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Forum: Charity Knitting Yesterday, 06:24 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Great to see Muddy Paws and the different stripes...

Great to see Muddy Paws and the different stripes from all over the country. It looks wonderful.
The list for the next two sounds good to me. I'm looking forward to seeing them develop.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 74
Posted By salmonmac
Because of the later direction: "Insert right...

Because of the later direction:
"Insert right hand needle under loose strand and k into next st, bringing st out under strand" this sounds like a variation on the butterfly stitch that GG...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By salmonmac
Very interesting combination of short rows with...

Very interesting combination of short rows with wedge increases. I'd like to see a sweater that incorporates this shaping.
Thanks for posting the link.
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 116
Posted By salmonmac
I didn't see anything in User Settings but I may...

I didn't see anything in User Settings but I may well have missed it. I'll ask Sheldon if the feature exists and link to your post.
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:32 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome KnittyBri! Bood to have you join us at...

Welcome KnittyBri! Bood to have you join us at Knitting Help. We're all learning as we go. Hope to hear from you in the forum and see some of your knitting projects, too.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-31-2014, 08:21 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 20,425
Posted By salmonmac
What an adorable graduate! Congrats all around. I...

What an adorable graduate! Congrats all around. I love the photo.
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-31-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 20,425
Posted By salmonmac
That sounds like fun!

That sounds like fun!
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-30-2014, 05:46 PM
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Views: 20,425
Posted By salmonmac
Perfect!

Perfect!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2014, 04:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By salmonmac
Welocme to KnittingHelp! Is it the directions for...

Welocme to KnittingHelp!
Is it the directions for the buttonhoe that are causing the problem?
On row 5 you decrease one stitch by passing the 3rd stitch over the 4th (the one closest to the needle...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-28-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Trying to hold the yarn...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Trying to hold the yarn with a looser grip will help. Make too, that you're forming the new stitch on the fat part of the needle and not at the tip of the needle.
One source...
Forum: Charity Knitting 07-28-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 20,425
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the update. Please add me in anywhere...

Thanks for the update. Please add me in anywhere on the new list. I'm ready to knit!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-28-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 215
Posted By salmonmac
It looks fantastic! This is going to be a...

It looks fantastic! This is going to be a gorgeous scarf and I'm sure will win many compliments. I love the two color idea.
I think your reference to the pattern is enough. We should be able to find...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-27-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By salmonmac
Well, you're right. If you turn at the end of row...

Well, you're right. If you turn at the end of row 12, you only have 15sts to work across but then all 18sts will be on one needle.

When you turn at the end of row 12, ready to knit the sts, there'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-27-2014, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 190
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! On row 7, you've knit 15...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
On row 7, you've knit 15 and then wrapped and turned. On row8, purl back on only 12 of those 15sts and then w&t again. You'll have unworked sts on both needles (on either...
Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2014, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 171
Posted By salmonmac
Beautiful photo. Sounds like perfect weather to...

Beautiful photo. Sounds like perfect weather to wear all those knit items.
Forum: The Lounge 07-27-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 142
Posted By salmonmac
I hope that the GoFundMe What about federal or...

I hope that the GoFundMe What about federal or state government assistance? Here's a link to the federal...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-27-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By salmonmac
They look terrific! It's not easy to do the...

They look terrific! It's not easy to do the fingers so neatly but you haae that working very well. Very nice.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By salmonmac
i've never tried this but the best recommendation...

i've never tried this but the best recommendation I've seen is to knot the two yarns in between the pom poms and the apply a little Fray Chek to the knot. The knot gets buried inside the layers of...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By salmonmac
http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/loops--thread...

http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/loops--threads-pom-pom
Here's a method that combines the backwards loop and the knit cast on as another option. It uses a different pom pom yarn but the idea is...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By salmonmac
Maybe something with an actual cable down the...

Maybe something with an actual cable down the center?
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/shriver-scarf
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/two-color-alpaca-cable-scarf
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, the slip 1 is the stitch that is passed...

Yes, the slip 1 is the stitch that is passed over. GG's video link shows the procedure. (Thanks, GG!) Then the repeat will work out to 6sts each.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By salmonmac
Row 11 adds up to 99sts. The k1, k2tog uses 3sts,...

Row 11 adds up to 99sts. The k1, k2tog uses 3sts, the repeat takes 6sts and you repeat 15 times. The final sts after the repeat require 6sts. That adds up to 99sts.
Did you start the row with 99? It...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! On the right side row,...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
On the right side row, yarn over. When you come to the yarn over on the next row, the wrong side row, purl into the yarn over.
Thanks very much for the link. It's a beautiful...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 553
Posted By salmonmac
You can check to see if the number of increases...

You can check to see if the number of increases you need to get to 39sts will fit into the number of rows it will take to finish the sleeve to the armhole. Convert the number of inches in the sleeve...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! One thing to check is...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
One thing to check is the yo. It should occur between sts and not use a stitch.
The row shouldn't gain or lose any sts.
How many sts are there on the needle before you start...
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