If you'd like to make a donation to help support this site, now you can. Just click on a PayPal button on your left and it will take you to a donation page. You can enter any amount your want to donate in a given form. Thanks for you support!
Knitting Help - Need help with picking up stitches
My pattern I'm working says I'm to Join the pieces A, B, C. I think that means to stitch them together.
It then tells me to pick up and knit 73 sts. across the top and knit 10 rows. Then repeat this step for the bottom.
Then it says to pick up and knit 124 sts. across the side and knit 10 rows. Then repeat this step for the other side.
I'm not sure how to work the sts I have to pick up and knit or which side is which. help please.
Can you tell me more about the pattern? Are you knitting a vest or some kind of top with an opening in the front? It sounded to me like you have to sew the left and right front pieces to the back piece. Then pickup and knit 73 sts across the top for 10 rows to form a neck band.
I'm not sure why you will only have pick up and knit only 73 sts. at the bottom. (see how to pick up stitches links below) If you're knitting a vest, this part doen't make sense to me.
Please give me more detail of the pattern and I'll be happy to help you out.
Here are some good examples of how to pick up stitches along neck line and front band.
How to pick up stitches on YouTube
Thank you for your question and hope to hear from you soon.
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.