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Forum: How-to Questions 08-15-2012, 10:41 AM
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Posted By astonh
I knew that was the mantra. It was just lost in...

I knew that was the mantra. It was just lost in my brain. Thank you for reminding me its that simple. Leave it to me to make it difficult. This o's why I need to knit. Work life is rotting my brain....
Forum: How-to Questions 08-15-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 380
Posted By astonh
Question k2p3 Ribbing?

Doing a k2p3 ribbing on 297 sts. Supposed to end with k2. Done. Flip wk to wrong side - how do I start? Would the wrong side be p2k3 to keep the ribbing? Have had needles down too long and this is...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-26-2011, 10:22 PM
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Views: 338
Posted By astonh
Question Where's the 1st Marker?

Knitting Rainy Day Socks and about to knit the toe. Unfortunately, I lost my markers along the way. Not a huge deal as I had all my instep stitches on one needle and rest on another. Problem is that...
Forum: Pattern Central 08-27-2011, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By astonh
Found answer.. thx...

now to hope I have enough yarn to get to the end.
Forum: Pattern Central 08-27-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 763
Posted By astonh
How Many Repeats on Tuscany Shawl?

I've looked EVERYWHERE and cannot find my pattern for this...the downside of it being a simple lace repeat is I didn't have to keep up with where I put the pattern. Now I'm near the end but can't...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2010, 10:55 AM
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Views: 497
Posted By astonh
Question Celtic Tote (Row 56) - Not Making Sense?

So BEFORE row 56 we have 68 sts (29 ea for two cables, 8 sts between cables, and 1 st each edge - markers are one st in from edge - this is consistent with pattern instructions)

Row 56 of chart (a...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-10-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By astonh
THANK YOU! I'll frog and start over. I learn...

THANK YOU! I'll frog and start over. I learn something new every day with knitting...thanks to this wonderful forum. Y'all are my heros.

I'm knitting a hat... I'll share pix when I get er...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 11-27-2009, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By astonh
THANKS!

THANKS!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-27-2009, 10:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 825
Posted By astonh
Unhappy Trouble w/ Slip Stitch Ribbing

I'm doing a slipped st ribbing where I cast on an even number of sts and am doing K1, Yarn forward, slip 1, Yarn back and repeat from K1. My problem is that the slip 1 is getting tighter and tighter...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 11-27-2009, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,132
Posted By astonh
FOUND! Looking for Interweave Knits Winter 2007 (Celtic Tote)

FINALLY ready to knit the Celtic Tote and apparently lost/misplaced my copy of Interweave Knits Winter 2007! URG!

Does anyone have a copy that they would be willing to loan me or direct me towards...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-02-2009, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,475
Posted By astonh
That sweater is absolutely beautiful!

That sweater is absolutely beautiful!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-02-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 578
Posted By astonh
Question How Do I Measure for a Hat?

So this is probably a "duh, I knew that...really" question but at the moment, I'm clueless. Hats I've knit in the past didn't have a "size" listed, I just knit the pattern. Well, I've got one now...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-18-2009, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 759
Posted By astonh
Question Help Understanding Instructions

They are supposedly written in English but I'm just NOT understanding them.

Pattern is FREE pattern for DROPS sleeveless top...w/cable pattern...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-18-2009, 04:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By astonh
THANK YOU JAN!!!! You are my HERO! Thank you...

THANK YOU JAN!!!! You are my HERO! Thank you thank you thank you!
Forum: Pattern Central 07-18-2009, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 665
Posted By astonh
Exclamation Need Rules 1 and 2 !!!

ANYONE with Amy Singer's book No Sheep For You? I had checked the book out from the library and made myself a copy of the Tuscany shawl. Started knitting it but then it got set aside for awhile. I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-11-2009, 06:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,198
Posted By astonh
What an AMAZING bag! Beautiful

What an AMAZING bag! Beautiful
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2009, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 885
Posted By astonh
That last stitch on the first row always is loose...

That last stitch on the first row always is loose and when I knit the next row looks less than lovely as well. It does, however, tend to work out as you get further along in the project. you just...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-11-2009, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,471
Posted By astonh
Best Way to Join Yarns for Lace Project?

I'm using Malabrigo Lace to knit up an open lace stole/scarf. My problem is that my yarn met some type of demise and I've got several pieces of broken yarn (from the main ball) that I will need to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-07-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,081
Posted By astonh
As usual, you have done a gorgeous job! This is...

As usual, you have done a gorgeous job! This is stunning.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-04-2009, 09:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By astonh
Well at least I'm not completely crazy. I kept...

Well at least I'm not completely crazy. I kept getting the same numbers as you guys and it just doesn't make sense.

no, I've not found anywhere in the pattern where there are increases (from...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-03-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 872
Posted By astonh
Math Troubles

So I'm incapable of doing math today. :think:All my attempts have not worked. I should have turned to you guys first but... I'm here now!

So I have a pattern that I'm wanting to knit up in a...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-29-2009, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By astonh
LOL!! WOW... I was WAY off. Heaven only knows...

LOL!! WOW... I was WAY off. Heaven only knows what my sts would have turned out like.

As always, Ingrid, you are an angel to knitters. Thank you SO much for your wisdom and your (as well as most...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 663
Posted By astonh
Cable Question

So I have a cable pattern that I'm looking at and am totally confused. I've done a cable pattern before that would tell me to C4B, k2, k4 from cable type of instructions. Not a problem.

HOWEVER,...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2009, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By astonh
As I've not done a chart in the round, I didn't...

As I've not done a chart in the round, I didn't know this but does make perfect sense.

Learn something every day! Now just to remember it when that time comes that I'm following a chart while...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-28-2009, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,025
Posted By astonh
You read as shown in your second pix. Starting...

You read as shown in your second pix.

Starting at row 1 you read from right to left. On Row 2 you read from your left to your right.

hope that helps.

P.S. and you aren't a loser. I think every...
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