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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:31 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Oh good. Yes, that seems to work. Enjoy knitting...

Oh good. Yes, that seems to work. Enjoy knitting the jacket.
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 01:11 PM
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Views: 108
Posted By salmonmac
Thanks for the link. Lovely jacket. I'll have to...

Thanks for the link. Lovely jacket.
I'll have to try this when I get home and can try it on some needles.
I wonder if it would be easier to slip the first st purlwise to the right needle, knit the...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 07:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 108
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome! There are several coat cape...

Hi and welcome!
There are several coat cape patterns listed on Ravelry. Can you give us a link to the one you're doing or the designer name?
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 65
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! You want the pattern to...

Welcome to the forum!
You want the pattern to line up even though you're adding sts at the ends. After the first increase, row 2 will start with a k1 and continue p1, k1.
The best way to see this is...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 79
Posted By salmonmac
You can see what kind of measurement you're...

You can see what kind of measurement you're getting and then decide whether you need to change to the larger size needle. Alternatively you could not decrease so many sts and continue with the...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By salmonmac
The thumb loop cast on is great for getting loops...

The thumb loop cast on is great for getting loops over the needle and letting you get started but it's a difficult cast on to knit into on the next row. There are some better ones on this page...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 132
Posted By salmonmac
if you like the look of a more defined seam at...

if you like the look of a more defined seam at the sides, then go ahead and add in the extra purl. It'll fall in the center of the shaping so it'll look fine. I don't expect it to stabilize the drape...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 06:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 211
Posted By salmonmac
Another possibility is to use the purl right loop...

Another possibility is to use the purl right loop which is a very pretty increase. Even though you only have a single increase row, this is also a good one to use and it may avoid the tightness...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By salmonmac
In addition to the above, the yarn is a super...

In addition to the above, the yarn is a super bulky wool.
http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/garnstudio-drops-eskimo
The 18 skeins work out to about 1000yds which is at the lower end of the usual...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-31-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 189
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome! Knit 2 sts together, bring the...

Hi and welcome!
Knit 2 sts together, bring the yarn to the front between the needles, bring the yarn over the righthand needle to the back and then around again between the needles to the front and...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-31-2014, 06:08 AM
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Views: 227
Posted By salmonmac
Beautiful work! It's not an easy pattern to take...

Beautiful work! It's not an easy pattern to take from baby size to adult but you've succeeded wonderfully. Enjoy wearing it.
Forum: General Knitting 08-31-2014, 05:48 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Happy you've joined us and welcome to the forum!

Happy you've joined us and welcome to the forum!
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 08-31-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By salmonmac
Great to have you back and to see such wonderful...

Great to have you back and to see such wonderful projects. Socks and hat with cheery flower are lovely. Always a delight to see your beautiful work.
Forum: Pattern Central 08-31-2014, 05:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 177
Posted By salmonmac
It looks like a variation on the diagonal...

It looks like a variation on the diagonal basketweave cable.
http://www.knitting-bee.com/knitting-pattern-treasury/cable-knitting-patterns/diagonal-basketweave-cable-stitch-medium

You may have to...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-31-2014, 05:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By salmonmac
Place a marker at the center of the underarm...

Place a marker at the center of the underarm where the sleeve aligns with the side seam on the body and dec on either side of marker on rows 6, 12, 18,, 24, 30, 36 and 40, 44, 48, 52, etc up to row...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-30-2014, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 225
Posted By salmonmac
You can definitely do the sleeves in stockinette...

You can definitely do the sleeves in stockinette and you're right that you can decrease the number of sts picked up since you're leaving out some cables. Try picking up 3sts for every 4 rows and see...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By salmonmac
It all counts as experience. It saved you from a...

It all counts as experience. It saved you from a too-short heel and you'll for sure know next time. So all to the good.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-29-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By salmonmac
At first I thought this was a kind of Star Trek...

At first I thought this was a kind of Star Trek question but no.
The space the pattern is referring to is really a gap at the place where you turned and slipped one and began to purl. The idea is to...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2014, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 254
Posted By salmonmac
I bet you meant knit all sts on round 2.

I bet you meant knit all sts on round 2.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By salmonmac
No, not a decrease as Brenda said. It's the star...

No, not a decrease as Brenda said. It's the star stitch and it's shown on this video about halfway down the page.
http://www.theweeklystitch.com/2011/07/star-stitch.html
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2014, 12:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By salmonmac
That's what it looks like. The 12 held sts are...

That's what it looks like. The 12 held sts are the instep and the two heel portions will be joined and seamed.
Forum: The Lounge 08-28-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By salmonmac
Love it!

Love it!
Forum: General Knitting 08-28-2014, 06:11 AM
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Views: 1,414,605
Posted By salmonmac
Hi Pina. Welcome to KH! Lovely to have another...

Hi Pina. Welcome to KH!
Lovely to have another person with experience in all 3 crafts.
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2014, 06:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 396
Posted By salmonmac
I'm surprised that there are no comments on...

I'm surprised that there are no comments on Ravelry about the sock pattern. Certainly seem to be mistakes. Yes, the two sides of the heel should end up with the same number of sts, 5sts. The side...
Forum: How-to Questions 08-28-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 197
Posted By salmonmac
Nice looking headband. Yes, that's the correct...

Nice looking headband. Yes, that's the correct way to do the C18F (the held sts are also in k1p1 rib). It's defined under the photo, after the description of version 2.
This large a cable isn't easy...
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