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Theme Settings

I ran across an old post by Jesse (Kiwiknitter) about changing MWK theme settings but cannot find it. Does this option still exist on the site?

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Shawl Collar Question

When knitting a shawl collar, how many increasese should be done on the back of the neck(?) when starting the collar so that there will be enough fullness for the collar to lie flat while not creating

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S.O.S (suss out stitch)

I am trying to figure out how to do this wheatear stitch. All I have to go by is this photo. I am having great lack of success. Anyone willing to take a whack at it and spare me a psychotic break?

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Spinning wheels

For those of you who have spinning wheels I would be interested in hearing which wheel you have and what you think of it. Thanks guys.

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Two subjects:

First off, does any one know of a stitch dictionary which is specifically designed for those of us who knit in the round?

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Binding Off

Since Britisher has brought up the subject of binding off, I would be interested in hearing how others handle bind offs.

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Need some help-

Can one knit a raglan sweater in the round, steeking the armholes and then pick up the sleeve stitches and knit down to the cuffs vs.

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Meet Punch and Judy

Here are my new pals. I just brought them home from the shelter today, and they are busily exploring their new home.

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Thanks, guys

For your catty comments!

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A little bit off topic, but

I will be adopting a cat this week. Cat-nature being what it is, I expect the new arrival to enthusiastically volunteer to "help" me with my knitting.

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