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Hi,
I am knitting my first pair of socks, toe up, on circular needles.
This has been major for me, as I had a lot to learn, and much frogging happened.
However, I'm working up the leg now, and expected to be easily able to finish my toe up sock, when I came to a knot in the yarn. How should I handle this, so it will look good, and wear well?
Thank you,
Adele

Answer
When I see a knot coming up like that I cut the knot out.  Leaving about 4 inch tails. I just keep on knitting.  Later I would go on the purl side, and using a small crochet hook or a darning needle, cross the yarns so the tails are going in opposite directions and carefully weave in (bury) those tails for about 3 inces and then trim.

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Carol Forbes

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I can answer questions about machine knitting. I am familiar with most made-in-Japan machines, main beds and ribbers. I am most familiar with Studio and Brother. I am not familiar with Passap.

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I was a Studio and a Brother dealer for ten years in Wisconsin. I still knit and design every day.

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none but you can see my work on my website www.forbesknits.com

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