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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By salmonmac
Well, you're right. If you turn at the end of row...

Well, you're right. If you turn at the end of row 12, you only have 15sts to work across but then all 18sts will be on one needle.

When you turn at the end of row 12, ready to knit the sts, there'll...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! On row 7, you've knit 15...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
On row 7, you've knit 15 and then wrapped and turned. On row8, purl back on only 12 of those 15sts and then w&t again. You'll have unworked sts on both needles (on either...
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 05:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 75
Posted By salmonmac
Beautiful photo. Sounds like perfect weather to...

Beautiful photo. Sounds like perfect weather to wear all those knit items.
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
I hope that the GoFundMe What about federal or...

I hope that the GoFundMe What about federal or state government assistance? Here's a link to the federal...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Posted By salmonmac
They look terrific! It's not easy to do the...

They look terrific! It's not easy to do the fingers so neatly but you haae that working very well. Very nice.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By salmonmac
i've never tried this but the best recommendation...

i've never tried this but the best recommendation I've seen is to knot the two yarns in between the pom poms and the apply a little Fray Chek to the knot. The knot gets buried inside the layers of...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-26-2014, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 126
Posted By salmonmac
http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/loops--thread...

http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/loops--threads-pom-pom
Here's a method that combines the backwards loop and the knit cast on as another option. It uses a different pom pom yarn but the idea is...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By salmonmac
Maybe something with an actual cable down the...

Maybe something with an actual cable down the center?
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/shriver-scarf
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/two-color-alpaca-cable-scarf
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, the slip 1 is the stitch that is passed...

Yes, the slip 1 is the stitch that is passed over. GG's video link shows the procedure. (Thanks, GG!) Then the repeat will work out to 6sts each.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By salmonmac
Row 11 adds up to 99sts. The k1, k2tog uses 3sts,...

Row 11 adds up to 99sts. The k1, k2tog uses 3sts, the repeat takes 6sts and you repeat 15 times. The final sts after the repeat require 6sts. That adds up to 99sts.
Did you start the row with 99? It...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 69
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! On the right side row,...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
On the right side row, yarn over. When you come to the yarn over on the next row, the wrong side row, purl into the yarn over.
Thanks very much for the link. It's a beautiful...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 05:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 504
Posted By salmonmac
You can check to see if the number of increases...

You can check to see if the number of increases you need to get to 39sts will fit into the number of rows it will take to finish the sleeve to the armhole. Convert the number of inches in the sleeve...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-25-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 110
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! One thing to check is...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
One thing to check is the yo. It should occur between sts and not use a stitch.
The row shouldn't gain or lose any sts.
How many sts are there on the needle before you start...
Forum: Crochet! 07-25-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 186
Posted By salmonmac
Cdc is defined at the beginning of the pattern as...

Cdc is defined at the beginning of the pattern as "crossed double crochet":
Crossed Double Crochet (cdc)
Skip next st, 1 dc into next st, 1 dc into skipped st working over
previous dc
You work the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2014, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By salmonmac
Terrific! Yes, the gradual V shape is correct. So...

Terrific! Yes, the gradual V shape is correct. So the first of the two choices in the above post.
I like this pattern and collar. Very good looking.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-24-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 203
Posted By salmonmac
Very well done. It's a delight to see these socks...

Very well done. It's a delight to see these socks and I hope they're as much fun to wear. Thanks for the chance to see them.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-24-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By salmonmac
It is ambiguous. Depends on the shpe of the...

It is ambiguous. Depends on the shpe of the neckline. Is it a V-ncek? It's likely dec on the 5th, 8 rows later and then every 10th row 3 times. That would be decreases on rows 5, 13, 23,33,43.
The...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2014, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Sounds like you're shaping...

Welcome to the forum!
Sounds like you're shaping the neck of the sweater. On each side on the neck (the 9 bound off sts), bind off 2sts, then 2sts, then 1st and again 1 stitch. This will gradually...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-23-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 205
Posted By salmonmac
[QUOTE=salmonmac;1405495] Yes, it sounds like you...

[QUOTE=salmonmac;1405495]
Yes, it sounds like you should be working on only the collars sts for this part. You should work one ridge in garter (2 rows) over all sts and then another ridge in garter...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-23-2014, 05:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 411
Posted By salmonmac
Brenda has done a suprb job of making this...

Brenda has done a suprb job of making this pattern work based on experience. Thanks, Brenda!
Since the Drops patterns are translations, they're not always clear. It may be the original pattern or the...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-23-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By salmonmac
Hi cdwilkinson and welcome to KH! Thanks X for...

Hi cdwilkinson and welcome to KH!
Thanks X for the clarification.
This thread started over 4 years ago so let's hope the original poster found the pattern.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-22-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 127
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! How kind of your...

Welcome to KnittingHelp! How kind of your grandmother to make this dress.
I'm not sure exactly where she's having trouble so if this doesn't help then just come back and ask.

There should be 85sts...
Forum: General Knitting 07-21-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By salmonmac
I've used the German twisted cast on and not had...

I've used the German twisted cast on and not had any problems with the first row. I like using it for projects that need more stretch than say long tail. I'll try it again just to be sure.
Forum: Crochet! 07-21-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! I'm not sure if it's exactly what...

Welcome to KH!
I'm not sure if it's exactly what you're looking for but if you
Google "plastic crochet hooks" there are several kinds that come up. I've used the plastic ones and as long as the main...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By salmonmac
A knit cast on is going to work fine here since...

A knit cast on is going to work fine here since it will be at an edge and will be part of a seam at the underarm.
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