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Old 10-25-2013, 03:46 AM   #7321
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Hi KermodeMomma, All good advice above. One other thing you might try is almost no tension on the yarn. No grip, no tug. Cast on with the long tail or knit cast on which are pretty easy to knit into on row 1 and then lay the yarn around the needle to form the knit stitch. Don't worry about how to tension the yarn or about even stitches. Just keep doing this very loose knit stitch until you've gone seveal inches before thinking about keeping tension on the working strand.
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Old 10-25-2013, 10:47 AM   #7322
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Welcome to KH KermodeMomma - Hang in there, we would all love to see you succeed at knitting. Salmon's advice is excellent. I think if you practice this you'll find you are on your way.
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Hi Paul:

Could this be the April 2013 issue you're referring to?
http://www.thegmcgroup.com/pc/viewPr...idcategory=705

I didn't see a forum of any sort, but there is a Contact
Us button. You might be able to reach the sweater designer to ask after your plans for the arms... hope this helps!
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:36 PM   #7324
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Hi, I'm completely new to knitting! I want to learn I found this site through Ravelry.

Would you all recommend learning from a local yarn shop (they have classes) or trying to learn first through the videos here?
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Hi and welcome to knitting and Knitting Help. If you can get classes at a LYS you would probably enjoy them. I learned from books, videos, and mostly from reading and asking questions here. Have you checked the Free Videos available here on this site? Whatever you decide to do, have fun!
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Hey, I am new to the site and sorta new to knitting. I started teaching myself to knit last winter, but didn't really get into it until earlier this year. I mainly loom knit, but do occasionally use the needles. I am a college biology lab professor and a graduate student. Knitting is a Huge stress reliever for me. I look forward to getting to know everyone on here!
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I'm new to this site, just joined, and wanted to say "Hi" to you all.
The site looks great, plenty of info & advice for a novice like myself.
Am looking forward to reading the articles and watching the videos. Cheerio for now.
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Hi Doris and Bionerd, and welcome to KH! We're happy to have you join us. Enjoy the videos which are so useful for all of us.
Yes, Bio, knitting is great stress relief, a chance to think things out and good for figuring out what could have gone wrong with the restriction enzyme digest.
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Hi, can anyone tell me how to drop two sts from left needle ? Doing twisted st. I love this site. I learned to knit from this site, but never joined the forum till today. I know there are wonderful people on this site... Happy knitting...
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Hi, can anyone tell me how to drop two sts from left needle ? Doing twisted st. I love this site. I learned to knit from this site, but never joined the forum till today. I know there are wonderful people on this site... Happy knitting...
Hello and Welcome to KH! I am always amazed to hear when someone learns to knit without having a person teach them.

There are various types of twisted stitches. Could you post the pattern directions for this particular stitch? That will help us to assist you.
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