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As much as I would like to be able to be all things to everyone, there are just some things I don't know and it takes a lot of time to create these pages.  So I could use some help.

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Size of Sweater 
I made a sweater according to pattern and type of wool recommended and it is way to big. The sweater is a Mary Maxim called Navajo Jacket. I used Titan …

Double Knitting Question 
I'm doing double knit with one color (one strand of yarn) slipping every other stitch, how can I keep the sides open so it will be like two pieces layered …

Brim of a child's hat 
Instructions for a wrap st: Take yarn to back as if to knit, slip next st, bring yarn to front as if to purl, slip st back to left needle. With smaller …

Recycling natural wool - as felt 
I'm only just getting going on this. I had a pure wool jacket that I was quite fond of and it was gradually shrinking. Perhaps I wasn't quite careful enough …

Keeping track of even and odd rows 
Recently, I was knitting a complicated sweater pattern, and needed to keep track of which row I was knitting. Even though I thought I was doing fine keeping …

Switching circular needles Not rated yet
I have started a sock on Magic Loop Circulars and find them too slippery. How can I correctly transfer my sock over to a different set of needles! …

Tip for even rows Not rated yet
Count the stitches as you knit them so you can make sure that you don't have too many stitches or have missed any stitches. from anonymous

Button Bands on cardigan sweaters Not rated yet
When knitting a cardigan sweater I always have a problem with the button band when the instructions say ".......knit these two rows until the band …

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