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Fixing Stitches and a quick way to do a 1x1 cable stitch without cable needles.

Hello everyone! I took your advice and braved the stitch repair in the new afghan I am making. I found two purled stitches six rows back.

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Fixing stitches

When working on a project, sometimes I notice that several inches prior to where I am, I have done a few knit stitches instead of purl stitches.

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Real Person??

I was just reading over some of the members' profiles and noticed that I am the only one who has the term Real Person showing under my name.

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Happy Easter

I saw this image and it reminded me of the many rows of knitting we all do.

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Afghan - Only 317 rows to go!

I found this afghan in The knitting man(ual) : 20+ projects for guys and the people who knit for them by Kristin Spurkland. It's called Seaweed Throw.

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Top Down Hat

I have found a few patterns online for top-down knitting of a stocking hat. I find it very difficult to manage things and get the knitting to be what I would call the beginnings of a proper hat.

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DK-weight yarn vs heavey worsted-weight

What is the difference? I am looking to make an afghan and it suggests either DK-weight yarn or heavy worsted-weight. Does anyone know what Lion brand's DK-weight yarn is called?

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Blue Slippers for Son

I finished the second pair of slippers and I am very pleased to have found a size that fits well and that I enjoyed knitting it more than my first pair. It does get easier!

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Shrinking Wool

In an effort to shrink my wool slippers to make them fit better and with much help from others on this site, I took the plunge and decided to throw caution to the wind and tossed the slippers in a hot

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Finally Satisfied with Slippers

After the first slipper I made and proudly displayed, I began making the second slipper. To my surprise, I had skipped 20 rows on the sole of the first slipper!

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