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Final stitch count
Can anyone help I am working on a pattern where you have to cast on 3 stitches and YO between each stitch for 33 rows, however because I don't want the holes that a YO creates I would like to work backwards and CO the total amount of stitches you would end up with after you have done 33 rows then work in decreases til I have the 3 stitches. The pattern didn't include a sentence like cast on 3 stitches work in knit stitch for 33 rows til you have X amount of stitches.
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Nurse
This is supposed to be a nurse - for my niece (the nurse).
Pattern = from the book, "50 Knitted Dolls" by Sarah Keen
Yarn = scraps of Red Heart split in half (to make DK?)


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These were the most fun knit!
Spots & Stripes Fingerless Gloves by Churchmouse Yarns & Teas. I finished the finger area and thumb to make them into mittens. Yarn is Premier Yarn Serenity sock. Like socks for hands & head. There was no pattern for the hat so had to wing it. Highly enjoyable knitting. Oh, the texting finger hole was difficult to keep from stretching out so I over reinforced it.






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Blanket Yarn Hats
3 styles of hats using Blanket Yarn. No ball band, I think it is a Bernat brand.
1 crochet, 2 knit. 10mm needles/chrocet hook.
Cast on 50 stitches.






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Needed - 2 Skeins Valley Yarns Huntington in Natural
I am looking for 2 skeins of Valley Yarns Huntington in natural to finish a pair of lederhosen I am knitting for a Christmas gift. I bought more than enough yarn but now can't find where I put it. Sad I know. Now WEBS is out of that color. Sigh. Needless to say I will pay for yarn and shipping costs. Thank you so much for checking your yarn for these.

Oh yes and if you know of another source for this yarn, in the USA, besides WEBS that would be a great help too.

Thank you so much.
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Women's Gloves
I have been searching for a free pattern for women's gloves. Just plain one colour using sick weight yarn. Does anyone have a pattern they are able to share.
Thx
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Twin Christmas Penguins flying to warmer climates ...USA
Not as in trouble as the Pexie..... elves!.....


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Something to think about as we go through the holidays.
Thank God for dirty dishes.

They have a tale to tell.

While others may go hungry,

We have eaten very well.

So there is no need to fret or fuss.

For by the stack of evidence

God has been very good to us.
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Help needed to 'interpret/create' a new pattern
I'm sure some experienced KPer can help me to recreate this pattern.

I was searching for an 'interesting' pattern to use on the front of a jumper/sweater I wanted to knit, and found an image of one I liked as shown below. There was no pattern but it did include a graph (again as shown). It seemed simple enough, the vertical lines 'l' indicating plain stitches and the horizontal '-' indicating a purl stitch. However my attempt did not create the very distinct separation line or gutter between the 'blocks' of knitting. I am using 8 ply or DK yarn and am wondering if the example shown was knitted in a thicker yarn which made the dividing 'lines' more distinct.

Is there perhaps any other technique that would create a more distinct line between the blocks of knitting that some one might be able to recommend? The contrasting lines of horizontal purl stitches worked well and I really liked them but I could not recreate the vertical dividing lines effectively.

I shall be most interested to see if any one can come up with an answer or solution - nothing like having access to a huge reservoir of knitting knowledge and experience that is KP!




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November, 2018, Donated Baby & Toddler Hats
Here are the knitted hats that I plan to donate tomorrow. Our cold weather has started earlier than usual this year, so I tried to make different sizes to accommodate the different-sized heads that may need them.

Please let me know if you would like to have pattern information or the graphs that I drew for these hats. Just tell me which picture the hats are in and describe hats to me.




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