Frequently Asked Questions
This knit-along is ongoing; there is no end date in sight.
2. How do I join the knit-along?
Send an email to Tipper. If you have a specific e-mail address you would like me to use to sign you up, please include it in your email. Otherwise, I will use the e-mail address you used to contact me.
3. What happens when I send an e-mail to join?
When you send an email, I send you an invite through Blogger. Blogger will send you a link to confirm your membership. If you have a Blogger username, simply enter this and your password and you're all set. If you do not have a Blogger username, you will need to create one before you'll be a member.
4. Do I need a blog to join?
No, only an email address. However, when you sign up, you will be asked to create a username, and you can create a blog (for free!) at this time.
5. How do I post a picture?
When you create a new Blogger post, you'll see icons above the text you're typing. Click on the icon on the right; this will pop up a window that has a few options. You can upload a picture from your computer, insert a picture from a website (use this option if you've already uploaded a picture elsewhere), and select where in the post the picture will be placed. When you've entered the necessary information, select "upload picture" and Blogger will automatically insert the code into your post.
6. The sidebar isn't appearing at the top of the page; what's wrong?
When this happens, someone has posted a picture that is too wide or an URL that is too long. Use TinyURL.com (or HTML code) to make your URL smaller, and make sure your photos are no more than 425 pixels wide.
7. My name isn't appearing in the sidebar. Am I still a member?
I haven't quite figured out how Blogger decides which names to insert into the sidebar and in what order; my best guess is that it will show nicknames (which you can enter into your profile) and will refresh when a new post is made. As long as I've sent you an invite and you've completed the process, you're a member.
8. How do I link my name to my website?
If you enter a website URL into that field in your profile, the posts you make will link your name to your website. Otherwise, they will link to the knit-along blog.
9. Where can I find the patterns you talk about?
All of the patterns we talk about are from either Scarf Style or Wrap Style, both published by Interweave Press.
10. Can you send me a pattern?
ABSOLUTELY NOT. Patterns are protected by copyright laws, and it's illegal to distribute them. If you want one, buy the book, and you'll find even more patterns that you'll want to knit or crochet!