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Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:40 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Glad you've got it. These aren't always easy...

Glad you've got it. These aren't always easy steps to interpret or do but now you know and you can help the next person.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 04:52 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
http://www.lionbrand.com/patterns/kctq-doubleBreastedVest.html

If you call the row you've just worked row 2, then you would decrease 3 rows later (row 5) and then 4 rows...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 12:23 PM
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Views: 161
Posted By salmonmac
Since it's only 4 more increases, I'd put in an...

Since it's only 4 more increases, I'd put in an extra two say on two purl rows at the armhole edge. (You'll have to rip back some rows so that the decreases get distributed in among the regular...
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 05:09 AM
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Views: 84
Posted By salmonmac
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Suppose you're in the yarn store or at a fiber fest and have fallen in love with some yarn. (Happens to me every time I'm near yarn.)
Here's an interesting app that figures out how much yarn you'll...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By salmonmac
Here's a video for the k1, o (or yfwd), k1 into a...

Here's a video for the k1, o (or yfwd), k1 into a stitch just to check. It sounds like you're doing it right.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f8R2sj1JsKg

That increase pattern occurs once before the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 06:31 PM
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Views: 148
Posted By salmonmac
You only need to replace one stitch on the k2tog....

You only need to replace one stitch on the k2tog. It starts with 2sts and ends with 1 stitch.
The k2tog and later the psso decrease 2sts. The k1, yfwd, k1 into a single stitch increase by 2sts so...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 148
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! You should end the row with 121sts...

Welcome to KH!
You should end the row with 121sts and so you should have the 10sts left at the end of the 6 total repeats. There are 15sts before the repeat, 16sts x 6 repeats and 10sts after the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By salmonmac
As you've found out from videos and as GG...

As you've found out from videos and as GG mentioned, there are different ways to do the selvage or edge stitch. See if your pattern tells you how it would like the selvage stitch done. If it doesn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 277
Posted By salmonmac
Glad you've got it worked out. We're all happy to...

Glad you've got it worked out. We're all happy to help with any questions as you start knitting with patterns and new techniques. Love to see a photo of the finished cowl if you'd like to post a...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 04:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 280
Posted By salmonmac
That's a great way to do this stitch and I'm...

That's a great way to do this stitch and I'm looking forward to seeing the finished project. It's gives you such a thrill to master something you thought was too hard to do. Congrats on getting it to...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-22-2014, 04:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 138
Posted By salmonmac
Bramble stitch which is also called trinity or...

Bramble stitch which is also called trinity or blackberry stitch is usually done with multiples of 3sts but you can certainly do it with multiples of 5. Here's a video for it with a multiple of 3....
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 112
Posted By salmonmac
Continue working rounds like round 2. You'll be...

Continue working rounds like round 2. You'll be working the cable panel but without the twist for most of the rounds. On the 6th round do the cable cross.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-21-2014, 04:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 205
Posted By salmonmac
Wonderful projects, beautifully knit! How nice...

Wonderful projects, beautifully knit! How nice for all the recipients of these gifts and what fun for you to make them. Love them all.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-21-2014, 04:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 277
Posted By salmonmac
What is it that you're making? Can you give us a...

What is it that you're making? Can you give us a pattern name or a link to the pattern? I think the context may help us figure out what's going on.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By salmonmac
You'll have to include one of the sts from the...

You'll have to include one of the sts from the previous round. So don't knit the last stitch of the round, instead, k2tog with the stitch before the first marker.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-20-2014, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By salmonmac
Well, it looks great! I love the way sets 2 and 3...

Well, it looks great! I love the way sets 2 and 3 join.
When you get back to the split between sets 3 and 4, add in an extra row if necessary so that the curve is on the opposite side.

ETA: GG, I...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-20-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 173
Posted By salmonmac
Those socks are a stand out. Lorraine. Great...

Those socks are a stand out. Lorraine. Great color combination for a very snazzy pair.
Thanks so much for the explanation of your techniques and the llnks. It's so helpful to know the method you...
Forum: Pattern Central 10-20-2014, 05:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 124
Posted By salmonmac
I've added this to my downloads. Thanks, X!

I've added this to my downloads. Thanks, X!
Forum: General Knitting 10-20-2014, 04:57 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Wow, knitting since the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp! Wow, knitting since the age of 3 is impressive.Good luck with your search for something to knit. There are lots of patterns here and on Ravelry to choose from.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 176
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! I don't think the difference is in...

Welcome to KH!
I don't think the difference is in the language. You may have to watch the way that the wedges or triangles are curving and adjust with an extra row.
I called the rows by the initial...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By salmonmac
You should have 17sts for the back when you...

You should have 17sts for the back when you start. k1, increase 1 and that leaves you with 16sts of the back. Knit across 15sts, inc, k1. That's the back part of the first round. It started with...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-19-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! Make the decrease on the next row....

Welcome to KH!
Make the decrease on the next row. Presumably, you're at the end of one row now, so the dec goes at the neck edge on the row you're about to start.
The difference of one row isn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By salmonmac
Are the decreases at the front the same as those...

Are the decreases at the front the same as those at the back? If this is at the armhole, the decreases often match.
If not, I'd rip out a few rows and put in an extra dec or two on the purl rows and...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 983
Posted By salmonmac
You can keep knitting on the dpns. When you get...

You can keep knitting on the dpns. When you get to too many sts to comfortably fit on them, switch to the smaller circular or even the larger circular if you think you have enough sts to fit...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, that's one way of thinking of it. If you...

Yes, that's one way of thinking of it. If you ended the row with 4 knit sts, when you turn to start the next row, you'll start with 4 purl sts. See if the explanation and demonstration here helps...
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