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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:49 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
This is a drop sleeve jacket? I'm thinking you...

This is a drop sleeve jacket?
I'm thinking you might pick up the 42sts over a wider area. It might help to look at some similar patterns on Ravelry to see what the measurement at the top of the...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:19 AM
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Views: 54
Posted By salmonmac
Sure, 41-43sts will work and give a plenty wide...

Sure, 41-43sts will work and give a plenty wide enough sleeve.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Garter stitch for 2 inches...

Welcome to the forum!

Garter stitch for 2 inches (add 2 more inches to the bootie). This will make part of the sides and the sole of the bootie.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By salmonmac
You're going to work with a new end of yarn....

You're going to work with a new end of yarn. Leaving about a 6 inch tail, use that new strand to pick up 2sts at the base of the thumb. That'll put the 2 picked up sts on the righthand needle. Now...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2015, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By salmonmac
Maybe Cascade 220 but I love trying new patterns...

Maybe Cascade 220 but I love trying new patterns and new yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2015, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 90
Posted By salmonmac
Because of the V shape at the front, you may have...

Because of the V shape at the front, you may have to start increasing for the hood deep in the V so that it slopes up to the chin and then covers the head. It's a very sweet pattern but not so...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2015, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 63
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! This video shows the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
This video shows the 5sts in one, the turn and p5. From there on it's different but you can continue with your own directions. It sounds like a bobble on the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-26-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 105
Posted By salmonmac
That would be a fun way to incorporate all kinds...

That would be a fun way to incorporate all kinds of stitch patterns, stripes, etc. Are you going to try one?

ETA: Reminded me of this pattern which took me a while to...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-26-2015, 05:06 AM
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Views: 70
Posted By salmonmac
Your scarf looks gorgeous! It's a lovely...

Your scarf looks gorgeous! It's a lovely pattern.
Which yarn are you using?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By salmonmac
This is a problem for many of us I think....

This is a problem for many of us I think. Techknitter has a few things to do to tighten up the transition.
http://techknitting.blogspot.com/2010/03/uneven-knitting-part-3-fixing-loose.html

I...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2015, 12:43 PM
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Views: 101
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! Niv123 is correct that the knit fabric...

Welcome!
Niv123 is correct that the knit fabric takes up more space than the cast on. Is your stitch count the same as the cast on?
Can you give us a link to the pattern or a pattern name?

It could...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, it's good to have a go to worsted. You could...

Yes, it's good to have a go to worsted. You could also look at Plymouth Encore. I've used that lots for baby gifts. It has some wool content so it feels good but is still machine...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 07-25-2015, 07:56 AM
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Views: 40,762
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome cazzieb. This is quite an old thread so...

Welcome cazzieb. This is quite an old thread so the original poster is probably not still monitoring. Even the last post was 3 years ago. Why not start a KAL if you'd like to knit the hedgehog and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-25-2015, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By salmonmac
Lovely washcloth and beautiful photo. They are...

Lovely washcloth and beautiful photo. They are lots of fun to knit and a wonderful way to try out new patterns. Always fun.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-25-2015, 06:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By salmonmac
Your posts are just fine. They'll always be...

Your posts are just fine. They'll always be ordered according to time written. Pound of Love is reviewed well on Ravelry and you can look at specific comment under Projects over on the right of this...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2015, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Purl one, Main...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Purl one, Main color?
Can you quote just one line that uses the abbreviation?
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/urban-throw
Gorgeous.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-24-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 364
Posted By salmonmac
I used the suggested Lion Brand Fisherman's wool...

I used the suggested Lion Brand Fisherman's wool and it was wonderful. The afghan (large size) is soft and cozy. It's gone through several washings and comes out just as lovely as ever. It's all wool...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Three-ply wool comes in...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Three-ply wool comes in several weights, all made with 3 plys of varying thicknesses. What stitch gauge is your pattern calling for? DK is 21-24sts/4inches.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2015, 08:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, so a knit or maybe even better, the cable...

Yes, so a knit or maybe even better, the cable cast on. If it were only a few sts you could get away with a backwards loop but that's not such a good cast on for 45sts.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 93
Posted By salmonmac
This is one way to do a provisional cast on. You...

This is one way to do a provisional cast on. You can use waste yarn because you're going to pull it out, leaving live sts of the working yarn. The waste yarn can then be thrown...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2015, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 110
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! You can use the same cast on and...

Welcome to KH!
You can use the same cast on and in the same way. A cable or knit cast on will work.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQ4IG-xrQQk
How many sts do you have to cast on?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-23-2015, 06:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 165
Posted By salmonmac
Getting the sleeves finished will be an...

Getting the sleeves finished will be an achievement. You're almost there.
You definitely have to post a photo of this one!
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 315
Posted By salmonmac
Count me in. Will it be ok if I bring circular...

Count me in. Will it be ok if I bring circular needles?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 129
Posted By salmonmac
One other possibility is to add in the letters...

One other possibility is to add in the letters later by doing duplicate stitch. I don't find it as satisfying as incorporating them into the fabric as it's knit but it does...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 174
Posted By salmonmac
Well, it will show but I don't think it'll be...

Well, it will show but I don't think it'll be remarkable to anyone but you. Enjoy knitting the scarf!
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