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Old 12-02-2010, 02:44 AM   #1
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ok..i'm getting frustrated. So i cast on stitches. Knit my first stitch over and put a marker on and then i'm knitting around and slowly the length of wool in the middle gets longer and longer...(the piece inbetween the needles). Then i have to keep pulling to the right to tighten the stitches..and if i don't i get these huge loops inbetween stitches...What is going on? what am i doing wrong?
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Old 12-02-2010, 04:06 AM   #2
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Which cast on method did you use? If you used the single or "backward loop" method you will have that problem with it.
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Old 12-02-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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Sounds like you used the backward loop CO which isn't a good one to start a project with. Use the Knit or cable cast on, or try the long tail. These all have videos on the Cast ons page.
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Old 12-03-2010, 01:03 PM   #4
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ahhh thanks it was definately because of my cast-on method...
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