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Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 05:43 PM
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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: 166
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: 1
Views: 49
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: 119
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.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-21-2014, 05:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the pattern link. This is going to be...

Thanks for the pattern link. This is going to be an adorable sweater.
You're knitting the left front and shaping the neck.
"Knit 24, turn, place a coloured marker, cast off rem 8 sts. With ws facing...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
As long as we get to the right place, it's all...

As long as we get to the right place, it's all ok.
The problem happened when you added the sts for the collar. Instead of adding to the total, you should just change one more stitch from stockinette...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 05:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
I couldn't get the link to work. Maybe this...

I couldn't get the link to work.
Maybe this one?
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/includes/printpattern.php?id=6200&lang=en

If so, it seems that you should have 36sts for the 4th size. If you cast...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome to KH! Yes, it sounds like you...

Hi and welcome to KH!
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 over...
Forum: Pattern Central 07-20-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 81
Posted By salmonmac
It seems that there's a direction missing and of...

It seems that there's a direction missing and of course, you're right the multiple parentheses don't help. I changed the out parentherses to brackets. The section in brackets is repeated twice.

Row...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By salmonmac
That's correct, repeat rows one-8 but leave out...

That's correct, repeat rows one-8 but leave out the k2tog at the beginning of row one. The pattern only wants the decreases at the neck edge here. The armhole increases are finished.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-20-2014, 06:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 143
Posted By salmonmac
Gorgeous work, Claire! The wimple is so graceful...

Gorgeous work, Claire! The wimple is so graceful and flattering. I love the combination of lace and yarn colors too.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-20-2014, 06:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 107
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the links, GG. Yes, the body sts...

Thanks for the links, GG.
Yes, the body sts should be almost continuous at the underarm and the link GG gave will help to minimize the gap at the underarm. You'll still have an opeining and the...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-19-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By salmonmac
Read further in the pattern, especially if there...

Read further in the pattern, especially if there is a section on finishing and see if there are more directions for the live sts for the right end. If not, then bind off and use a new end of yarn A...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By salmonmac
What sequence of rows are you repeating after you...

What sequence of rows are you repeating after you get to 15sts? What number row are you calling that row (the one that ends with 15sts)?
Forum: General Knitting 07-18-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 431
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the links, X. Daylily, the sock looks...

Thanks for the links, X.

Daylily, the sock looks wonderful. I love the way the colors are woking out.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By salmonmac
These patterns get easier the more of them that...

These patterns get easier the more of them that you do.
Actually, we can't post whole patterns in the forum because of copyrights. Posting sections that are causing problems works however.
It'd be...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 07-18-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By salmonmac
Always a delight to see your beautiful work. The...

Always a delight to see your beautiful work. The beadwork is perfect.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 106
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! Knit 9sts from the 2nd needle and...

Welcome to KH!
Knit 9sts from the 2nd needle and place all sts on scrap yarn exept the 9sts you've just knit. Take the needle with the sts in your left hand and cast on 4sts using a cable or knit...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-18-2014, 04:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 107
Posted By salmonmac
You can drop the first strand of yarn and start...

You can drop the first strand of yarn and start the second strand by holding ~6inch tail in your left hand along with the lefthand needle. That'll anchor it for the first few sts of the bind off and...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2014, 09:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 424
Posted By salmonmac
You're making the smallest size? You can ignore...

You're making the smallest size? You can ignore the direction to dec 1 st at the neck edge. Whenever thare's a 0 for your size, you can skip that direction. Just do the decreases at the armhole edge...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 86
Posted By salmonmac
The easiest way to do this may be to let the...

The easiest way to do this may be to let the first yo drop off the needle. Then you are left with one big yo on the left needle. K1, p1, k1, p1, k1 into that yo.
If you find it easier however. to...
Forum: General Knitting 07-17-2014, 06:21 AM
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Views: 1,403,330
Posted By salmonmac
Hi hairdo and welcome to KnittingHelp! This is a...

Hi hairdo and welcome to KnittingHelp!
This is a great place for beginners with lots of helpful videos under the Free Videos tab at the top of the page. There's everything there from getting started...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-17-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By salmonmac
The width of the pollow you have is the 35cm? You...

The width of the pollow you have is the 35cm? You need to cast on 12 more sts for eveery increase of 5cm in width. That's assuming you want the stitch gauge to run across the width of the pillow..
Forum: Pattern Central 07-17-2014, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 491
Posted By salmonmac
Love the mis-matched pair and the hand dyed yarn...

Love the mis-matched pair and the hand dyed yarn is fabulous! Very nicely done.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-16-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, those knitting nightmares! Enjoy knitting...

Oh, those knitting nightmares!
Enjoy knitting the slippers.
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