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Re: please help with adding on stitches
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: August 18, 2007 08:08PM

If you are trying to cast on a stitch in the midst of your work, you can do a knit-on cast-on. See the instructions for casting on at this website. This is the cast-on which they use for their tutorial.

A word walk-through is thus: at the beginning of your row insert your right needle as if to knit, yarn around and pull through the stitch on your left needle (the usual knit procedure), but DO NOT pull the old stitch off the left needle. Now insert the left needle into the new stitch, but do it into the right side of the new stitch (twisting the stitch) and leave it on the left needle. Now you have a new stitch on the left needle and you have increased the stitch count by one.



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  please help with adding on stitches hemimama55 08/18/2007 02:50PM
  Re: please help with adding on stitches Mother Hen 08/18/2007 03:11PM
  Re: please help with adding on stitches Alex 08/18/2007 08:08PM


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