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Old 08-28-2013, 03:18 PM   #1
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Help with circular knit and purl rows
Hi. I am knitting an experimental sock on DPS. Knit a few rows and purl a few rows for a textured stripe effect. I've found that there is a untidy or jog at the end of the purl rows. Is there a method I can use to make this look more tidy?
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Old 08-28-2013, 03:26 PM   #2
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Because you are knitting in the round, there will always be a slight step-off when you switch stitches or colors.

I know that you can avoid the problem with color-knitting by knitting in the row below (jogless stripes).

But, I am unaware of a way to avoid the problem when switching between stitch types (k to p, p to k).
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Old 08-28-2013, 03:29 PM   #3
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With color stripes you can do what they call a jogless jog, but I don't know if it'll work with purls.
http://www.socknitters.com/kickback/joglessjog.htm


The reason this happens is because circular knitting is reallyl a spiral.
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