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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 09:10 PM
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suspended bindoff?

in my continuing frustration with too-tight bind offs, i've been trying the suspended bind off, and i keep running into an 'am i doing this right' moment.

all the text for how-to is essentially the...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,522
Posted By XtopherCB
thank you, thank you! i'm sure it'll look...

thank you, thank you! i'm sure it'll look fetching on me... ;)
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By XtopherCB
hey that's a GOOD problem - happy knitting! ;)

hey that's a GOOD problem - happy knitting! ;)
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,522
Posted By XtopherCB
kaari code is KBFREEPDF and it worked...

kaari code is KBFREEPDF and it worked fine...

but i can't get the pearl tee to download free. i can add it to library, but no download, so that may be over?

thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: General Knitting 03-02-2015, 02:59 AM
Replies: 12
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Posted By XtopherCB
https://www.google.com/search?q=rope+knitting&espv...

https://www.google.com/search?q=rope+knitting&espv=2&biw=1240&bih=830&site=webhp&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=1gn0VI7YB4LhggSssYGQBw&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAg&dpr=0.9

and if you notice, most of them are art...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2015, 02:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
Posted By XtopherCB
pattern at...

pattern at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/baby-sophisticate---free just in case...

it starts with the yoke and she's got you working rows, not rounds. it's knit back and forth, with row 2...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2015, 02:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By XtopherCB
it's decrease 1 times, 3 times, 0 times, or 2...

it's decrease 1 times, 3 times, 0 times, or 2 times, depending on the size you're making. so if you're making the smallest size, you'll decrease once across your row. if you're making the 2nd size,...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-02-2015, 02:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 95
Posted By XtopherCB
when i typed 'ribbon' into the yarn search box on...

when i typed 'ribbon' into the yarn search box on ravelry, it came up with 34 pages of ribbon-type yarn... and each has tons of ideas on their respective 'pattern ideas' and 'projects' tabs... i...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-02-2015, 01:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By XtopherCB
mmm-hmmm... okaaaay... hmmm... youbetcha.......

mmm-hmmm... okaaaay... hmmm... youbetcha.... *head quietly implodes*...

i saw that craftsy tutorial earlier. it seemed helpful then, but now... i honestly can't tell if they're working from the...
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By XtopherCB
ravelry, all public, all the time...

i just thought i'd share an interesting thing i learned about ravelry.

there are no private pages or private projects there. which is fine, i'm not complaining about that. but i was surprised. in a...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2015, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By XtopherCB
totally afterthought i-cord, in-the-round?

ok, so i'm unhappy with the flimsiness of my 30 hearts cowl's edging. the seed stitch is not as sturdy as it should be. i'd like to do a fully after-the-fact applied i-cord edging. the cowl was done...
Forum: The Lounge 03-01-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 286
Posted By XtopherCB
my favorites are the 'emo' llamas and alpacas... ...

my favorites are the 'emo' llamas and alpacas... with the robert smith/the cure goth hair and 'i just really need to focus on my art right now' tagline. makes me think of the 'south park' emo/goth...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-01-2015, 05:43 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,522
Posted By XtopherCB
'cha-feel' shawl/wrap pattern - free during march mystery knitalong

`http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cha-feel

"This pattern is going to be a knitalong starting March 6th, 2015. Every Friday for four weeks you will be able to download a free clue. When the...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-01-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,522
Posted By XtopherCB
march mini mystery hat - free until april 1st

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http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/march-mini-mystery-hat

i should have labeled it 'hat ornament' as it's small. after that, your guess is as good as mine - it's a mystery, after all! :)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-28-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By XtopherCB
i hadn't thought about dry rot. thanks for that...

i hadn't thought about dry rot. thanks for that heads-up. the balls were stored nicely, but i'll check regardless. if they're ok, i think my mom can have them. the color blends would actually work...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-27-2015, 11:40 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By XtopherCB
size 3? wow, good to know... definitely some...

size 3? wow, good to know... definitely some gauge and tension differences. ;)

the spring song is light fingering, so are you using it 1-stranded, or doubling?i ask because i did a couple gauge...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-27-2015, 09:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 154
Posted By XtopherCB
but it looked so big in the picture... ;)

i have some vintage coats & clark's tatting/crochet thread. i got it by mistake early last year, thinking it was knitting-sized, not realizing that size 70 is teeny-tiny. i have 6 full balls/skeins...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-27-2015, 07:57 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,522
Posted By XtopherCB
ACT NOW! - '2 if by sea' shawlette pattern - free next 3 hrs!

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http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/two-if-by-sea-shawlette

"Free for the first 24 hours…until 7:00 p.m. U.S. Pacific time on Friday February 27. "
Forum: Pattern Central 02-27-2015, 04:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By XtopherCB
that sounds like the best ski event ever! our...

that sounds like the best ski event ever! our poor mountain passes are just kaput this winter, like 40% of normal quantity snow, and it's poor quality. most winter-related and outdoor/recreational...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By XtopherCB
sent to both of you, via PM. many thanks, in...

sent to both of you, via PM. many thanks, in advance! ;)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2015, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By XtopherCB
this might be a case where a picture of the...

this might be a case where a picture of the situation would help. a pattern link would be nice too, if you have it, but more so a picture of what your knitting looks like.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By XtopherCB
ha ha ha ;) the whole time i was working with...

ha ha ha ;) the whole time i was working with the crazy extruded/wrapped 'yarn' i was thinking about the RHSS blacklight stuff... but as far as i can tell, it's worsted only... though there are a...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By XtopherCB
ok, some pix of the FOs so far... like i said,...

ok, some pix of the FOs so far... like i said, they're both more the beanie style instead of slouchy, and they were test-knit as smaller sizes. it became really clear early on with the smallest one...
Forum: General Knitting 02-25-2015, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 428
Posted By XtopherCB
yes, the elders of crochet... the senate of...

yes, the elders of crochet... the senate of knitting... the fellowship of the... oh nevermind ;) they (with generous input from the yarn and needle arts industries) set the guidelines, policies,...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2015, 09:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 369
Posted By XtopherCB
judy - thanks for the interest! i just messaged...

judy - thanks for the interest! i just messaged GG that i'm still tinkering with the pattern but it should be ready soon. there's no crazy deadline for finishing. there's also no need to tip-toe - if...
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