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Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2014, 10:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By Evapche
Calculating yardage help.

Pattern only indicates amount of yarn needed in grams. Can I look up the yarn find the yards and calculate that way?
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2014, 02:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By Evapche
It depends on the person. I did english for a...

It depends on the person. I did english for a very long time before learning continental. So for some people they knit tighter in one method in comparison to another. I know this is true for me as...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2014, 12:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By Evapche
I also knit continental. So much faster than...

I also knit continental. So much faster than english once you get the hang of it. (I have done both.) I learned to knit backwards and then to purl backwards. You can also do it to rib once you get...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2014, 12:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By Evapche
Typically when you are learning it'll take a bit...

Typically when you are learning it'll take a bit for your stitches to be all the same or to be looser or tighter. Keep in mind that it also makes a difference if you are using continental or the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2014, 12:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 187
Posted By Evapche
Chart confusion.

I understand the written part of the pattern. And I understand the color changes. However I have never read a chart that had decreases without a symbol indicating where to decrease? I'm kind of...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2012, 01:20 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 680
Posted By Evapche
Converting child to adult?

I found a pattern for a child's hat and I want to try and adapt the pattern to fit my head. Could I theoretically just use larger needles or would I have to take into account decreases and...
Forum: General Knitting 08-19-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,474
Posted By Evapche
Cotton or acrylic?

I made my nephew a baby blanket that looks like a tetris game. I think its really cool and I want to adapt for myself. The original pattern says to do it in cotton but I ended up doing it in a really...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2012, 12:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 842
Posted By Evapche
I definitely recommend the long tail cast on...

I definitely recommend the long tail cast on method. In my opinion is much easier to knit from. I also don't know what method you are using but since you learned to crochet first I recommend learning...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Evapche
Thank you for the suggestion. I definitely think...

Thank you for the suggestion. I definitely think that I want to try it. And thank you Cacuun for your point of view. It can be a baby blanket but I'm doing it in a larger size for a 2.5 year old. I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-17-2012, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,189
Posted By Evapche
Blanket corners

I want to make a border for the blanket I'm making. I'm wondering what kind of increases I should do in the corners to make it look nice. I'm also wanting to do the border in garter. Any suggestions?
Forum: How-to Questions 02-02-2012, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Evapche
BO question

Says to work 2 purls sts together in BO row. Not quite sure what they mean?

http://petitepurls.com/Spring10/spring2010_ppinkorchard.html
Forum: How-to Questions 01-14-2012, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By Evapche
In the round?

Since I've learned to knit in the round I much prefer doing sleeves and the like in the round so I don't have to sew a seem later. So the first pattern is a girl's sweater that I'm wondering if...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2012, 08:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Evapche
Well I am making it for my cousin who is turning...

Well I am making it for my cousin who is turning 7 in about a month. She wears size 7/8 clothes. And when I was measuring her chest today it was 24''. The pattern says for size 5 the chest is 26.5...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Evapche
so would anything more than 2 inches be way too...

so would anything more than 2 inches be way too big?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2012, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,197
Posted By Evapche
Cardigan measurements.

So my question is how much bigger should the finished measurements for the cardigan be compared to actual chest measurements? Does it change depending on age?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2012, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Evapche
What exactly is that you're having trouble...

What exactly is that you're having trouble understanding? Do you not know how to do the decreases or how to get there?
Forum: How-to Questions 12-27-2011, 07:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 602
Posted By Evapche
Conversions...

Have a pattern that I made for a 3 month old (its a hat). I used US 6 kneedles. I want to make it adult size but I want to use the exact same pattern so I wanted to use bigger kneedles but not sure...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-08-2011, 05:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 429
Posted By Evapche
Knitting needles question.

I want to make a pair of baby booties. The pattern is in newborn size and I want to make it in 3month size and wonder how many needles up should I go? It says to make it on 3mm. I'm doing it on US 3...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2011, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 934
Posted By Evapche
Something I do is I weave in the tail into the...

Something I do is I weave in the tail into the side that's a bit higher so it evens out.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By Evapche
Confused on sts...

So I'm attempting to make my first dress for my cousin's little girl. The top is done in a flab that is buttoned to the back. On the front flap I"m supposed to be decreasing until I have (according...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Evapche
Next row: K5, remove marker, put next 21 stitches...

Next row: K5, remove marker, put next 21 stitches on waste yarn, remove marker, K23. Continue working in established pattern on remaining 28 stitches.
Continue knitting 28 palm stitches and working...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Evapche
Well on the first glove pattern I did you knitted...

Well on the first glove pattern I did you knitted the waste yarn slipped the sts back to the left and then knited them again so you still had the same number of sts. In this pattern when you use the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Evapche
Next question: (About increasing for the thumb)...

Next question: (About increasing for the thumb) It said to increase 21 sts and then on the next row slip the 21 sts onto waste yarn. Is that like slipping it onto a holder? The first set of gloves I...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2011, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Evapche
Never mind. Reread the pattern for about the...

Never mind. Reread the pattern for about the tenth time and figured out what I was reading wrong.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2011, 08:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Evapche
Next question: From my understanding of the...

Next question: From my understanding of the pattern I'm supposed to work 17 rows of the owl chart. Then start increasing every other row starting on row 18. Then I increase on every even row until...
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