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Old 12-19-2005, 10:05 PM   #1
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Ok, where did I mess up?
LOL... so I definitely got the casting part down. :D However, this actual knitting part isn't sticking! I've watched the video but everytime I get to make the first stitch it ends up in a knot. :thinking:
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:10 PM   #2
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http://www.stitchdiva.com/custom.aspx?id=102

Here are some other pictures of how to knit.

Can you describe what you're doing? Or better yet, post a picture?
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:12 PM   #3
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That looks like a great illustration, I'll let you know how it goes. I'm just attempting to learn the basics, I have no project in mind just yet. It took me 20 minutes to get the slip knot lol...but then I got the cast on right away now I've been trying this for two hours. I'm determined to get it right before the night is over.
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:17 PM   #4
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If you can't get it figured out, we'll talk you through it--like the tower to the passenger trying to fly the plane!
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:26 PM   #5
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I definitely get the first stitch just fine but somehow when I move on to the second that's where the knot is created. Maybe it's in the way I'm holding it? I wish I could take pictures.
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Maybe the 'knot' you're seeing is your first stitch. Since you haven't knit before, it could be you don't know what you're looking at. Keep going across the row and see what happens.
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:36 PM   #7
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There's no tension on the new needle, it keeps on getting stuck and just sits there.
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Old 12-19-2005, 10:39 PM   #8
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Hmmm I think I'm finally getting something though lol. :XX: Maybe I'll stick with this and see where it goes. If I get stuck again I'll ask. Thanks a bunch!
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Old 12-20-2005, 09:47 AM   #9
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After reviewing the video again I realize my problem was the "peeking through the window" part which I didn't do! That's probably why I was creating a knot.
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So how did it turn out? Are you getting the hang of it now?
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