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Old 11-30-2012, 03:23 AM   #1
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Innovation knitting machine question
I watched the video (copied right at the point it shows it)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?featur...ailpage&a...;;

you see her crank it all the way 1 way then all the way the other

but in a seperate video i saw a women holding the yarn and skipping 4 needles everytime she hit the edge

Which method do i do for scarves?? I would rather do the first video from commerical but would that be a bad idea or no??


also how many stiches cause 40 or so makes the scarf 17inchs wide

is that 2 much
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Old 11-30-2012, 06:45 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome! I couldn't get your link to work but here's one that shows the machine. I don't have the machine but you could just try both methods yourself and see how it goes. The advantage of trying it out is that you'll be making a gauge swatch at the same time. That'll give you an idea of how many stitches per inch your yarn gives and then you can figure out how many sts to cast on for whatever width scarf. Watch out for curling edges on the scarf if you work back and forth, however. One of the advantages of knitting a tube is that you avoid this problem.
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Old 11-30-2012, 07:18 AM   #3
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ok 1: that video you linked is the same as mine expect i copied it at a later time.

2: i have tried doing the line knitting and its caused issues

3: if i do the line its 40 stiches i beilve and it is like 17inches wide then.

4: i know it curls is there a way to prevent that or no?

5: i dont think its possible to do a tube scarf knitting on this machine (im 50% sure)
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Old 11-30-2012, 08:05 AM   #4
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Usually the cure for curling is to add a border in garter or seed stitch to the edges. I'm not sure how much you can vary the pattern with this machine. An alternative might be to work back and forth and then seam the scarf the long way. That would make a tube and essentailly prevent curling.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:43 PM   #5
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how about awnsering the question of.........

HOW DO I MAKE A SCARF
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Old 11-30-2012, 03:54 PM   #6
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Originally Posted by BubbaX View Post
how about awnsering the question of.........

HOW DO I MAKE A SCARF


She did try to help you by giving you basic info for a scarf. I couldn't add anymore myself. Unless someone owns the machine that's probably all we can tell you.
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