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I need some help with my basic knitting.?

February 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Basic Knitting

Im a beginner bu ti understand what im doing, and i have a real nice book and stuff. When i basically knit stich more rows on it grows bigger, just like its supposed to , but its also adding more stiches to the actual needle. Ill cast on 20 stiches, and by the time iv […]

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Can anyone give me some sites on free patterns for crocheting and knitting?

February 26th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Basic Knitting

I like crocheting more than knitting. I just know the basics of knitting. I was wondering if anyone knows where I can find some patterns? I’d like a neat pattern for a scarf. I’m not sure what you want a pattern for crochet or knitting as you have mentioned both. If you want something different […]

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Knitting Beginner: Why do I have a lot more stitches than I started with?

February 24th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Basic Knitting

I’m just practicing the basic knitting stitch, repeating it row by row, and I started with 20 cast-on stitches, and now I have 30+.. somehow I keep adding stitches, any suggestions?? At the beginning of every row be sure to hold the yarn in front. If you hold it behind by pulling the yarn up […]

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basic scraf knitting?

February 22nd, 2010 · 5 Comments · Basic Knitting

does anyone know a site where i could how to knit a scarf in the most basic way as possible (most preferably with pix)..thanx soo much…also the type of yarn and needle that i need to use..thanx! The Lion Brand website has a bunch of free patterns for scarves and everything else. They rate them […]

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How do you start a basic knit for a scarf?

February 20th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Basic Knitting

I recommend the long-tail cast-on method. It is sometimes also called the sling-shot method or the continental method or the German method or the double tail method. This is the easiest cast-on to work with, although it is a little bit more difficult to master the actual casting on. You pull out about one inch […]

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Can you tell me the name & author of a good beginner’s knitting book?

February 18th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Basic Knitting

I learned through the many free websites out there, and now my mom wants to learn too, but she lives out of town so online video is out of the question (dial-up). Something that would teach her the lingo, as well as beyond the basic knit and purl. Thanks in advance! http://www.amazon.ca/Kids-Knitting-Projects-All-Ages/dp/1579652417 Melanie Falick in […]

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Help with basic knitting?

February 16th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Basic Knitting

I just learned to knit and am trying to knit a very basic scarf. I’ve started over so many times, my scarf is okay in the middle, but is just two giant knots on either end, that just seem to get bigger as i knit. Also, the stitches seem to be so tight on the […]

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basic knitting pattern for a one up mushroom?

February 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Basic Knitting

Hopefully with an easy to underatand knitting attern the mushroom toy pattern http://standardd.net/MarioMushroomKnittedToy.pdf here are mushroom wrist warmers pattern http://vickiehowell.blogspot.com/2008/11/project-mario-mushroom-wrist-warmers.html goomba hat pattern http://fadecrazy.wordpress.com/2008/01/18/goomba-hat-pattern-well-sort-of/ felted super mario purse http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=167923.0

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I need a basic knitting pattern for a winter hat..?

February 4th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Basic Knitting

I’m looking for a basic knitting pattern for an adult-sized winter hat. I have about size 8 circular needles and worsted-weight yarn that I want to use. Basically I just need a pattern with knit 1 purl 1 or knit 2 purl 2 rib, then stockinette stitch for the rest of it; nothing fancy, just […]

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do you have a basic knitting pattern for a mans beanie, using plain stitch?

January 29th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Basic Knitting

i am a beginner and i cant do any stitches apart from plain and pearl, please give a simple pattern. thanks alot bunch Do you know how to work on double points, in the round, or just flat (back and forth)? If you know how to work in the rounds on double points or a […]

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