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Forum: How-to Questions 04-15-2009, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,997
Posted By tarrentella
oh that's so cute! I think the mouth is actually...

oh that's so cute!
I think the mouth is actually a little pocket. See how you can sort of see into it (i think there is even a tongue in there!). What i would do then is when i got to where i wanted...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-09-2009, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 804
Posted By tarrentella
I'm a bit confused about it being K3P3 over 75...

I'm a bit confused about it being K3P3 over 75 stitches since 75 isn't divisable by 6.

anyway rib 4 usually meens do the ribbing pattern over 4 stitches so in this case you would K, K, K, P, and...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-08-2009, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 830
Posted By tarrentella
over 15 stitches it mught eb best to use intarsia...

over 15 stitches it mught eb best to use intarsia if it is worked flat. Thesee meens starting each section of colour with a new strand or mini-ball of yarn but it will depend on the pattern.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-07-2009, 06:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,725
Posted By tarrentella
you need to remember that knitting in the round...

you need to remember that knitting in the round isnt discrete rings of knitting stacked one on top of the other but is actually a continuous spiral of knitting. This meens that the end of one round...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-07-2009, 06:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,263
Posted By tarrentella
It can be ignored for now. You may want to cut it...

It can be ignored for now. You may want to cut it shorter if it is any more than 5 inches so that it is out of the way.
Once you have done your knitting the loose tail can be woven into your kniting...
Forum: General Knitting 04-03-2009, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,038
Posted By tarrentella
woo!!:muah: :yay:

woo!!:muah: :yay:
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-02-2009, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,104
Posted By tarrentella
bunnies! what a good thing to losoe control with....

bunnies! what a good thing to losoe control with. great work!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-02-2009, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 462
Posted By tarrentella
It can be quite a good idea sometimes to move...

It can be quite a good idea sometimes to move stitches from one DPN to another. Make sure you are inserting your needle purl wise when slipping the stitches over thought o avoid them becoming twisted.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-02-2009, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,240
Posted By tarrentella
Yes if you are not using the recomended yarn then...

Yes if you are not using the recomended yarn then you will have to find a yarn that gets you the gauge, other wise you will end up with a fabric that is very loose and holey. It sounds like you need...
Forum: The Lounge 03-26-2009, 06:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By tarrentella
hardyha Piccadilly Circus

hardyha

Piccadilly Circus
Forum: How-to Questions 03-25-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By tarrentella
with the yarn you want to use knit up a small...

with the yarn you want to use knit up a small test swatch. count how many stitches you get in a n inch then multiply this by 18 to see how many stitches you would need. I would probable add at least...
Forum: The Lounge 03-25-2009, 05:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By tarrentella
Oh a wiley move there Jeremy. Hammersmith

Oh a wiley move there Jeremy.

Hammersmith
Forum: General Knitting 03-24-2009, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,726
Posted By tarrentella
Well are you making the gifts for her or for...

Well are you making the gifts for her or for yourself to get teh thank yous and apreciation?

Babies need lots of clothing. They are not known for being impecably clean. and they grow like bejesus....
Forum: The Lounge 03-24-2009, 06:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By tarrentella
I have absolutely not won. OK so it is a little...

I have absolutely not won. OK so it is a little obscure, but just follow on and see where you go.

Of Jumps Jack made a very good choice with Chancery Lane, so i think my next move would be Notting...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2009, 06:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,099
Posted By tarrentella
When you say a pattern like this, do you meen the...

When you say a pattern like this, do you meen the pants themselves or the aptterns of the stripes in the fabric?

If it is the colour variation you are after, unfortunately that is going to be down...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-24-2009, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,050
Posted By tarrentella
yes, if it says each side of marker then do just...

yes, if it says each side of marker then do just that: increase slip marker, increase. with no extra knit in between.
As alternative increases you could also try a Kfb paired with a SSK.
Forum: The Lounge 03-19-2009, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 907
Posted By tarrentella
a game of Mornington Crescent anyone?

Is anybody out there familair with the old Sorry I Haven't a Clue favourite Mornington Crescent?
I thought perhaps you might like to join me in a game. I think we can make do without the German...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-19-2009, 07:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,764
Posted By tarrentella
Hello Mrs Trellis (from North Wales? ;) ) ...

Hello Mrs Trellis (from North Wales? ;) )

increasing intot he first stitch is usually done using a KFB or a knit front and back.

You begin to work the stitch as usual: insert needle, wrap yarn...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2009, 10:06 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 160,062
Posted By tarrentella
It might do but it would only have a limited...

It might do but it would only have a limited effect. IT is most liely to helpw ith evening out stiotches and pattern but might not have a huge effect on shape or stopping a scarf from curling. IT is...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-18-2009, 06:18 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,297
Posted By tarrentella
looks like the postal service is going to be busy...

looks like the postal service is going to be busy the next few days!
Forum: How-to Questions 03-18-2009, 05:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By tarrentella
any pattern which is knit in the round can be...

any pattern which is knit in the round can be done using magic loop. If the pattern doesnt explicitly say it is worked in the round then you can tell if the directiosn tell you to work 'rounds'...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-17-2009, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 959
Posted By tarrentella
If you bind off at the end of the row too it will...

If you bind off at the end of the row too it will leave your working yarnin the wrong place to be able to carry on without breaking it and re-attatching it again. Instead you bind off at the start of...
Forum: The Lounge 03-10-2009, 03:46 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,559
Posted By tarrentella
Thats a good idea from Mike, if the insurers are...

Thats a good idea from Mike, if the insurers are still not hearing 'full roof' from you, When one of their own guys says they wont do half a roof, they may be forced to re-consider.

Is there anyway...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 03-10-2009, 03:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 18,297
Posted By tarrentella
I can personally vouch that the fidge brownie is...

I can personally vouch that the fidge brownie is delicious ... i got something similar in the post last year!

Nice work OneYarn :)
Forum: The Lounge 03-08-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,907
Posted By tarrentella
Denise, it is wonderful to hear that even though...

Denise, it is wonderful to hear that even though things are still tough you are making progress.
Little steps. :)

Im always amazed at how loving and sympathetic people on these boards are. I would...
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