# I need help with armholes - dec following 7 alt rows

by nmmann

## Question

what does dec 1 st at each end of next 5 rows, then on foll 7 alt rows to 105 st mean? I get the first part, I just don't get the part that begins with foll 7 alt rows. Do I decrease on row 7, 14, 21, etc...until 105 st remain?

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 Mar 01, 2018 Rating foll 7 alt rows by: Ratchadawan Thank you for the anonymous knitter who came into the rescue for my mistake.I don't know what I was thinking and overlooking the "alt".So please go ahead and change the decrease to every other 7 rows. So, do dec on 7, 21,35,49, ect.Thanks,Ratcha

 Mar 01, 2018 Rating Thanks! by: nmmann Thank you!!!! I started the armhole feeling confident!

 Feb 28, 2018 Rating foll 7 alt rows. by: Anonymous It means after you've done the decreasing that you understand, decrease the following every other row until you reach 105. Foll 7 alternate rows = following 7 every other row.

 Feb 28, 2018 Rating what does dec 1 st at each end of next 5 rows, then on foll 7 alt rows to 105 st mean? by: Ratchadawan Hi, yes, you've got it.! You decreases on row 7, 14, 21, ect until you have 105 sts remain. Just remember to do it on both ends. Have fun needling! Ratcha

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