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Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2010, 02:09 PM
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Views: 1,391
Posted By reeny
Do you have the same problem when you are...

Do you have the same problem when you are knitting on your cast on stitches? The process should be exactly the same, except instead of transferring the new stitch from the right to left needle, you...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-05-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,373
Posted By reeny
When you switched from the circ. to the DPNs did...

When you switched from the circ. to the DPNs did you knit them off the circ. or did you slide them off? This could be where the confusing came in if you slid them off and then ended up working the...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2009, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,532
Posted By reeny
I have this one...

I have this one (http://www.singerco.com/products/): http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk87/cassique/988_2662450x350.jpg Picked it up from BJs about 6 years ago for about $250.

I like it just...
Forum: General Knitting 11-16-2009, 10:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 24,026
Posted By reeny
The only interchangeable circular set I ever used...

The only interchangeable circular set I ever used is Knitpicks options and I LOVE them. I used other fixed circular needles before (I think I used Susan bates) and I always had a hard time keeping...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2009, 11:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 633
Posted By reeny
The size of the project will determine the length...

The size of the project will determine the length of the needles, but it is the weight of the yarn that will determine which size needles you need to get gauge. Different weight yarns work better...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-14-2009, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By reeny
Thank you. Right now I am doing a basic A-Line...

Thank you. Right now I am doing a basic A-Line for my daughter but while I was working the flare I started wondering what the possibilities were for other styles. I will check out the programs you...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 503
Posted By reeny
Flare of a dress--What happens?

Wondering aloud here:
So, for an A-line I know that increases are done evenly spaced for the gradual flare, but what happens if you increases close together near the waist and then more spaced out as...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-13-2009, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 597
Posted By reeny
I read it a few times and this is what I think it...

I read it a few times and this is what I think it means.
K3, slip the next two with yarn in back (I'll call them #1 and #2), the next stitch on your left hand needle was probably a stitch you slipped...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-12-2009, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By reeny
How many stitches are you starting with? For a...

How many stitches are you starting with? For a rounded top you should be doing about 8 or 9 decreases per round, for a pointy top you will be doing less than 4 per round, and for a flat top (beret...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-01-2009, 10:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By reeny
That might be it. I usually start my increases...

That might be it. I usually start my increases about 1/2" short of what I want my full depth to be.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-01-2009, 09:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By reeny
What measurements do you use as a guide? I find...

What measurements do you use as a guide? I find measuring the depth of a shirt I own that has the kind of fit I want for my project is the most accurate.

When I get just above the point where I...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-01-2009, 05:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 998
Posted By reeny
Yes, I believe most if not all top down raglans...

Yes, I believe most if not all top down raglans are knit it one piece.
Forum: General Knitting 09-30-2009, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,585
Posted By reeny
Can you sit outside an knit? Or figure out a way...

Can you sit outside an knit? Or figure out a way to make your project more portable.

I usually keep my WIP in a small tote bag. The one that I got when I subscribed to Self Magazine is perfect for...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2009, 11:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By reeny
Thanks. I'm swatching now. I think I might try...

Thanks. I'm swatching now. I think I might try the pilsner pleats for my current project. Off to google!
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,733
Posted By reeny
Why don't you post the row and the questions you...

Why don't you post the row and the questions you have about it. Someone might be able to help with just that info.
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By reeny
Thank you for that information. It was starting...

Thank you for that information. It was starting to look a lot wider than I had hoped. The directions you posted only work for bottom up pleats. I was given instructions for top down pleats on...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,209
Posted By reeny
You can always order one set of tips and your 16"...

You can always order one set of tips and your 16" cable from knit picks. It is fairly inexpensive. That way you can try them out before you invest in an entire set. This is what I did when I was...
Forum: General Knitting 09-29-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 913
Posted By reeny
Please Help me visualize this

I am sort of designing on the fly here. I'm making a dress for my six year old, top down in the round.

I did a lace pattern waist band and now I am on to the skirt portion. I was trying to make it...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 08-04-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,899
Posted By reeny
Where to buy spinning materials

I lost a contest and need to buy a prize for the winner. She is a spinner so I would like to get something useful for her to spin with, or a gift certificate to buy spinning materials. Any...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-04-2009, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 775
Posted By reeny
There is a sticky on this subject...

There is a sticky on this subject (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=32810).

St st always curls, which is why most sweaters usually start with ribbing, garter, or another none...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2009, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By reeny
Let me see if I can help you with this. First, I...

Let me see if I can help you with this.

First, I am assuming you are making a pocket on the right front also.

Since you are working from the bottom up (something I am not used to doing so if I make...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-03-2009, 10:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,119
Posted By reeny
Whoo hoo i think I got it. For anyone else that...

Whoo hoo i think I got it.
For anyone else that has trouble with this technique here is what I decided
to do for my purling behind the first stitch:

Skip first stitch on LH needle. Insert RH...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-02-2009, 03:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,119
Posted By reeny
Thanks for your help. The videos were really...

Thanks for your help. The videos were really helpful and I am pretty sure I am doing the Rt twist correctly. I'm not sure about the left twist, since I have to purl in the back I was trying to do...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-02-2009, 08:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,119
Posted By reeny
Help needed with 2-st RT/ 2-st LT

I am trying to swatch the for the Baby Doll pattern in the summer issue of Verena. The pattern stitch does not have written instructions, only a chart. The definition for these two stitches...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-24-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,067
Posted By reeny
Thanks for your replies. I think that my...

Thanks for your replies. I think that my backwards loop caston sounds a lot like what you explained oftroy. I considered knitting them on, because that is my favorite cast on method, but I wasn't...
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