Namaskaram - salutations

Namaskaram - salutations I dedicate my blog to the enormous art lovers across the globe I love knitting so much that I have started a blog for knitting.Knitting is a job that I will like to go on.Through knitting I breathe life into many people's life. It is knitting time. When I want to relax I do it with knitting. I am a knitting buff.I love to do knitting on various topics. There is no way that you can stop me doing knitting.I am born with a flare for knitting.My face brightens once I touch the knitting needs.The electronic media has helped knitting to travel across the world.Every stitch made will talk about how knitting has influenced people.I have done some and would like to share it with you. Some patterns have been taken from free knitting sites. Some designs have been created by me. Many a times I have modified the patterns to suite my requirements. Finally I can say that I breathe knitting, I talk knitting, I walk knitting - a total knitaholic

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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Casting - binding off

When you want to finish your piece you will have to use the cast or bind off stitch. This stitch is used at various levels while knitting - such as shaping of the armhole, horizontal buttonhole, button hole and while shaping a neckline.There are several methos, this is the the basic method that is mostly followed by is to be noted that when you are casting or binding off , please use one size larger needles so that the casting/binding off stitches are not too tight as it can create an edge that will be shorter than the width of the fabric

Source: The Knitter’s Handbook - Hamlyn

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