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Forum: How-to Questions 09-29-2007, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By midnightferret
Is this possible?

Hello,

I just wanted to ask, since I haven't seen a pattern like this in my roving about the internet. I want to make a laptop sleeve, but I want to do the sections of it in double knitting, slip...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-16-2007, 02:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
Well, an update seems in order. I found that ssk...

Well, an update seems in order. I found that ssk is actually the backside of p2tog tbl according to a person who read a book here:...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2007, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
Carmen - you're probably right - I was going for...

Carmen - you're probably right - I was going for the "back side" of a p2tog tbl. Are you saying that that would be k2tog and NOT k2tog tbl? It seems to lean the right way when I do k2tog tbl...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2007, 10:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
No - it's for the eyelet round in the middle of...

No - it's for the eyelet round in the middle of the ribbing - where the twisted cord and optional tassels go. But you're right - I agree, it looks aright ta me!

The "icord" the pattern speaks about...
Forum: General Knitting 06-07-2007, 10:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,477
Posted By midnightferret
I have a headset and I talk on the phone...

I have a headset and I talk on the phone sometimes while knitting. I also watch movies/tv, or read - for paperbacks I sit in the corner of my sofa (it has very deep sides) and prop the book up on...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
UPDATE: It *appears* that k2tog tbl actually IS...

UPDATE: It *appears* that k2tog tbl actually IS the "opposite" of p2tog tbl. That is, when you do a p2tog tbl on the WS of a pattern, the RS looks as if a k2tog tbl was made. At least, as far as I...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2007, 12:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
The "tbl" was the very next thing I was going to...

The "tbl" was the very next thing I was going to ask about - but I figured I would see what it looked like before asking about it! :D
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2007, 02:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
So from the original: to: ? Thanks Ingrid! Once...

So from the original:

to:
?

Thanks Ingrid! Once again you save me from myself!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-06-2007, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,282
Posted By midnightferret
Adapting a pattern to knit in the round

Hi guys,

I made this wine bottle cozy for my dad from knitty:
wine bottle cozy (http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEwinter04/PATTwinecozy.html)

I hate sewing seams, and I wanted to make more (I thought...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-04-2007, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,253
Posted By midnightferret
I think others may have given better...

I think others may have given better explanations, but the way I always make sure I'm knitting "right side out" is to make sure when the work is joined that points of dpns where it joins are pointed...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-04-2007, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 561
Posted By midnightferret
Yarn Amounts - a "size" question!

Hi guys,

I was attempting to de-stash and make a father's day gift at the same time by knitting a wine bottle cozy. About how big in diameter would a 50g center pull ball of worsted weight yarn be?...
Forum: General Knitting 03-07-2007, 03:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By midnightferret
Sort of OT: Basic knitting classes (Beware! Long post!)

Hi guys,

I know this might seem like a crazy idea, given that I always post here mostly for help with what probably seem to y'all as being pretty basic questins. However, I am thinking of teaching...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-07-2007, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By midnightferret
I was so suspicious of Magic loop when I first...

I was so suspicious of Magic loop when I first heard about it, but reading about so many people who like it kinda makes me want to try it. I haven't had much trouble with DPN's, but I actually have...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-07-2007, 02:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 682
Posted By midnightferret
SNB Nation Hurry Up Spring Armwarmers Question

Hi - I am working on these armwarmers, and I have come to round 2 of the thumb gusset (round 32 total). Round 1 of gusset reads: P2, k1, pm, m1, pm, m1,cont in patt as est.

Round 2 of gusset reads:...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-24-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By midnightferret
Oh my gosh --- I feel so stupid for not checking...

Oh my gosh --- I feel so stupid for not checking Knitty - I was SO sure it was on some "random" knitblog that I didn't even think about knitty.

Thanks so much for being smart where I wasn't! yay!
Forum: Pattern Central 02-23-2007, 09:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 783
Posted By midnightferret
Purple "Pottery" Pouch pattern... help me find it

Hi guys.

Once, I saw a neat pouch pattern made by a guy. It was on his website, and knit in bulky yarn with a purple colorway.

I thought I had bookmarked it, but apparently I hadn't. Let me...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-27-2006, 07:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By midnightferret
That's awesome, brownishcoat! I am not so sure...

That's awesome, brownishcoat!

I am not so sure about the magic loop method. And I'm frustrated because a lot of people go to the two circulars to AVOID ladders on DPN's, while I had NO ladders on...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-27-2006, 12:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By midnightferret
Two at once toe up socks

Hi y'all.

I have just completed my "two at once toe up socks" from Knitpicks. I LOVE the way the "afterthought heel" looks.

I DON'T love a couple of other things, though, and I am certain it's...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-28-2006, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 824
Posted By midnightferret
Knitted Hemp Backstrap from the Body Shop

Hi guys,

This knitted hemp backstrap (http://www.thebodyshop.com/bodyshop/browse/product_detail.jsp?productId=prod3140003) from the Body Shop is super cool. I was wondering if anyone could help me...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-10-2006, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By midnightferret
You guys both have a point. But the yarn seems...

You guys both have a point.

But the yarn seems to do okay in the ribbing. I mean, it seems like it will stay up as much as any hiking socks as long as I wear them clean ( you know how storebought...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-09-2006, 07:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 790
Posted By midnightferret
Yarn Question???

So today was the day. I have been sort of sock-obsessed and decided that after making mittens on DPN's and reading Silver's Sock tutorial that I would try a pair of socks.

I went and got some nice...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-06-2006, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,080
Posted By midnightferret
I don't know if you did what I did, but the first...

I don't know if you did what I did, but the first mitten I knit with 4 DPN's I started knitting from the wrong end after I cast on.

I caught it and frogged it. When you do the next one, after you...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-29-2006, 12:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By midnightferret
I noticed that, too, but I thought maybe I had...

I noticed that, too, but I thought maybe I had the wrong version of adobe reader or something.

I've been watching the videos and stuff. I watched the sock video and have abetter idea about the heel...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-28-2006, 04:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 857
Posted By midnightferret
How should I get ready for this?

Ok, I have decided that I really really need to make the Two at Once, Toe Up Sock Pattern (http://www.knitpicks.com/Projects/itemid_50417220/Projects_Display_Yarn.aspx) from KnitPicks. But of...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-31-2005, 02:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 818
Posted By midnightferret
Thanks! I started the new scarf in olive and...

Thanks!

I started the new scarf in olive and black. I knitted the first two with size 11 needles. This one I am doing on size 8. As near as I can tell, the gauge is 4 st per inch, although if I...
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