I decided that I wanted my cellphone caddies to be seamless so I picked up a set of double-pointed needles and taught myself to knit in the round. I have to say I'm pretty impressed with myself.
Yes, they told me on Knitty Gritty that knitting in the round is far easier than it looks, but I had my doubts and cautiously started with a little 4-stitch I-cord. When that came out well, I decided to throw caution to the wind and knit a small tube.
I have to say that it went well for a first attempt. I have to be more cautious to prevent losing stitches off the needles I'm not working with, as I found it very difficult to fix dropped stitches that I didn't catch right away and had already stitched together the ajoining stitches. OOPS!
Right now, I'm trying to make a cone by increasing once per stick. This is not an official project, it's just practice and it's going pretty well, but I am having trouble making all my stitches even. Maybe some of you old salty dogs out there will have some 'purls' of wisdom about knitting in the round.
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