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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 03:05 PM
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I'm wondering what weight yarn and what size...

I'm wondering what weight yarn and what size needles you're using?
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:32 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Yes, a pattern link is...

Welcome to the forum!
Yes, a pattern link is always helpful.
It sounds like the thumb on the mitten. Turn after you k27 so that the purl side is facing you. Leave the other sts on the needle. You'll...
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 05:19 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! I couldn't find the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
I couldn't find the original links or the book containing the pattern. It seems to be similar to this Ann Budd...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 07:09 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
That's the usual way to write cable patterns....

That's the usual way to write cable patterns. It's just a convention. An 8stitch cable would be abbreviated c4b.
They're lovely looking slippers and worth working out. If something else is troubling...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:40 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
I count 17sts across the row and with the 2 M1ks,...

I count 17sts across the row and with the 2 M1ks, that's 19sts by the end of the row.
K1, m1K, K1, p2, = 4sts to start the row and 5 at the end
c3b, =6sts (3sts to cable needle held in back, k3, k3...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:35 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! If you need help with terminology,...

Welcome to KH!
If you need help with terminology, there's a Glossary tab with some links to videos that may help. It's at the top of this page. There are also more videos on the Free Videos tab at...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:03 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
The cable panel for these slippers is a 9stitch...

The cable panel for these slippers is a 9stitch panel. The cable cross is a 6stitch cable (hold 3 sts either to the back or the front, knit 3, then knit 3 from the cable needle). So on the cable...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 03:28 PM
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Views: 124
Posted By salmonmac
Since we get into copyright problems if an entire...

Since we get into copyright problems if an entire pattern is reprinted here, it's just as well that you don't post it all.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fantastic-fox
From the projects on...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 02:41 PM
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Views: 99
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! Yes, a mistake with the increases...

Welcome to KH!
Yes, a mistake with the increases or decreases is usually the problem. The repeat should take 14sts (repeated 3 times).
If you're using a stitch to make the 6 yarn overs that might be...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 02:34 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Could be a mistake. Have you checked Errata for...

Could be a mistake. Have you checked Errata for the pattern?
I like Spokaloo's idea of the the mama and baby fox.
We really need the pattern name or a link to the pattern in order to help here.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 01:28 PM
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Views: 137
Posted By salmonmac
Outdoor Norwegian sweater

This was a fun knit in SandnesGarn Smart Superwash, navy and white. It's a Drops Design pattern.
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/52-27-sweater-with-2-neck-alternatives-in-karisma-superwash
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 12:38 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! What kind of cast on are you doing?...

Welcome!
What kind of cast on are you doing? Sometimes there's a problem with the thumb loop cast on leaving a long strand of yarn between sts. Switching to another cast on, say, long tail may solve...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-20-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By salmonmac
Sometimes if you pull to tightly on the strand...

Sometimes if you pull to tightly on the strand that's used to do the mattress stitch it'll pucker the beginning of the seam. I usually start the seam with a knot to join the corner sts on each side....
Forum: The Lounge 12-20-2014, 01:03 PM
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Views: 390
Posted By salmonmac
You can depend on the unpredictability of kids. I...

You can depend on the unpredictability of kids. I love it!
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 203
Posted By salmonmac
Are you thinking of the one with the cowl neck or...

Are you thinking of the one with the cowl neck or the round neck? Most of the time the row gauge isn't critical but raglan sleeves may be an exception. Since you need to bind off sts on each row or...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2014, 04:29 PM
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Views: 140
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! Sounds like you're making one of...

Welcome to KH!
Sounds like you're making one of the variations on a keyhole scarf. All you're doing is alternately dividing the sts between the working needles and a spare circular needle.
Yf is yarn...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-19-2014, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By salmonmac
Julie has given you some nice alternatives to...

Julie has given you some nice alternatives to think about. You might also try weaving live sts together. It's not difficult although it is easier in a quiet place without distraction (what...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 12-18-2014, 07:33 AM
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Views: 1,252
Posted By salmonmac
The slippers look fantastic! It's a perfect use...

The slippers look fantastic! It's a perfect use for a 60-incher too.
Forum: How-to Questions 12-18-2014, 06:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 453
Posted By salmonmac
The potholder turned out beautifully! What a...

The potholder turned out beautifully! What a great project.
Did you enjoy doing double knitting?
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2014, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By salmonmac
You donít need to do that many decreases. The...

You donít need to do that many decreases. The pattern says that you should decrease 24sts across the cast off row for the smallest size). The smallest size has about 118sts on the back piece after...
Forum: General Knitting 12-17-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By salmonmac
These decreases are probably done to prevent the...

These decreases are probably done to prevent the bound off edge from flaring. Don't work the cable cross on this bind off row even though it is a row 7 in the charts. Work the sts as knits or purls...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2014, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By salmonmac
First, secure the dropped stitch with a piece of...

First, secure the dropped stitch with a piece of yarn or a removable marker. Knit over to the column with the dropped stitch. If there is a stitch above the dropped stitch, let it drop off the needle...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 159
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! You can try to ladder up the...

Welcome to KH!
You can try to ladder up the dropped stitch as far as you can without it becoming too tight. Then you can fasten off the loop by connecting it to a neighboring stich with a short...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-17-2014, 06:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By salmonmac
The decrease at the beginning of the repeat every...

The decrease at the beginning of the repeat every other round goes on through round 11 and then there's a change but just follow the chart. Of course there are other decreases, k2tog or ssk in the...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-16-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! I think you may be able...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
I think you may be able to use mattress stitch on this project anyway. You'll need to seam one stitch in from the edge.
It may also help, in addition to X's good suggestions,...
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