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Forum: General Knitting 05-05-2009, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,387
Posted By knittingforty
I am currently working on a reversible vest using...

I am currently working on a reversible vest using the k1b stitch. I got my pattern and instructions from a knitting magazine. The pattern uses two different weight yarns in coordinating colors at the...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-04-2009, 09:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,580
Posted By knittingforty
I just started my first pair of socks and am...

I just started my first pair of socks and am using the old Norweigian cast-on (instructions in Getting Started knitting socks by Ann Budd)
It looks to be a variation of the long tail cast-on and is...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-02-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,899
Posted By knittingforty
Thanks for the FYI. I will keep this in mind....

Thanks for the FYI. I will keep this in mind. Guess it is the same as knitting the first two-three stitches of each row tighter to eliminate loopy-loops on ends.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-02-2009, 08:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,899
Posted By knittingforty
I think they look great! I have just started my...

I think they look great! I have just started my first sock project using 4 dpn!!!!! Well actually I have started three times now. Getting the hang of four needles at once is difficult. Maybe I should...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2009, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,092
Posted By knittingforty
I am currently working on a reversible vest that...

I am currently working on a reversible vest that uses the K1b stitch. I got the pattern from the Knitters Magazine Winter 2008 issue. So far, I really enjoy doing this stitch.
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 914
Posted By knittingforty
I received my order quite promptly and have...

I received my order quite promptly and have completed a quick project (dishcloth) using them. I fell in love immediately. Now I can't wait to use them in my next sweater project.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,962
Posted By knittingforty
I think I understand your issue: after you knit...

I think I understand your issue: after you knit the 11 stitches for 4 inches they will be on your right needle with the yarn ball end at the top, place the stitches from your holder onto the empty...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2009, 06:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,031
Posted By knittingforty
Just received my set of Denise Interchangable...

Just received my set of Denise Interchangable Needles. Still in the discovery stage, but I think I am going to really like the security of the attachment. I had looked at other sets but was really...
Forum: General Knitting 02-22-2009, 06:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 945
Posted By knittingforty
Hi Shirley, I too am a self taught knitter and...

Hi Shirley,
I too am a self taught knitter and picked it up recently after years of crocheting. I have just finished my first sweater for my daughter. I did an easy sweater pattern free download from...
Forum: Knitters Knear You 02-10-2009, 04:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,217
Posted By knittingforty
Oh please report back about your experience. I...

Oh please report back about your experience. I have seen the advertisements about these meets and would love to know the reception of a newbie. I recently taught myself to knit but was cautious of...
Forum: General Knitting 01-30-2009, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,442
Views: 1,427,403
Posted By knittingforty
Artmaven, we must be doubles! Glad to know that I...

Artmaven, we must be doubles!
Glad to know that I have an equal here. Be sure and keep me posted on your projects. Seeing what others have completed keeps me inspired.
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2009, 03:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,688
Posted By knittingforty
That is wonderful! I have started my first...

That is wonderful! I have started my first sweater. The back is complete and now I am starting on the fronts. Can't wait to see some pictures!
What is your next project?
Forum: Knitters Knear You 01-29-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,217
Posted By knittingforty
Wrens GA - checking in Anyone else near the...

Wrens GA - checking in
Anyone else near the Wrens GA - Augusta GA area?
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2009, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 934
Posted By knittingforty
Suzeeq's suggestion is what I do to correct this....

Suzeeq's suggestion is what I do to correct this. My first three stitches on each row are knitted with more tension on the tail than all other stitches and this seems to keep the large loops under...
Forum: General Knitting 01-29-2009, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7,442
Views: 1,427,403
Posted By knittingforty
Newbie, Newbie

Hello everyone. I am new to knitting but have crocheted for years, mostly afghans. I am under fifty, but over forty-five and decided that I wanted to learn to knit sweaters. So off to the local...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2009, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 942
Posted By knittingforty
Question sweater pattern-stitch holder-yarn ball

Hello everyone, I am new to knitting and this is my first sweater pattern. I have completed the back section and the instructions had me cast off 14 stitches at the beginning next two rows - I have...
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