Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-25-2006, 01:52 PM   #1
happyknitter613
Ribbing the Cuff
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 27
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Joining on circular needles?
Hello,

I am beginning to learn how to use circular needles and have a question about joining when knitting in the round. Are there different ways to join? Some patterns tell you how many stitches to cast on and then they say "join" and continue with a certain stitch (knit, purl, etc.).
One pattern gave specific instructions for joining - it said to cast on an extra stitch and then move one stitch from the right needle to the left needle and then knit both of them together, and then continue with the first round. I followed those instructions, but for some reason there is a small gap where I joined.

Can anyone provide some insight?

Thank you!

Christianne
happyknitter613 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2006, 02:01 PM   #2
rebecca
Grafting the Toe
 
rebecca's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Follow the Yellow Brick Road...
Posts: 7,620
Thanks: 189
Thanked 92 Times in 66 Posts
It's not unusual to have that gap when u r 1st learning to join in the round. It takes a bit of practice to tighten it up. I suggest giving the 2nd st after the join a nice tug, this should help tighten it up a bit :D
__________________
Addicted to the Knit is Becka

"I can do everything through Him who gives me strength."

Whimsical Knitting
Whimsical Knitting Designs

I'm Becka on Ravelry!

rebecca is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
joining on circular needles mommyto2presidents How-to Questions 5 10-14-2007 01:27 AM
joining on circular needles janice1223 How-to Questions 1 08-14-2007 03:18 PM
JOINING ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES janice1223 How-to Questions 1 08-14-2007 02:46 PM
joining with circular needles resazurin How-to Questions 5 12-17-2006 05:47 PM
joining with circular needles resazurin General Knitting 7 12-13-2006 01:24 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:25 AM.