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Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 07:07 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Just keep the post with the part that's giving...

Just keep the post with the part that's giving you problems. You can delete the other posts. That way we won't get into copyright problems.
It sounds like you're making the smallest size. If you have...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 136
Posted By salmonmac
miccisue is right about repeating the sts between...

miccisue is right about repeating the sts between the asterisks although the double use of parentheses and asterisks is unusual.
The "20sts" is telling you that you'll have 20sts on the needle when...
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By salmonmac
One of those once in a lifetime moments, you...

One of those once in a lifetime moments, you hope, scrubbing the puppy at 11pm.
Our dog loved running into the woods when we stayed in the country, especially since he could roll in the worst...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 05:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 141
Posted By salmonmac
How delicate and beautiful! You've done lovely...

How delicate and beautiful! You've done lovely work here. What yarn and pattern did you use?
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Yesterday, 05:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By salmonmac
And we know that's coming! Looking forward to...

And we know that's coming! Looking forward to seeing these slippers.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 84
Posted By salmonmac
Here are some instructions for attaching a photo...

Here are some instructions for attaching a photo that should help. http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80610
You can certainly slip the first stitch and purl the last. How many sts...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-17-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By salmonmac
Good for you for getting almost to the end of the...

Good for you for getting almost to the end of the socks.
Knit across the sts of needle 1 to the last 3sts, k2tog, k1. Start needle 2 with k1, k2tog tbl and knit to the end of needle 2. Knit across...
Forum: The Lounge 09-17-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,489
Posted By salmonmac
I like the Maisie Dobbs series, too. The author,...

I like the Maisie Dobbs series, too. The author, Jacqueline Winspear, has a new stand alone apparently about World War I.
Forum: Pattern Central 09-17-2014, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, repeat the last 4 rows. Each time you repeat...

Yes, repeat the last 4 rows. Each time you repeat you should work an additional stitch. So for the next set of 4 rows, instead of k8 you'll k12 and instead of p9, purl 13 and so on until you get to...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-16-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 113
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! You may be right....

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
You may be right. Usually the problem is with the yarn overs.
Here's a video for a yarn over after a purl and before a knit.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycovWUdQiJY
Here's...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2014, 06:58 PM
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Views: 160,140
Posted By salmonmac
It looks terrific to me. Have you tried blocking...

It looks terrific to me. Have you tried blocking it yet? The curling is fairly minimal and may well not show when worn.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2014, 06:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By salmonmac
Knit 5, slip the next 20 to a stitch holder but...

Knit 5, slip the next 20 to a stitch holder but don't turn yet. If you don't have the pocket lining made then look in the pattern for the directions for the pocket lining. Make two of these. Once you...
Forum: General Knitting 09-15-2014, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Yes, you should do the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Yes, you should do the front armholes the same way as the back. You may have to watch the shaping on the sleeves so that they match up with the front and back but it should...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2014, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 208
Posted By salmonmac
Knit 5sts then slip the next 20sts to a stitch...

Knit 5sts then slip the next 20sts to a stitch holder. In place of those 20sts, knit the 18sts (the pocket lining) that were previously placed on a stitch holder. You'll now have 23sts on the working...
Forum: General Knitting 09-15-2014, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 540
Posted By salmonmac
Aran is a yarn weight that knits at about...

Aran is a yarn weight that knits at about 4sts/inch. As GG mentioned, it's a heavier worsted weight yarn.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-15-2014, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By salmonmac
Hu and welcome to the forum. What a cozy looking...

Hu and welcome to the forum.
What a cozy looking baby blanket! You could carry the yarn that isn't in use up the side of the blanket if you wish. Catch if every other row with the working yarn so...
Forum: Pattern Central 09-14-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By salmonmac
It looks good and it all looks right to me. You...

It looks good and it all looks right to me. You started with the lower part of the cat's face. The nose and whiskers will go here. Then you worked up to the ears and the first stripe. The stripes...
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 160
Posted By salmonmac
The basic idea is exactly right. Might be better...

The basic idea is exactly right. Might be better to start with k8, k2tog on the first decrease row and then k7, k2tog on the next decrease row and so on.
It's a wonderful charity, making these hats....
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Work 3 rows means to...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Work 3 rows means to continue in the moss stitch pattern. You'll be alternating knit and purl sts for this pattern and since the number of sts doesn't increase, just continue...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 03:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By salmonmac
It looks like a plain beanie, similar to this...

It looks like a plain beanie, similar to this one:
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/a-very-plain-hat
You could cast on with two different colors which is what I think may be giving the edge...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By salmonmac
When does the hat show up in the video, for...

When does the hat show up in the video, for example, at 2min:30sec.
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 203
Posted By salmonmac
Can you give us a time mark for the hat you're...

Can you give us a time mark for the hat you're interested in?
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 143
Posted By salmonmac
You don't have to tie a knot or weave in to...

You don't have to tie a knot or weave in to begin. I hold the knit fabric with my right hand and let the tail of yarn hang through my fingers. You could let the tail dangle free as you pick up the...
Forum: General Knitting 09-14-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 200
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! It's confusing alright. You...

Welcome to the forum!
It's confusing alright. You may have to look at the shape on the sleeve to decide but I'd count 8 rows after the 35stitch-row and increase at each end to 37sts.
Forum: How-to Questions 09-14-2014, 05:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By salmonmac
That is a problem. GG's and X's suggestions for...

That is a problem. GG's and X's suggestions for using 2 circulars with the correct size tip on the righthand needle will work if you don't mind using two circs.
There's a discussion here that may...
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