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Old 04-02-2010, 09:54 PM   #2
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No, don't cast off. You are knitting your stitches onto a piece of waste yarn -- basically, another piece of yarn to hold your stitches until you need to use them again at a later point in your pattern.

It's a lot like putting your yarn on a stitch holder only you use a piece of scrap yarn (preferably a contrasting color so you can see your stitches better.)
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