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Old 02-20-2010, 10:23 AM   #1
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Beginner question
Hello all! I'm a beginner and have only been knitting about 2 months. However, I've already completed four projects and I'm having such fun. I'm a little confused though...when I cast on, does my slip not at the beginning count as one of my cast on stitches. In other words, do I put my slip knot on and then starting counting with "1" on the next stitch or is that "2"? I know this must be a really silly question, but it baffles me every time!!

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Old 02-20-2010, 10:40 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to KH!!

Not a silly question at all...it does count as your first stitch
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Old 02-20-2010, 10:43 AM   #3
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Thank you!!! It's too early to call my local shop and I wanted to try to start a new project.

Have a great day!!

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