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Forum: Pattern Central 12-03-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
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Rowan Pattern Help

I'm knitting my first Rowan pattern and notice that there is no selvedge edge written into the pattern related to knitting the front and back of a sweater: "Passion" pattern published in Book 50. ...
Forum: General Knitting 02-18-2011, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,393
Posted By Linster
Debbie Bliss pattern

I'm working on my first Debbie Bliss pattern (Frances) and find that my first row pattern count is two stitches shy of my total 118 stitches on the needles. I've counted and recounted. Do Debbie...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-05-2010, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 766
Posted By Linster
Yardage measurements

Can anyone tell me that if a pattern calls for a 50g ball of yarn at 104 yds in length and I'm substituting a yarn that equals 50g at 140 yds in length - will I basically be using more or less of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-26-2010, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Linster
Great!! Thanks so much for the quick reply!!!

Great!! Thanks so much for the quick reply!!!
Forum: How-to Questions 09-26-2010, 05:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By Linster
Reading Pattern

I'm working on a sleeve where the pattern is written:

Rep Inc row every 6th row 0 (0,0,0,0,2) times, then every 8th row 0 (0,0,0,8,10,10) times, then every 10th row 1 (2,7,0,0,0) times, then every...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-09-2010, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By Linster
Thanks. I'll check out those videos.

Thanks. I'll check out those videos.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-09-2010, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By Linster
How to Wrap

I'm working on a pattern for a top and am completing the back piece. I have bound off the center neck portion and am trying to finish the shoulder areas. My pattern says that I need to work until...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2009, 07:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,605
Posted By Linster
Casting on over gusset gap

I'm knitting mittens and after placing my thumb stitches on scrap yarn, the pattern says to use backwards loop method to CO 4 sts over gap. Do I just place these on the right hand needle after...
Forum: General Knitting 10-30-2009, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 772
Posted By Linster
Meander Mitts

Has anyone knit the Meander Mitts in the Fall 2009 Vogue magazine? I'm just finishing up the first mitt with the skein of Buffalo Gold that they recommend, but I'm afraid I won't have enough for the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-30-2009, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Linster
Casting On

Thanks Jan. I used the video and figured it out. Now I can only hope that I have enough yarn to finish the second mitt! And at the price of the Buffalo yarn, I hope I don't have to buy more.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Linster
Casting on

I'm knitting the Meander Mitts in the Fall 2009 Vogue magazine. After slipping the thumb stitches off the needles and placing on scrap yarn, the pattern calls for casting on two stitches. How do...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-02-2009, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By Linster
Just to clarify -- I'm working with a size one...

Just to clarify -- I'm working with a size one needle and yarn the size of string so it's kind of difficult (since the stitches are so small) to determine which stitch line I'm picking up.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-02-2009, 02:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By Linster
Frogging

OK. That sounds easy enough...but, what's the worst that can happen if I pick up a stitch from the row above or below the one I'm one. I'm trying to count my rows from, but I'm working with a lace...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-02-2009, 08:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 832
Posted By Linster
Frogging

If I'm planning on frogging back several rows and I'm only dealing with Stockinette Stitch, where do I find the stitches to place on my needles. I'm wanting to take another circular needle and place...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2009, 10:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Linster
Ok. This will be yet another first for me! I...

Ok. This will be yet another first for me! I have so much to learn!! But thank you for your enduring patience through it all.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 703
Posted By Linster
Decreasing

I have an instruction that calls for a decrease by holding two stitches on a cable needle to the back of the work and knitting the next stitch on the left needle together with the first stitch from...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-10-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Linster
Luckily I'm just working with stockinette st...

Luckily I'm just working with stockinette st until I get close to the neckline (one of the reasons I wanted to work in the round), and there's a printed graph for the rest of the pattern so I'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-10-2009, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Linster
Ok. Sounds like something I can manage. Thanks...

Ok. Sounds like something I can manage. Thanks for the input.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-10-2009, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By Linster
Opening in the round

This is a continuation of my previous post questioning how to convert a pattern to the round. I'm working from the waist up on this garment and there is a 9 in. vertical opening in the middle of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-09-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Linster
that's what I thought. I wasn't sure if I'd...

that's what I thought. I wasn't sure if I'd reduce by two or four. and the top is knit in stockinette st so knitting in the round will be so much more enjoyable. Thank you
Forum: How-to Questions 06-09-2009, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 594
Posted By Linster
Knitting in Round

Are there any basic rules to go by when converting a pattern to circular knitting? I'd like to save myself some seaming. Would I simply start with less stitches on the needle and go for it? It...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-20-2009, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Linster
Correct Bind Off

I have a question regarding binding off 'in pattern' correctly. This might be an odd question, yet my bind offs never really mirror my cast on edges and it drives me crazy. I'm finishing a throw...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2009, 04:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Linster
I'm looking for a foolproof way to calculate...

I'm looking for a foolproof way to calculate yardage before purchasing to cut down on costs. I'm always guessing at how much I need based on wt. to yardage ratios. But I'm wondering how much of a...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-26-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 585
Posted By Linster
Substituting yarn

When substituting a yarn in a pattern -- say the pattern calls for a chunky alpaca that comes in 100g/109yds., but the yarn that you want to use is calculated at 50g/93yds. Is it feasible to knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-05-2009, 03:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,338
Posted By Linster
Ok Thanks! (Both to Suzeeq and Globaltraveler) I...

Ok Thanks! (Both to Suzeeq and Globaltraveler) I can't wait to get home to try this out!!
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