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Mar 21, 2017

Change In Knitting Directions (right side & then wrong side)

I would like to know what it means when a pattern tells you to knit on right side rows & then to knit differently on wrong side rows? I can't seem to

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Mar 20, 2017

Help With Pattern (WYF slip 3, p3, WYF slip 3)

The instruction says WYF slip 3, P3, WYF slip 3. My question is do the slipped stitches get worked, or do they just remain slipped?

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Mar 07, 2017

Provisional Cast On Using Two Needles

I need the simplest instructions for provisional cast on using two needles no waste yarn or crochet hook.

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Mar 06, 2017

Easy To Knit Eyelet Edging - Great For Many Home Projects

This pretty eyelet edging is quite simple and easy to knit. It is mostly knitted with yo and k2tog. It has a sawtooth looking finish. Would work well for shawl and pillow case.

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Mar 06, 2017

How do I make a 34" cable Sweater to a 36" cable Sweater?

I was wondering where/how I would increase the size of the Sweater. Should I use bigger needles and/or add knitted stitches?

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Mar 02, 2017

Turning your work

What does it mean when a pattern tells you to turn?

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Jan 27, 2017

How Much Yarn To Make A Baby Blanket

I have a vintage pattern for a circular 32 baby shawl knitted in 2ply wool with 2.75mm needles but no quantity of wool, could you advise me how many

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Jan 25, 2017

Counting Rows With Decrease

Pattern says: (WS) Dec 1 st beg (neck edge) next row, then 1 st at neck edge of following 5th rows 8 times more. I'm not sure how I count this: If

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Jan 19, 2017

How do I know which side to start to shape the neck

The pattern says; Shape Armhole. Cast off 4 sets. at beg. of next row. 22(26,30,34,38,38) sets. Continue straight until 13 (13,15,15,15) rows less have

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Jan 16, 2017

Pattern says s1,yrn, k2tog how?

The Pattern says s1, yrn, k2tog how?

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Dec 31, 2016

Question about steeking stitches

Hi, I am wondering if it would be possible to steek something that calls for steeking with wool yarn while the rest of the project or sweater is in

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Dec 27, 2016

How do I stop scarf from rolling into a tube.

Question: I am knitting a plain scarf in a knit a row purl a row pattern and the finished rows keep rolling into a long tube. What can I do to stop this.

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Dec 13, 2016

I'm a beginner. Can you help me understand this pattern.

What does Kfb. K3. 54 sts. mean? Thank you

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Nov 30, 2016

Summer scarf yarn

Fell in love with Pretty striped Summer Scarf, and would like to make it. What are the colors used, name of yarn and where can I purchase it?? 🙄 Thank

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Nov 26, 2016

cannot understand part of the directions

Hello~ I am knitting a fingerless mitten, and it is on your free patterns! I am coming along pretty good till I ran into this problem. I am working

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Nov 20, 2016

Yarn tension

I have Aran weight yarn,but the pattern I want to knit is for double knit wool with size 8 and 10 needles. Can I adjust the needle size and work to a

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Nov 10, 2016

Doubling Up The Yarn

My pattern calls for chunky yarn. the yarn I brought home is thin, so I doubled it up. How will this affect the outcome? What do I need to do to get

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Nov 10, 2016

Pink Scallop-Edge Skirt

I haven't done any knitting for over 30 years and chose this pattern for my granddaughter. She loves pink and purple so instead of choosing one, I just

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Nov 08, 2016

Tension Problem

When using the suggested needles and yarn but I don't get the tension right, is it better to adjust needles to get close to the number of stitches or

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Oct 29, 2016

How Do I Do The Following?

I follow the pattern then at the end os the row it says Knit pattern to within 10 stitches of the end and then do the following: k2 tpg' l 3. (O, l 2

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