A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Please remember to SEARCH before asking a question that may have already been answered. Thanks!
Total Members: 300,914
Currently Running With Scissors:
499 Guests and 13 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: What am I doing wrong???  (Read 514 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
chillsession
« on: April 05, 2009 06:48:57 PM »

I'm working on some footies. My first sock like thing, and everytime I get to the part about shaping the heel, around row 4 of that section I can see where a hole will form. What am I doing wrong, am I supposed to finish the row before turning? It'll tell you to turn in the middle of a row.  Huh Huh Huh
Here is the pattern.
http://www.knitting-crochet.com/found/toewarfou.html
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Tephra
« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2009 10:44:21 PM »

You turn in the middle of the row, it's doing short rows to shape the bottom of the heel. From the looks of it it will close the gap made by the turn with a decrease. Trust the pattern. Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
chillsession
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2009 06:16:33 AM »

Yeah I always tell myself to trust the pattern, but when i got to the end of the section and it finally closed the gap there was a HUGE hole for some reason my stitches arent closing it as it goes and they are off.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Tephra
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2009 07:36:37 AM »

Hmm, Try slipping the first stitch after the turn? So in the second row instead of knitting 3, slip one (purlwise) and knit 2. Or when you get to the point where you would be knitting a stitch off the heel flap at the end of the row, pick up the yarn between the stitches and knit it with the stitch from the flap (that's basically an M1 and a decrease worked together)? Try wrapped turns?
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Simon Montefiore Talks About Sashenka
Susan RoAne Talks About Face to Face
Arianna Huffington Talks About Huffington Post Complete Guide to Blogging
Allegra Huston Talks About Love Child
Kathi Appelt Offers Readers Some Words of Wisdom
Latest Blog Articles
Handmade Gift Ideas: Wooden Chain
Handmade Gift Ideas: Upcycled Car Trash Bag
Tute Tuesday: Honkin' Big Beach Ball Snowman

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.