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Forum: General Knitting 09-08-2009, 06:02 PM
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Views: 1,421
Posted By mommycakes
Yes, you found the pattern I was talking about. ...

Yes, you found the pattern I was talking about. Thanks. Your instructions make way more sense to me - the true test will be when I try to do it myself.

Thank you so much for the answer.
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Forum: General Knitting 09-08-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,421
Posted By mommycakes
Redface Meadow Stitch. Help!

I am going to make the Cashmere Baby Leg Warmers from "101 Small Indulgences. Luxury Yarn One-Skein Wonders" and it calls for the Meadow Stitch which goes, in part, as follows....K3TOG and leave on...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2008, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By mommycakes
Thanks for the support... The row was 52 sts...

Thanks for the support...

The row was 52 sts across. But then I was asked to "divide for the back opening". "K26 and turn, leaving rem sts on a holder. Work each side of the neck separately."

So...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2008, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By mommycakes
shaping a shoulder question....

Ok, I'm a big dummy and probably reading the instruction too hard but here goes...

...work even until armhole measures 4.25 inch end with RS facing for the next row.
SHAPE SHOULDER
Bind off 13 sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-27-2008, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 697
Posted By mommycakes
Decrease 37 stitches. How to?

These are my instructions:



With smaller straight needles, cast on 150(158-166) sts.
Row 1 (RS): K2, * p2, k2; rep from * across.
Row 2: P2, * k2, p2; rep from * across.
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Forum: Pattern Central 01-27-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,417
Posted By mommycakes
Really great. Thanks.

Really great. Thanks.
Forum: Pattern Central 01-27-2008, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 9,417
Posted By mommycakes
Knights Chainmail pattern

My boys (dad included) are very into knights and dragons, etc... right now. Well, they have been for a very long time so I feel it's time for me to try to make them some chain mail costumes. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2008, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 600
Posted By mommycakes
Neck and Shoulder ....

I am so close to being done.

My instructions were to bind off 10 stitches at neck edge. I have finished the neck edge and the shoulder shaping (at long last) and now I have to go back and finish...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2008, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By mommycakes
Wow - that makes it so clear. I never realized...

Wow - that makes it so clear. I never realized you answered so long ago. I even posted the question again. Ooops. Anyhow, that clears it up completely! Much appreciated and when I am finished my...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-08-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,084
Posted By mommycakes
Shape Shoulders and Neck...HELP

I am pretty new to knitting and am feeling pretty good about myself (small pat on the back) but something I can't figure out is this...

"At neck edge bind off 10 stitches at once, 5 stitches at...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2007, 04:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 969
Posted By mommycakes
shaping shoulders and neck

I am doing the "zip up pullover" by suss cousins and so far so good. for a new knitter.

This is what I don't understand:

"At neck edge, bind off 10 stitches once, 5 stitches once, while at the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-03-2007, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By mommycakes
That's what I needed to see. Thank you very,...

That's what I needed to see. Thank you very, very much for the help.

J :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By mommycakes
AHHA! Thanks. That's basically what I needed to...

AHHA! Thanks. That's basically what I needed to know. It's hard to know how to ask the right question sometimes when you are not sure what you are even supposed to be doing. Basically I didn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By mommycakes
second color...

thanks but I guess what I don't understand is how the next color is secured on. Okay, I understand that the first color is the only one that's "cast on" but how do you get the second or third color...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-01-2007, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 804
Posted By mommycakes
how to add 2nd color to sweater. cast on?

I am making a sweater with a design in the middle for 3 yo son (fyi Skull and crossbones, anyway). I can find alot of information about the knitting part of working with two colors but I can't find...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2006, 05:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By mommycakes
..in the round.

I figured out what I was doing wrong ALL along....this will be good...

I was picking up from around the edge of the FACE of the hood. Not the neck. So, of course, there were alot more stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2006, 02:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,559
Posted By mommycakes
Curly Scarf

I'm just taking a stab at this but would any of these help?...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2006, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By mommycakes
I am a nitwit...

"PONCHO-Neck: With right side facing and smaller circular needle, attach 2 strands CB at left front edge of hood; pick up and K44 sts around bottom edge of hood; join to work in the round. K 22 and...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2006, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By mommycakes
Join to work in the round....

At that point, you've already made the hood, right? Or are you just reading ahead? That can be more confusing than actually knitting and following the directions as they come. So, you're picking up...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-20-2006, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,305
Posted By mommycakes
Join to work in the round?

I am working on a MODA DEA Knitted Hooded Poncho.

http://www.modadea.com/patterns/LM0147.htm


I am now ready to do the Neck part. The instructions say...

Pick up and K44 sts around the bottom...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2006, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By mommycakes
Thanks for the response....

Ok - I think I can work with this information. I do have one more question. Do I need to clip a length of yarn to do this or can I work straight from the balls of yarn I have at my side?

Thanks...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-08-2006, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,078
Posted By mommycakes
MODA - DEA - Knitted Hooded Poncho - HELP

I'm pretty new to knitting and, as usual, I've dived (dove?) into a project without fulling understanding, well, anything. I've got the hood done (not bad if I do say so myself) but I am stuck on...
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