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knitting with circular needles?

February 28th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

I am knitting a blanket with circular needles. I am about halfway through and all of a sudden after I finish a row, there is a strand of yarn staying connected to what should be the end. What am I doing wrong? Does this even make sense? it sounds like you worked in the round […]

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Knitting question: knitting in the round on circular needles?

February 26th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

I have been stockinette-ing (nothing but knit on the circular needles) but I think i have the wrong-side of the piece out – the stockinette flares out and up from the ‘top’ of the needles – some reason this seems backwards – does it even matter? and i want to taper soon – what knit […]

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Help relaxing a circular knitting needle please?

February 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

It’s my first time using a circular needle, and I just took it out of the package. The only problem I’m having is that the cord is kinky from being in the package and keeps getting in my way. Anyone know a good way to make the cord "relax" and straighten out without damaging it? […]

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How do I convert a flat knitting pattern to a circular knitting pattern?

February 22nd, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

If your sweater is plain stockinette, it is fairly easy, add up the total number of stitches front amd back in the body, subtract two and that works for the body, although you do have to be a bit more careful in the ribbing, because you need to remove one full multiple of these stitches […]

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Is the length of circular knitting needles measured from point to point or length of cord?

February 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

I believe it’s point to point, because I have a 36" (at least that is what the label says!) and there is no way that just the cord is that long, so it must be measured point to point.

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Is knitting a hat easier with circular needles?

February 18th, 2010 · 7 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

I want to learn how to knit a hat, but i’m not sure if i should purchase circular needles. I don’t want a lot of hassle and I need to know which one is faster also. An easy to learn pattern would be nice too. Wait and see what the pattern calls for. Don’t buy […]

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Are Neetex needles for circular knitting machines good quality and will they damage the cams?

February 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Knitting On Circular Needles

Are they good for Fukuhara and Monarch Machines. It’s not effect the machine http://www.toboc.com/Exporter.aspx?pid=625119&cid=2&rid=106160

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What is the best size of circular knitting needles to use for socks?

February 14th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

Usually the pattern will tell you what kind of needle and size you will need to make the socks. Look at the pattern and see if it does and if not let me know who you are making it for and the size and how high the top of the sock will be and I […]

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Anyone know of any free circular knitting patterns?

February 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

Specifically I’m looking for sweaters. Any easy how-to tips or anything? I’ve made sweaters flat, but I want to try a seamless one. I have circular needles, I just need a pattern… Any good pattern sites, even? Try http://bernat.com/ http://www.knittingpatterncentral.com/directory.php (womens clothing section) or http://lionbrand.com/

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Is there a way to substitute staight knitting needles for circular ones?

January 29th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Knitting On Circular Needles

It seems like everything is made on circular needles, and I like to knit on straight needles. Is there some magic trick to converting circular ones to straight ones? It depends on what you are knitting. Very wide projects can be split into panels and later sewn together, since straight needles do not easily accommodate […]

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