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Forum: Pattern Central Today, 06:46 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
It looks like a mistake in the pattern. Don't try...

It looks like a mistake in the pattern. Don't try to put the decreases or the cable on the WS rows.
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AJBorthwick/largo-racerback-tank
Basically you want to alternate...
Forum: General Knitting Today, 05:44 AM
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Views: 27
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome, Fran! We're in the midst of a long...

Welcome, Fran!
We're in the midst of a long stretch of 90 degree temps in Maryland so just the idea of winter seems fabulous. Good to have you join us here.
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 05:40 AM
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Views: 36
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! I don't have the book...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
I don't have the book but you could quote row 12 and if the mistake is there, maybe we can figure it out.
Do the original instructions use 2 sts for a border or are you...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 50
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Looks like 2416637518 to...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Looks like 2416637518 to me.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By salmonmac
OK, good luck with it! It helps to mark off the...

OK, good luck with it! It helps to mark off the distance in fourths so that you can more evenly pick up sts and stay on track.
I just looked back at the chart and they're saying the body measurement...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-31-2015, 05:03 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to the forum! I pick up the stitch in the...

Welcome to the forum!
I pick up the stitch in the row below but I haven't used single row stripes. These links show the methods you've already tried as well as a method for doing all single row...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-31-2015, 04:39 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KH! The k1 between two yarn overs does...

Welcome to KH!
The k1 between two yarn overs does have a tendency to loosen up because it doesn't have stitches on either side to anchor it. This could cause the different size knit stitches that you...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2015, 08:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 157
Posted By salmonmac
Well basically the chart was just saying what I...

Well basically the chart was just saying what I posted: about a 7.5 inch circumference at the top of the sleeve is a fine measurement for a toddler. Lay out the fronts and back and mark off 7.5...
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By salmonmac
Mmm-mmm, ad2, that's gorgeous! Love the color and...

Mmm-mmm, ad2, that's gorgeous! Love the color and the very soft look.
Forum: General Knitting 07-30-2015, 05:40 PM
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Views: 162
Posted By salmonmac
Neat app, Christian. I go for a low tech approach...

Neat app, Christian. I go for a low tech approach to this but I certainly like your solution.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2015, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 246
Posted By salmonmac
I can't tell you how happy I am to hear that! I...

I can't tell you how happy I am to hear that! I hoped that you'd eventually get back to the pattern. It isn't an easy first lace or first chart but it sounds like you're on your way.
I love Aha...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By salmonmac
Continue the k1p1 pattern at the edges. That's...

Continue the k1p1 pattern at the edges. That's what they're referring to when they say, "keeping the pattern correct". They want that rib pattern to continue up the sides as you decrease.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2015, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By salmonmac
Wecome to KnittingHelp! After you knit the 30sts...

Wecome to KnittingHelp!
After you knit the 30sts and turn, you should cast off 3sts on the next row, the purl row. So it looks like this:
Shape Neck
RS row 1 Next row: K3, K3tog, K26, turn. Cont on...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, that'll work. It's probably easiest to use a...

Yes, that'll work. It's probably easiest to use a piece of scrap yarn as the stitch holder rather than a solid stitch holder. Knit the stitches after those on the holder as though they form a...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-30-2015, 02:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By salmonmac
You're going to skip over the held sts and...

You're going to skip over the held sts and connect the p15 stitches directly to the next p43 stitches. This will "bump out" the sleeve sts and connect the back to the fronts at what would be the side...
Forum: General Knitting 07-29-2015, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By salmonmac
This is the yarn that I used....

This is the yarn that I used.
http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/garnstudio-drops-alpaca
It's described as 5 ply but they may have changed the make-up of the yarn. Ply is a bit unreliable since...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2015, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By salmonmac
OK, great. Russian join is a very nice one to use.

OK, great. Russian join is a very nice one to use.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-29-2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 117
Posted By salmonmac
Emailing Amy is a good idea. Would you also post...

Emailing Amy is a good idea. Would you also post the answer back here in case the question comes up again, please?
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By salmonmac
Please do come back and ask if something doesn't...

Please do come back and ask if something doesn't make sense. We're all happy to help.
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2015, 05:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! This can be confusing...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
This can be confusing especially when you're starting out.
You can consider this row to be the new row 4:
K1, (P1, K1) twice, K3tog, knit to last 8 sts, sl 1, K2tog, psso,...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By salmonmac
I hate those brain freezes! Can you measure the...

I hate those brain freezes!
Can you measure the length of the armhole and when you get to 4.5", start the bind off at the neck edge? If you bound off a few sts to start the armhole, measure straight...
Forum: How-to Questions 07-29-2015, 04:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, when you turn, you'll be leaving 13 sts...

Yes, when you turn, you'll be leaving 13 sts unworked on the left needle. Now you go back to those sts.
Is it this man's...
Forum: General Knitting 07-29-2015, 04:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By salmonmac
Hmm, maybe they now have a heavier weight than...

Hmm, maybe they now have a heavier weight than the one I used? The Drops Alpaca was definitely more a sport weight and this was around February of this year, so not that long ago.
Forum: General Knitting 07-28-2015, 08:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 253
Posted By salmonmac
I've used the Drops Alpaca and Cascade Pure...

I've used the Drops Alpaca and Cascade Pure Alpaca for sweaters and love them both. The Drops is on the light end of DK however, more of a sport weight.
Forum: Pattern Central 07-28-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 128
Posted By salmonmac
I find that looking through patterns or someone's...

I find that looking through patterns or someone's finished projects is a sure way to get fired up about starting something new. Hope you found something good.
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