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Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 02:30 PM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I maintain that slipping pw tbl would be the same...

I maintain that slipping pw tbl would be the same motion as p tbl. Either way, as long as we get the desired results that's all that matters.
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 11:39 AM
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Views: 282
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You like it? Cool. Tinking it is a a bear. If...

You like it? Cool. Tinking it is a a bear. If people like it and use it, or if others are already using it, I really don't care what it's called. I never thought about asking any *big names*...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 11:31 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
:aww: Thanks. I think it really does lie...

:aww: Thanks. I think it really does lie flattest of the ones I've tried and it's easy.
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 10:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Habits are for nuns. You're weird. :mrgreen:...

Habits are for nuns.
You're weird. :mrgreen:
:roflhard:
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By GrumpyGramma
My plain Jane top down raglan sweater...

My plain Jane top down raglan sweater "pattern"
Play with yarn and needles until I get the desired result. Hold the swatch up to the back of the neck of the intended wearer or close facsimile. Hold...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Thanks. In the past I've had problems with...

Thanks. In the past I've had problems with Chrome but I now have a different computer so later I will install it and try your suggestion. Thanks.
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 03:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I think it's important to do the things we like...

I think it's important to do the things we like in the way we like. You may one day decide that designing something is worth the effort and learning and do it. You may not. I don't think I'll ever...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Very well put. Thank you. It doesn't take long...

Very well put. Thank you. It doesn't take long for some of us to get to the point that we see what's needed, glance at the pattern, and continue without actually reading it. I just yesterday had...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By GrumpyGramma
The Seafoam Stitch is pretty. I don't know how...

The Seafoam Stitch is pretty. I don't know how similar they are. Maybe I'll try this one in stockinette tomorrow and see how it works out.
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 186
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Does anyone recognize this stitch?

I'm wondering what i'ts called. It looks so familiar.
Video in Russian (I think) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDzVxIHCMDQ
A picture tutorial...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I think I see the problem but I'm not sure and...

I think I see the problem but I'm not sure and don't quite know how to explain. I'll leave it for someone else rather than confuse you. You will get help!
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2015, 07:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 260
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I think one of the reasons for test knitters is...

I think one of the reasons for test knitters is to see how well the pattern is written. If the test knitters need clarification then the pattern may have to be revised before it is final. I don't...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 136
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. What is your pattern called and...

Welcome to KH.
What is your pattern called and can you post a link to it? If you just finished working a rectangular piece extending out on part of the stitches then you will probably be picking up...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By GrumpyGramma
L :heart: OVE your link, thanks. I'm not seeing...

L :heart: OVE your link, thanks.

I'm not seeing it either. At first I thought one of the pics on Ravelry was a triangle but looked closer and it isn't. Maybe it's not the same pattern. :shrug:
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-24-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I've done one KAL. ...

I've done one KAL. http://www.ravelry.com/projects/PurpleRainbow/croc-a-tail-scarf I still need to deal with the loose ends. :gah: There are so many, there are FOUR! :teehee: I've intended to do...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By GrumpyGramma
It looks like you increased to me too. Another...

It looks like you increased to me too. Another way of picking up an extra stitch is when the end one isn't on the needle just right and you knit into both legs. I don't know that that would cause...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:teehee: :thumbsup:

:teehee: :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 04:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 162
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to...

Welcome to KH.

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lacey-stole

Where in the pattern is this? If it is instruction for a row please post the entire row; if it is elsewhere an entire sentence or...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 128
Posted By GrumpyGramma
So glad you reported on your experience. I had...

So glad you reported on your experience. I had problems with the Icelandic BO but I think it was because of the yarn I was using. I've not actually used, just test drove it.

We all learn things...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-23-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 239
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Very pretty. I'm thinking your list of what you...

Very pretty. I'm thinking your list of what you don't do is much shorter than the list of things you do. :thumbsup:
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 128
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Lovely shawl. Picking a BO is so much fun....

Lovely shawl. Picking a BO is so much fun. :zombie: Here's a video showing another way to work the Icelandic BO; I think this way is easier. She knits Combo so her stitches are oriented...
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-23-2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You already started. Darn. I just started The...

You already started. Darn. I just started The Parlor Cat (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-parlor-cat) and want to work on it first. :sad: No wonder I make a rotten KAL participant.
Forum: Knit-Alongs 05-22-2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is there a printed pattern? I'd make it big...

Is there a printed pattern? I'd make it big enough to fit me I think. Would that be OK? I have a hat I don't like and plan to reuse the yarn to make another.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2015, 04:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By GrumpyGramma
FYI a cast on for socks such as Judy's Magic Cast...

FYI a cast on for socks such as Judy's Magic Cast on or a backward loop cast on can eliminate the need for unraveling a crochet cast on. When I use it I just hold the second set of live stitches on...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 128
Posted By GrumpyGramma
It does, doesn't it? I didn't make nice comments...

It does, doesn't it? I didn't make nice comments to make you feel good, that's just a side effect of my stating my own opinion. :) It took no real effort to say something nice. It makes me feel...
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