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Entries from April 2010

After the cast on.. knitting?? What next..?

April 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I’ve always had someone do the first couple of rows for me but I wanted to learn how to cast on, so I used this weird kind of method, using one needle and knitted off my thumb that I ¬†found here¬†http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-3319901922819400872 So I don’t get what I’m supposed to do next with the tail and […]

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Can anyone tell me how to ‘cast on’ when knitting? Do you just tie the wool on?

April 15th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I want to knit a scarf and it only says cast on!!! There are a few sites that you can go to that will explain the process but will also give you diagrams, which I find the most helpful. http://learntoknit.lionbrand.com/ http://ask.yahoo.com/ask/20030429.html http://www.tomfarrell.org/textiles/knit/ There are also a few books that are good, but I like the […]

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In knitting, the large amt. of yarn is BETWEEN the cast on row and the first row knitted.What am I doing wrong?

April 13th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

It usually wasn’t a problem until I started knitting in the round It could be you did not figure the right amount for the cast on thread. Really not being able to see what you have done it is hard to tell. I have knitted on circular needles and have not had that problem but […]

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Casting-off

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I’m knitting bibs from “Mason-Dixon Knitting” . In doing the button-hole on the bib strap I was asked to bind off 2 stitches in the center of the strap. Now I need to Cast off two stitches on the next row. How do I cast off stitches? Bind off and cast off are two different […]

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How to knit without getting tired?

April 11th, 2010 · No Comments · How To Knit

I know how to knit, but I think I’m positioning my hands/arm wrong because after a while my right arm toward the elbow gets tired. I see people knitting so fast for such a long period of time and I get tired in about 15minutes. Any tips on positions, how to knit faster, and exercises […]

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How do you knit a beanie with earflaps?

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments · How To Knit

i want to knit a beanie on circular needles. i was thinking an argyle print but i don’t know how to do that either. I’ve never seen a pattern for circular, but here is one for double pointed (the pattern is free but you have to sign in) http://cache.lionbrand.com/patterns/kwe-earflapHat.html .

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I have a knitting question. I need directions for Open-edge cast on.You cast on with a waste thread.?

April 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I was given a scarf kit as a gift. I am not a new knitter but this a new technique to me. It is called Open edge cast on , "Invisible Cast on, Open Cast On and Stranded Cast On". There is a waste ribbon that floats under the needle. It looks like that at […]

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I am trying to start knitting and I can’t even cast on. What could I be doing wrong?

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

It’s difficult to say without more information. Take a look at the site below. There are videos that show how to cast on.

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How long does it take to knit a beanie hat and gloves?

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments · How To Knit

I recently learned how to knit and completed a scarf, I would like to know about how long would it take to knit a beanie hat and gloves because I wanted to give them as christmas gifts and need to know if i have enough time. I just finished knitting a pair of mittens for […]

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Where can I find a FREE intricate cable knit scarf pattern?

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments · How To Knit A Scarf

I have found some basic ones with just the two pieces curling around each other, but I want a 3-5 cable pattern. Is this making sense? I mean one like a Celtic braid pattern. Please help! I have looked at the ones on knittingpatterncentral.com and haven’t found what I’m looking for. this is the best […]

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