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Skellerz
« on: February 22, 2008 07:48:17 PM »

So, the key slot is big enough to get a lifeline through, which I've heard people raving about.
However...I tried it the other day, knitted my row, and the lifeline just...came out.

Am I missing something?
I must be...
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soozeq
« Reply #1 on: February 22, 2008 07:52:49 PM »

I'd think you have to double the thread.
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redwitch
« Reply #2 on: February 23, 2008 10:16:41 PM »

Or tie a knot... yes it will need something to keep it in the hole. The friction of your knitting pulls it out more strongly than the friction between the lifeline and the needle.

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Skellerz
« Reply #3 on: February 24, 2008 05:38:10 PM »

Thank you, that's not what I meant though (incidentally, I knotted it :]).
I'll knit my row, and the line will just pull out as I go along.
It stays on the needle, but not in the knitting...
I'm not sure I'm making any sense >.<
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redwitch
« Reply #4 on: February 24, 2008 08:02:38 PM »

Once it is in a row or round remove it from the needle because the needle continues to move through the knitting over and over. You want to leave it in the knitting.
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Skellerz
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2008 04:42:01 AM »

...Well don't I feel like a ditz?
:p

Thanks, redwitch, that's probably(definitely) my problem Smiley
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