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Old 07-21-2007, 01:46 PM   #1
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help me!! i need a needle chart to convert my uk size in to american any one got any ideas where i can find one? oh and im stuck on a pattern whats ssk mean? lol i dont ask for much do i?
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Old 07-21-2007, 01:52 PM   #2
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You can check out ssk in the glossary section.

http://www.yarnforward.com/needleconv.html
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Old 07-22-2007, 10:38 PM   #3
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You can find out how to convert needle sizes here:

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Old 07-22-2007, 11:17 PM   #4
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SSK is slip, slip (knitwise) and knit the 2 together. It's much like slip, knit 1, pass sl st over.
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Old 07-23-2007, 01:46 AM   #5
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You slip both slips knitwise don't you. Ok..how do you knit them both if they are slipped on to right needle?
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Old 07-23-2007, 07:47 AM   #6
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umm now im confused i thought if u slip u dont knit? dose it not mean slip 2 knit one?
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:06 AM   #7
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umm now im confused i thought if u slip u dont knit? dose it not mean slip 2 knit one?
Watch Amy's video on how to do a SSK here

You are slipping 2 stitches from the left needle to the right needle then inserting the left needle and knittng the 2 stitches together.
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Old 07-23-2007, 09:07 AM   #8
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I had a hard time with ssk too!
amy's video finally did the trick for me though!
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