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Forum: What'cha Knittin'? Today, 05:07 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Those socks are a stand out. Lorraine. Great...

Those socks are a stand out. Lorraine. Great color combination for a very snazzy pair.
Thanks so much for the explanation of your techniques and the llnks. It's so helpful to know the method you...
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 05:00 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
I've added this to my downloads. Thanks, X!

I've added this to my downloads. Thanks, X!
Forum: General Knitting Today, 04:57 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Wow, knitting since the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp! Wow, knitting since the age of 3 is impressive.Good luck with your search for something to knit. There are lots of patterns here and on Ravelry to choose from.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 07:27 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! I don't think the difference is in...

Welcome to KH!
I don't think the difference is in the language. You may have to watch the way that the wedges or triangles are curving and adjust with an extra row.
I called the rows by the initial...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 12:00 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
You should have 17sts for the back when you...

You should have 17sts for the back when you start. k1, increase 1 and that leaves you with 16sts of the back. Knit across 15sts, inc, k1. That's the back part of the first round. It started with...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 08:15 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! Make the decrease on the next row....

Welcome to KH!
Make the decrease on the next row. Presumably, you're at the end of one row now, so the dec goes at the neck edge on the row you're about to start.
The difference of one row isn't...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 07:16 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Are the decreases at the front the same as those...

Are the decreases at the front the same as those at the back? If this is at the armhole, the decreases often match.
If not, I'd rip out a few rows and put in an extra dec or two on the purl rows and...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 03:33 PM
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Views: 940
Posted By salmonmac
You can keep knitting on the dpns. When you get...

You can keep knitting on the dpns. When you get to too many sts to comfortably fit on them, switch to the smaller circular or even the larger circular if you think you have enough sts to fit...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 138
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, that's one way of thinking of it. If you...

Yes, that's one way of thinking of it. If you ended the row with 4 knit sts, when you turn to start the next row, you'll start with 4 purl sts. See if the explanation and demonstration here helps...
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 10-18-2014, 04:56 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
You've got to love that pumpkin! I like the...

You've got to love that pumpkin! I like the eccentricity of it and I agree with mullerslanefarm, a definite family keeper.
Good for you for doing this with 3 and 4 year olds.
Forum: How-to Questions 10-18-2014, 04:50 AM
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Views: 155
Posted By salmonmac
What pattern are you doing? It may help to see a...

What pattern are you doing? It may help to see a photo. Where are you in the pattern and what comes after the increases?
Usually it's best to increase in each stitch as k2p2 over the next 4sts. The...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-17-2014, 08:46 PM
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Views: 157
Posted By salmonmac
That's the best use of color and pattern! What...

That's the best use of color and pattern! What yarn did you use?
Forum: Pattern Central 10-17-2014, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 140
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, please don't make this the last time! We're...

Oh, please don't make this the last time! We're always happy with questions.
Decrease at the neck edge on rows2,4,6,8,10,12 and then rows 16,20,24,28,32,36,and 40. On the armhole edge, inc on rows...
Forum: General Knitting 10-17-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By salmonmac
This reads to me a lot like making a bootie with...

This reads to me a lot like making a bootie with the seam down the bottom of the foot.
You've finished the short leg piece and knit the instep (the top of the foot sts, the 7-8.5-10cm). Now you're...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 10-17-2014, 03:54 AM
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Views: 124
Posted By salmonmac
It looks like a perfect acorn hat and the color...

It looks like a perfect acorn hat and the color is great. You've have beautiful stitch work here too. I love it!
Forum: How-to Questions 10-17-2014, 03:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, exactly. All rows read as RS rows.

Yes, exactly. All rows read as RS rows.
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 346
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! What kind of item are you making? Can...

Welcome!
What kind of item are you making? Can you give us a link to it or a pattern name?
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2014, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By salmonmac
You'll always be knitting on the right side when...

You'll always be knitting on the right side when you knit in the round. Start with the first row and call that a RS row.
I know this all sounds complicated but I think if you can start the first...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2014, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Posted By salmonmac
If you're knitting in the round with the dpns...

If you're knitting in the round with the dpns you'll only be knitting on the RS. So if the same chart is used, follow the instructions for RS rows on all rounds, i.e. read the squares as knits and...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 103
Posted By salmonmac
You need to catch the carried yarn every 3-4 sts....

You need to catch the carried yarn every 3-4 sts. Here's one way to do it:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajppfcE_HAA
Forum: General Knitting 10-16-2014, 01:13 PM
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Views: 1,426,737
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! Open the appropriate...

Welcome to the forum!
Open the appropriate section of the forum, the one that seems to best fit your question (e.g. General Knitting for any knitting related questions; How To, for help with a...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By salmonmac
Really cute shrug. The pattern you have been...

Really cute shrug.
The pattern you have been following has a purl stitch at either end. Inside the purl stitch on each side are columns of panel A. You will be increasing at each end every other row....
Forum: How-to Questions 10-16-2014, 04:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By salmonmac
Did you also see the video on seaming that comes...

Did you also see the video on seaming that comes with the pattern? The designer explains and demonstrates the seaming (loose mattress stitch, as you...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2014, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By salmonmac
A pattern link as Jan suggested is always...

A pattern link as Jan suggested is always helpful, even if we can only see the photo. Where are you in the shrug pattern?
Increase at each end of the row ever other row 24 times. That'll give you a...
Forum: How-to Questions 10-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 191
Posted By salmonmac
The marker should be between the p4-new 4sts-p4...

The marker should be between the p4-new 4sts-p4 and the next chart, the A.3.
With the RS facing you, you've just come to the end of the row with the yarn coming off the right needle. Transfer to...
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