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Forum: Pattern Central Today, 12:31 PM
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This looks to me like a lace technique which was...

This looks to me like a lace technique which was very popular in Victorian times. It's make on a small frame and involves parallel loops of yarn connected up the middle by stitching. These lengths of...
Forum: General Knitting Today, 06:17 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Perfect! That little sweater is just adorable....

Perfect! That little sweater is just adorable. Very well done.
Forum: Pattern Central Today, 05:29 AM
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Views: 50
Posted By salmonmac
I had no ides that they did this. There are some...

I had no ides that they did this. There are some wonderful ideas here. The Advent calendar is always such fun.
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 04:58 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
I like the idea of changing the direction on the...

I like the idea of changing the direction on the two fronts in this lovely stitch pattern.
Think of the twisted sts as mini cables where you change to order of the sts by knitting into the 2nd stitch...
Forum: How-to Questions Today, 04:36 AM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! ...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/34-cabled-cardi-and-hat
If all you have done so far is the rib, it's easy enough to increase one stitch on each side somewhere on...
Forum: The Lounge Yesterday, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 538
Posted By salmonmac
Oh, Wallace and Gromit fan here too. I haven't...

Oh, Wallace and Gromit fan here too. I haven't thought of them in forever.
Forum: General Knitting Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 97
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Those are sweet buttons....

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Those are sweet buttons. There are ideas for hats on...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 06:01 PM
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Views: 57
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! The 41sts are cast on separately and...

Welcome!
The 41sts are cast on separately and aren't attached to anything yet. You'll cast on 41sts as if you were starting a project and follow the directions for the left front, then put the left...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 05:45 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Actually, I think it's...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Actually, I think it's easier to use the original needle to knit to the first marker (you could leave this marker in place for the moment) then turn and purl back across...
Forum: How-to Questions Yesterday, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By salmonmac
This part of the pattern (head and ears) is...

This part of the pattern (head and ears) is certainly straightforward enough. Check on the abbreviations to make sure that you know how to do the make 1, ssk, k2tog, and skpo. If you aren't familiar...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2015, 09:10 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! It's a kind of double...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
It's a kind of double knitting probably with a single color. There's also likely to be more to the row, maybe a k1, slip one purlwise in the repeat? When you do that you're...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2015, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 109
Posted By salmonmac
Some links would give us a better idea of the...

Some links would give us a better idea of the kind of patterns you're thinking of for the amigurumi. Some of the patterns can be difficult to get to work and to look good. They will definitely help...
Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By salmonmac
Yes, two times and then the k4p3, so almost a 3rd...

Yes, two times and then the k4p3, so almost a 3rd repeat. It's one way to get a spiral. There may be other ways to do it but the only ones I can think of involve a change to the pattern on needle...
Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 112
Posted By salmonmac
This is done to start the spiral part of the...

This is done to start the spiral part of the pattern. If you were to continue in k4p4 you would have a continuous rib down the length of the sock. Somewhere you have to jog over one stitch.
As I...
Forum: General Knitting 03-29-2015, 01:14 PM
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Posted By salmonmac
Welcome DarkAnjel! There's so much information in...

Welcome DarkAnjel! There's so much information in those posts. It's a good, searchable resource. Happy that you joined us.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 82
Posted By salmonmac
Hi and Welcome to KH! Thanks, GG for the...

Hi and Welcome to KH!
Thanks, GG for the links.
The directions are confusing especially as a new sweater knitter. This is a top down construction and so what usually happens is that when you get to...
Forum: How-to Questions 03-29-2015, 12:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 78
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! The idea is that you want the right...

Welcome!
The idea is that you want the right front to be a mirror image of the left front.
Whenever there is a decrease of a single stitch at the beginning of a RS row on the left front, make the dec...
Forum: What'cha Knittin'? 03-28-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 349
Posted By salmonmac
Looking forward to seeing the cinnamon sweater!...

Looking forward to seeing the cinnamon sweater! Here are Jan's very helpful directions for posting a photo.
http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/showthread.php?t=80610
Forum: Pattern Central 03-27-2015, 06:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 116
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! Does the asterisk appear...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
Does the asterisk appear anywhere later in the pattern? The second asterisk is often quite close to the first but perhaps not in this case.
Forum: How-to Questions 03-27-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By salmonmac
This is a way of creating a fold or welt in the...

This is a way of creating a fold or welt in the knit fabric.
This video shows one way to do it. It shows a picot edge which isn't what you have but the idea of working 2sts together, one live stitch...
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2015, 06:23 AM
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Views: 1,467,687
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome! You're right, you can never have enough...

Welcome! You're right, you can never have enough patterns. I like your goals for the year too. Good luck with them.
Forum: General Knitting 03-27-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By salmonmac
I couldn't find any errata for this pattern...

I couldn't find any errata for this pattern http://www.ellarae.com.au/Corrections/Book19.aspx but there are certainly errors

Disregard the number of shaping rows. There are mistakes for almost all...
Forum: Charity Knitting 03-26-2015, 05:01 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 34,462
Posted By salmonmac
What a wonderful place to knit and learn to knit....

What a wonderful place to knit and learn to knit. Nice to have a group that gets together like that with a charity in mind.
Forum: General Knitting 03-26-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 257
Posted By salmonmac
Knit picks sells these blocking...

Knit picks sells these blocking mats
http://www.knitpicks.com/accessories/Blocking_Mats__D80597.html
which are nice because they don't take up much space when disassembled. The blocking boards with a...
Forum: General Knitting 03-25-2015, 06:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 306
Posted By salmonmac
Welcome to KnittingHelp! A pattern link is always...

Welcome to KnittingHelp!
A pattern link is always a good idea.
If you call the next row, row 1 then you should increase at each end on row 3 and then rows 11,19,27,35,43,51,59,67 and 75. Offhand, I...
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