Frequent question: What does it mean to not join stitches?

It means you will use a circular needle, but knit flat like straight needles, so you don’t want to join like you would for knitting in the round. What does do not join stitches mean? Usually it means that instead of an slst and chaining, you just continue with your pattern in a spiral. What …

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Can I use DK yarn instead of sport weight?

Sport weight yarn and DK (double knitting) weight yarn are often viewed as interchangeable, but they do have a slight difference. As you will see on the criteria listed with the icons to the right, sport weight yarn is a teeny bit lighter or finer than DK weight. Is DK weight yarn the same as …

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What is SLEY weaving?

(also slay) A tool used in weaving to force the weft into place. ‘The sley mechanism swings to and fro. It is responsible for pushing the last pick of weft to the fell of the cloth by means of the beat up motion. How do you SLEY a reed? Divide the reed into sections vertically. …

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How many waist beads should you wear?

How many should I wear? You can wear as few or as many waist beads as you feel comfortable in. Most women wear about 3 strands. How long do you wear waist beads? Some waist beads are permanent. That means the string doesn’t stretch, and there’s no clasp to take the beads on or off. …

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Your question: How do you pick up stitches on ribbed edge?

How do you pick up ribbed stitches? For horizontal edges: Insert the knitting needle through the center of a stitch below the bind-off chain, wrap or pick the working yarn, and pull it through the stitch to the front. Picking up through the center of a stitch on horizontal edges creates continuity from the sweater …

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What is the language of weave?

Weaving involves the interlacing of two elements: warp and weft. … The loom supports vertical elements or yarns (warps) under tension. Then, weaving is the process of interlacing horizontal elements (wefts) side-to-side perpendicular to the warps. What does the word weave mean? to interlace (threads, yarns, strips, fibrous material, etc.) so as to form a …

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What is Boro embroidery?

Derived from the Japanese boroboro, meaning something tattered or repaired, boro refers to the practice of reworking and repairing textiles (often clothes or bedding) through piecing, patching and stitching, in order to extend their use. What is the Boro technique? Boro is essentially the practice of using a simple running stitch (a sashiko stitch) to …

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How do I fix the reverse button on my sewing machine?

Why does my sewing machine only sew backwards? The reverse lever on a sewing machine is most often a push-button or mechanical lever that you push when you want your fabric to feed in reverse. This button occasionally gets stuck or broken internally in the reverse position, causing the machine to only run in reverse. …

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Question: How many t shirts do you need to make a quilt?

12 shirts will make a throw-size quilt, approx. 48″ x 64″ – 3 across x 4 down. 30 shirts will make a full size quilt, approx. How many squares do you need for a T-shirt quilt? Traditional Style T-shirt Quilts You just need one piece of information: what size block will be used. Quilters typically …

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What do you get in a stitch fix box?

What typically comes in a Stitch Fix box? Each Stitch Fix box comes with a styling card. Even if you are the furthest thing from a fashionista, the styling card will show you how to create outfits with the pieces. Your stylist may also leave helpful notes on the cards. Personal shopper without leaving home. …

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