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 Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2016, 11:36 PM Replies: 3 Views: 422 Posted By OffJumpsJack Counting stitches: 5k, (p4 +(k1tbl + p1)*3... Counting stitches: 5k, (p4 +(k1tbl + p1)*3 +k1tbl )*unstated + 9 = 58 5sts + (4sts +(1sts + 1 sts)*3 ) *x repeats + 9 sts = 58sts total subtract the first edge (5 sts) and the last edge (9 sts)...
 Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2012, 11:55 PM Replies: 10 Views: 2,243 Posted By OffJumpsJack Jan, Thanks for asking, but it depends on your... Jan, Thanks for asking, but it depends on your definition of local. He is attending college in PA while we live in NC. But he is 1.5 hours north of my in-laws and 1.5 hours south of his Mom's...
 Forum: General Knitting 09-04-2012, 11:08 PM Replies: 10 Views: 2,243 Posted By OffJumpsJack I've heard tell of a thing called time, but wow... I've heard tell of a thing called time, but wow I've been too busy to find out what it is. ;) Just sent my oldest off to college last month. Maybe with one less in the house I might have more...
 Forum: Crochet! 09-04-2012, 10:48 PM Replies: 6 Views: 2,497 Posted By OffJumpsJack Testing for Acrylic Since acrylic is plastic, it melts with heat. If you can pull a few loose fibers from the blanket, you could try applying heat and see if it melts like plastic. Use tweezers to hold the fibers, to...
 Forum: General Knitting 03-08-2012, 01:26 AM Replies: 10 Views: 2,243 Posted By OffJumpsJack Request: How about a "bearded knitting guy smile?" LOL I got some strange looks today as I was KIP at the local Orthodontist waiting room. Then I remembered, I hadn't shaved it two days. Maybe they weren't staring at this guy knitting, but at the...
 Forum: General Knitting 03-08-2012, 01:22 AM Replies: 60 Views: 10,354 Posted By OffJumpsJack I spotted a couple people staring at me KIP while... I spotted a couple people staring at me KIP while waiting at the orthodontist. Most ladies just ask me something about what I'm making. Or it might have been the two day old growth of whiskers on...
 Forum: General Knitting 03-08-2012, 12:53 AM Replies: 106 Views: 89,148 Posted By OffJumpsJack Yep, GG, there is more than one way for us to... Yep, GG, there is more than one way for us to weave our yarns. I'd say OTH is TYPO-negative! Knotty me. ;)
 Forum: Crochet! 03-08-2012, 12:47 AM Replies: 12 Views: 2,346 Posted By OffJumpsJack No, I put down my knitting just to find I wasn't... No, I put down my knitting just to find I wasn't needed. ;) Yep, knitting charts look a bit better if you use V and = for the knit and purl (a better graphical representation), but those don't...
 Forum: Crochet! 03-06-2012, 05:04 PM Replies: 10 Views: 3,372 Posted By OffJumpsJack What would my wife think? ... If I put out a classified advertisement. Will teach crochet for coffee! :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: But that is a good idea for how to find a teacher. P.S. Mind you she'd be suspicious...
 Forum: Crochet! 03-06-2012, 04:40 PM Replies: 12 Views: 2,346 Posted By OffJumpsJack A Symbol Crochet Question and I Missed it? Ah, a question about crochet symbols and I missed it! :doh: Antares is correct, the solid oval is a slip stitch into the 7th ch from hook (of the ch 9) to make an extended pico (i.e. a closed 6 ch...
 Forum: Crochet! 11-14-2011, 11:59 AM Replies: 2 Views: 2,375 Posted By OffJumpsJack Anyone Seen the Blue Jean Shawl Pattern? :waving: Hello. I'm sorry I've been away so long. Other things have kept me busy but now I have an explosion of projects keeping me on hooks and needles. ;) One is a project for prayer shawl...
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-08-2011, 12:08 AM Replies: 8 Views: 1,834 Posted By OffJumpsJack Wow! I like your's better than the pictures with... Wow! I like your's better than the pictures with the pattern.
 Forum: The Lounge 06-28-2011, 05:37 PM Replies: 5 Views: 1,783 Posted By OffJumpsJack An Alternative? Well, you could wear your pretty socks as mittens. :roflhard: Jellies are long out of fad, but those clogs are hanging on. Clear is plausible. Call them Timberlakes and say you're bringing...
 Forum: Crochet! 06-28-2011, 03:56 PM Replies: 7 Views: 2,770 Posted By OffJumpsJack Ah, I remember this place! :waving: Just the thing I've been looking for as my four children don't seem to know what a coaster is nor how to use them. You don't happen to know of a place mat pattern to go with do you?
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-27-2011, 05:27 PM Replies: 24 Views: 5,233 Posted By OffJumpsJack Becky, This is an easy pattern to enlarge, first... Becky, This is an easy pattern to enlarge, first make sample for gauge following the pattern as given. Maybe you could use it for small cake pans? Second, increase your cast on in groups of 5...
 Forum: Crochet! 03-01-2011, 12:14 AM Replies: 7 Views: 4,219 Posted By OffJumpsJack Don't look now... :doh: :doh: :doh: You are most certainly right and I am wrong, wrong, wrong. Well, I guess it is now in writing too. :oops:
 Forum: Crochet! 02-24-2011, 05:04 PM Replies: 7 Views: 4,219 Posted By OffJumpsJack The Chart is an Excellent Idea! Sandy, excellent idea for the chart. :) Unfortunately, I do see a need for a minor correction to the chain column for HDC and taller sts. The count should be equal to the turning chain count...
 Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2011, 05:03 PM Replies: 10 Views: 4,440 Posted By OffJumpsJack Pentagonia Pentagonia (Pentagonal+Begonia) Raphael (more artistic than Irving?) ;) African Violets have five petals but "Pentalet" sounds creepy. Georgette Plum and Cherry blossoms also have five petals..
 Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2011, 10:46 AM Replies: 13 Views: 3,222 Posted By OffJumpsJack LOL :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: :roflhard: One up him. Network the scanner/printer in a neutral location. That should make it not local to any one PC but accessible to all for both printing and...
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-24-2011, 09:50 AM Replies: 20 Views: 5,059 Posted By OffJumpsJack Love the Rainbow! Great color! What pattern did you use? I'm looking forward to the pictures of the finished scarf. Breezed, you are not alone in lacking "permission to manage attached photos." I have that same...
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-23-2011, 04:55 PM Replies: 10 Views: 2,644 Posted By OffJumpsJack Oh, it is a repeating pattern of * dit, dah, *... Oh, it is a repeating pattern of * dit, dah, * but in a variegated yarn. Did you tell him it was meant to represent Morse code. He may have missed that completely. Or he saw the dots and dashes...
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-22-2011, 11:50 AM Replies: 12 Views: 2,816 Posted By OffJumpsJack Baby stuff always gets the ooh's and awes.... Baby stuff always gets the ooh's and awes. lol Thank you for your appreciative comments. Glad I got one vote in support of my self-proclaimed title, "Master of Crochet" appearing in my sig. I was...
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2011, 03:59 PM Replies: 10 Views: 2,644 Posted By OffJumpsJack Perhaps... I think a morse code wash cloth sound cool! I recognize it would take a fair bit of attention to detail. Perhaps he treasures the gift too much to soil it by using it as a wash cloth? I made a...
 Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-03-2011, 03:49 PM Replies: 12 Views: 2,816 Posted By OffJumpsJack Baby Blanket (Crochet) My beautiful wife works with a couple that had their first baby, last July. I have now finished this baby blanket on Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Off-Jumps-Jack/baby-blanket) for little...
 Forum: General Knitting 02-03-2011, 03:20 PM Replies: 50 Views: 12,126 Posted By OffJumpsJack Winding a Center Pull Ball by Hand Amy of KH has this video (http://www.knittinghelp.com/apps/flash/video_player/play/163/1) right here in the Knitting Help free Video section under the Tips...
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