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Hello, Gerry -

I am answering from the USA.

Try contacting
Elna Passap Sales & Service Centre
Forum Bldg 631
Voortrekker Road
Brakpan
Gauteng
Telephone: 011 740 9959
Source of information:
http://www.yellowpages.co.za/business/SA_5798483_BUS

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday 8.30 - 17.00
Saturday 8.00 - 13.00
Sunday Closed
Source of information:
https://www.brabys.com/business/5203903/south-africa/gauteng/brakpan/voortrekker-rd/sewing-knitting-machines-household/elna-passap

Best wishes.

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Aug 28, 2018


Hello, Anita -

So . . . start knitting the front with with a section of yarn the same darker color as you began knitting the back . . .working through to the lighter blue.

Best wishes.

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Aug 26, 2018


Hello, Annenita -

"Yarn over twice" is a knitting term for a stitch which will create a lacy looking piece of knitting as well as one of the knitting stitches used to create a button hole.

This YouTube video demonstrates the yarn over twice (also called "double yarn over"):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yr2vuz5qqBk

Best wishes.

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Aug 01, 2018


Hello, Nina -

I can only think that your knitting project uses more than one color or more than one type of yarn.

You will need to decide which yarn will be A and which one will be B.

If my explanation is not clear to you, find the telephone number of the shop nearest to you which sells knitting and crochet yarns and make a telephone call to ask someone employed at the shop to explain it.

Best wishes.

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Jul 26, 2018


I have had the same problem with my polar express, which i just bought recently. Having to send it to the USA from the UK would be very expensive so i decided to open it up myself. The tamper proof screws were a bit of a problem getting into it. I ground down an old screw driver into the triangle shape to undo them. I then replaced them with self taping srews the same size.
The Problem I found was simple, there is an internal (250V, 8Amp) fuse soldered onto the red wire on the secondary winding of the transformer. The red wire going from the transformer to the PCB, the fuse has black heatshrink over it.
There is no room inside the housing of the controller to fit a fuse holder. I fitted a box on the side of it with a panel mount fuse holder. drilled a hole through the housing, fitted longer red wires, so they could go through to the terminations on the back of the fuse holder.
At least now I can change it simply if it blows again.

hope this is of help to you.

Lionel Cw 80... | Answered on Jul 22, 2018


try manufacturer or an online search using make and model

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Jul 18, 2018


A mosaic is a picture that's made out of lots of small pieces of glass or stone. all the pieces are different colours and are combined to make one large colourful picture.

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Jul 10, 2018


Not sure what you don't understand.
when it says work 29sts you put the rest on a stitch holder and continue in color and pattern back and forth until the end of that section, of the 29 sts. Then pick up the stitches from the stitch holder and continue in pattern and color to match the other side, You may have to reverse the pattern and color or you may not. Hope this helps. If not, yiu need to leave morevinfo. :)

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Jul 02, 2018


Hello, Ann -

I think your question is a knitting one. I hope you do not mind that I recategorized your question the Fixya.com category for Crafts & Hobbies from Computers & Internet, where it landed.

If my guess that your questions are about knitting, the abbreviation "yon" stands for the knitting action of "yarn over needle."

This YouTube video provides a good demonstration of "yarn over needle":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=06_Lx7XHL_s

This web page gives instructions, with images, for 2 ways to perform the "yarn over needle" action, depending upon whether you knit following "English Style" or "Continental Style".

As for knitting needle sizes, see a millimeter to UK to US conversion chart for knitting needles here:
http://p2tog.com/conversionchart.html

Best wishes.

Crafts & Hobbies | Answered on Jun 29, 2018

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