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Forum: How-to Questions Today, 12:47 AM
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Posted By GrumpyGramma
You could do patch pockets on the outside of the...

You could do patch pockets on the outside of the sweater using the ends of the scarf but I don't think that's what you want. Maybe this video will be useful. Perfect Pockets...
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,497
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Try this link...

Try this link http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pearl-tee-in-flora

ETA I forgot to test it, I can't find it to add to my library when I search.
Forum: Pattern Central Yesterday, 04:27 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,497
Posted By GrumpyGramma
You can d/l it here. I didn't check after adding...

You can d/l it here. I didn't check after adding to my library. Don't know what's up with that. ...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-01-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 61
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Generally the shaft of the needle should go...

Generally the shaft of the needle should go through the hole. I have some that just don't quite go through but are too small for the next larger size. Needle gauges can vary also. IME it's...
Forum: Pattern Central 03-01-2015, 02:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,497
Posted By GrumpyGramma
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jts-socks ...

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jts-socks
JT's Socks

Get it for free from now until March 1, midnight, CET with coupon code JTForbes.


I just now found this and it's free today only.
Forum: General Knitting 03-01-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By GrumpyGramma
As you're knitting toe up you can adjust the fit...

As you're knitting toe up you can adjust the fit as you go. It looks like you're using a pattern with a 4 st repeat. Try using one less repeat and see how that works. When I knit socks I increase...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-28-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,497
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Aztec Phone Sweater ...

Aztec Phone Sweater (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/aztec-phone-sweater)

The Aztec phone sweater is free until midnight on March 2nd (GMT +1)! No coupon code necessary. If you are in the...
Forum: General Knitting 02-28-2015, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By GrumpyGramma
The customer is always right. You should not...

The customer is always right. You should not have been tsked and your son knows what he wants it seems. I recently did a project I was glad to evict from my home but my daughter is pleased. Get...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-28-2015, 12:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I left a comment re Spring Song is not light...

I left a comment re Spring Song is not light fingering at Rav.
Forum: Pattern Central 02-28-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By GrumpyGramma
No, it's not light fingering, no matter what it...

No, it's not light fingering, no matter what it says on that page. The labels don't say. I would consider the Spring Song a sport weight. I may reconsider, but I don't think it's heavy enough for...
Forum: General Knitting 02-27-2015, 11:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Do you have a solid color that you could use for...

Do you have a solid color that you could use for the second strand? That might look cool, he might like it, it would be much easier for you.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-27-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By GrumpyGramma
On Ravelry...

On Ravelry (http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hoodie-dog-coat)
PDF (http://com.yarnspirations.pattern-pdfs.s3.amazonaws.com/Bernat_KW010_kn_dogcoat.en_US.pdf)

This is definitely the cast on...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 97
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I'm sorry to say that at the top of your photot...

I'm sorry to say that at the top of your photot it does indeed look twisted. You have two options. 1) You can leave it as it is and have a twisted cowl, there are patterns that start that way. 2) ...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-26-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Got it! I'll start ASAP. Mine will almost...

Got it! I'll start ASAP. Mine will almost certainly be a solid color.
Forum: How-to Questions 02-26-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 93
Posted By GrumpyGramma
K1, m1, k20, k2tog, k2tog tbl, k20, m1, k2, m1,...

K1, m1, k20, k2tog, k2tog tbl, k20, m1, k2, m1, k10, k2tog, k2tog tbl, k10, m1, k2, m1, k20, k2 tog, k2tog tbl, k20, m1, k1.

I count that you need 118 sts to complete the row. The m1 increases are...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-25-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 364
Posted By GrumpyGramma
OK, I'm interested. Do you send me the pattern? ...

OK, I'm interested. Do you send me the pattern? Will you hate me if I fail to get it done in a timely manner? I have a deep seated fear of commitment, you see.

The last time I agreed to a test...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-25-2015, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 214
Posted By GrumpyGramma
A difference between knitting in the round and...

A difference between knitting in the round and knitting flat is common. Your seems a bit more pronounced than usual. Washing and drying the sweater and maybe blocking should help. What yarn did...
Forum: General Knitting 02-24-2015, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 183
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Traveling Loop Method For Magic Loop: One Loop...

Traveling Loop Method For Magic Loop: One Loop Only (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qyd0BkKC8tU)
Forum: The Lounge 02-24-2015, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 277
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Groan

;)
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 132
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Precious Baby Blanket...

Precious Baby Blanket (http://www.redheart.com/files/patterns/pdf/LW2907.pdf) PDF

Look at the top of the page under Special Abbreviations.

dec2 (decrease 2 sts)
= slip 2 sts together knitwise,...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-23-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,497
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Knitting Socks: How to Knit Socks Like a Master...

Knitting Socks: How to Knit Socks Like a Master with Captivating Pictures: (Knitting, Knitting Socks, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Projects, Knitting for Beginners) [Kindle Edition]...
Forum: How-to Questions 02-23-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 134
Posted By GrumpyGramma
I would use a very long circular needle or two or...

I would use a very long circular needle or two or three, whatever it takes to pick up stitches all around. I'd designate one stitch at each corner that will get an increase on each side on every...
Forum: Pattern Central 02-22-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. Good job getting this far on your...

Welcome to KH. Good job getting this far on your first sweater.

Bind off 1 st at the beginning of the next two rows. Keep working in the rib pattern and do the decreases as instructed on the...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 02-22-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Oh, but it is lovely and looks so nice on you. ...

Oh, but it is lovely and looks so nice on you. You really did well with it. What yarn did you use?
Forum: How-to Questions 02-22-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 175
Posted By GrumpyGramma
Welcome to KH. I don't have an answer but...

Welcome to KH. I don't have an answer but someone will be able to help you. Meanwhile a link to your pattern or even it's name would be helpful.
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