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Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By knitcindy
Sounds like a great plan!! You will want to be...

Sounds like a great plan!! You will want to be careful when changing from Knit to Purl and from Purl to Knit that tou don't accidentally add a stitch. Keep going and you'll do great!

Knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 08-15-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By knitcindy
I have yet to figure out WHY they have you cast...

I have yet to figure out WHY they have you cast on a smaller amount and then add more stitches later. Does it make any difference if I just cast on the larger amount right at the beginning? That...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-15-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks salmonmac!!! I can usually figure how...

Thanks salmonmac!!! I can usually figure how many stitches to add but this one had me stumped! Is there some kind of "formula" I can use for next time??

You're the best,
Knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 08-14-2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By knitcindy
Help with increasing size of an afghan pattern

I finished knitting a cable afghan that started with the following:

Cast on 112 sts. Knit in garter st for 8 rows, increasing 12 sts evenly across last row. Each cable panel is 16 sts. If I wanted...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-10-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By knitcindy
Just thought of something else........ Be...

Just thought of something else........

Be careful when you are moving the yarn back and forth between the needles for the knits & pulls that you don't make an extra stitch!!!

Knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 08-10-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 448
Posted By knitcindy
I have knitted this afghan a few times. Not using...

I have knitted this afghan a few times. Not using this pattern though. What has helped me is to place a stitch marker in between each of the LARGE squares. That way I knew when I finished each...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-07-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 486
Posted By knitcindy
For worsted weight, I like to use Caron's Pounder...

For worsted weight, I like to use Caron's Pounder yarn!!! They don't have as many color choices as RHSS but there is over 800 yards in 1 skein!!! It is softer than RH too!! I am going to try...
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2015, 01:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 547
Posted By knitcindy
Yarn Question

Does anyone here know of a yarn that's slightly thicker than Red Heart Super Saver?? I've got a pattern for an Aran afghan and I want to use an acrylic yarn, either a thick #4 or a thin #5.

Any...
Forum: General Knitting 07-01-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By knitcindy
I have knit afghans with dark colors before - ...

I have knit afghans with dark colors before - navy and dark brown. I've also used black to knit a shawl. I have a set of bamboo circular needles in size 13 that I use with dark yarn. They help...
Forum: General Knitting 06-30-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By knitcindy
Here is the afghan I was going to...

Here is the afghan I was going to use:


http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/square-within-a-square-2

Do you think it will show up ok with dark yarn (using double strand with size 13...
Forum: General Knitting 06-30-2015, 08:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By knitcindy
Which pattern would be the best one??

I'm going to be knitting an afghan for my nephew who will be going off to college this fall. He wants it to be NAVY!!! What pattern would you all recommend that I use?

My "usual" patterns either...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2015, 08:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By knitcindy
THANK YOU GG!!!!! I never could figure that out...

THANK YOU GG!!!!! I never could figure that out before!!:muah:

I was able to find a website that figured out for me exactly where to do the increases!!!

knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 06-25-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 279
Posted By knitcindy
WHY do I Need to Increase Evenly???

I am knitting a cable afghan from the "Done By Monday" booklet. The instructions state to:

Cast on 112. Work in garter at for 8 rows, increasing 12 sts evenly across last row to 124 sts.

My...
Forum: Charity Knitting 06-15-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,448
Posted By knitcindy
Thanks for all your ideas and recommendations!! ...

Thanks for all your ideas and recommendations!! I gave most of my blankets to a friend to pass along to a crisis pregnancy center!!!!! I am SO GLAD that my projects will be used to bring comfort to...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-07-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,148
Posted By knitcindy
I don't have a "trick" per se. I look at the...

I don't have a "trick" per se. I look at the label and follow the instructions. If that doesn't work, I then reach in to the center and pull a few strands out. If that doesn't work then I try...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By knitcindy
I wanted to add that your next rows will continue...

I wanted to add that your next rows will continue to follow the section called "cable panel". You have already done rows 1 and 2, so you will continue with rows 3 and 4 and so on.

Knitcindy
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 357
Posted By knitcindy
Each column of 24 stitches is separated by little...

Each column of 24 stitches is separated by little columns of K2 or P2. So if you have 5 sections of 24 stitches each that will be 120 stitches. Then there will be 6 groups of 2 stitches in between...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 10:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 662
Posted By knitcindy
To increase means to add additional stitches. ...

To increase means to add additional stitches. How many stitches did you cast on? How many stitches are on you needle now? If there are more now than what you started with, you increased on some...
Forum: General Knitting 05-22-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 753
Posted By knitcindy
When I want to keep track of which row(s) I'm on,...

When I want to keep track of which row(s) I'm on, I like to use either one of these methods:

Paper and pencil to make tally marks. OR

A "clicking" row counter. Every time I finish a row I "click"...
Forum: General Knitting 04-20-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 812
Posted By knitcindy
I knit about 1-2 hours per day. Then I look at...

I knit about 1-2 hours per day. Then I look at patterns and read/talk about knitting with friends a couple hours per week. I like to read knitting fiction books and knitting mysteries.

So that...
Forum: General Knitting 04-18-2015, 12:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By knitcindy
I only use worsted and above. My projects are...

I only use worsted and above. My projects are 99% afghans, baby blankets and prayer shawls. If I do use a sport yarn, I'll use 2 strands together on a size 11 needle.

Knitcindy
Forum: The Lounge 04-13-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,974
Posted By knitcindy
INSTEAD of knitting????? :roflhard: What else...

INSTEAD of knitting????? :roflhard:

What else is there to do?? :knitting: Seriously, I'm either knitting or reading knitting mysteries!! I do know how to crochet, but I'm doing 99.99%...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 541
Posted By knitcindy
Question about a Lion Brand yarn!!!

Greetings to one and all!!!

I've been looking at a pattern for a Waterfall Throw on the LB website and it uses 2 strands of Homespun together. Just wondering if I could substitute it with 1 strand...
Forum: General Knitting 04-07-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By knitcindy
I have always liked (LOVED) Knit 1-2-3. ...

I have always liked (LOVED) Knit 1-2-3. Unfortunately, I can rarely find it on the shelves around where I live and I'm not sure if it's still being published!!

They have very simple patterns. If...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-20-2015, 09:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 552
Posted By knitcindy
I "think" I got this pattern from someone in the...

I "think" I got this pattern from someone in the 'comments'
section on Ravelry for that blanket. Whoever it added horizontal garter stitch rows between the hearts. In looking thru the comment...
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