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Forum: Pattern Central Today, 04:05 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Lovely sweater. I couldn't find anything even...

Lovely sweater. I couldn't find anything even close. There are lots of Icelandic patterns but none with puffins that I could...
Forum: General Knitting Today, 03:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By salmonmac
The bag looks wonderful and the ribbon is...

The bag looks wonderful and the ribbon is darling. It'll look good with just the button too. Very nice project.
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 70
Posted By salmonmac
RHSS is listed as 17sts/4inches on Ravelry and RH...

RHSS is listed as 17sts/4inches on Ravelry and RH with Love lists at 16sts/4inches. That's close and probably just depends on your tension and needle size.
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
Posted By salmonmac
It does look like fun and I'm glad you're...

It does look like fun and I'm glad you're enjoying it. Yes, one of my favorite things about patterns is some new technique or twist. And German short rows? So much easier.
We'd love to see a photo if...
Forum: General Knitting 06-30-2015, 07:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By salmonmac
I like it! if you won't have a problem knitting...

I like it!
if you won't have a problem knitting with the dark yarn, I think that would work well. I've made a sweater in navy in the Greek key motif which is close and it worked well. Remember dark...
Forum: Crochet! 06-30-2015, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 58
Posted By salmonmac
Would I-cord work? Could you double the yarn to...

Would I-cord work? Could you double the yarn to make the handle more substantial or is that too much?
Forum: Crochet! 06-30-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 43
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: General Knitting 06-30-2015, 05:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By salmonmac
I'm not a big afghan knitter so I like large...

I'm not a big afghan knitter so I like large gauge projects that are completed quickly but still look impressive. Shallow, but there you go.
I've made this pattern and like the way it comes out....
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2015, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 93
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: How-to Questions 06-30-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, just turn and work the next row. Enjoy...

Yes, just turn and work the next row. Enjoy knitting the vest!
Forum: General Knitting 06-30-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 141
Posted By salmonmac
I don't know a glue but what about weaving the...

I don't know a glue but what about weaving the ribbon in and out of stitches or between stitches? I've added trim that way, sometimes by deliberately making eyelets for the ribbon and sometimes just...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2015, 05:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 79
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and welcome to KnittingHelp! Does your pattern...

Hi and welcome to KnittingHelp!
Does your pattern specifically require a wrap & turn on the row you quoted? It seems to me that all you need to do is k41, then turn as if you're at the end of a row...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-29-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 59
Posted By salmonmac
Sounds like a wonderful project. Isn't it...

Sounds like a wonderful project. Isn't it satisfying to finish up leftover yarn? Looking forward to the photos.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-29-2015, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 63
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: The Lounge 06-29-2015, 05:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 80
Posted By salmonmac
Sounds fantastic. Enjoy celebrating Canada Day!

Sounds fantastic. Enjoy celebrating Canada Day!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-29-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By salmonmac
You can slip the stitch of the old color and...

You can slip the stitch of the old color and begin the new color with the next k1 as you suggest. You'll get a little "ear" on the edge where the old color is carried up on that row. You can avoid...
Forum: Pattern Central 06-29-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 250
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, 07:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By salmonmac
OK, good. Then you could either cast off in the...

OK, good. Then you could either cast off in the same color or cast off in the opposite color. Either will work of course depending on the look you want to the square. Since the side edges are in...
Forum: General Knitting 06-29-2015, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 119
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! You can use the double...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
You can use the double strand for the cast on. I suppose that's to give a little more weight to the bottom edge. You might also work it with a single strand since it rolls...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-29-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
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: How-to Questions 06-29-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 85
Posted By salmonmac
Sounds like a pretty pattern. You can cast off...

Sounds like a pretty pattern.
You can cast off using each of the colors in the same way that you'd use a single color. There'll be a little continuation of one color into the next bind off where the...
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: 64
Posted By salmonmac
How beautiful! Your pillow is a standout.

How beautiful! Your pillow is a standout.
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-28-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By salmonmac
Very sweet little slippers.

Very sweet little slippers.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-27-2015, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 150
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, knit to the last 22sts as GreenFuzzer...

Yes, knit to the last 22sts as GreenFuzzer suggested. The easiest way to work is actually just to knit to the gap created by the cast off sts from the previous row, cast on 2sts and then continue to...
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