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Knitting292009 12-06-2012 12:25 AM

co1 in mitten pattern help
Hello. I am making mittens and after transferring a certain number of stitches to a cable needle to hold for later use for the thumb portion, it says to co 5 stitches in the next row. How do I do that?? Is this just a regular cast on?? Thanks

GrumpyGramma 12-06-2012 12:31 AM

You could use the backward loop or the knitted or the cable cast on. Any will work.

GrumpyGramma 12-06-2012 12:45 AM

I thought of a link you might like to have. This is for Kelley's Mitten Class.

Jan in CA 12-06-2012 02:05 AM

Amy just put a new premium video here in KH, too! It's not free, but knowing Amy it should be fabulous! What's awesome about it is it's got a bunch of sizes and isn't just a pattern, but a how to video.

GrumpyGramma 12-06-2012 02:24 AM

I saw that, Jan. She's using dpns and I don't, I guess that wouldn't matter though. Her mittens seem to have more rounded ends than others I've seen. I like that.

Jan in CA 12-06-2012 03:12 AM

Oh I didn't notice that. Once you know how to do them it's easy to figure out the different needles. I can use DPN and do for tiny stuff, but prefer ML.

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