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Forum: How-to Questions 01-03-2007, 05:38 PM
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Posted By ionictoaster
Have I mentioned that this forum is pretty much...

Have I mentioned that this forum is pretty much amazing? Because it is.

You guys are all so quick to respond, as well as extremely helpful! So thanks! =D

Anyway, I will definitely try that...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-02-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,401
Posted By ionictoaster
centered double decrease on a hat ?

So. Because I have a habit of feeding my frustration by knitting without a pattern, I'm making a nice little hat. I want to do an interesting little decrease at the top, to make it look something...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-18-2006, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By ionictoaster
Thank you yarnlady! I think that's just what...

Thank you yarnlady!

I think that's just what I'll do. I think I would've been fine doing it the previous way, but as it's a Christmas present that I was planning on giving in 2 days, I don't have...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-18-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By ionictoaster
so.... *k9, k2tog ... then k5 at the end? knit...

so....

*k9, k2tog ... then k5 at the end?
knit around
*k8, k2tog ... then k5
knit around
*k7, k2tog ... then k5
...
...
...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2006, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By ionictoaster
Thanks for the advice! I was kind of scared to...

Thanks for the advice! I was kind of scared to resort to that, but I just e-mailed her. We'll await a reply!

As for the 80 sts beanie, I simply decreased 8 sts every other round. This doesn't work...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2006, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,155
Posted By ionictoaster
Decreasing a beanie with 85 sts

I've only ever made 2 beanies before, and both had 80 sts. I've started another one (without a pattern, of course....silly me) with 85 sts, and have knit my way up. It's now time to decrease, and...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-21-2006, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By ionictoaster
erm.... sure. lol I honestly have no idea. that...

erm....

sure. lol I honestly have no idea. that sounds like it makes sense. can anyone say for sure?

what about: (knitting around every other round)

*ssk, k16, k2tog around
*ssk, k14, k2tog...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2006, 10:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By ionictoaster
thanks for the replies :D I'm glad to know it's...

thanks for the replies :D I'm glad to know it's going to work out

sorry for making it unclear. the decrease doesn't start until about 5 inches of knitting, and yes, it does take away the usual...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2006, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,165
Posted By ionictoaster
Making up patterns may be dangerous

Okay, so I read about a cool way to decrease hats was to do a "double decrease every second round." (I found this on the schmeebot (http://www.schmeebot.com/knitting/?catid=22&nl=false) website,...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-21-2006, 12:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By ionictoaster
Wow, thanks for the quick responses guys! I think...

Wow, thanks for the quick responses guys! I think I'm going to enjoy this forum :D

I'll try one of these methods out tomorrow, when I'm more awake...I'm not very good yet at fixing mistakes when...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-20-2006, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,074
Posted By ionictoaster
trying a hat - question about dpns

Hey everyone, I'm Billy. I'm probably the only 17 yr old male on these boards, but hey, it's alright =D

Anyway, I've made a couple scarves and I decided to try my luck at a hat. I've been using this...
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