Just when I think I have this figured out something new comes to mind! :) I didn't even think about which way I should read the chart! I have actually never used one before, I have always used written…"
"I don't think you need to worry about the cable ending up in the "right place" on the front, it will be in the right place. However, I think if its an intricate one, reverse whether they are front or back cables and they should…"
"Hi Cathy, do you "reverse" the cables in your patterns? The pattern I chose is for a simple cardigan but has a rather elaborate celtic looking cable pattern running up the middle of the back and on each side of the zipper in the…"
"Hi Heather, I am another "truly left-handed knitter". I tend to follow patterns exactly and they work out fine, just a mirror image of the original. Shaping will be fine so just follow instructions as written. Your cables…"
"Hi Heather, I"m not a knitter so can't give specifics but as Christine said it shouldn't make any difference. If I'm understanding correctly, the shaping will just mean when you are making the right front it will actually…"
"Unfortunately when I started knitting I had no idea that knitting left-handed could create problems. I taught myself to knit, and just assumed that I should knit left-handed. Every pattern I have ever used I have followed exactly with no…"
"I will be so interested to hear what the others think. I can't quite visualize this (as a left hander who knits conventionally; that is not using the Continental method, so the yarn is on the right and the stitches are worked from left-hand…"
Hello all,I could use some advice. I knit left-handed, yes, truly left-handed. I would like to knit a sweater but was wondering if I need to reverse the pattern? And if so, how??? Usually I make socks and hats in simple patterns, but the sweater I want to try is a gorgeous cabled baby sweater. I know that if I follow the stitch pattern as written it will be in reverse - but it is a repeating pattern so I think it will be ok. My biggest concern is shaping. Any advice would be greatly…See More
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