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By Margaret Radcliffe

Round knitting has many merits, together with making it more uncomplicated to persist with charts (with the right-side of the paintings continuously dealing with you) and putting off the necessity for seams. And it's enjoyable! In round Knitting Workshop, grasp instructor Margaret Radcliffe covers every thing you want to recognize to grasp the artwork of round knitting, featuring reasonable Isle, twined, helix, tubular, and different vintage ideas in distinctive step by step photographic sequences. Thirty-five demonstration tasks allow you to attempt every one approach on a mini sock, hat, bag, mitten, sweater, or vest earlier than making use of it to a bigger venture. Radcliffe even indicates you the way to simply convert styles written for directly needles to round.

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Twists discovered more than a few rounds into the knitting are more of a challenge. You’ve invested significant time in the knitting at this point and don’t want to waste all that effort. If you are an intrepid knitter, you can cut the knitting at the beginning/end of round, from the cast-on edge up to the needle, untwist it, and continue working. You should secure your stitches before cutting and seam the cut edges later — see the Steeked V-Neck Vest (pages 264–272) and the Sideto-Side Sweater (pages 287–301) for more information on preparing and cutting your knitting.

A very short 9"–11" (23–28 cm) needle would be required. Needles this short can be hard to find and difficult to use because the rigid points are quite long in proportion to the cables, so I don’t recommend them if you’ve never worked with circular needles before. Working Circularly 35 SOLVING CIRCULAR KNITTING PROBLEMS Your stitches and the position of your knitting may look strange at first. Here’s how to tell whether you’ve got a problem and how to fix it if you do. Stitches Twisted? c Left leg forward (reversed from standard) Flat knitting, stitches not twisted Circular knitting, stitches twisted If your knitting is perfect when you work flat, but every stitch is twisted when you work circularly, it’s because you are a special knitter!

Two needles allow it to lie flat for measurement or even to be tried on, without having to transfer it to a piece of yarn or to a longer needle a. You can avoid accidentally knitting onto the other needle if you use two needles whose cables or points are different colors or materials, but be aware that your gauge may vary slightly if you use different types of needles. They can also be different lengths — in fact some knitters prefer this — but they need to be the same size in diameter. a Separate the front and back of a sweater so it’s easy to try on and measure.

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