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Forum: How-to Questions 06-30-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
I cord! This has been bugging me. Now I could...

I cord! This has been bugging me. Now I could even find a video. The pattern will have your stitch count worked out so just ignore the "add stitches" comments he makes and you can see how it's...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-29-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 418
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Lovely!

Lovely!
Forum: Pattern Central 06-28-2015, 10:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Do you know about Ravelry...

Welcome to KH. Do you know about Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com)? It's free and safe to join and gives you access to many, many patterns a lot of which are free. Here's my search for knit seed...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 06-28-2015, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 355
Posted By GrumpyGramma
That's pretty. Well done!

That's pretty. Well done!
Forum: How-to Questions 06-24-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I've never needed to adjust the palm so I don't...

I've never needed to adjust the palm so I don't know how that would work. I work the number of stitches that fits my hand; I just like decreasing on the thumb to snug it up a bit after I start...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Is this it?...

Is this it? http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rainy-day-scarf
Forum: How-to Questions 06-22-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Those did turn out really nice. I generally...

Those did turn out really nice. I generally decrease a few stitches after I start working the thumb in the round. It makes for a better fit.
Forum: General Knitting 06-21-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By GrumpyGramma
It's easy. It's stretchy. It doesn't flare. ...

It's easy. It's stretchy. It doesn't flare. Win-win-win IMO. I'm not sure that video really shows using this BO in pattern, here's another link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Dr_ZrmZvnk
Forum: General Knitting 06-21-2015, 04:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 627
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I like the lace bind off. ...

I like the lace bind off. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gl9B5imC1uU
Forum: How-to Questions 06-20-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 633
Posted By GrumpyGramma
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjrCR9FDAuQ You...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EjrCR9FDAuQ

You might find at least part of this video helpful. You can skip up past 2 min. and not sit through her chatter at the start.
Forum: General Knitting 06-16-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 549
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Cheap solution for remembering what needles you used

Did you ever have cause to wonder what needles and what size they were that started that WIP? Here's my cheap, effective solution: The pull tab from a beverage carton, mine came from almond milk,...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-16-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. A yfwd (yarn forward) creates a...

Welcome to KH. A yfwd (yarn forward) creates a yo (yarn over). It looks like you had a yfwd on the previous row. Knit the yo it created together with the following knit stitch. It's a k2 tog; the...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-15-2015, 09:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 523
Posted By GrumpyGramma
There is a Glossary tab at the top of the page. ...

There is a Glossary tab at the top of the page. If you check it out you'll find most abbreviations you're likely to encounter.
Forum: Creating Yarn: Spinning, Dyeing, etc. 06-13-2015, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By GrumpyGramma
RIT dye for synthetics!!!!

Can I dye acrylic yarn comes up every now and then. RIT now has a dye for synthetics called DyeMore. https://www.ritstudio.com/techniques/the-basics/dyemore/
Forum: General Knitting 06-10-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 846
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Beautiful blue yarn and a great start on your...

Beautiful blue yarn and a great start on your rib. :cheering: Speed is often IMO highly overrated. If you enjoy what you're doing consider this a chance to take your time and savor it.
Forum: How-to Questions 06-09-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Are you fairly new to knitting patterns? They do...

Are you fairly new to knitting patterns? They do get easier to interpret when you have a few under your belt. If you have more questions be sure to ask. We'd also love to see pictures of your...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-08-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 445
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Hopefully this will take you to the PDF. ...

Hopefully this will take you to the PDF. http://www.knitrowan.com/files/patterns/Elly.pdf
Pattern page with d/l link if the PDF doesn't open for you. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 06-02-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Yup, you're right and that's OK. It's just the...

Yup, you're right and that's OK. It's just the way it works out. One row more or less isn't going to matter.

Just in case you are interested, you can also do a knit or cable cast on and might like...
Forum: How-to Questions 05-30-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 329
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Your knitting is lovely. Google search for how...

Your knitting is lovely.

Google search for how to repair a hole in knitting (https://www.google.com/search?client=ubuntu&channel=fs&q=how+to+repair+a+hole+in+knitting&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8)

If only a...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-29-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Those are darling! You can join Ravelry ...

Those are darling! You can join Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com) for free and have access to thousands of patterns many of them free. I try to avoid seaming too.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-28-2015, 09:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 246
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:teehee: I was looking for a video and you were...

:teehee: I was looking for a video and you were posting. I'm glad we agree that it's like a BO.
Forum: How-to Questions 05-27-2015, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,413
Posted By GrumpyGramma
:aww: Thanks. I think it really does lie...

:aww: Thanks. I think it really does lie flattest of the ones I've tried and it's easy.
Forum: General Knitting 05-25-2015, 12:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 750
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Does anyone recognize this stitch?

I'm wondering what i'ts called. It looks so familiar.
Video in Russian (I think) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDzVxIHCMDQ
A picture tutorial...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-22-2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By GrumpyGramma
It does, doesn't it? I didn't make nice comments...

It does, doesn't it? I didn't make nice comments to make you feel good, that's just a side effect of my stating my own opinion. :) It took no real effort to say something nice. It makes me feel...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 05-22-2015, 12:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Your mousies are cute! I really enjoyed looking...

Your mousies are cute! I really enjoyed looking at all your project pictures. The illusion dishcloth is amazing. The three color bag is great. They're all wonderful, those two really grabbed me.
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