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Old 10-23-2005, 02:10 AM   #1
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Knitting from both ends of the skein....
Is there a way to wind the ball so that you can knit from both ends of the skein without it hopping away from you (as would happen if you made a center-pull and just knit from the "inside" yarn and the "outside" yarn at the same time)?
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Old 10-23-2005, 02:20 AM   #2
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Hold both ends and wind a center ball as normal.
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Old 10-23-2005, 02:34 AM   #3
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It's easier to knit from both ends of a center-pull ball that is wound on a ball winder because the ball then has a flat top & bottom, IMHO.
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Old 10-23-2005, 10:53 AM   #4
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I've knit from both ends of a hand-wound center pull ball, and a regular old skein (are they wound by machine? hmmm) Anyhoo...I've never had any issues with the skein/ball jumping around. I'd envisioned it being kinda cumbersomebut it wasn't at all. :D
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Old 10-23-2005, 12:26 PM   #5
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I'm going to have to do this real soon, like today, on a clog.
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Old 10-23-2005, 09:59 PM   #6
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Me too! That's exactly why I asked.....
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Old 10-24-2005, 11:50 AM   #7
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I just tried it out last week on a skein from the store which I did not wind and it worked just fine.

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