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How to double knit with more than two colours?

February 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting Double

I know how to double knit, however, I’m wondering how to do it with more than two colours, say, three or four? Is there any online resource that can help me with this? Thanks! Try searching for "knit color change". You will find a bunch of websites with instructions, and you can pick the ones […]

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I’m looking for 14 inch double pointed knitting needles. Does anyone know where to buy them???

February 26th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting Double

Try Joan fabrics or the very back of Wal-Mart. If you can’t find them there check any other craft store you can think of.

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How do i double knit ? Uncle Argyle Scarf in the Son of Stitch ‘N Bitch Book?

February 24th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Knitting Double

I really like the way this scarf looks, and would really love to make it. It requires the special technique of double knitting, I have looked all over the library and internet on how to double knit, and can not find anything that shows me how to start it, or what it really is. If […]

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how do i double up the yarn when knitting?

February 22nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting Double

i have a pattern which says that i am to use my wool "used double throughout". How do i do this? Use two balls of yarn, and hold the strands together as if they were one.

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Knitting question……Can you use double knitting wool instead of 4ply if the pattern is for 4ply wool please?

February 20th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting Double

If so would there be any difference in the size of the garment? Thanks for your help. Thanks Pam. that was a great answer which I needed to know. Yes, I have been through that..making a sweater and it not looking right and having to unpick it because I was too impatient to wait for […]

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What does "held double" mean in a knitting pattern?

February 18th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting Double

The instructions say using yarn b held double cast on 30 stitches but it doesn’t explain what held double means! place 2 strands of yarn together and do your cast on with both of them. Then it probably says to use a single strand? or does it continue to be 2 strands through out the […]

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Is it easier to learn how to work with double pointed needles when knitting or use 3 or 4 needles at time? ?

February 16th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Knitting Double

I’m trying to make socks for the first time and one pattern calls for using double pointed needles and the other using 3 & 4 needles at a time. Any ideas where i can learn to do one of these? I just taught myself how to knit on double pointed needles in September by looking […]

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Are circular knitting needles interchangable with double-pointed needles?

February 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting Double

I just got back from the store after buying two sets of circular needles, only to find that the pattern I was using specified double-pointed needles. I’m wondering if the pattern would need to be altered at all to be compatible with circular needles, or (hopefully) if I would simply follow the same directions. Thanks […]

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Does anyone know what size knitting needles you usually use to knit double knitting wool with?

February 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting Double

If you mean 8ply or DK I normally use 4mm knitting needles for the pattern and about 22 stitches per 10 cm. For the ribbing I normally use 3.25 mm needles. The best idea is to knit a tension square to check your tension with the 4mm needles, if there are too many stitches use […]

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If I put point protectors on double pointed knitting needles, can I use that as a cable needle? Will it work?

January 29th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Knitting Double

I want to start cabling, but I’ve been investing a lot of money into needles. I’m trying to find a way to cable without buying actual cable needles. The point protectors would be there to prevent the stitches from slipping off. If that is not a viable option, what type of cable needles do you […]

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