In a four row pattern I can’t tell if I’m to do row 1. Or row 3.

by Carol
( NZ)

Because I’m now decreasing and I can't tell which row cos it a weird pattern.

Row 1 is slp1, k1 p1 to last 2 such and knit
Row 2 is knit
Row 3 is k1, p1 to end

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Sep 19, 2021
can't tell row 1 from row 3
by: Ratchadawan

Hi Carol,

On row 1, you wrote "slp1," I'm not sure if this is a sl, p1 or sl 1.
I think you meant to write sl 1.

In any case, I think the best way to keep good track of these rows is to use a row counter.

If you forget to turn the number on the counter that, you can tell row 1 from row 3 by the the 2nd stitch. (this is if the sl1 is in used in stead of sl1, p1). Row one has a knit stitch on the second stitch and row 3 has a purl stitch on the 2nd st. Another thing you could tell is the last 2 sts on row 1 are knit stitches.

I don't understand the point of having sl st on only 1. Why not 1 and 3 if you want to keep a selvage neat. Hmmmm..

Thanks for the question and the visit. Have a wonderful day!


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