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Dec 03, 2020

How to cast on in front of other stitches on a row

The pattern is cast on 4 sts, k14 How do I do this? Thanks

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Nov 30, 2020

Not sure if I turn before starting 6th row in hoodie pattern

Started in the round then going to rows. The first five say WS or RS - sl 1 wyib. Then when I get to sixth row it doesn’t say this - just starts with

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Nov 30, 2020

how do I work 8 rows x4

pattern says work 4 rows : ie stocking stich dec row : (which is fine.) Work the last 8 rows x4 and the dec row again. (this is the bit i do not understand)

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Nov 29, 2020

How to bind off every other row?

Hi I'm trying to understand how to shape the armholes in the front and back of a sweater. My pattern says: On every other row bind off 2x2 sts and 3x1st

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Nov 29, 2020

PDF instructions not the same as web page

I started knitting dishcloth #3, and after repeating the 4 pattern rows as written in the PDF download, I had 24 stitches instead of 41. In the pdf it

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Nov 29, 2020

I don't understand knitting instruction - baby romper straps

I'm making a baby romper in garter stitch. I'm on the back, work straps. The last row I completed was, K8, bind off 24 sts, k to end. Now Im stuck. I

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Nov 29, 2020

Pattern runs out before end of row

Although I have cast on the right number of stitches, often the pattern runs out before the end of the row and I am left with, example two or three stitches

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Nov 29, 2020

How to decrease using yfd

Hi there, I am knitting a toy fairy and have arrived at the overskirt. The pattern says cast on 108 sts, 1st row - K 106, YF, sl 1, YB, turn. 2nd row

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Nov 24, 2020

Too few stitches to knit in the round

I've knitted my first hat in the round...16needles. Cast on 132. Have now decreased to 21 stitches. I’m supposed to continue until i have eight stitches

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Nov 20, 2020

Knit 2tog, Knit4

I have a baby hat pattern and it says knit1, knit 2tog, knit4 to the end. Do I do an extra stitch or knit 4 then 2 Tog? My email is Many Thanks Deborah

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Nov 20, 2020

Shaping the neck and shoulder of baby cardigan

Next row (RS): Cast off 3 5: 6: 7 sts, K until there are 5 6: 7: 8 sts on right needle and turn, leaving rem sts on a holder. Work each side of neck

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Nov 19, 2020

Can you help me understand this pattern?

Can you please help me read this pattern? I don't understand what the instructions are. So far I have gotten through the back Cast on and 11 rows of garter

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Nov 19, 2020

trying to convert a specific PART of a pattern from in-the-round knitting to straight knitting

I am trying to follow a pattern that is written for in the round knitting. I don't use circs or double pointed needles and only want to use straight needles.

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Nov 19, 2020

How to follow instructions to complete pattern for a hooded sweater .

Pattern reads : finishing neckband @ hood: Sew sleeves to back & front armholes. Starting at center front , k across Sts of right front Pick up 6 sts

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Nov 18, 2020

Increase and decrease on 2nd and 11 following 4th row - I don't understand this direction

Pleas I need help: Pattern is Travelling Cable Sweater from The Fibre co. Now working all increases and decreases as set by last row, cont as follows:

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Nov 16, 2020

Understanding what the pattern means

Hi I am making a knitted cowl scarf with circular needles and I am not understanding what the pattern is actual saying, leaving me taking it apart I hope

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Nov 16, 2020

Follow this pattern - adding a hood to a cardigan

Hi I wonder if you can help me please. I have a hoodie pattern which I haven’t done before. I am attaching a copy of the pattern and hoodie instructions,

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Nov 15, 2020

Increase stitches evenly in a row.

The row I'm increasing says K4, knit to last 4 sts - increasing 11 sts evenly across, K4. 56 stitches (45 stitched cast on) How do I evenly space them

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Nov 15, 2020

increasing on sleeves

starting at cuff cast on 36 sts, knit 6 rows, change to. larger needles on row 7 and increase 4 sts evenly across row. (40 sts) Row 8, purl, Row 9 Knit,

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Nov 12, 2020

Knitting baby booties need to know how to turn on unworked sts.

On the last portion of booties Soles pattern row 1 knit 27, k2tog,leave remaining 19 sts unworked,turn Row 2-31:k7,k 2 tog, leave remaining sts unworked,

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