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12-16-2008, 06:39 PM
I would like to appolgize, english is not my naitve language. :aww:
It is hard for me to understand the "knitting Lingo".
I want to understand how to knitt more then a scarf but I don't understand the terms the site uses.
I want to make a hat. A simple hat.
I would like to know please if someone can help me using simpler language.
Thank you, :mrgreen:

12-16-2008, 06:46 PM
Stasia, have you tried searching for a pattern in your native language?

12-16-2008, 06:49 PM
ohh yeah..believe me I did :))

I mean I have good english but it is not perfect and it is hard enough to understand the short terms people use to describe the patterns...
I sae a pattern that described really nice how to do it but I didn't like it. It wasn't tight on the head and it just looked funny.. I know how to knitt and this site is my bible to knitting. but I can't understand the short terms...

Jan in CA
12-16-2008, 09:00 PM
What is your native language? We have members from all over the world.

Here's a glossary for knitting terms.
This one might be helpful, too!!

12-17-2008, 05:37 AM
Thank you very much :)
I'm from Israel I speak hebrew.

12-17-2008, 10:41 AM
Stasia, I would suggest that you pick a pattern you like, and then come here and tell us which parts you don't understand. Then we know exactly what terms you need help with and we can help more. :)

Jan in CA
12-17-2008, 01:35 PM
Thank you very much :)
I'm from Israel I speak hebrew.

You're welcome! We have two members I know of who are in Israel so they may be able to help, too. I'm not sure of their native language, but it's worth a try if you need more than we can give you.

Tamar Dohel (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/member.php?u=8896) - she's not real active here right now, but did post recently.

KnittingNat (http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/member.php?u=17072) - she's a regular here.

12-17-2008, 05:45 PM
thank you both very much :)