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Old 12-20-2008, 08:27 PM   #1
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I LOVE circular knitting!
I may never go back to regular needles! LOL

I figured it out today, and am SO glad I did. I love it. Seriously.

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Old 12-20-2008, 09:05 PM   #2
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Isn't it so much fun to learn a new skill? The first time I knitted in the round and made socks, wow! I was so thrilled!!! Glad your having a good time.
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Old 12-20-2008, 09:17 PM   #3
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Circular knitting is great--stockinette is SO much faster when you don't have to purl. I'm glad you're enjoying it!
If at first you don't it and try again!

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Old 12-21-2008, 11:53 AM   #4
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I felt the same way and haven't used straights since!

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Old 12-21-2008, 04:30 PM   #5
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Knitting in the round is wonderful. It makes like sooo much easier. Good job, you should be proud of yourself.
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:37 PM   #6
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It took me a while to get it down, but once I figured it out. I love it! I do have one problem I kinda fixed myself. casting on with a fuzzy, or boucle yarn. I have to cast on with a regular yarn, them swich to the fuzzy. You can't tell if it is twisted or not.
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Old 12-21-2008, 04:41 PM   #7
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Er, I'm knitting in the round, in stockinette, right now. How is it that you don't have to purl? I'm new to it and can't picture how that would work...
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:18 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Marria View Post

Circular knitting is great--stockinette is SO much faster when you don't have to purl. I'm glad you're enjoying it!

When you knit in the round you don't have to purl to achieve stockinette stitch? I think I am confused. I am fairly new to knitting in the round and am still trying to get everything straight. What happens when you knit in the round and knit one row then purl the next? If someone could explain what is what when knitting in the round, I would be very thankful!
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Old 12-21-2008, 05:19 PM   #9
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I love circular knitting as well.

For stockinette in circular, you just knit all the rows, that makes it stockinette. Because the wrong side never faces you, only the right side.
The ways of Yarn are inscrutable.

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Old 12-21-2008, 05:27 PM   #10
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Yeah!!!! Congratulations to you!!!! Love learning new things that work and make a favorite pass time more enjoyable!
Properly practiced, knitting soothes the troubled spirit, and it doesn't hurt the untroubled spirit, either. ~Elizabeth Zimmerman
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