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Old 01-02-2010, 09:16 AM   #1
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Tips for Beginners
When you are following a knitting pattern it is sometimes easy to get lost.

You can prop your pattern up beside you on a recipe book stand.

And mark where you are exactly with a post-it note.

If you leave your knitting for a long time, leave it on a stitch holder not your needles.
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Old 01-02-2010, 11:07 AM   #2
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If the pattern is from a book or magazine, make a working copy. It'll be easier to travel with and you can make notes on it of any modifications you're making.

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I always make a copy of my work so that I can easily count rows and stitches with little tick marks in the margins... it works most of the time. When I have to leave my work and I know it will be a while, I pencil in where I left off because my memory is nearly non-existent.
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There is an entire sticky thread at the top of the forum devoted to knitting tips.

When asking questions ALWAYS post the name and a link for the pattern if you have it.

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