Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-02-2009, 03:26 PM   #1
Ribbing the Cuff
Kinnexa's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: central Maine
Posts: 46
Thanks: 50
Thanked 10 Times in 9 Posts
Extra stitches in magic loop
I just taught myself the magic loop and I'm busy making "sweat socks" for all my water bottles. I'm doing fine in stockinette, but whenever I try to rib I'm finding these annoying extra stitches on my needle at the end of a half-round.

Has this happened to anyone else? More importantly, how can I stop it??

...knitting well is the best revenge!

"Be who you are and say what you feel because
those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss

Kinnexa's on Ravelry, too
Kinnexa is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 07-02-2009, 03:59 PM   #2
Grafting the Toe
MerigoldinWA's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,143
Thanks: 1,177
Thanked 1,837 Times in 1,740 Posts
Have you done ribbing flat? It is the same as in the round. One thing that can cause extra stitches is not moving the yarn back and forth between knits and purls. You can get yarn overs that add stitches. If that is not your problem I don't know what else may be causing it. Watch real carefully when you switch ends of the needles that you are not making an unintentional yarn over there somehow.
MerigoldinWA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MerigoldinWA For This Useful Post:
Kinnexa (07-02-2009)

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Magic loop Eric How-to Questions 5 03-26-2009 07:07 AM
Row-by-row cast off = unwanted extra loop?! Can you help? GoBirdCurly How-to Questions 2 03-12-2009 09:23 PM
Drop Extra Loop sandradin How-to Questions 4 05-28-2007 09:54 AM
Magic Loop - Picking up Heel Stitches? lindakh How-to Questions 4 05-13-2007 06:38 PM
Basic Knit Bind-Off Extra Loop swift889 How-to Questions 2 10-31-2005 12:20 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:57 AM.