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Forum: General Knitting 03-17-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By lml
lace pattern on lillian tank

Hello,
I am attempting the Lillian Tank Top and am confused with the lace pattern. I think my error is coming from the YO portion. How do I YO after a purl stitch when the yarn is already in...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-14-2010, 12:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By lml
Hey Thanks! I have been afraid to start for...

Hey Thanks!
I have been afraid to start for fear of doing it wrong and thought I needed more instruction first, but I guess I just need to start and see what works.
lml
Forum: How-to Questions 02-11-2010, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 946
Posted By lml
joining a sleeve to body

Hello,
I am attempting to join a set in sleeve to the body of a sweater. This is my first effort and I am confused about what seaming stitch to use for this stockinette stitch sweater. Looking at...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-01-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By lml
So, maybe I just had too many rows down the front...

So, maybe I just had too many rows down the front and back before I joined at the sides with the cast on stitches. I only did two increase rows of two added stitches each before the cast ons so it...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-01-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By lml
knitting from the top

Hi,
I am making a (seamless set-in sleeve) sweater based on Barbara G. Walker's book, Knitting From The Top. I am first making a sleeveless vest then plan to add a sleeve by picking up stitches...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-25-2009, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By lml
Thanks a bunch to all--I found it!:muah:

Thanks a bunch to all--I found it!:muah:
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By lml
Thanks to you both! I chose not to knit with...

Thanks to you both! I chose not to knit with both strands together at joins because I didn't want excess bulk to show on this smooth shiny yarn so I settled for a knot. I will follow your advice...
Forum: General Knitting 08-25-2009, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 971
Posted By lml
unsecure joining knots due to nylon yarn used

Hi,
I am making a skirt out of very stretchy 100% nylon ribbon yarn. I noticed that every time I try it on for size the knots for joining a new ball of yarn are not staying secure. Is there a...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 08-25-2009, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,639
Posted By lml
where do I find discontinued yarn?

I am in need of more yarn to finish a project but the color I need has been discontinued. It is Louisa Harding ribbon yarn "Fauve" in a silver grey #05. Any ideas where to find any? None...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 589
Posted By lml
Hey, I haven't done this myself but just came...

Hey, I haven't done this myself but just came across some info on it on vogueknitting.com. Hope this helps.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By lml
In my case I am going to use a particular felted...

In my case I am going to use a particular felted bag as a tote, but I'm wondering why I'm taking so much time in the design of a rectangular shaped bag when it will surely look like a sling after I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2009, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 788
Posted By lml
felted handbags look so nice in pictures

Why do the felted handbags in pictures look so crisp, shapely and rectangular from the side view? Once you actually put something in the bag doesn't the base sag and become rounded so the shape is...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By lml
I was thinking I could just fudge something since...

I was thinking I could just fudge something since it would be felted. I guess I just needed validation!

But...now that I'm thinking....how do you usually bind off for an I-cord?
Forum: How-to Questions 04-14-2009, 07:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,487
Posted By lml
ending I-cord when used as a seam

Hi-
I have made an I-cord seam as a decorative edge to join two sides of a bag I will be felting. How do I end the cord? I have 4 open stitches
to close. A regular bind off leaves an unsightly...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-07-2009, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By lml
Thanks a bunch. I'll give it a try!

Thanks a bunch. I'll give it a try!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-06-2009, 11:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 749
Posted By lml
double knitting

I want to learn the double knitting technique in order to make a side pocket on a market bag knit in the round. Any advice? Thanks.
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By lml
Oh I got it, I got it! So you just include the...

Oh I got it, I got it! So you just include the new body stitches into the armhole section and decrease as needed in the sleeve. So by increasing stitches in one area both get bigger at the same...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 07:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,132
Posted By lml
You can do it! That was my first major project...

You can do it! That was my first major project as well. I made two in Cascade 220, one for my 12 year old ( in raspberry) and one for me. For my daughter I omitted the hood and just added a garter...
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,095
Posted By lml
Knitting from the top

I am currently fascinated with the book Knitting from the Top by Barbara G. Walker. I am a novice knitter though and it is taking quite some brain power to figure out some of her techniques. Does...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-22-2009, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,624
Posted By lml
Thanks for the reply. I think I have a...

Thanks for the reply. I think I have a combination of problems to work out to get it right! Each time I undo my work I learn something new!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2009, 11:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,624
Posted By lml
adding a collar/border to a v neck cardigan

I am disgusted with my 3 attempts to finish off a v neck cardigan with a nice collar/border. I am picking up stitches around the front sides and back neck and it seems there is no problem with...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-03-2009, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 550
Posted By lml
darts

Anybody have a good simple reference for a beginner to learn how to make darts? I have made a vest that is too big in the bust area and I would like to try decreasing the bust area with a vertical...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2009, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,574
Posted By lml
Redface stitch ratio for sleeve to front/back for raglan

Is there a formula to figure out how many sleeve stitches to front/back stitches to cast on when making a top down raglan sweater. I have tried three times to get the ratio of sleeve to front/back...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-23-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,330
Posted By lml
Yes, I've got it now!

Yes, I've got it now!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-22-2009, 12:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,330
Posted By lml
Hey thanks. I was under the impression that I...

Hey thanks. I was under the impression that I had to increase stitches on both sides of the sleeve marker, so as to continue the diagonal stitch pattern that results in a raglan sleeve.
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