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by darknit
Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Yarn Search
Topic: Yarn to go with James C Brett Party Time
Replies: 1
Views: 29

Re: Yarn to go with James C Brett Party Time

Try a ball of Cygnet chunky - it uses the same needle sizes and it's cheap enough for an experiment. They are small Company so keep their prices down to attract more custom and I saw lots of good reviews. Have not tried it myself.
by darknit
Thu Jul 05, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Random Knitting Stuff
Topic: Been doing it wrong for years
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Been doing it wrong for years

If my Swiss cheese of a brain can remember that when I have finished the fairisle waistcoat I have on the needles, I will try that Tony.
by darknit
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:55 pm
Forum: Random Knitting Stuff
Topic: Been doing it wrong for years
Replies: 6
Views: 469

Re: Been doing it wrong for years

OK Tony, enlighten us! My guess would be it would be to differentiate between purl (yrn) and knit (yon). Each makes a stitch with a hole doesn't it?
by darknit
Mon May 28, 2018 7:04 pm
Forum: Current Projects
Topic: Come on folks, what you working on
Replies: 251
Views: 15564

Re: Come on folks, what you working on

....it would look good with triangle pockets - maybe?
by darknit
Mon May 28, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Forum Support & Tutorials
Topic: Knitting help needed
Replies: 1
Views: 484

Re: Knitting help needed

Hi there Little blue - ask away, I'll do my best.

Kate
by darknit
Sun May 06, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Current Projects
Topic: Come on folks, what you working on
Replies: 251
Views: 15564

Re: Come on folks, what you working on

Thanks for showing that close up Saliha - I had wondered how that ribbony type of yarn looked when knitted. I like it! Pretty Spring colour too.
by darknit
Sat May 05, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Technique Questions
Topic: Knitting Fingerless mittens .
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: Knitting Fingerless mittens .

This youtube is good for showing how to do it (forgive the voice which could shatter a glass!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7oABJLKZtw

Another version is to pick up the stitch below the next stitch and knit that then the "top" stitch.
by darknit
Mon Apr 30, 2018 1:00 pm
Forum: Pattern Queries
Topic: Beaten by a triangular shawl...
Replies: 2
Views: 656

Re: Beaten by a triangular shawl...

Hi there You should do the first choice next. The "purl all stitches" is just telling you how to do the slip rib stitch. The "Knit 2 Purl to last 2 sts, Knit 2" is specific to your pattern. The Knit 2 at the beginning and end of the row is the border you can see in the photo. Hop...
by darknit
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:50 pm
Forum: Forum Support & Tutorials
Topic: Still unable to upload an image. Topic is solved
Replies: 7
Views: 492

Re: Still unable to upload an image. Topic is solved

Hi Mauramac Try this: Press "post reply" button. Your box for writing in opens, scroll down a bit and you will see a button which says "Attachments". Press this and it will have another button saying "Add files". Press this and it should invite you to find the photos/wh...
by darknit
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Current Projects
Topic: new knitter
Replies: 1
Views: 104

Re: new knitter

Hi there and welcome It really bugs me how difficult some people make their patterns to understand! I started this post by agreeing that it makes no sense but have now realised what they mean. First, you have an equal number of stitches to pick up at either side of the neck. It's the back of the nec...

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