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Forum: General Knitting 09-19-2009, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Knitnan12
Can I use circulars?

Yes, I think I've got that Suzeeq. Thank you so much for your help, yet again:thumbsup:
Forum: General Knitting 09-18-2009, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By Knitnan12
Can I use circulars?

Thanks for that Suzeeq, the pattern is called tuck stitch but firstly there is plain increasing rows i.e. the purl side goes like this 'P2, m1p [which is m1 but purling into the back of the loop], so...
Forum: General Knitting 09-17-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 878
Posted By Knitnan12
Can I use circulars?

Hi. I have just bought a pattern for a beret which uses straight needles instead of circulars. I, like many, hate doing seams. The yarn is Sirdar Escape d.k. [don't know if it is available yet in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-24-2009, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Knitnan12
heel flap on sock

Thank you everyone for your kind replies:thumbsup: One more problem though! Is there a foolproof way to prevent the holes in the corner of the heel gusset. I have tried various ways but it does'nt...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-22-2009, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Knitnan12
Heel flap on sock

I am just about to start the heel flap on my first sock. When slipping the first stitch [to form the loops to pick up later for the gusset] do I slip this knitwise on knit side and purlwise on the...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-07-2008, 09:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By Knitnan12
Think you just have to take the plunge! It was...

Think you just have to take the plunge! It was making some fingerless gloves on dpns that made me want to have a go at socks. I am going to start with a child's pair, not too many stitches! Think I...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-07-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks Marilyn for your suggestions and the link,...

Thanks Marilyn for your suggestions and the link, very helpful:)
Forum: Pattern Central 11-07-2008, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks Doodknitwit, that's a coincidence as that...

Thanks Doodknitwit, that's a coincidence as that book is one I was considering:thumbsup:
Forum: Pattern Central 11-06-2008, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,588
Posted By Knitnan12
Which sock book?

Can any of you ladies or gents out there suggest a good sock book for a complete beginner. I have used dpns for fingerless mitts but to date have never attempted socks. Particularly interested in a...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2008, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By Knitnan12
Thank you ladies, you have both been a great...

Thank you ladies, you have both been a great help:yay:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2008, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks Suzeeq and of Troy. One final question how...

Thanks Suzeeq and of Troy. One final question how about the rest of the pattern between the cables? It is a reversed stockinette stitch, do I cast that off in pattern too?:knitting:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-05-2008, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,528
Posted By Knitnan12
Casting/Binding off over cable row

I am currently working on an aran waistcoat and have come to the shaping of the shoulders. My question is, how should this be done? Should I do it in pattern or should I just knit the stitches as...
Forum: Crochet! 11-04-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By Knitnan12
Thank you for that Labeelady, that's a big help

Thank you for that Labeelady, that's a big help
Forum: Crochet! 11-04-2008, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 898
Posted By Knitnan12
What yarn is this?

Can any of you ladies in the U.S help? I have a pattern from Chicks with Sticks which uses a yarn called Artful Yarns Heavenly Mohair [could'nt find it on Yarndex] it is described as light chunky. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-10-2008, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks for that Suzeeq, you've come to my rescue...

Thanks for that Suzeeq, you've come to my rescue again!:waving:
Forum: How-to Questions 10-09-2008, 08:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,191
Posted By Knitnan12
How to do thumb gusset?

Calling all you helpful ladies out there! I am in process of doing my first project using dpns. I making fingerless gloves in a very easy plain stocking stitch [think U.S. call it stockinette?]...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2008, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks Suzeeq, think I have finally got...

Thanks Suzeeq, think I have finally got it!:happydance:
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2008, 07:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks for replying Suzeeq. Sorry must have my...

Thanks for replying Suzeeq. Sorry must have my thick head on today! I can't quite undertand what you mean, sorry. Right I have the three needles with the stitches on and the fourth is my needle to...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-04-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 963
Posted By Knitnan12
Bind off/Cast off on Dpns

Hi. Could anyone please tell me how to Bind off/cast off on double pointed needles? I am using three needles with the stitches on and the fourth one as the working needle in the right hand. Did find...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By Knitnan12
Yes Suzeeq I am using the same yarn. O.k. will...

Yes Suzeeq I am using the same yarn. O.k. will do, thanks again for your help:yay:
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By Knitnan12
Suzeeq, the pattern actually uses an aran weight...

Suzeeq, the pattern actually uses an aran weight 100% silk yarn. So do you think just increasing the needle size will be enough without adding extra pattern repeats? Also the person who I am making...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 11:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By Knitnan12
Sorry Mike, I seemed to have confused the issue,...

Sorry Mike, I seemed to have confused the issue, it is cuff to cuff but the 'neck down' is the width of it so this is the part I need to extend i.e. the stitches as they appear on the needle. The...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By Knitnan12
Sorry don't think I explained properly. It is...

Sorry don't think I explained properly. It is knitted cuff to cuff [actually it is just above elbow to the same the other side] It is knitted across i.e. the neck to wherever I want to be down the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 09:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By Knitnan12
Thanks for that Mike, I actually need to resize a...

Thanks for that Mike, I actually need to resize a shrug which is knitted cuff to cuff. The current size is 12" armspan and I need it to be at least 15" :??
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2008, 06:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,428
Posted By Knitnan12
How to increase size in pattern

Hi, is there some kind of formula to increase the sizes in a knitting pattern. Please explain easily as a complete math dumbo!!
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