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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 12:16 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
The knitting itself looks simple enough, knitting...

The knitting itself looks simple enough, knitting in the round isn't complicated once you get the hang of it. You might run into some concerns with jogs when you change colors but there are easy...
Forum: The Lounge Today, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 41
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I'm glad you got to see it. It was too cloudy...

I'm glad you got to see it. It was too cloudy here to notice anything about the sun. :sad: I'm not sure the sun broke through the clouds at all.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 98
Posted By GrumpyGramma
This one? ...

This one? [http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/split-personality-2
Your link won't work for me. They are really funny that way sometimes.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:yay: :yay: :yay: Wonderful!

:yay: :yay: :yay:



Wonderful!
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 154
Posted By GrumpyGramma
*k11, - uses 11 sts k2tog, - uses 2 sts (k1,...

*k11, - uses 11 sts
k2tog, - uses 2 sts
(k1, yfwd, k1) in next st, - uses 1 st
sL1K, k1, psso - uses 2 sts

I count that you need 16 sts to do this. With it broken down maybe you can see which part...
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 12:03 PM
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Views: 97
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That looks cool and fun for anybody with an I...

That looks cool and fun for anybody with an I phone.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thanks, X. One of the problems is that he wants...

Thanks, X. One of the problems is that he wants solid colors. If you think you're ornament averse or whatever was in the scarf description, he's much more so when it comes to sox. I can get away...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Making socks for growing feet

My grandson wants me to knit him socks. The problem is that his feet grow really fast. I typically to toe up and prefer that. This situation calls for something different in the way of doing...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I found this...

I found this http://www.purlbee.com/2011/01/23/whits-knits-four-felted-hot-pads/ and decided to go with garter stitch. Based on their gauge and cast on number and after felting measurement I cast...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By GrumpyGramma
It took a bit of digging but I found this on the...

It took a bit of digging but I found this on the website: "She also teaches at New Zealand knitting retreats and LYS throughout the country." American patterns tend to use "yo" while British...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Felting questions

I have some Lion Wool that I want to use for my first felting project. I decided to keep it simple and make a pot holder.

Does garter stitch felt well and if so is it thicker than stockinette...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By GrumpyGramma
We love pictures so please feel free to post...

We love pictures so please feel free to post pictures of your project if you want to.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I've worked patterns written for dpn's on...

I've worked patterns written for dpn's on circular needles. I used markers to define which stitches went with which needle so that I could follow the pattern instructions. Example: 30 sts, 10 on...
Forum: The Lounge 10-22-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,678
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Got it! Thanks for the heads up!

Got it! Thanks for the heads up!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 12:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 311
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Translation: K3 yo, k2tog, k to end (I think the...

Translation: K3 yo, k2tog, k to end (I think the ktog is k2tog)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iao3TNNKW9c

I hope you'll post a photo of your hat. It's so exciting to know you're almost finished...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2014, 11:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 627
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Try this site. http://us.deramores.com/ Maybe...

Try this site. http://us.deramores.com/ Maybe they'll have what you want. If your order is over $75 it ships free. That may be more than you want to spend all at once (it's a lot for me!) but...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 11:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is this it? ...

Is this it? http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fanciful-flower-2 That's beautiful!

The instructions you posted look like they should be right. How about trying the stitches on other yarn,...
Forum: General Knitting 10-21-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 121
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Canadian knitters - Free shipping on orders over $75

Deramores (http://us.deramores.com/?___store=deramores_us_en)

I know that postage on yarn orders is horrendous. Maybe this will help. I don't know about added costs that would be...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By GrumpyGramma
What's your pattern called? Maybe we can find it...

What's your pattern called? Maybe we can find it online or at least a picture.

My guess: 2/2 LCP is a left cross worked in purl (a 4 stitch cable) and 1/1 RCP is a right cross worked in purl.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By GrumpyGramma
This stitch I've avoided. Now I might give it a...

This stitch I've avoided. Now I might give it a go. Thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By GrumpyGramma
A selvage stitch is a stitch at the beginning or...

A selvage stitch is a stitch at the beginning or end of a row that is not part of the pattern repeat. It can be worked several different ways. You can slip it if you want or knit it. It can be...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is the link I posted what you're working on? I...

Is the link I posted what you're working on?

I think as written it should work. 56/4 =14. K12, k2tog will decrease 4 sts evenly. Make sure you knit 12 before the k2tog.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 279
Posted By GrumpyGramma
How many stitches do you have on the needles...

How many stitches do you have on the needles before this decrease round? Is that exactly as it is written in the pattern. The placement of ( ) and other things can make a huge difference. If it is...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-20-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I used both your links earlier and they worked...

I used both your links earlier and they worked fine, now I get a page not found type of message on them.

I can't find a pattern. It should be pretty easy to wing it. Start at the top and then...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-20-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 369
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You're wonderful to do this. I'm sure they'll be...

You're wonderful to do this. I'm sure they'll be much appreciated and used. Pictures, please. We want WIP pictures. :)
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