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Old 03-15-2006, 02:21 PM   #1
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What does knit on the bias mean?
I've read this in several places, and cannot figure out what knitting on the bias actually entails. Can anyone enlighten me?
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Old 03-15-2006, 02:27 PM   #2
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The way you knit it makes it look like it is knitted an angle (if that makes any sense). I made a scarf that I saw on knitty gritty, here's a pic:
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Old 03-15-2006, 02:29 PM   #3
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It involves knitting diagonally, like the pp mentioned. You cast on a new stitch at the beginning of rows and bind of a stitch at the end of the rows (or vice versa).
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