How to Soften the Cable in Circular Knitting Needles | eHow.com
Circular knitting needles are connected by a plastic or nylon cable that joins each needle's base. These needles enable knitters to knit large items, such as afghans, in one piece, or to knit a sweater seamlessly. They also can be used to knit small, round circumferences, such as hats, socks and sleeves.
Avoid a Gap at the Join in Circular Knitting - dummies
You may have noticed that a small “notch” remains between your first and last cast-on stitches in your knitting in the round project. You can tidy up this small gap when you weave in your yarn tail; however, there are ways to join your cast-on stitches that will prevent the gap from forming in the […]
You've cast on the right amount of stitches, and you're ready to start your project. Now the next big step...join in the round! A fun technique that is easy to learn and will allow you to work all those circular knitting patterns you've always wanted to try. So let's get you started on your next...
Becca's ultimate home made circular knitting needles!
Ever looked at a knitting pattern, seen that it requires a certain size of circular needle, gone to your (very) extensive collection of needles and yet found that you still don't have the ones you need? Inevitably any circular needles you buy will only be used once and then annoying hang around being the wrong length for anything else. Experiencing this myself, I went to the wonderful pinterest.com and searched for how to make some myself. I found a nice 'how to' guide but it not only…
Flat knitting (back and forth) on circular needles--how and why
click picture HOW TO KNIT BACK AND FORTH ON CIRCULAR NEEDLES Is it a mystery to you how it is possible to knit flat objects back-and-forth on circular needles? If it isn't a mystery now, I'll bet it once was. Here is the secret: Think of each tip as a separate needle. Cast on the stitches you want. Next, put the tip formerly in your right hand into your left hand, the tip formerly in your left hand into your right hand. The fact that the tips are joined around the back need not concern you…
Knitting in Circles
In This Chapter Creating circles and cylinders with ease Using circular and double-pointed needles Making cowls, wrist warmers, hats, and bags most knitters learn to knit with something flat because they think that it’s easier. But WWW aside from the […]
How to Knit in the Round on a Circular Needle - dummies
A circular needle consists of two tapered needles (referred to here as needle tips) connected by a flexible cable. These needles were created to provide an alternative to double-pointed needles when knitting in the round. Using the traditional method of knitting in the round with a circular needle, you cast the stitches on to one […]
What Are Circular Knitting Needles and How Do You Use Them?
Knitting with circular knitting needles makes it possible to knit larger pieces than you could fit on straight needles and to work in the round.