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Old 08-07-2007, 09:20 PM   #1
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help for knitting gloves
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I am a new knitter and self taught.I am trying to make gloves(i am knitting for the first time with four needles) for my husband and did pretty good until the instructions said:
Join yarn at the base of little finger.Pick up and knit 1 st from CO st at base of little finger.

Can somebody please explain how should i join yarn. Do the steps of picking the stitches and joining the yarn happen at the same time.

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Old 08-07-2007, 09:23 PM   #2
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When I made gloves, that's what I did. I just left a tail and started picking up the stitches. After establishing several stitches, you can pull it tight and then weave in the end when you're done.

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Old 08-08-2007, 01:05 PM   #3
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Rachel is right, just start picking up the stitches where it says to, and that joins, or connects the yarn back to the piece. Thing may seem a little loose at first but it will all turn out in the end.
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Old 08-09-2007, 05:15 PM   #4
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Thankyou so much for your help Rachel and Merigold.I knit the finger by picking up the stitches and it has come out fine.
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