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Old 03-27-2008, 11:34 PM   #2
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TIPS FOR GETTING STARTED
1) find the appropriate (gauge) yarn
2) knit a 4"x4" swatch
3) use stitch markers
4) use row markers
5) prepare to knit the pattern as set forth in the design directions

Comments on 1) through 5):
1) www.yarn.com carries the Tahki Donegal Tweed and the Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed that I used for both CPH's. Something you might like to know is that WEBS gives a 20% discount on purchases of $60...and 25% discounts on yarn orders reaching $120!
2) knitting a gauge swatch is one of the most important steps for a successful fit
3) stitch markers for cables within the row help a lot!
4) 10-row-repeat row markers help me keep track, with no mistakes... the cable twist is executed on row 3 of each 10-row repeat
5) if we set out to change the construction design of a sweater, we can create more headaches than we believe we are going to avoid! (more to follow on that issue!)
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