Re: stitch/row counters?
I like the idea of two counters on one device. My favorite counter I can wear on my wrist via a stretchy loop and has a lock.toggle quoted messageShow quoted text
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On Aug 25, 2018, at 2:14 PM, Jane Daniels <jdhikes@...> wrote:
I mark every 10 rows with a knitting safety pin (no coils). Thus I don't have to remember to change the row counter. For instance If I have to do 5 increases every 6 rows, I put 4 safety pins on the safety pin indicating the first decrease. Then having knit 6 rows, I move one safety pin to mark the row. It is easy to see when you have made all five increases. You can do something similar when you have a multi row pattern, placing a safety pin at the end of every repeat, if you have a more than 10 row repeat or after every repeat. I do something similar when decreasing for the arm hole.
As for counting stitches, when I cast on, I put a marker (paper clip if size 8 needle or smaller; a small circle of contrasting yarn for larger needles) every 20 stitches. I check by counting the stitches again. make any adjustments, and continue until I have enough stitches. Then work the next row in pattern, checking that you have the right number of stitches and on the next row remove the markers if working in stockinette. But if I am knitting a pattern, I removing the markers that count the stitches and insert a marker at the end of every pattern.
On Sat, Aug 25, 2018, 12:31 PM Lucinda Shastid <jzygala@...> wrote:
This was on the Akerworks Rav page recently: