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Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2014, 07:33 PM
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Posted By sharay
Thank you, Ingrid! I may have more questions as...

Thank you, Ingrid! I may have more questions as I work on this baby sweater.... but I think I understand. Happy knitting and thank you, again.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2014, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By sharay
? on baby cardi

...knitting a baby cardi, top down, seamless raglan construction.

After neckband is knit, I'm to begin raglan shaping:

Row 9: sl1, k9, m1, k2, pm, m1, k6, m1, pm, k2, pm, m1, k20, m1, pm, k2, pm,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2010, 04:49 PM
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Posted By sharay
Smile Thank you!! I'm slowly getting comfortable with...

Thank you!! I'm slowly getting comfortable with gauge, and have learned by trial & error, how important it is...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2010, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 528
Posted By sharay
gauge

Gauge: 18 sts., 22 rows = 4" in stockinette st. on larger size needles.

Large needle called for: size 9.

Problem: I've used a size 8, and knitted the 18 sts / 22 rows, but come up with 4" across,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-03-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,301
Posted By sharay
earflap hats

What pattern are you using?

I've made quite a few of these (using a couple of patterns: one for kids using http://heyjulie.wordpress.com/2006/06/27/basic-earflap-hat/
and another for adults using...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2010, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,485
Posted By sharay
Thank you, Rhonda. Yes, I was relieved as well as...

Thank you, Rhonda. Yes, I was relieved as well as glad!! Made me a bit nervous, removing the entire piece from the needles..... I won't say how long it took me -- but I'm so happy that I had the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-28-2010, 09:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,485
Posted By sharay
Smile Thank You!!

...after much hesitation (novice knitter here), I forged ahead. Shawl is entirely garter stitch, other than the 4 yarn overs to increase every other row.

Yeah!!!!! I marked the row I'd like to rip...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-28-2010, 09:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,485
Posted By sharay
? how to rip out multiple rows

Is there a way to rip out multiple rows (garter stitches) other than one stitch at a time?

I've finished a shawl, and am not happy with the size of it -- and will be taking out at least 15 - 20...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2010, 08:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By sharay
Thanks for the reminder -- about the videos...

Thanks for the reminder -- about the videos online! Maybe between Ann Budd's well-illustrated instructions, this wonderful board & online videos, I'll have a pair of socks made!! I'm excited about...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2010, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By sharay
Thanks so much! You unwound the confusion for...

Thanks so much! You unwound the confusion for me... As I said in my previous post -- this is my attempt at socks, and I thought (by looking at Ann Budd's book) that I could teach myself. At least...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By sharay
Thank you! That these are my first pair of...

Thank you! That these are my first pair of socks, I'm trying to teach myself from Ann's book. We'll see how I fare when it comes to the gusset :)
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2010, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 634
Posted By sharay
help needed with heel flap

knitting socks from Ann Budd's 'Getting Started Knitting Socks'.

Heel Flap instructs me to:

Work back and forth on heel sts in rows as foll:
Row 1: (RS) *Sl 1 pwise with yarn in back (wyb), k1;...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-17-2010, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
:) I'm definitely a novice knitter,,,, I've...

:) I'm definitely a novice knitter,,,, I've admired these mittens for over a year, trying to recreate the stitch we've talked about, and had no luck. Grateful that your experience & trained eye...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 10:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
Yes!! That's it!! I can't thank you enough.... ...

Yes!! That's it!! I can't thank you enough.... I've wanted to knit this particular stitch ever since I purchased these mittens. Now to wait for my Lopi yarn to arrive.

Thanks to all who have...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 09:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
Photos of mittens using 'skip 1, purl 1'

I found some help on posting photos... Maybe these pics will help explain what I'm trying to achieve :???:...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 09:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
How do I get a photo posted? I did post them...

How do I get a photo posted? I did post them into Flickr,,,but would like to insert them directly into my reply here.

Many thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 08:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
It sounds like you understand the stitch... I'm...

It sounds like you understand the stitch... I'm still not clear on it. I'll run by what I've done when I skip a stitch:

Skip 1, Purl 1. I then take the purled stitch, move it from left needle...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
I've been in touch with the designer...

I've been in touch with the designer (finnishweaver). It is a skip one, purl one, etc. The following is the beginning of her pattern.

MAIN PART OF MITTEN:

Cast on 9 sts on each of the 4 needles...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
I agree, I'll try to find a stitch definition,...

I agree, I'll try to find a stitch definition, and if I can't find one, will contact finnishweaver. Thanks again...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
If I can't find the skip 1 stitch definition...

If I can't find the skip 1 stitch definition anywhere, I'll get in touch with the pattern's designer... Thanks so much for helping...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
I'll have to get in touch with finnishweaver... ...

I'll have to get in touch with finnishweaver... Thank you for helping :)
Forum: How-to Questions 01-16-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
Thank you for your reply... I just purchased the...

Thank you for your reply... I just purchased the pattern of Icelandic Mittens off of ETSY, from finnishweaver, so I don't have a photo that I could share. Hmmm, if I think I understand -- so I purl...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-15-2010, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,830
Posted By sharay
skip 1 ?

looking at a new mitten pattern, and after I cast on (using dps), and join together, the first row instructs me to:

Row 1: purl 1, skip 1 for one round.
Row 2: skip 1, purl 1 for one round.
Row 3:...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2009, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,341
Posted By sharay
drop yo ?

Knitting a scarf that calls for dropping yarn overs? Does this mean to simply drop them vs k or p?

Many thanks,,,,
Forum: How-to Questions 11-21-2009, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 679
Posted By sharay
Ah ha,,,, thank you for explaining. For some...

Ah ha,,,, thank you for explaining. For some reason the way it was written seemed different than other gauge determinations.
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