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Who can help on a knitting prob?

March 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting Instruction

Can someone explain what the difference is in each of these knitting instructions: – 1. YRN (yarn round needle) 2. YFWD (yarn forward) 3. YON (yarn on needle) Cheers! http://www.knittingonthenet.com/learn/learnyo.htm You may see a yarn over referred to as YRN (yarn round needle), YFRN (yarn forward and round needle), YON (yarn over needle) or YFON […]

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Is there a website that has illustrated instruction on knitting??

March 4th, 2010 · 6 Comments · Knitting Instruction

Absolutely. This site has helpful videos that show basic and advanced knitting techniques. You may find it more instructive than photos & text.

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Can someone give me instructions on knitting patterns?

March 2nd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting Instruction

I’ve taken up knitting and I can do the basic stitch fine but I’m wondering if there’s any nice stitches I can do. I’m just knitting my friend a scarf for her birthday and I want to make it slightly more interesting than just plain pearl stitching the whole way down. A site that would […]

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What does this knitting instruction mean? ‘Leave tail cut yarn’?

February 28th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting Instruction

Leg #1: Cast on 8 stitches Garter stitch 16 rows Leave tail and cut yarn Leg #2: Same as #1 Body: Knit across both legs (16 stitches) Garter stitch for 16 rows an excert of instructions from http://www.bevscountrycottage.com/buddybears.html i don’t quite understand it .. what does it mean to leave a tail, then cut the […]

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I have NO idea what these knitting instruction mean (I know knit & purl stitch) – Help, please?

February 26th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting Instruction

I’d really appreciate it if someone would translate these into regular English sentences for me. Stitches Used: Pattern Stitch: Wavy Rib Rows 1, 3, 5, 13, 15, and 17: K3, (p2, k2) 6 times, end k1 Row 2 and All Even Rows: K the knit sts and p the purl stitches______ I thought k meant […]

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What does this knitting instruction mean?

February 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Knitting Instruction

I’m learning to knit from a book and trying to make a sweater. One of the instructions is "Proceed in stocking st, inc 1 st at each end of needle on 3rd and every row to 50." I understand the abbreviations, but I’m not clear what the instruction is saying. Can someone clarify what I’m […]

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what is worsted type yarn for knitting d/k aran or chunky as instruction are american for the piece I want to ?

February 22nd, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting Instruction

The jacket I want to knit is in american yarn I dont know the ply of worsted yarn can you help? Worsted is 10 ply or aran weight. There is a handy online chart at the link below to check, just scroll down to the bottom of the page and all the yarn conversions are […]

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Knitting instruction clarification, PLEASE!?

February 20th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Knitting Instruction

I’ve been knitting for 20 years and this one has me really, really confused. According to the directions, you cast on 133 stitches (for size medium) but the pattern (purling with thin knited stripes) only uses 80 stitches, so what do I do with the other 53 stitches?!? For clarification: CO 133, do not join. […]

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Knitting Instruction Help!!!?

February 18th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Knitting Instruction

I am knitting some mittens and I am a little lost at the end. I made the thumb but it wasn’t attached on top and then I followed the instructions which told me to continue to the end of the mitten (top). Then it said to knit 2 together the whole row. Then the instructions […]

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i am interested to start knitting. is theres is any web available to teach me on line?

February 14th, 2010 · 5 Comments · Knitting Instruction

i had never knit in my whole life. i need a simple step to step instruction. Most major libraries have books that will help you – some are better than others, with great pictures of every step. If you want to use the internet – there are several great tutorials, including one with videos – […]

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