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Re: New Knitter
Posted by: knittingmom (IP Logged)
Date: November 04, 2008 04:06PM

To get the stitch to "look right", try passing by the stitch on the front side (with yarn in back), turn your right hand needle back and knit the stitch that way. The method you describe is called "continental" knitting. If you will look at your project, you may discover that the stitch looks somewhat like it has crossed over itself. That does indicate you are doing the knit stitch incorrectly, for it should not cross over, but remain flat (unless, of course, the pattern calls for knitting into the back of the stitch).

Hope this helps and Happy Knitting!!! Marian



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  New Knitter Luv 11/04/2008 03:15PM
  Re: New Knitter knittingmom 11/04/2008 04:06PM
  Re: New Knitter Mother Hen 11/04/2008 04:23PM
  Re: New Knitter Alex 11/04/2008 07:01PM
  Re: New Knitter Mrs. K 11/04/2008 08:15PM
  Re: New Knitter KT 11/05/2008 01:36PM
  Re: New Knitter ami 11/06/2008 09:17AM
  Re: New Knitter Alex 11/05/2008 04:16PM
  Re: New Knitter Luv 11/08/2008 09:10PM
  Re: New Knitter Alex 11/09/2008 04:58PM


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