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Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2016, 10:27 PM
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Posted By Becky Morgan
No, you can cast on with the working yarn and...

No, you can cast on with the working yarn and work back across on the next row. There are a couple of ways to do that depending on what you like. A lot of people use backward loop, I use that...
Forum: General Knitting 07-25-2016, 02:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By Becky Morgan
If you're asking what I think you are once you...

If you're asking what I think you are once you cut the yarn and thread through, yes, you just pull the needles out and make sure the last loop is bound off and the tail is buried. Same if you're...
Forum: General Knitting 07-24-2016, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 388
Posted By Becky Morgan
Just think of circulars as really long, flexible...

Just think of circulars as really long, flexible double points. It's not likely you'll have four or five the same size, but two is entirely possible and most patterns set up for double points can...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Becky Morgan
Sometimes when you're fixing a whole column of...

Sometimes when you're fixing a whole column of stitches you miss a row or get them out of order. Otherwise, if you go ahead and fix the mistake all the way to the top, you can sort of shake and rub...
Forum: General Knitting 07-19-2016, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Becky Morgan
You can unpick the cast-on row and undo the cuff...

You can unpick the cast-on row and undo the cuff if all else fails.
Forum: General Knitting 07-07-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 346
Posted By Becky Morgan
Sure it's possible. I have a couple of shell...

Sure it's possible. I have a couple of shell borders I like and they work on garter stitch (which is what you have there all fluffy and soft.) You might want to practice a bit before you put the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-16-2016, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,210
Posted By Becky Morgan
Isn't that lovely! It's such a classic style, too.

Isn't that lovely! It's such a classic style, too.
Forum: The Lounge 06-16-2016, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By Becky Morgan
What everyone else said. They're a little soft...

What everyone else said. They're a little soft when you thaw them, but not inedibly so, and they go really well in pancakes, muffins, etc. Jam is also very easy to make and really good.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-12-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Becky Morgan
The yarn forward doesn't use a stitch. What you...

The yarn forward doesn't use a stitch. What you should have is a knit stitch, the yarn coming forward, the slipped stitch, then the yarn going back (which will leave a float across the slipped stitch...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-05-2016, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 259
Posted By Becky Morgan
(Drat, my reply vanished.) I'm not sure, but my...

(Drat, my reply vanished.)
I'm not sure, but my gut instinct would be 3 more rows. When you finish and turn, that would put you back on the same side as the first row. It wouldn't matter that much...
Forum: General Knitting 06-04-2016, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 653
Posted By Becky Morgan
Is it a triangle shawl or something similar? The...

Is it a triangle shawl or something similar?
The pattern is putting the decreases three stitches in from either end of the rows, probably to keep the edges neat and straight. Two decreases, then...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-03-2016, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 330
Posted By Becky Morgan
Sure is. After all. circulars are a relatively...

Sure is. After all. circulars are a relatively recent invention while DPNs are very old.

(By the way, if you get ladders between needles, don't panic. The first time you wash the socks or wear them,...
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 710
Posted By Becky Morgan
If you can crochet, there are several neat ways...

If you can crochet, there are several neat ways to join panels without a sewn seam (even on knitted work.) Otherwise, if you can coordinate the panel patterns, sure you cando them al at once. It...
Forum: General Knitting 04-27-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 728
Posted By Becky Morgan
Are you sure it's knitted? It could be tatted or...

Are you sure it's knitted? It could be tatted or crocheted.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-26-2016, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Becky Morgan
That's usually the way a stitch pattern is...

That's usually the way a stitch pattern is written so you can use it on anything--multiple of 3 plus 1, etc. It doesn't mean "do 3 and add one" but "start with a multiple of three stitches and add...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-24-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 387
Posted By Becky Morgan
Four will work. So should seven, ten. etc. What...

Four will work. So should seven, ten. etc. What are you making?
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2016, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By Becky Morgan
Most of the time, you can just reuse it as is and...

Most of the time, you can just reuse it as is and the item will fluff up when you wash and dry it afterwards.

If you want to, you can fluff the yarn back up by winding it into a loose hank (maybe...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2016, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By Becky Morgan
I've done it and have found that about five rows...

I've done it and have found that about five rows of single crochet at the same "sideways" gauge=about six rows of stockinette. Many charts won't suffer if you work five rows, then purl the exact same...
Forum: General Knitting 04-13-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,961
Posted By Becky Morgan
If you decide to use the double points, this...

If you decide to use the double points, this helped me a lot:

Cast on your stitches on regular straight (or for that matter circular) needles, leaving a bit of a tail. Work a couple of rows back...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-11-2016, 04:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 391
Posted By Becky Morgan
(16 sts) just means that's how many stitches you...

(16 sts) just means that's how many stitches you have on your needles when you finish the row.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By Becky Morgan
There's probably a video, but really, do it just...

There's probably a video, but really, do it just the way it sounds. I like to knit one, leave the stitch on the left needle, yarn over and knit it again, but there are other ways to do it if that...
Forum: Crochet! 03-21-2016, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 483
Posted By Becky Morgan
It sounds like a granny-square-type corner (not...

It sounds like a granny-square-type corner (not actually a granny, but that idea.)
When you do the corner, you could just put all the trebles over the whole ch-5 loop, but it'll stay in place better...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2016, 09:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,992
Posted By Becky Morgan
Hm. In theory, then, the Thick and Quick should...

Hm. In theory, then, the Thick and Quick should be the same gauge as the Softee Chunky. It wouldn't work up like that for me. (The row gauge isn't as important anyhow.) I'd just get what you want to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-16-2016, 02:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 700
Posted By Becky Morgan
A yarn over is just that, the yarn brought over...

A yarn over is just that, the yarn brought over the needle however you'd normally wrap it, from the back to the front over the needle and returned to position to work the next stitch. It makes a...
Forum: General Knitting 03-16-2016, 02:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,992
Posted By Becky Morgan
Thick and Quick is heavier than Softee Chunky....

Thick and Quick is heavier than Softee Chunky. It's more the size of Homespun, if not the heavy Homespun.

Wool Ease Chunky might be about right. Check the gauge on the labels, even if it's not the...
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