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When knitting, how do I cast off in rib stitch?

March 28th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

And links would be helpful 😀 You cast off in pattern, IOW if your rib is knit1, purl 1 you knit the stitch you should knit and purl the stitch you should purl. If your rib is a different combintation, again you knit what should be knit and purl what should be purled.

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Knitting question: ‘cast on 8 stitches at the beginning of each side’ what does this mean?

March 26th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I’m knitting along, all happy, making a teddy bear .. Then BAM I hit this: Arms: Cast on 8 stitches at the beginning of each side (32 stitches) ! Shock horror! What does this mean? So I have my knitting, I understand how to cast 8 stitches onto the beginning of my knitting, but .. […]

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What is suppose to happen after you cast-on when knitting?

March 24th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I just picked up the knitting needles yesterday, and I am so confused! I’ve tried watching videos, reading the books, but I CANNOT figure out what is suppose to happen after you cast-on. When I follow what the book/video says, I just end up transferring all the stitches from one needle to the other! Is […]

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When knitting, how do I cast on existing work?

March 22nd, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

What I mean is, when I am working on a piece and the pattern wants me to knit two together several times and then cast on 10 stitches for the armhole, how do I do this? I know how to cast on but I don’t know how to cast on more stitches in the middle […]

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KNITTING cast on choices – website?

March 20th, 2010 · No Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

There are so many different ways to cast-on. I want to know which cast-on is good for which project. The patterns I read never say which cast-on to use. I assume that each cast-on method has their pros/cons. Does anyone know of a good website that explains the pros/cons of each cast-on method and what […]

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Knitting. Where should the tail be after cast-off is complete?

March 18th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I just started and think I got the cast-off down but the tail is at the top of the needle. Is it supposed to be there and if so what do I do with it? Did you just put the yarn on the needle? If so you won’t have a tail you will have the […]

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what is the best cast on to use with a lengthwise knitted scarf?

March 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

knitting cast ons and bind offs that match for different uses I don’t care to use the long-tail, with one length of yarn or two (to avoid running out of yarn). It doesn’t have an edge I like, esp. with a garter-stitched lengthwise scarf, nor does it have the give. Most people knit looser than […]

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How to crochet edge cast on for knitting?

March 14th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

It depends on what you’re going to do with the crochet cast on. If it is intended to be the base row of your project, work single crochets around the barrel of your needle, one for each stitch to be cast on, then continue to knit as usual. If it is intended to be a […]

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Knitting to cover up my cast?

March 12th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

Well, I have a cast on my leg, and I need to knit something to cover up my exposed toesies. >_O Any ideas? here is something that you can knit to prevent you from freezing your toes off this winter. membership is totally free. http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/patternFinder.fcgi?search=Search&searchText=cast+sock

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Loom knitting, cast on question?

March 10th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting How To Cast On

I have tried many different cast on methods but I can never get the start to look as tight and put together as the bind off end. Anyone out there have a solution? Samantha, There are two different crochet cast on methods (maybe even more but two that I know of). This is the method […]

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