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Re: Knitting stripes
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: November 30, 2008 08:13PM

To caren49: If you don't mind the yarn crawling up the side, just don't bother cutting the yarn. But do try to work in a consistant manner. Always turn the work in the same direction and bring the yarn over the other yarn in the same direction. You will have a nice spiral up the side. If you keep your stripes very close (two rows at a time or something like that) it will be better than if the rows are widely spaced.

To Mrs. K: This could be just a case of yarn that wanted to bias. Another yarn might not do this at all. Give a small swatch a try with your new yarn and you may be happy with the result. Some yarns simply won't behave.



Subject Written By Posted
  Knitting stripes caren49 11/29/2008 08:30AM
  Re: Knitting stripes Mother Hen 11/29/2008 11:03AM
  Re: Knitting stripes caren49 11/29/2008 11:19AM
  Re: Knitting stripes question Mrs. K 11/29/2008 08:42PM
  Re: Knitting stripes Alex 11/30/2008 08:13PM


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