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How do you place stiches onto a spare strand of yarn while knitting?

March 2nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · How To Knitting

Im knitting a pair of simple mittens and the next instruction is to knit across, placing thumb stiches onto a spare strand of yarn. Now im a beginner, and obviously dont know what this means. Id appriciate it if anyone can answer this for me. Thanks It would be difficult to put the stitches on […]

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What are the best knitting or crochet stitches for unusual yarns?

February 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · How To Knitting

I bought a bulky (works on size 10.5 American needle) black boucle yarn with a bit of white and a thread of mylar for sparkle. What is the best knitting or crochet stitch to show off the yarn? And I have a 1/2 inch wide multicolor ribbon yarn. How do I show off the yarn/colors? […]

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Can the innovations knitting machine create different sized socks?

February 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment · How To Knitting

The innovations knitting machine creates tubes or 17" flat panels. The instructions also say it can create socks but I’m not sure I can see how. Has anyone done this successfully? The innovations cannot really create socks unless you want to use wool and felt them. Some have done that. Otherwise the tubes are way […]

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How do I start my Knitting off?

February 24th, 2010 · 5 Comments · How To Knitting

OK I have knitted before but I never put the hoops on the needle. So How do I put the hoopon the knitting needle because its eating away at me. I want to make 66 of them so can someone in DETAIL tell me how to make the hoops. PLease and thank you its urgent. […]

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Where can i buy knitting kits here in the Philippines?

February 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments · How To Knitting

I’m planning to knit a beanie hat for my boyfriend because he’s going to Hong Kong this Christmas and I don’t know where to buy a knitting kit. I am also a beginner at knitting, so if you could suggest a kit that has instructions with it, that would be awesome. Thanks. P.S. Which do […]

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Is knitting with crochet hook faster then knitting with knitting needles?

February 20th, 2010 · 9 Comments · How To Knitting

Is knitting with crochet hook faster then knitting with knitting needles? I am planning to make a baby blanket. I can use the bamboo needles/circular needles I have . But I wanted to know If I knit a pattern (may be basic one) with crochet hook, is that faster? Thanks If you’re using a crochet […]

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Knitting Instructional Article: How To Make Our Support Scarves from Knitting Daily TV

February 20th, 2010 · No Comments · How To Knitting

This is an excerpt from Knitting Daily TV Episode 305 where they describe how to make our Charity Breast Cancer Support Scarf Project. The same techniques are used for our other support scarves. This video was posted with permission from Knitting Daily TV / Interweave. Posted by Doug of Jimmy Beans Wool

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What would the best software program for custom knitting patterns?

February 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments · How To Knitting

I am interested in buying a custom knitting program so I can create my own patterns as I have some design ideas, and I have not been able to find what I want to create already designed. Any suggestions, and where to find the software, in stores or online? It depends on what you are […]

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Knitting Instructional Article: Knitting in the Round 101: Joining in the Round

February 18th, 2010 · No Comments · How To Knitting

Here in the shop we see quite a few projects, and we’ve noticed that about half of the projects we see knit in the round haven’t been joined properly. What’s this? There’s a right and a wrong way to join in the round? Well, sort of — like anything else in knitting, there’s more than […]

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Is it possible to start knitting from the middle of a hat?

February 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · How To Knitting

I think it might be easier to crochet with this project, but there has to be a way to do this with knitting. Im trying to make a tam, or beanie hat. All the tutorials i’ve seen teach how to knit in the round to create the brim of the hat. I want to start […]

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