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Old 07-22-2007, 12:17 PM   #1
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Twisted joining when knitting in the round
Although I've done this numerous times without twisting the yarn and am not using different needles or yarn, I cannot seem to join after casting on without twisting the yarn on the needles. I'm even using a pattern I've used twice before, not that that should make a difference. It is obviously just ME. Does anyone have any tips as to how to avoid this?
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Old 07-22-2007, 12:37 PM   #2
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If you're stitches are really scrunched up on the needle, that has something to do with it, because they're like an accordian and you can't really tell which one is untwisted/twisted, so a longer needle would definately help.
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Old 07-22-2007, 12:46 PM   #3
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You could work a few rows straight and then join, sewing up the gap with the tail. This will give you a little more to work with when you try to determine if the stitches are twisted.
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