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Old 07-11-2007, 09:16 PM   #1
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Picking up and knitting stitches
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I found this.It really was a big help.http://www.lionbrand.com/cgi-bin/faq...arn&faqKey=246
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Old 07-12-2007, 09:33 AM   #2
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Thanks! I was just reading Mason Dixion knitting last night and for their log cabin blankets they do this a lot, so it's good to know!
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Old 07-12-2007, 12:03 PM   #3
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Sometimes I use a crochet hook....depending on the ply of the yarn, I can get 5 to 10 stitches on the hook and then I just slide them onto my needle. I find this really helps me when I'm doing socks.
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That sounds like what I do for socks!
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Old 07-12-2007, 02:50 PM   #5
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Thanks Sharly! This could prove to be quicker than my crochet hook! I will definitely try it! I will need to pick up stitches on my KHAKI CABLES cardigan soon!
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Now I wonder why that never occured to me! It makes complete and total sense. Thank you!
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Old 07-12-2007, 05:27 PM   #7
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thats what i do! never could figure any other way to do it!
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Hmnn...It never made sense to me before!

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