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Old 07-13-2011, 02:47 PM   #103
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Originally Posted by KellyK View Post
Makin this one STICKY, for our new-to-knitting friends!

My most frequent reason for making this mistake when I was new was bringing the yarn up and over the needle after the last stitch in the row. Go get your knitting & see how this happens.....bring your working yarn up and over the you see how that causes the "legs" of the last stitch on the needle to look like TWO stitches? Now, bring the yarn over the front toward you. Now it's one stitch again, right? That's how it SHOULD look.
Thank you, I was driving myself nuts! I could not figure it out and these ladies would not share the secret with me over the phone and could not get out to meet them till next week! Thank you again!

Last edited by bayouknitter : 07-13-2011 at 02:50 PM. Reason: changed my wording
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