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Old 11-28-2012, 03:31 PM   #9
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Originally Posted by NotSewCrafty View Post

To answer a few questions, I bought the size needles that the label said to use on the yarn. It does seem like when I actually do make it work for a stitch or two and start to get excited, it slips off. I will try a different cast on and see if that helps, too.
Because the needles are metal, the stitches may slip off. Or that's what I've noticed while knitting with metal needles. Bamboo or wood "catches"--or so to speak--the yarn while knitting. That's pretty much the difference with them and bamboo or wood.

Really, it takes practice. Look at other vids on the web if one doesn't help. Try different cast on methods, too. And most of all, don't give up.
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