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Old 07-01-2009, 05:27 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by mathwizard View Post
Mary, your work is beautiful! Thank you for all the help and advice. I will have to experiment a bit because I have a couple of nice pieces of yarn and some nice thread and the choice will be interesting.
Thanks...sorry, didn't mean to hijack the thread...

One thing I've found when you're doing these...the more stockinette, the more yarn/thread you'll use. I generally try to have no less than 1200-1400 yards when I start a circular knit. Sure hope you'll enjoy the knit lace beauties as much as I do!

Great advice from the site that Labeelady mentions. It refers to Emily Ocker's cast on. I tried it for the first time last week and I really recommend it, allows you to cinch up the hole in the center created when you first start a circular knit.
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