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Forum: How-to Questions 03-20-2010, 05:52 PM
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Posted By maggie_g
Gauge and using up yarn

So, if I use smaller needles than called for in a pattern because I'm a "loose" knitter, I'll also use a little less yarn, right?

Thanks in advance!

Maryann
Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2009, 07:08 PM
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Views: 716
Posted By maggie_g
Thank you both! It's under way.

Thank you both! It's under way.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2009, 07:35 AM
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Views: 716
Posted By maggie_g
Thanks... there is a single increase to 119...

Thanks... there is a single increase to 119 stitches on row 5. That makes for 17x7, which is 119, so it does even out quickly. The 17th block on rows 1-4 are grey, which means "no stitch."

I should...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-13-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 716
Posted By maggie_g
First time reading a chart

Hi, I'm starting the Yarn Harlot's "Pretty Thing" (available at Ravelry) and it's my first time reading a chart. The pattern says to cast on 118 stitches and repeat the first row of the pattern 7...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-18-2009, 10:21 PM
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Views: 1,196
Posted By maggie_g
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: How-to Questions 02-17-2009, 06:46 PM
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Views: 1,196
Posted By maggie_g
Yarn yardage with different size needles

Hi, I have a pretty basic question I just can't wrap my mind around. If I do a scarf on size 6 needles when the pattern called for size 8, will my scarf be longer or shorter if I just go to the end...
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2008, 10:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,177
Posted By maggie_g
Thank you all for your answers and for the fun...

Thank you all for your answers and for the fun conversation! I leave tomorrow night and will spend some time between now and then checking out the links.
And thank you Ellie for the amazing cardi...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2008, 10:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,177
Posted By maggie_g
I like your answer a lot Sue! <wink> backatcha!...

I like your answer a lot Sue! <wink> backatcha! Thanks.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2008, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 767
Posted By maggie_g
What exactly is "Aran wool"?

I thought I'd cross-post this from another forum since this seems more q&a oriented...


Hello, I'll be leaving for Ireland in a couple of days and my family and I plan on...
Forum: General Knitting 07-23-2008, 09:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,177
Posted By maggie_g
What exactly is "Aran wool"?

Hello, I'll be leaving for Ireland in a couple of days and my family and I plan on visiting the Aran Islands. Naturally, this makes me want to come home with some genuine Aran wool that I have the...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-10-2008, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By maggie_g
Thanks so much, Marilyn! It's good to know I'm...

Thanks so much, Marilyn! It's good to know I'm not the only one with this problem.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-09-2008, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By maggie_g
Hemp Tangles

Hi, does anybody have any tips on winding Hempforknitting? I've made three center-pull cakes with my swift and ball winder and I've had them all tangle up pretty badly. The texture of the yarn makes...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-18-2007, 02:51 PM
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Views: 486
Posted By maggie_g
Toe Decreases on KnitPicks Twirl Top Stockings

Hi, I'm finishing up my first Christmas stocking and am confused by the toe decreases. The sock is on three needles and the pattern has two decreases on Needle 2 and only one each on Needles 1 and 3....
Forum: General Knitting 11-02-2007, 08:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,413
Posted By maggie_g
I am currently making A Scarf Askew from...

I am currently making A Scarf Askew from MagKnits:
http://magknits.com/Mar07/patterns/askew.htm . It's a 12-row stitch pattern that's easy but just varied enough to keep you paying attention.

It's...
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