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« on: April 14, 2004 11:02:17 AM »

I just started the Zeeby's Bag project in my copy of SNB, but whenever I start the stockinette stitch it ends up looking nothing like it at all, does anybody have any advice how to fix this?  I've started over 5 times already and I'm getting frustrated.

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« Reply #1 on: April 14, 2004 11:08:44 AM »

what's it look like?
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2004 05:03:31 PM »

It looks like I've just done a basic knit stich except that some of stitches in the rows are raised higher, and it's pretty stretchy.  Does that explination even make sense?

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« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2004 03:36:42 PM »

Can you post a picture?  It's pretty hard to diagnose knitting problems from words only  Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2004 09:35:59 AM »

sounds like garter stitch to me... are you sure you're knitting on the "right side" and purling on the "wrong side"?
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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2004 11:04:19 AM »

You should be okay if you knit one row, then purl the next, and continue like that. I think I remember doing something like you are describing the first time I purled. Just be sure you only knit one row of each stitch. It should be knit 1, purl 1, knit 1, purl 1, etc. Does that help any?

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