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What is the meaning of 'Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows'?

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Hello, I need help with a baby slipover sweater.

I am now on 53 stiches and stuck with this : dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows

I am working on a pattern :
1. K3, *Tw2R, K2; rep * to last st, K1
2. P.
3. K1, *Tw2L, P2; rep * to last 3 sts , Tw2L, K1

I know I have to decrease 1 stitch, just I am so confused that should I dec 1 st by doing k2tog at last 2 stitches or do the k2tog at beginning of two stitches?

Answer

Hi,

"Dec 1 st at each end of next 3 rows" means to decrease one stitch at both ends of a row for 3 consecutive rows.

You can do k2tog at the beginning and at the end of a row for the right side. And do p2tog at the beginning and the end of a row for the wrong side. So, you do this for 3 consecutive rows with 6 sts decrease total.

I hope this help.

Have fun with your project and thank you for stopping by.

Ratcha


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