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Old 11-29-2010, 09:24 PM   #1
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Knitting Front and Backs at the same time
I feel silly for asking this but I am beginning to knit this sweater and the front and backs are identical but not joined. So can I knit them both on the same needle(cable) at the same time without joining them if so what technique do I use. I am thinking this will help keep the front and back the same number of rows in length and also be complete at the same time. Is this possible? Also the sleeves are the same way. Then they are all joined at the sides in the end.
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Old 11-29-2010, 09:54 PM   #2
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You certainly can do that. You just need a different ball for each side. When I do two sleeves at the same time (if I do one at a time, I resent the second one ), I always put a marker on the needle between the two. This way I'm sure to do both on each row, rather than going into autodrive and working on one and forgetting whether I did the second.

At the point when you finish one and are about to start the other, you'll have one piece on each side of the points, and if you put it down, it's easy to forget where you were.
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