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Thistle Stitch


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#1 fc1123

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Posted 15 March 2009 - 05:58 PM

Ok I'm wondering does anybody know where to go to learn how to do the thistle stitch other than lionbrand since they don't say how many to chain thanks for the help

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Posted 15 March 2009 - 09:17 PM

Is it the same as this, says ch23. If not this what one on the lion brand site? Mary

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Posted 16 March 2009 - 02:12 PM

Here is a trick when you aren't sure of the pattern repeat or are too lazy to count (hey, sometimes a pattern says 'chain a zillion' and I don't know about you, but I'm always interrupted when trying to count):

Make a chain a little longer than you want.

Turn, work the pattern as long as you want the piece to be. Turn again, leaving a little tail of extra chains.

After you are done, you can pick out the extra chain stitches; the piece won't ravel.

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