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carterm4
12-29-2011, 05:44 PM
I just wanted to say hello. I just taught myself to knit last week. I fell in love with it right away. I have tried everything from crochet to plastic canvas. I found things I like to do but nothing I loved and looked forward to until knitting. And now I have found this wonderful forum to get help and ideas.

salmonmac
12-29-2011, 05:46 PM
You've certainly found a place where people feel the same way about knitting. Welcome to Knitting Help!

Jan in CA
12-29-2011, 07:25 PM
Welcome to Knitting Help!:yay:

ChatyKathy
12-29-2011, 08:18 PM
Welcome from Kansas and I love it here, lots to read and get help.

TangledKnitter
01-01-2012, 02:08 PM
Welcome!

TangledKnitter
01-01-2012, 02:09 PM
I have a question. If I cast on 40 stitches on circular needles does my number double up?

salmonmac
01-01-2012, 02:33 PM
If you cast on 40 sts by conventional cast ons (knitted, cabled, longtail. looped etc.) you'll have 40 loops on the needle. Think of the circular as a very flexible straight needle. You can knit back and forth with it or in the round.

GrumpyGramma
01-01-2012, 08:41 PM
Hi. Welcome. This is the place to get help. If there's something the knitters here can't figure out, I'd be amazed.

LoveBugAngel
01-01-2012, 09:07 PM
Welcome! This place is so addicting! I've just joined a few days ago as well and I can't stop coming back! Hope it's the same for you :)