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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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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 do you cast off when you are knitting?

April 5th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

When your done knitting how do you cast off You knit the first 2 stitches, and then lift the first one worked up and over the second one and off the needle. Then knit another stitch, lift the last one over this one and off. Continue this across the work until you have one stitch […]

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I’m knitting an iPod cozy. The pattern says to cast on nine stiches. How many do I need for a iPod classic?

April 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

http://www.wikihow.com/Knit-an-iPod-Cozy The pattern above was made for an iPod mini, but I have an iPod Classic (the 80GB one). Would I need about 15 or so? The answer is algebra: The ratio of (width of iPod classic) / (width of iPod) is the same as the ratio of (? stitches) / (9 stitches), so ? […]

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Knitting question! I am making a baby blanket and I was wondering what is the average amount to cast on. I am?

April 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

following a pattern from a book. I know the fan stitch and thougth it would make a cute baby blanket for my cousin who is expecting. I’m using size 8 needles. Thanks. I’m sorry I don’t think I made myself clear, I mean that I am following the fan stitch from a book but I […]

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Are they same in knitting: increasing & cast on in the middle of work?!?

March 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

knitting a glove I faced some problems… tanx for your help 🙂 Usually, increasing is only for adding a stitch or two anywhere in the body of what you’re knitting. Casting on is for adding a large number of stitches, usually at either end of the piece you’re knitting. I just finished a sweater where […]

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