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Old 04-17-2009, 10:55 AM   #1
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Switch from Circular to Flat knitting??
The shrug pattern I am working on starts out in circular knitting for the first sleeve. Then is says now knit flat for 84 rows. How do I switch from it being in circular knitting to start to be flat knitting??

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Old 04-17-2009, 11:08 AM   #2
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probably just stop at the end of the round; and reverse your needles, heading back in the other direction. Just as you would with a pair of straights. pretend the work isn't joined at your EOR marker.
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Old 04-17-2009, 01:31 PM   #3
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When you're done knitting in the round, just turn the work and start on the back side. It'll probably feel awkward for a few rows. If if's easier you can use another (same size) needle to purl across the first time and then alternate needles for a few rows. It will no longer be in the round and will be obvious after a few rows of front and back knitting and will be easier to use just one needle.
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