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Old 02-03-2007, 10:33 AM   #1
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Stitch holder question...
So I'm making mittens and I've got 13 sts on a stitch holder. To knit from the stitch before the holder to the stitch after the stitch holder, I end up with a weird string of yarn no matter how tight I make it. As far as I can tell, there's just no way to avoid it, right? I mean there's a gap- you have to knit two stitches around the gap and that's just what happens? Is that right?

My second question- if there's no way to avoid the string thing, will you be able to cover it up later when you do the thumb?

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Old 02-03-2007, 10:41 AM   #2
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You could knit those two stitches together to close the gap.
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