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1  Re: double knit sweater ??'s in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by queenoftroy on: January 02, 2008 09:43:25 AM
i've made a double knit vest.. (worsted weight)(see below)

in fine wool, it would be less bulky, and less warm (one reason i made a vest rather than a sweater was my concerns about bulk and warth)

but in fine yarns, its a lot more knitting! i suggest you do some double knitting before taking on a big project--

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2  Re: Hat halp! in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by queenoftroy on: December 23, 2007 11:05:49 AM
the next easiest--
knit a garter stitch "scarf" about 6 inches wide.

R1: K1, K2tog, knit till 3 stitches remain, YO, K2
R2: Knit every stitch

repeat row 1 and 2 till the /......./ shaped scarf is about 18 inches long (unstretched)

bind off.

sew one / end to the other / end.

make an icord, or crochet cord about 30 inches long.

thread the cord through the 'holes' made by YO on top edge.

add pompoms to end of cord. pull tight, and hat is done
looks like this:
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3  Re: knitting polka dots? in Knitting: Discussion and Questions by queenoftroy on: April 04, 2007 05:33:03 PM
you can also get a 'carry along yarn' (berocco and others make them) with small tufts that create a polka dot like effect.

see what i mean
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