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New postby lendube on Thu Feb 16, 2012 6:32 pm ... epareSteek

Here's a really cool video for you advanced knitters about steeks. Didn't even know what they were but I remember Jan mentioning it before. Look at the work on that sweater! Amazing. Got this link through "Knit Picks" a great yarn site that sends me regular emails.

Check out the gazillion tutorial videos they've got!

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Re: Steeks!

New postby DorothyL on Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:39 am

I read the name of the thread and said Lennie has finally gone over the top!!

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Re: Steeks!

New postby Shellymoon on Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:30 pm

I read the name of the post and thought she'd misspelled steak and it made me hungry.
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Re: Steeks!

New postby Magot on Mon Feb 20, 2012 1:05 pm

I have never tried steeks, somehow they scare me a bit, taking a pair of scissors to my knitting is worrying!
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Re: Steeks!

New postby LeapFrog Libby on Mon Feb 20, 2012 4:57 pm

I have never heard of them til now, but I would not cut into that for a million dollars. When I cut into knitting, the area has been stitched on a sewing machine on each side of where I am cutting, before I start. I only do that when I absolutely have to.
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