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Forum: General Knitting Today, 05:49 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Thanks GG. That's a wonderful video for...

Thanks GG. That's a wonderful video for illustrating just this step.
Forum: General Knitting Today, 05:07 PM
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Views: 61
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! It sounds like this pattern or one close...

Welcome!
It sounds like this pattern or one close to it:
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/us/pattern.php?id=3469&lang=us
You're knitting in the round and knitting with the outside of the tube facing...
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! There are several here, some free...

Welcome to KH!
There are several here, some free and some not.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/search#page=1&query=fingerless%20gloves%20knit%20flat%20flap&sort=best&view=captioned_thumbs
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Today, 06:00 AM
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Views: 119
Posted By salmonmac
Wonderful! You're granddaughter looks fabulous in...

Wonderful! You're granddaughter looks fabulous in the scoodie and would undoubtedly make a scowl look delightful, too. So clever to make this up as you went along. Well done.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! GG'll locate a link but meanwhile,...

Welcome!
GG'll locate a link but meanwhile, here's a tutorial that shows how to pick up the ridge from the stitch below. Only follow steps 1-3 however. You're not making an increase. For step 4, you...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 04:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 454
Posted By salmonmac
This one has a series of photos for a teddy bear...

This one has a series of photos for a teddy bear ear tutorial.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/teddy-ear-tutorial
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By salmonmac
That's kind of you to say but really, I've just...

That's kind of you to say but really, I've just been there and made those mistakes already! I'm happy someone can benefit.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2014, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By salmonmac
Your right side rows will now have purl sts at...

Your right side rows will now have purl sts at each end but looking at it from the wrong side, they'll be knit sts. So it's no more difficult to pick up sts either way, purl sts or knit sts.
You...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2014, 05:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Yes, the "work 2 sts...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Yes, the "work 2 sts left on needle" does seem like unnecessary information. It's just confirming what you've already done, used up those 2sts that had been left unworked in...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-29-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By salmonmac
The pattern calls for a cast on which is going to...

The pattern calls for a cast on which is going to bump out the top part of the foot. Later, a bind off is called for, again one stitch at the beginning of the next two rows. That's not the more...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2014, 06:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By salmonmac
I think that is the increase on the next two...

I think that is the increase on the next two rows, a cast on.
Forum: Pattern Central 10-28-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 126
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, sweet pattern. Thanks for the link.

Oh, sweet pattern. Thanks for the link.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 293
Posted By salmonmac
If your rows start and end with k1, you could add...

If your rows start and end with k1, you could add a purl stitch at the beginning of the row and then, on the next row, start with a k1. That'll maintain the rib.
Does the rib pattern continue or do...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By salmonmac
You're very welcome. Yes, the held sts will...

You're very welcome. Yes, the held sts will likely be picked up when you add the collar. You can check under Finishing or Collar if you're curious. Good luck with the sweater and post a photo if...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 156
Posted By salmonmac
You can work the two shoulders at the same time...

You can work the two shoulders at the same time or you can work one shoulder, finish and bind off and then work the second shoulder if that's easier for you.
If you do the two shoulders at the same...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-28-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By salmonmac
Using the smaller needles with a worsted weight...

Using the smaller needles with a worsted weight yarn may make the knit fabric too tight. You might try with a lighter weight yarn, a DK perhaps and see how that feels.
Forum: General Knitting 10-28-2014, 04:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 259
Posted By salmonmac
Seems that increasing more into each stitch will...

Seems that increasing more into each stitch will give you more curly in the q. I like the way you're adapting the frog suit which sounds adorable.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 99
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! This is the cozy hooded...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
This is the cozy hooded cable coat, I think.
You should cast on the 44sts onto the needle that has the live 25sts on it (total 69sts). Then you work the wrong side row on the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2014, 07:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By salmonmac
Well, you're certainly welcome. I would continue...

Well, you're certainly welcome.
I would continue the pattern in some form over the two sts and then start with the new beginning of round
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By salmonmac
I can't get the link to work. Can you try to...

I can't get the link to work. Can you try to paste it again, please?
Usually you would move the marker one stitch to the right and consider that stitch as stitch one of the new round.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 160
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to Knitting Help! Both the pattern and...

Welcome to Knitting Help!
Both the pattern and the yarn tag are considering the average knitter when they recommend a needle size. The pattern is also giving you an indication of how lacy the...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-27-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By salmonmac
The pattern for the dress starts: Dress: Knitted...

The pattern for the dress starts:
Dress:
Knitted back and forth on circular needle from mid back. Loosely cast on 378-412 sts on circular needle size 2.5 mm / US 1.
Knit M.1 (1st row = RS) but knit...
Forum: General Knitting 10-27-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 319
Posted By salmonmac
You don't repeat rows 1-5 of the neck shaping. As...

You don't repeat rows 1-5 of the neck shaping.
As I understand it, you've finished 19 1/2 inches in stockinette and then you work the neckband instructions for rows 1-5. On the next right side row,...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2014, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By salmonmac
Here's a video for a tuck which is not exactly...

Here's a video for a tuck which is not exactly the same as your directions but it's close.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NUynCoUgj9g
See if it helps.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-26-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 128
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome! Drops patterns can be a bit...

Hi and welcome!
Drops patterns can be a bit confusing partly because they're translations and they are trying so hard to be absolutely clear. Some directions are repeated and become confusing.
The...
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