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Forum: Crochet! Today, 03:05 AM
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That's cute! Sc crochet takes more stitches so...

That's cute! Sc crochet takes more stitches so it will take longer than dc. Try your hooks and yarn and decide which size hook gives you a fabric you like. Since it starts skinny and is increased...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 10:13 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I'm with Jan, I'd leave it. A column of knits...

I'm with Jan, I'd leave it. A column of knits can be run down and latched back up. If it's at or in the seam, forget it. Call it a beauty mark. :thumbsup: I've made things and left mistakes...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 08:58 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is the sweater done in stockinette? Many things...

Is the sweater done in stockinette?
Many things can be fixed without frogging but if you've worked a complicated pattern it might not be a good idea. If it's not really noticeable you might prefer...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 07:01 PM
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Views: 57
Posted By GrumpyGramma
She does k2tog instead of p2tog but otherwise...

She does k2tog instead of p2tog but otherwise this is what you want to do. You can look up how to do yo's on youtube also. Yarn Over 101 on the same page covers just about...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 12:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:roflhard: Yeah, I guess you better so you can...

:roflhard:

Yeah, I guess you better so you can sock it to 'em.
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 12:02 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
Cool Thanksgiving cooking tips and weather report

A couple of cooking tips. Hopefully you won't get this kind of weather.
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:thumbsup: That should work fine unless you're...

:thumbsup:
That should work fine unless you're doing lots and lots of stitches and I don't think you are. It does take some getting accustomed to pulling the cable through and getting the front...
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
What's your fix for the Needlemaster cables? I...

What's your fix for the Needlemaster cables? I was reading elsewhere that another brand of cables used with the connector for joining two together fits them.

BTW I love your user name.
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Good. You have good needles and the cable should...

Good. You have good needles and the cable should be fine after relaxing in a hot bath. :wink: How long is it? That's from needle tip to needle tip. I too prefer a longer cable over one that's...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-25-2014, 10:20 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
My brain doesn't want to process the pattern...

My brain doesn't want to process the pattern right now. If you do 3 knits sat each end of each row and knit the knits and purl the purls in between you'll have rib with a garter border. HTH
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2014, 10:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
What brand of needles are you using? Does the...

What brand of needles are you using? Does the cable look like it belongs in a weed wacker?
Forum: Crochet! 11-25-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Can you post a link to the...

Welcome to KH. Can you post a link to the pattern please. If not, just a couple lines from it might help.
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2014, 01:20 AM
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Views: 106
Posted By GrumpyGramma
DIY sock blockers

Cheap.

http://littlesesameknits.blogspot.com/2007/04/super-easy-diy-sock-blockers-tutorial.html
Forum: General Knitting 11-25-2014, 01:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Try knitting a couple of rows flat, back and...

Try knitting a couple of rows flat, back and forth, before joining to work in the round. It's easier to do it that way and the yarn tail can be used to make a stitch or two with a yarn needle to...
Forum: The Lounge 11-25-2014, 01:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:thumbsup:

:thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 82
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Is this it? ...

Welcome to KH. Is this it? http://www.loveknitting.com/us/garter-stitch-coat-in-hayfield-baby-chunky-4486 As it's a paid pattern, we can't read it. Would you please post a few lines of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-24-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 250
Posted By GrumpyGramma
K4, YO, K1, YO, K4, K2tog, K1 You'll use all 12...

K4, YO, K1, YO, K4, K2tog, K1

You'll use all 12 sts

k4 uses 4
k1 uses 1
k4 uses 4
k2tog uses 2
k1 uses 1
Forum: How-to Questions 11-23-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 193
Posted By GrumpyGramma
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bolero-4

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bolero-4
Forum: General Knitting 11-23-2014, 12:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That's a good choice. You will probably breeze...

That's a good choice. You will probably breeze right through it.
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 11:24 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 495
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Anything that can be knit in the...

Welcome to KH. Anything that can be knit in the round can be done on magic loop. Just make sure your cable is long enough. You don't want to put stress on the cable where it is joined to the...
Forum: How-to Questions 11-22-2014, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 125
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is this it? It is a paid pattern? ...

Is this it? It is a paid pattern? http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-cZ70GUzevFE/S7lbqo9sqdI/AAAAAAAAABY/2uaIVTaWAdE/s1600/Magnum%2Breversible%2Bvest%2B%231.jpg
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Knitter's Pride Nova Platina needles

I'm in L :heart: OVE.

My old style Nova US size 1.5 - 47" circular that I got when they were closing them out at WEBS had a rough spot. They sent a Nova Platina replacement. I've only worked a few...
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 04:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Honestly I have trouble understanding why people...

Honestly I have trouble understanding why people get into the habit of pushing the left needle tip with the right forefinger. To me it's a bad habit. Even a size 8 needle can hurt when pushed like...
Forum: Pattern Central 11-22-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 594
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I just checked on a pattern in my Library that I...

I just checked on a pattern in my Library that I hadn't downloaded. In Library I clicked on the pattern and the dowload button popped up.
Forum: General Knitting 11-22-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 295
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Once in a while I find I push the needle against...

Once in a while I find I push the needle against my right finger but not often. Mostly I pull the stitch off with the right needle. I don't know how I'd do it if I knit English style.
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