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Forum: How-to Questions 10-14-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 441
Posted By RochesterKnitter
You were doing knit, purl, knit purl. At some...

You were doing
knit, purl, knit purl.

At some point you switched and did
knit, purl, purl, knit
or
purl, knit, knit, purl.

As SalmonMac said, rip back to the transition and resume your intended...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-28-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By RochesterKnitter
The S11 you are reading, is really Sl1. i.e. you...

The S11 you are reading, is really Sl1.

i.e. you aren't to slip 11 sts, you are to slip 1 st.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-22-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 446
Posted By RochesterKnitter
I suspect you need to dec 1 st at EACH END of EOR...

I suspect you need to dec 1 st at EACH END of EOR 12 times, then EACH END of every 4th row 6 times.

That should give you the extra dec you need, and create a balanced/even sleeve cap. As is, you...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-19-2014, 07:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Posted By RochesterKnitter
You would do intarsia to start. Then you would...

You would do intarsia to start.

Then you would divide each color in half and knit each half separately for a bit.

Then you would braid the sections to reorder the colors, re-join and knit all the...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By RochesterKnitter
It's not uncommon for the first/last stitch of a...

It's not uncommon for the first/last stitch of a provisional CO to get lost/dropped in transition.

Sometimes you can pull the end/tail through and recreate the stitch. (required if you need all sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Leave your work on the needles. Lie it out as...

Leave your work on the needles. Lie it out as evenly and neatly as you can. Measure from the cast on edge up to your needles. When that equals 40.5cm continue to the next step.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-19-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By RochesterKnitter
I believe it is just this woman's...

I believe it is just this woman's technique.

https://www.facebook.com/video/video.php?v=375468329199280

Instead of creating a wrap, around the next stitch, to be picked up later,
you are creating a...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Row1: CO7, .... Row2: CO7, .... Row3: Dec1, ...,...

Row1: CO7, ....
Row2: CO7, ....

Row3: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row4: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row5: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row6: Dec1, ..., Dec1

Row7: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Row9: Dec1, ..., Dec1
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2014, 09:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 513
Posted By RochesterKnitter
By convention, when reading a charted pattern odd...

By convention, when reading a charted pattern odd rows (RS) are read right to left and even rows (WS) are read left to right.

When working a written pattern, you just read/work the row as...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-01-2014, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,879
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Inspirational! Acrylic doesn't usually need a...

Inspirational!

Acrylic doesn't usually need a "formal blocking," any wash/dry will do. That said, it will likely stretch a bit no matter what you do so...hope it doesn't grow to fit a king. LOL
Forum: Pattern Central 05-31-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Intarsia... http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/librar...

Intarsia...
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/diamond-scarf-9
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blanketed-in-diamonds

Enterlac...
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/danica
http://www...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2014, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 307
Posted By RochesterKnitter
One word:...

One word: Google

http://www.redheart.com/yarn/super-saver-economy
Forum: How-to Questions 05-26-2014, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 360
Posted By RochesterKnitter
No, you should have just BO the 7 you were...

No, you should have just BO the 7 you were working on and you should still have 7 remaining.

Stitch count:
CO 20 = 20
BO 6 =14
CO 6 =20
BO 6 =14
Work over 7 sts. BO these 7 sts = 7
Work remaining...
Forum: Buy/Sell/Swap 05-24-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,156
Posted By RochesterKnitter
You'll be unlikley to find someone wanting...

You'll be unlikley to find someone wanting sort-of identified yarn for a specific project.

You might find someone who knits for charity, who might take a bag of mixed leftovers to work with.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-22-2014, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Could you anchor you knot and end in with a piece...

Could you anchor you knot and end in with a piece of color-coordinating thread?
Forum: General Knitting 05-19-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,414
Posted By RochesterKnitter
I don't think the kind of edge you use really...

I don't think the kind of edge you use really matters.

That said, I would try to keep it neat and even for easier sewing.
1) Slip st edging
2) block before sewing
3) maybe a narrow border to give...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-18-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 467
Posted By RochesterKnitter
If you are using dpns, you should have more than...

If you are using dpns, you should have more than two needles. DPNS come in sets of 4 or 5.


Again, dpns come in sets and you use more than two of the needles at a time. The two sizes you have been...
Forum: General Knitting 05-06-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,265
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Dishcloths are pretty basic/small and I really...

Dishcloths are pretty basic/small and I really don't think one CO is better than any another for such projects.

That said, one CO may be preferable to another IF it matches your pattern better.
Forum: Pattern Central 05-04-2014, 06:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,607
Posted By RochesterKnitter
It is referred to as a ten-stitch blanket,...

It is referred to as a ten-stitch blanket, pinwheel blanket or spiral blanket. There are MANY patterns for it.

It can be done in a...
Forum: General Knitting 04-23-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Is it possible that she just didn't realize that...

Is it possible that she just didn't realize that they could be washed? Maybe she remembered you telling her upon gifting that they had shrunk too much. She may have thought they couldn't be washed...
Forum: General Knitting 04-08-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 609
Posted By RochesterKnitter
Depends. Did you like the weave of the 3.5"...

Depends.

Did you like the weave of the 3.5" sandal? If so, use the same size needle but adjust (CO extra sts, work a few more rows).

If the weave was a bit tight and you would like it to be...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-06-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By RochesterKnitter
By all means, DON'T undo all your hard work just...

By all means, DON'T undo all your hard work just to join a "new ball" of yarn.

While it IS a good rule of thumb to not INTENTIONALLY join yarn in the middle of rows, sometimes it will just happen...
Forum: General Knitting 04-05-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 598
Posted By RochesterKnitter
The hat appears to be worked flat and then...

The hat appears to be worked flat and then seamed.

You have P4 at the start and P4 at the end. Once you seam, thus removing one st from either edge, you will have P3 at the start and P3 at the end....
Forum: Pattern Central 04-04-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By RochesterKnitter
The free patterns that are provided by yarn...

The free patterns that are provided by yarn companies are often abbreviated/brief.

That said, most patterns...
1) don't give buttonhole instructions.
2) don't give reverse side shaping...
Forum: Pattern Central 04-04-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By RochesterKnitter
The pattern starts with the words "Hat Scarf." ...

The pattern starts with the words "Hat Scarf." This section tells you how many sts to cast on.


Row usually refers to an individual row, worked flat.
Round usually refers to an individual row,...
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