The question of what a lifeline is often comes up and how to use one, so I thought I would make a picture tutorial
I leave more lifelines in. We often read about someone discovering a mistake way back in a project, so I just leave the lines in and add more. Embroidery floss is cheap, and I want those lifelines there "just in case."lifeline said:how many lifelines
I tend to have two in at a time, I just simply remove the bottom one and use it again. To remove the ll gently pull from one end while holding stitches in place at the other end.
Thanks I meant to say that about the dental floss, thanks for bringing it up.cindye6556 said:DO NOT USE DENTAL FLOSS!!!! Yes, I know I'm shouting, but somethings need to be. I also leave my markers in place and use another "set" on the next row.
That's a good idea if you are prepared to frog many rows. My first Ashton (also my first lace project) I kept all the lifelines in. Eventually DH asked if I seriously would frog back all that work for a mistake such a long way back. I decided as my stitch count was working and the pattern looked correct I probably wouldn't.Peggy Beryl said:I leave more lifelines in. We often read about someone discovering a mistake way back in a project, so I just leave the lines in and add more. Embroidery floss is cheap, and I want those lifelines there "just in case."
:-D :thumbup: :-D :thumbup:cindye6556 said:I was knitting in doctor's office, and had 5 L.L. hanging and this lady told me I must not be much of a knitter if I needed all those "crutches." My answer was we all have our own comfort level. The real truth was I'd just been too lazy to