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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-15-2008, 03:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,798
Posted By agileflower
Wow - where can one find that stitch...

Wow - where can one find that stitch pattern?

Tracy
Forum: General Knitting 07-13-2008, 04:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,925
Posted By agileflower
sock yarn for anti-wool feet?

I wanted to make some socks for my sweetheart - but it turns out he cannot wear wool on his feet. Cotton seems so...unforgiving for something like a sock pattern. Looking for suggestions (for a new...
Forum: General Knitting 07-10-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By agileflower
choosing a yarn to sub for Harrisville Yarns Orchid

Hi there. I'm looking for a yarn to sub for Harrisville Yarns Orchid Line which is 245 yards/100grams. Its a single ply and things I have been looking at which have about the same yardage to weight...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2008, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By agileflower
Hi! It doesn't specify. The first section is...

Hi! It doesn't specify. The first section is "Earflaps - make 2" and the section ends with them being placed on holders. I suppose the only possible way to do it is to turn, knit those 8 stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-07-2008, 03:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 622
Posted By agileflower
Pattern Q

I am feeling like a bit of a dip here - I am trying to knit a hat with earflaps. Earflaps are made and on stitch holders. After knitting the second earflap the instructions are to cast on X...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-07-2005, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By agileflower
frustrated with figure 8

I sat very frustrated over my knitting last evening. Maybe I was too tired or something but I just really struggled. I am trying to learn 2socks/2circs/toeup and the figure 8 cast on. I could manage...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-19-2005, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By agileflower
cabling terminology

I am doing another cabling project and have not yet run across this:

2/1 RPC 2 to cn, hold inback, k2, p1 from cn

My question is what to do with the other stitch on the cn? Is this an error? (it...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2005, 01:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,873
Posted By agileflower
Yeah <sigh>. I have been transferring stitches...

Yeah <sigh>. I have been transferring stitches snugly back/forth between needles. I realized after a while that it was better to (if doing the 2x2 ribbing part of cleaves) do two stitches at a time...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 04:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,075
Posted By agileflower
Plastic were recommended as I'm a new DPN...

Plastic were recommended as I'm a new DPN user-beccause of the stickiness! I am still wondering though, because I had to reinsert a needle tonight and it was hard to get those little buggers-
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 03:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,075
Posted By agileflower
too tight stitches

My other post was on loose stitches, but this one is on tight ones!
I never beleived I knitted 'too tight' until I started doing something besides a knit stitch. (I am new to knitting). When I...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2005, 01:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,039
Posted By agileflower
snugging up loose stitches

I am working on DPNS....I am knitting along last night and see that about 10 rows down I have about 4 stitches that have not quite laddered looks to them but are a wee bit loose. Can I fix them, do...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2005, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,338
Posted By agileflower
it helps to know what the stitch looks like and...

it helps to know what the stitch looks like and how it's made. If you make a swatch like a bunch of short rows of knit....then a bunch of rows of purl....then half the row knit and half the row purl...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2005, 03:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,623
Posted By agileflower
Re: Yarn ends

I do this too but to be honest, the reason I am replying is that I LOVE your signature and just had to tell you!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-16-2005, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,873
Posted By agileflower
I learned everything I know about knitting PERIOD...

I learned everything I know about knitting PERIOD by watching those videos. I tell ya, they were a lifesaver! Just even 'simple things' like 'gee, my friend said my stitch was twisted, what does that...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-15-2005, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,873
Posted By agileflower
DPN's - hole at cast on edge

I have been learning to use DPNs...and I have read that knitting the first two and last stitches on the neelde can prevent laddering. So does slipping the first stitch from one needle to the...
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