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Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:30 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! So far away and so good...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
So far away and so good that you can join us. Lots of patterns for raglans and advice on doing them, top down or bottom up, in the round or flat. Looking forward to hearing...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:26 PM
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Views: 7,675
Posted By salmonmac
This is an old thread but your post certainly...

This is an old thread but your post certainly helps me out. Many thanks.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 41
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Good for you for...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Good for you for starting on this cardigan. When you slip one as part of a decrease, slip knitwise.
When the pattern says work across the row, it means to continue in...
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By salmonmac
This tutorial shows the increase stitch at the...

This tutorial shows the increase stitch at the beginning of the row. It's the very last panels at the...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-25-2015, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By salmonmac
Knit the sts through the back...

Knit the sts through the back loop:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQAaHV8aHBQ
and then bind off in the usual way by lifting the first stitch worked onto the right needle over the second stitch.
The...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-25-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 59
Posted By salmonmac
For the left front you can bind off at the...

For the left front you can bind off at the armhole on the RS row but for the right front you have to bind off at the armhole at the beginning of a WS row.
Maybe this...
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 132
Posted By salmonmac
Agreed. A cast on of 52sts will work.

Agreed. A cast on of 52sts will work.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-25-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By salmonmac
Pick up the 18sts from the side of the tongue...

Pick up the 18sts from the side of the tongue near the needle that's holding 22sts, then knit 11 of those 22sts. So that's the left hand side of the tongue in the photo. The instructions want you to...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 219
Posted By salmonmac
I think there are many ways to enjoy knitting. If...

I think there are many ways to enjoy knitting. If you'd like to look at a good book on patterns that may help with pattern dissection and analysis, try some of the Ann Budd books. I think she gives...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 07:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 123
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! It looks like you've...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
It looks like you've picked up sts from the cuff instead of the tongue. Row 39 (size M) ends with 7sts at the end of the tongue and the working yarn attached there. You want...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By salmonmac
Hi Carrie, Thanks for the clarification. Yes,...

Hi Carrie, Thanks for the clarification. Yes, it's telling you the repeat between the asterisks is 18sts and there are 2 edge sts on each side. This could help you out if you wanted to increase or...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 148
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! If I'm looking at the...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
If I'm looking at the right pattern, it's available for free if you can log into KnittingDaily.
http://www.knittingdaily.com/media/p/27900/showcontent.aspx
I see the pattern...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By salmonmac
You're too kind. Have fun finishing up the lovely...

You're too kind. Have fun finishing up the lovely Teardrop.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-24-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 74
Posted By salmonmac
Really beautiful shawl! You're going to work the...

Really beautiful shawl!
You're going to work the edging only for the next 24 rows of the pattern. Yes, the "16 rows" is a mistake. You need 24 rows for the stitch count to work out and be able to...
Forum: General Knitting 05-24-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 187
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, it may well be a tight cast on but I...

Yes, it may well be a tight cast on but I wondered too about an increase in stitch number especially at the beginning of a row. Is your current stitch count the same as the cast on? If you pull up on...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 119
Posted By salmonmac
Well, what if you try out a couple of bind offs...

Well, what if you try out a couple of bind offs with the same amount of yarn? Measure off 3 equal lengths of scrap yarn and try some of the bind offs on a sample swatch to see which one will go...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-23-2015, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 119
Posted By salmonmac
Such a beautiful shawl! I like the EZ sewn bind...

Such a beautiful shawl!
I like the EZ sewn bind off too but the long tail of yarn that you would need to work with makes that difficult. Icelandic bind off looks neat and here are a few more...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-22-2015, 05:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 216
Posted By salmonmac
What a great cause and what a nice kitty to add...

What a great cause and what a nice kitty to add to the adorable friends. Very nicely done.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-22-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 116
Posted By salmonmac
Good to see the two mice together and looking...

Good to see the two mice together and looking good. It's true, all the projects are lovely. You do very nice work.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2015, 05:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 216
Posted By salmonmac
What wonderful projects, each and every one! Yes,...

What wonderful projects, each and every one! Yes, those dogs are too adorable. Beautifully done, k1purr2.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-21-2015, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 104
Posted By salmonmac
The hat is perfect! Very well done, cable twist...

The hat is perfect! Very well done, cable twist and all. You do nice work, X.
Forum: Pattern Central 05-21-2015, 04:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 186
Posted By salmonmac
Very nice. It's interesting how the sts are...

Very nice. It's interesting how the sts are twisted and untwisted as she knits. The result is similar to the trinity stitch and raspberry stitch.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoWPtoaG1T4

Thanks...
Forum: General Knitting 05-21-2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Very helpful ideas in...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Very helpful ideas in X's post above. I would also add: Keep track of the row completed by some method (see above) and use that to help train your eye to recognize the knit...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-20-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 446
Posted By salmonmac
A flotilla of ducks, each one is cuter than the...

A flotilla of ducks, each one is cuter than the last. Great project, Jan.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-19-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 125
Posted By salmonmac
What a productive winter! The summer wrap and...

What a productive winter! The summer wrap and sweater look marvelous, beautifully knit in perfect colors. I love the hoodie scarf with the reversible cables. Lucky mail lady indeed. Great job all...
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