Can you add width to a knitted blanket?

By picking up stitches down the side of the garment, you can add a panel worked perpendicular to the original knitting. With RS facing, pick up two stitches for every three rows along the side seam and work in stocking stitch in rows until the desired extra width is complete.

What does knit into front and back mean?

What does knit back mean? When knitting through the back of the loop, you’re changing the direction from which the needle enters the stitch. … When you knit in the usual fashion, you insert your RH needle into the stitch from left to right, lifting and spreading the front of the loop — the side …

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When were Franklin sewing machines made?

Franklin was a Sears and Roebuck brand and they were first manufactured around 1910. How can I tell what year my sewing machine was made? Your serial number and/or model numbers should be on a metal plate on your machine. It is found in different places on different models so you may have to search …

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What is 8 ply yarn UK?

Is 8 ply the same as DK? Worsted is sometimes known as 10 ply yarn, while DK is referred to as 8 ply. … Although DK is lighter than worsted, they are both considered to be medium weight yarns, and they’re often used for the same kind of projects. You might be able to substitute …

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How does a sock knitting machine work?

What machine do you need to make socks? Sock knitting machines are highly specialized circular knitting machines specific to the products made on them. These machines can use any type of yarn or fiber to produce hosiery and socks made to shape, size, and performance criteria. How does the knitting machine work? The yarn passes …

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You asked: Are beaded curtains safe?

If you want a beaded curtain but have small children, consider using them in a place where there is little chance that they will come in contact or become entangled in them such as in a window or against a wall. You may also want to avoid using irregular edged beaded curtains because they may …

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What is Ceylon finish beads?

Ceylon: A luster coating which gives a whitish shine to the base glass. Think of a beaded wedding gown or veil embellished with a pearly white luster bead. Usually found on white, off-white, pale yellow and pink, the Ceylon finish is most often added to other medium to light pastels. What does Ceylon mean in …

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How do you frame a piece of embroidery?

Should embroidery be framed under glass? This is why we always recommend mats, spacers, fabric-wrapped liners or other methods to put plenty of space between the glass and your needlework. … We know that the rules generally require that they be framed without glass so that the judges can scrutinize your work very closely. How …

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