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Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2006, 06:33 PM
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Posted By jezzybear
Tips for making my own pattern?

Hi everyone. I've been to a meeting today and somebody I work with was wearing the most heavenly cape / jumper (shop bought). It had long sleeves like a jumper and was fitted around the body but was...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2006, 08:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By jezzybear
Obviously now I know better but I thought I best...

Obviously now I know better but I thought I best do the "big" bit ie. the body first. The sleeves are so tedious I even spent time debating on whether to have short sleeves - but gave myself a kick...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2006, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 962
Posted By jezzybear
Just as a beside - are you keeping the same...

Just as a beside - are you keeping the same number of stitched from row to row? When I first started ribbing I was increasing my stitches (by accident) and the extra stitches seemed really...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2006, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,344
Posted By jezzybear
1x1 Rib question

Goodness - knitting my first ever jumper (for me) has been such a huge learning curve. (Ive knit the front and back - then had to unpick the rib at the bottom and increase the length and re-rib...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2006, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 977
Posted By jezzybear
I had been knitting for years before I mastered...

I had been knitting for years before I mastered this (last week!) I couldn't understand where I was going wrong and couldn't grasp it no matter how many people told me.

So;

K1
Then bring your wool...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-20-2006, 05:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 987
Posted By jezzybear
This isn't so much an answer as an experience of...

This isn't so much an answer as an experience of my own - 2 weeks ago I started knitting my first ever full garment that wasn't a scarf or a blanket! I was following a pattern for a jumper for my...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-19-2006, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By jezzybear
Ha ha - just to serve me right - tried it on just...

Ha ha - just to serve me right - tried it on just before knitting the sleeves and realised it's about 15cm too short! So now had practise in un-doing the ribbing and adding on some more rows!

One...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 11-19-2006, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,140
Posted By jezzybear
A little brag!

As i've told the whole forum throughout every stage (i've had to ask loads of questions) i'm knitting my first adult sized jumper - previously only managed baby jumpers and scarves!

Thanks to...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2006, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 761
Posted By jezzybear
Final bit of help needed if possible please

Sorry for my 3rd post in 24hours. I am finishing my first piece of knitting and it's doubly difficult to understand the pattern because a) i'm a newbie and b) it's translated (not too well) from...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2006, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By jezzybear
Thanks, thought that would make sense, but as...

Thanks, thought that would make sense, but as i've discovered knitting terms aren't always logical!

Completed the back of my first ever adult sized jumper and now heading up the front with a great...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2006, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 834
Posted By jezzybear
Neck Edge?

I always get this confused - which is the neck edge? I know this sounds really dumb but i've done this wrong before and i'm getting on so well so far I really don't want to stuff it up and end up...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2006, 05:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 708
Posted By jezzybear
I guess it means to knit it in reverse, so do...

I guess it means to knit it in reverse, so do what it says last first and what it says first last!

Eg.

Knit until last stitch, then increase in last stitch
Increase in first stitch (pearlwise) and...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2006, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,106
Posted By jezzybear
Sorry I can't help, howver just wanted to let you...

Sorry I can't help, howver just wanted to let you know i'm in the same situation - stuck on a pattern I can't understand - it's so frustrating so I know how you're feeling! Wish I could read knitting...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2006, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By jezzybear
Sorry, more questions, just so I have it...

Sorry, more questions, just so I have it clear!

The first part means to decrease one stitch at either end of the row, but instead of it being the last stitch on each end, decrease the second to last...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,052
Posted By jezzybear
NEWBIE QUESTION - Desperately Need Help With Pattern Please!

Hi everyone,
I'm attempting my first proper garment (adult sized!) but want to understand the pattern before I start. I have tried looking these things up with no success. I know that it may seem...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 11-17-2006, 06:08 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,523
Posted By jezzybear
Norfolk, UK

Knitting in Norfolk!
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2006, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By jezzybear
Thanks

Thanks for the tips - holding both needles with my left hand seems to work better.....One day i'll be knitting as quick as my mum! Maybe!
Forum: Pattern Central 11-17-2006, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 864
Posted By jezzybear
re slip stich patterns

I love this scarf in any yarn you wish

http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/kfet-scarf.html
Forum: How-to Questions 11-17-2006, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 895
Posted By jezzybear
Throwing the Yarn!

Hi everyone, i'm new here and a fairly new knitter - although I have been able to knit for over 20 yrs I have never really got past knitting basic squares until my mum stayed with me this weekend and...
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