Flaw in stocking stitch pattern

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Hi
When knitting plain stocking stitch, a flaw in the knitting appears. On the purl side, it looks like a slipped or missed stitch on the row it appears and is knitted up again on the next row. On the knit side, you can see it is a flaw in the knitting as it looks different from the rest of the knitted row. This is happening as I continue to knit stocking stitch, but in different areas of the work in progress and I am wondering how I can correct this. I can’t continue to improve on my machine knitting if I cannot correct this fault. Does any one have any tips or suggestions that I can do, or is it the fact that I have not set-up the carriage properly when knitting plain stocking stitch?
Thanks for any help.

Hi Lilian
This sounds as if it could be a tension problem have you tried loosening the setting on the main carriage tension dial?
Do you have sufficient weight evenly across the work?
Also check the condition of your needles and make sure the latches are opening and shutting freely. Change any that are damaged.
I hope you manage to get it sorted
Sue.
Sue P
2011-12-02 19:11:26
Hi Lilian
This sounds as if it could be a tension problem have you tried loosening the setting on the main carriage tension dial?
Do you have sufficient weight evenly across the work?
Also check the condition of your needles and make sure the latches are opening and shutting freely. Change any that are damaged.
I hope you manage to get it sorted
Sue.
Sue P
2011-12-02 19:11:26
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