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Old 05-26-2013, 01:33 PM   #11
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smocking st
sorry, its me again, lol i went btween 6 and 7th st, drew up a loop slipped it on to LN and knit loop st and 1st st together but after i complete knit st it comes apart...going to pull my hair out soon...lol
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Old 05-26-2013, 01:37 PM   #12
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Are you knitting through both the first stitch on the needle and the loop that was pulled through the 6th and 7th stitch gap? That will anchor the long loop and keep it from undoing itself. Vicke does that at the end of that smocking stitch video
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Old 05-26-2013, 01:58 PM   #13
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I merged all your threads today. There might be so e confusion at first with it all in one place, but it's easier really than multiple threads. So please ask all your questions relatiing to one topic here.
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Old 05-26-2013, 02:13 PM   #14
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i do knit loop and 1st st together, oh wel.....
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:17 PM   #15
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Are you pulling the loop tighter so that it hugs the stitches it goes around? The only other thing I can think of was already mentioned, that maybe you aren't getting your needle through the pulled up loop/stitch and the next one.
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Old 05-26-2013, 03:42 PM   #16
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i was putting needle btween 2nd and 3rd st, i just tried putting needle through pulled up loop/st and next st and it worked, thank u so very much.....question when i pull loop thru do i just place it on LN or twist it on.....or doesnt it matter....
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Just place the loop on the needle. If you twist it, you'll have a twist in the loop the encircles the stitches.
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