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helpful hint with a chart kniting
Posted by: Mrs. K (IP Logged)
Date: October 18, 2008 11:53PM

This is the first time that I have used the chart for knitting. It was a bit confusing at first. But I tried color coding it and it is working so much better for me, that I thought that I would pass it on, probably old hat to all of you, but it might help someone.

I printed (and enlarged) the chart, then every twelve stitches (which matches my pattern, you could do a few more or less, but something that is easy to check the stitch count) I drew a colored line vertically up the chart. I used a different color for each line, and I made a stitch marker out of yarn the same color as the yarn, so I KNOW where I am at on the chart, even if I put my knitting down.

Then I use a highlighter to mark off each row, and I seem to be doing much better. I did this after I frogged it out twice.

hope this idea helps others. Mrs. K

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