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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By salmonmac
Great looking footies! Those will be a hit, I'm...

Great looking footies! Those will be a hit, I'm sure.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 333
Posted By salmonmac
The scarf looks lovely and the buttons are a nice...

The scarf looks lovely and the buttons are a nice complement to it. Are the edges supposed to match up? It looks like one edge has a flare to it that the other doesn't, perhaps because of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 61
Posted By salmonmac
This video shows both yarns in the left hand. I'm...

This video shows both yarns in the left hand. I'm not sure it it applies but give it a try.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kmn01a03LR8
Forum: How-to Questions 04-21-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 108
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, not so many loom knitters here. See if thes...

Yes, not so many loom knitters here. See if thes video shows you the turns for the edges that you need:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIdNuGMa438

Welcome to the forum!
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By salmonmac
I agree, GG. I was curious enough about that I...

I agree, GG. I was curious enough about that I sent an email to Cascade Yarns.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By salmonmac
Here's a tip too on traveling jogless stripes...

Here's a tip too on traveling jogless stripes which helps fool the eye by breaking up the pattern when there are multiple stripes going...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By salmonmac
The pattern says it's a multiple of 8 but both...

The pattern says it's a multiple of 8 but both row 1 and row 7 sure look like multiples of 6 to me.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 115
Posted By salmonmac
The safest way to measure gauge is over at least...

The safest way to measure gauge is over at least 4 inches and the center 4 inches at that. If the pattern gauge is 20sts/4inches, cast on 25-28sts so that you get a good measurement over the middle...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-20-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 197
Posted By salmonmac
Row 7 is this in the pattern GG linked to: Row 7:...

Row 7 is this in the pattern GG linked to:
Row 7: Remove marker, K1, replace marker (this won’t cause a problem because you replace
the wandering stitch on row 12), *K2, YF, Sl 4, YB, rep. from * to...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 92
Posted By salmonmac
You're dividing for the V neck. For the smallest...

You're dividing for the V neck. For the smallest size decrease 1 stitch every 4th row at the neck edge (so you would dec on rows 4, 8, 12, 16 etc) until you've decreased 8 times total. You can start...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 111
Posted By salmonmac
That's what I get too, about 48cm. It may be that...

That's what I get too, about 48cm. It may be that your row gauge is slightly off? I would figure out haw many cm you have to work the sleeve length you want and then space the decreases accordingly....
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By salmonmac
You may have to cast off the original set of held...

You may have to cast off the original set of held sts but you could leave them for now and see what's easiest when you get to that border. Maybe you can graft them to the 4th border.

It would be...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, it looks like you done everything correctly...

Yes, it looks like you done everything correctly as far as turning and picking up sts on the second section. I'm not sure if the pattern has an error or if you missed a row on the first border but...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By salmonmac
You'll need to re-size the photo in order to...

You'll need to re-size the photo in order to post. Here are some directions that will help.
http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80610
Forum: How-to Questions 04-19-2014, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 179
Posted By salmonmac
I think you may be right. Perhaps it should be a...

I think you may be right. Perhaps it should be a cast on of 24 with an increase of 8 sts in the next row (you'll end the row with 32sts).
What are the directions for the next two rows?

Maybe this...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2014, 04:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By salmonmac
"A" is measuring the width of the waistband that...

"A" is measuring the width of the waistband that you would like in inches. The gauge is measured as usual, that is sts per inch.
Measure how wide you would like the waistband to be in inches...
Forum: The Lounge 04-18-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By salmonmac
Total agreement. If you're not happy, you're not...

Total agreement. If you're not happy, you're not happy and it probably won't get any better. Somhow, re-knitting seems to go faster and the end result, of course, is much more pleasing.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By salmonmac
It sounds like the second triangular border is...

It sounds like the second triangular border is knit on the picked up sts and joined to the first border at the same time. I think the trick here is to be sure to turn the shawl counterclockwise...
Forum: How-to Questions 04-18-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 251
Posted By salmonmac
Can you give us a link to the pattern, please, or...

Can you give us a link to the pattern, please, or a link to a photo or pattern name? You described it very well but I'm not sure where the sts on the holder are located. Are these the live sts left...
Forum: General Knitting 04-18-2014, 05:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By salmonmac
It's a good looking hat pattern that should be...

It's a good looking hat pattern that should be warm and dense because of the garter stitch used throughout. Since it's fingering weight yarn you'll be casting on more sts that you would with worsted...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-18-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 182
Posted By salmonmac
Beautiful socks and pattern work! I love the eye...

Beautiful socks and pattern work! I love the eye of partridge pattern too for socks, a nice cushy feel. Enjoy wearing them.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 169
Posted By salmonmac
Perfect little girl dress! Your granddaughter...

Perfect little girl dress! Your granddaughter looks adorable in it. What a sweetheart.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-17-2014, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By salmonmac
This is a "formula pattern" as the designer says....

This is a "formula pattern" as the designer says. You can use several weights of yarn and adapt them to the pattern by doing a gauge swatch, filling in the blanks on the pattern and doing a little...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 04-17-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 135
Posted By salmonmac
Beautiful colors, Claire and a lovely shawl. I...

Beautiful colors, Claire and a lovely shawl. I love the way Mountain Colors yarns knit up.
Forum: How-to Questions 04-17-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 250
Posted By salmonmac
Glad you have it working. Whenever I see the...

Glad you have it working. Whenever I see the words brainless or no brainer, I think uh-oh.
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