FAQs

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  • What direction should I wrap my loom?
  • How do I work with 2 strands of yarn at once?
  • How do I make a hat brim?
  • I get a vertical ladder when I work on my hats, how do I eliminate it?
  • My fabric shows a twist, how do I prevent that?
  • How do I prevent my scarf/blanket from curling?
  • Do I really need to learn the purl stitch?
  • What is the pearl stitch?
  • How long should my hat be?
  • How long should my scarf be?
  • Where can I find measurements for other garments?
  • What is a knitting board?
  • Does knitting on a knitting board take more yarn?
  • Can I skip working a swatch?
  • How do I measure my swatch?
  • What is gauge?
  • Do I need to have the same gauge measurements as the designer describes on the pattern?
  • The design doesn’t tell me what cast on to use, what should I do?
  • How do I count stitches and rows?
  • My knitting gets tighter and tighter after a few rows, how do I stop this from happening?
  • There are so many versions of the same stitch, how do I know which one to use?
  • I dropped a stitch, how do I pick it up?
  • How do I add a new skein?
  • What is waste yarn?
  • Knots in my yarn, what should I do?
  • How much yarn should I buy for my project?
  • What is a slipped stitch?
  • When should I slip the first stitch of every row?
  • Should I knit the first stitch of the row?
  • What are salvage stitches?
  • What is a yarn over?
  • My bind off is always too tight, how do I fix this?
  • How do I weave in the tail ends?

Mittens

Cabledmitts

The Cabled Mitts are revolutionary, knit in the round almost to the fingertips and then flat to create a tapered end for a non-bulky look. The cable band around the wrist is knit separate and them stitches are picked up to knit the body of the mitt.

Loom: Large gauge circular loom with 24 pegs. Blue Knifty Knitter loom was used in sample.

Yarn: 160 yards of bulky weight wool. Sample was knit with Lion Brand Thick&Quick (1-1/2 skeins). Sample yarn information: 6oz/170g; 106yd/97m; 86% acrylic, 10% wool, 4% rayon.

Level: Intermediate-Advanced

Skills knowledge: knit stitch (not e-wrap), purl stitch, k2tog, ssk (knit two stitches together), picking up stitches

Size: Adult size women

Measurements:9 inches from cuff to fingertips. 4 inches around widest part of hand. For longer hands, simply work a few more rounds.

Price: $1.99

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Kitchen Towel

Kitchentowellete

Bring the fun to your kitchen with this cute towelette. Knit it in fun colors to add a little splash of color to your kitchen. The body of the towel is made up of basketweave stitch and it is surrounded by a garter stitch border.

Knitting Loom: 52 peg, fine sett/gauge knitting loom (pegs spaced at ¼ from center to center). Sample was knit on baby hat loom in fine sett/gauge by Décor Accents, Inc.

Yarn: Knit Picks Comfy, 2 skeins: one skein color Sea Foam; one skein color Crème Brulee. Yarn content: 75% Pima Cotton, 25% acrylic; Weight: 50g; Length: 109yds

Notions: Knitting tool

Other: 1” Fun Button in complimentary colors

Gauge: 11sts and 15 rows=2 inches. However, gauge is not important.

Loom Knitting Level: Advanced Beginner (see loom knitting skills below)

Loom Knitting Skills: knit stitch, purl stitch, knit 2 stitches together (k2tog), flat panel knitting.

Size: 9.5 inches wide x 16 inches long (shown). Varies with the Version.

3 versions provided: 52 Fine Gauge Peg Loom, 40 Fine Gauge peg Loom, KK Version.

Price: $2.99

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