Often asked: How To French Knitting?

How do you join French knitting together?

To join the ends of two separate lengths of french knitting poke the needle through the end of the secured length and pull it through then push the needle through the burgundy colored rope (picture 2) and pull it through so it sits nicely.

Why is it called French knitting?

The yarn trailing down through the hole is given a tug to draw the knitted braid down through it. The cords so produced where used as piping to edge dresses. This is also refered to as French Knitting. (In Germany they’re called Nahliesle.)

How do you make french knitting tighter?

Continue to French knit until the cord is as long as you like. Keep making loops and stitching them through the center of the dolly. You may need to pull your stitches tight by tugging the yarn tail that comes out of the bottom. When you’re ready to cast off, leave a single loop on each peg.

How do you start being a tomboy?

Start by tying a small loop around the first popsicle stick. Then make your way around the popsicle sticks, making a loop (without tying a knot) around each one. When you make it back to the first one, bring the wool above the knotted loop. Then pull the loop, bringing it over the top of the strand of wool.

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How do you finger knit with a toilet paper roll?

Drop the end of your yarn down the centre of the cardboard roll, letting a 4-5 inch tail hang out the bottom. Keep a gentle hold on this tail of yarn as you begin to cast on your stitches. Nudge the yarn down to the bottom of the stick and start knitting!

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