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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:58 PM
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It looks terrific to me. Have you tried blocking...

It looks terrific to me. Have you tried blocking it yet? The curling is fairly minimal and may well not show when worn.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 155
Posted By salmonmac
Knit 5, slip the next 20 to a stitch holder but...

Knit 5, slip the next 20 to a stitch holder but don't turn yet. If you don't have the pocket lining made then look in the pattern for the directions for the pocket lining. Make two of these. Once you...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Yes, you should do the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Yes, you should do the front armholes the same way as the back. You may have to watch the shaping on the sleeves so that they match up with the front and back but it should...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 155
Posted By salmonmac
Knit 5sts then slip the next 20sts to a stitch...

Knit 5sts then slip the next 20sts to a stitch holder. In place of those 20sts, knit the 18sts (the pocket lining) that were previously placed on a stitch holder. You'll now have 23sts on the working...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By salmonmac
Aran is a yarn weight that knits at about...

Aran is a yarn weight that knits at about 4sts/inch. As GG mentioned, it's a heavier worsted weight yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 87
Posted By salmonmac
Hu and welcome to the forum. What a cozy looking...

Hu and welcome to the forum.
What a cozy looking baby blanket! You could carry the yarn that isn't in use up the side of the blanket if you wish. Catch if every other row with the working yarn so...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-14-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 148
Posted By salmonmac
It looks good and it all looks right to me. You...

It looks good and it all looks right to me. You started with the lower part of the cat's face. The nose and whiskers will go here. Then you worked up to the ears and the first stripe. The stripes...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By salmonmac
The basic idea is exactly right. Might be better...

The basic idea is exactly right. Might be better to start with k8, k2tog on the first decrease row and then k7, k2tog on the next decrease row and so on.
It's a wonderful charity, making these hats....
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Work 3 rows means to...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Work 3 rows means to continue in the moss stitch pattern. You'll be alternating knit and purl sts for this pattern and since the number of sts doesn't increase, just continue...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By salmonmac
It looks like a plain beanie, similar to this...

It looks like a plain beanie, similar to this one:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/a-very-plain-hat
You could cast on with two different colors which is what I think may be giving the edge...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By salmonmac
When does the hat show up in the video, for...

When does the hat show up in the video, for example, at 2min:30sec.
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 123
Posted By salmonmac
Can you give us a time mark for the hat you're...

Can you give us a time mark for the hat you're interested in?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By salmonmac
You don't have to tie a knot or weave in to...

You don't have to tie a knot or weave in to begin. I hold the knit fabric with my right hand and let the tail of yarn hang through my fingers. You could let the tail dangle free as you pick up the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 122
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! It's confusing alright. You...

Welcome to the forum!
It's confusing alright. You may have to look at the shape on the sleeve to decide but I'd count 8 rows after the 35stitch-row and increase at each end to 37sts.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By salmonmac
That is a problem. GG's and X's suggestions for...

That is a problem. GG's and X's suggestions for using 2 circulars with the correct size tip on the righthand needle will work if you don't mind using two circs.
There's a discussion here that may...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 109
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! On the next row you'll...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
On the next row you'll be dropping the yarn overs and working with three purl sts. It sounds like the directions are really to purl 3 together through the back loop. Here's a...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 116
Posted By salmonmac
Very nice...

Very nice camisole.
http://www.classiceliteyarns.com/WebLetter/150/Issue150.php
You can pick up the sts by just securing the yarn end with your fingers, leaving about a 6 inch tail to weave in later....
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! It's a good looking...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
It's a good looking throw. There are some corrections early on but you sound like you're past that part.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/liberty-2
Where is the steek...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By salmonmac
You're absolutely right! That'd be some skirt...

You're absolutely right! That'd be some skirt without the wrap. So depending on how much of an overlap you'd like multiply the sts/inch times the total inches (26 + overlap).
Thanks nanna for...
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2014, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 155
Posted By salmonmac
I had to look up box stitch to check but yes, it...

I had to look up box stitch to check but yes, it does look like box stitch as shown here.
http://newstitchaday.com/box-stitch/
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2014, 08:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By salmonmac
Sometimes a purl round is used to turn a hem but...

Sometimes a purl round is used to turn a hem but I don't see that in this pattern. I don't see a purl round in the photo either. Unless you can see a purl round in another photo (you could check...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 103
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! It may be that at this...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
It may be that at this point in the pattern, you're doing short rows or turning to start knitting back and forth instead of in the round.
Can you tell us the name of the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 09-13-2014, 06:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By salmonmac
Gorgeous socks! Both pairs are fun to see. I...

Gorgeous socks! Both pairs are fun to see. I agree that the blue is divine and the re-dyed yarn came out beautifully. Very nicely done.
Forum: General Knitting 09-13-2014, 06:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By salmonmac
That's so nice of you to say. We're all happy to...

That's so nice of you to say. We're all happy to help.
If you're getting 4.25sts/inch and you want 26inches, multiply 4.25 x 26 which works out to about 111sts cast on. You may need to decrease that...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-13-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By salmonmac
If it's keeping track of the beginning and end of...

If it's keeping track of the beginning and end of round, a removable stitch marker of a loop of contrasting yarn may help you mark the first stitch. You might also consider buying a 10.5 with a...
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