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Forum: Knit-Alongs Yesterday, 05:39 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
It looks like the picture of the hat in the video...

It looks like the picture of the hat in the video is a little wrinkly at the decreases too. I wonder if you could decrease the number of sts in the brim and knit it with the yarn doubled or maybe...
Forum: Crochet! 06-30-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 52
Posted By salmonmac
She would indeed be proud of you. Your work is...

She would indeed be proud of you. Your work is lovely and the colors are gorgeous. You have wonderful memories and crochet beautifully. I hope you can pass the craft on, too.
I always think of the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 118
Posted By salmonmac
You're making a kind of I-cord on each edge....

You're making a kind of I-cord on each edge. It'll give you the rounded and slightly raised edge that you see in the close-up of the sleeve on the main Ravelry page.
Slip the last 3sts to the right...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-29-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By salmonmac
How beautiful! Good for you for picking it up...

How beautiful! Good for you for picking it up again and finishing all the sewing. Enjoy every minute of wearing it and all the compliments.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-29-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By salmonmac
The booties sound adorable. I hope we get to see...

The booties sound adorable. I hope we get to see a photo of a finished pair.
Yes, as GG mentions, there are lots of different bind offs. The other simple thing to consider is to use a needle one or...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-29-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! That's quite a change in...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
That's quite a change in gauge. You might consider looking for a similar pattern that works with the thinner yarn.
You certainly should knit a gauge swatch to see exactly...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-28-2015, 04:12 AM
Replies: 32
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Posted By salmonmac
Very nicely done! I like the look of knit ties. ...

Very nicely done! I like the look of knit ties.
It looks like you have the pattern well in hand to me.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-28-2015, 04:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By salmonmac
How beautiful! Your pillow is a standout.

How beautiful! Your pillow is a standout.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-26-2015, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 100
Posted By salmonmac
This should be an increase in a stitch, like a...

This should be an increase in a stitch, like a kfb for example. That way you'll use up 14x4sts and one more with the K1.
You want to increase in a stitch, p13 and then repeat the increase and the p13...
Forum: General Knitting 06-25-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 259
Posted By salmonmac
I don't know of a solution. Cotton isn't very...

I don't know of a solution. Cotton isn't very springy to work with but it is absorbent and works well for dishcloths. I looked online and did find this video which compares several cottons. It looks...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By salmonmac
Good for you! The knitting looks beautiful and so...

Good for you! The knitting looks beautiful and so does the glove. I think you can see where you need to make adjustments. You're on your way.
Forum: Pattern Central 06-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 272
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! I've knit these many...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
I've knit these many times. They fit most of your criteria and they definitely stay on and look like the photos. Over 3600 projects on...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2015, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By salmonmac
You can adjust the numbers for the gloves to suit...

You can adjust the numbers for the gloves to suit your yarn and needles. They need not be the same as used in the tutorial. You can try to use proportional numbers if that works.
This is the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By salmonmac
See if this tutorial is of any help. Skip down to...

See if this tutorial is of any help. Skip down to knitting the pinkie. There are specific directions for casting on sts and later for knitting more of the hand sts in order to account for the lower...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By salmonmac
You might try picking up the loop between sts and...

You might try picking up the loop between sts and making your individual increase there by knitting or purling into the back loop to twist the loop and prevent a hole.
There's also the method for...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 390
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! It sounds like you have...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
It sounds like you have the beginning down perfectly for the yarn and needles that you're using. If 12 sts are too few for the pinkie, then increase or cast on sts at the gap...
Forum: General Knitting 06-17-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 347
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome! I have a few questions. The...

Hi and welcome!
I have a few questions. The simplest one is can you give us a link to the pattern or a pattern name?
Are you knitting the left front for this baby sweater? I'm wondering if the baby...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-17-2015, 04:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By salmonmac
Usually there is a finishing row following the...

Usually there is a finishing row following the W&T rows that is knit over all the sts. That's when you likely pick up the wraps on that first k12 row.
Here's a good video for picking up wraps on the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-15-2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 228
Posted By salmonmac
Ah, I totally misread your post. There are...

Ah, I totally misread your post. There are several ways that are used to give a smoother join in the round. Here's one that I like:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EXJpwbE0mtk
Forum: General Knitting 06-14-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 365
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! For a cardigan, you have a button band...

Welcome!
For a cardigan, you have a button band and a buttonhole band on the fronts. Somewhere in the directions it probably tells you to set up some number of sts in garter for the bands with the...
Forum: General Knitting 06-14-2015, 03:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By salmonmac
Knitting and baseball. What a perfect combination!

Knitting and baseball. What a perfect combination!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-14-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! The row starts with 6sts...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
The row starts with 6sts and the directions (k1,yo,k1) increases 2sts for a total of 10sts.
The k1,yo,k1 are all done into one stitch, like...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-13-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 222
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! The best way to solve...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
The best way to solve this problem is to "read" your knitting. Look at the pattern you've established so far and figure out how to start the row so that the pattern...
Forum: General Knitting 06-11-2015, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 573
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! Gorgeous color and a lovely sweater. It...

Welcome!
Gorgeous color and a lovely sweater. It is such fun to go back to something you enjoyed and find out that it's still a pleasure. Yes, it gives you plenty of time to think and problem solve....
Forum: How-to Questions 06-11-2015, 03:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By salmonmac
You could do any of the methods that you suggest....

You could do any of the methods that you suggest.
If you knit in the border, yes, start with the border for as many rows as you'd like and then continue the border sts up each side. If you're using...
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