knitting the sleeves in the round would...

*giggle* Knitting the sleeves in the round would require me to use double pointed needles, and I don't *do* double pointed needles! ;)

Thanks so much for the quick responses! MerigoldinWA, the...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-20-2010, 12:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,712
Posted By flipoid
Baby Sweater in One Piece Question

I am knitting a baby sweater from the Lion Brand website:

http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/90060AD.html?noImages=

This is the first time I have ever knitted a sweater, even though I learned to...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-17-2009, 05:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By flipoid
Thanks again!

I wanted to say "thank you" again to those who answered my questions about the crochet border and were so helpful. I also had a "real-life" friend who was able to show me the single-crochet...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-05-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By flipoid
Thank you, thank you, thank you, OffJumpsJack! ...

Thank you, thank you, thank you, OffJumpsJack! If I could hug you, I would! Your post made things so much clearer in my mind. I like the last idea you listed of holding the yarn tails along the YO...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2009, 02:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,960
Posted By flipoid
Thanks for the additional pointers, OffJumpsJack....

Thanks for the additional pointers, OffJumpsJack. That's a good idea to use the yarn tails along with the joined ball of yarn as a way of weaving in those ends--though, since it's bulky weight yarn,...
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