Custom Search

Picking Up Stitches

by Anne
(new york)

Question


My pattern says to pick up and knit 105 stitches on the edge. I have tried numerous times but I can only pick up 81. I am going into every stitch. Any thoughts on what I can do?


Answer

Hi Anne,

This is a tricky part and it's not my favorite part of knitting. So, look like you need 24 more to get to 105. I would suggest increase a stitch every 3rd sts. during picking up. Skip the first 3rd and the last 3rd. because it will be too many. You can do knit and purl into a st method, or knit in to a little knot between sts. This should give you just about 105 sts. according to my calculation.

Sorry that you have to redo it but this is a part of learning. I did it many time. So I really do hope that this time it will work out well for you.

Thanks for the question.

Ratcha

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Knitting Questions And Comments.






Custom Search