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Re: adding a new (2nd) row
Posted by: Sally J (IP Logged)
Date: July 13, 2007 11:53PM

I suspect it is due to the cast-on you have used. There are quite a few ways to cast on, and the one that is often taught to new knitters is the one that uses a sort of backward lower case "e." This one goes all loose when you knit it. Probably the easiest one to use to replace it is the knitting casy-on. You start with your slip knot and knit a stitch into it. Place your knit stitch next to the slip knot, then knit into that stitch and place that one next to the previous one, and so forth until you have enough stitches. This makes a firmer cast-on and may get rid of your problem. Hope this helps!



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  adding a new (2nd) row kramawsky 07/13/2007 11:21PM
  Re: adding a new (2nd) row Sally J 07/13/2007 11:53PM
  Re: adding a new (2nd) row kramawsky 07/14/2007 12:21AM
  Re: adding a new (2nd) row KT 07/14/2007 10:42AM


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