Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-15-2005, 11:30 PM   #1
JonSuper
Casting On
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thumb Frustration
I am doing the Mikado Ribbon fingerless gloves. I got the pattern from this website. I just started knitting and to be honest, I am lost on how to do the thumb for this project. How do I make the hole, how do I get the thumb piece onto the main piece. I am lost!


please help!
JonSuper is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 08-16-2005, 12:09 AM   #2
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,244 Times in 1,838 Posts
A quick look at the pattern tells me that you knit down the arm, increasing toward the end for the thumb. Then you put the thumb stitches on an extra piece of yarn. After you finish the hand, you put the thumb stitches on double pointed needles and knit in the round.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2005, 03:00 PM   #3
kemp
Grafting the Toe
 
kemp's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 4,681
Thanks: 81
Thanked 107 Times in 84 Posts
Send a message via ICQ to kemp Send a message via AIM to kemp Send a message via Yahoo to kemp
There was a knitty gritty episode for mittens that showed doing the thumb. You might check diynetwork for a knitty gritty video...they have several.
kemp is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
To thumb or not to thumb, that is the question crocee General Knitting 7 12-04-2008 05:00 AM
Frustration Tambo How-to Questions 2 04-22-2007 07:25 PM
KO Frustration..and more... Cristy General Knitting 4 02-11-2006 02:09 PM
frustration abbygail How-to Questions 1 10-25-2005 11:19 AM
Frustration! KnitObsesser Pattern Central 15 08-28-2005 12:09 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:16 AM.