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Apr 09, 2020

Teaching myself to knit

I am brand new to knitting...trying to teach myself with videos. My number of stitches per row gradually increases as I knit. For example I cast on 35

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Apr 08, 2020

Do not understand the pattern -Dec 1 st at beg of next and 3 foll 18th row

I have knitted 18 rows as pattern states then I'm confused. The pattern reads; Work 18 rows ending with ws row ( got this) working all side seam decreases

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Apr 08, 2020

reading a chart

The pattern says: Row 1 (WS): k5, pm, p1, pm, p1, pm, p1, pm, k5. However, the chart says: Row 1: yo, k1, yo. And according to the chart, this happens

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Apr 07, 2020

Woman Raglan Sweater With Cables - My Second Machine Sweater

This is my second sweater I'm making using my Taitexma knitting machine. It's a part of my learning process.

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Apr 07, 2020

Decreasing 10 stitches on either side of row

Hi I have to decrease 10 stitches at the beginning & end of the same row. With the right side facing I have both plain & purl stitches facing me. When

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Apr 06, 2020

How to knit into selvedge stitch in same orientation

I am struggling to understand my knitting pattern. I have already knitted 1 square with a selvedge in ridge stitch. I am now trying to knit in ridge stitch

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Apr 06, 2020

Decreasing and keeping the pattern correct

Hi, I HAVE JUST GOT TO THE SHAPE ARMHOLES ON THE BACK OF CARDIGAN. I HAVE DONE THE FIRST TWO ROWS BUT CANNOT WORK OUT HOW TO DECREASE AND KEEP THE PATTERN

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Apr 05, 2020

KTBL3

How do I knit into the back loop 3 times?

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Apr 05, 2020

Understanding increase

I have 108 stitches on needle I have been knitting k2,p2 for 15 rows on the 16th row I am to do inc 0 (2-0-1) can u tell me what that means finishing

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Apr 04, 2020

I am missing 6 stitches

I am knitting a sweater and now have stitches from sides, back and sleeves on one needle ready to decrease. I am 6 stitches short and pattern calls for

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Apr 04, 2020

decreasing 10 stitches on both sides of my work

First of all I will decrease ten (10) stitches at the beginning of my row. How do I then decrease ten (10) stitches at the end of the same row? I cannot

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Apr 02, 2020

easy cardigan pattern

I have yarn. It's Debbie Bliss Rialto DK blue 18, extrafine superwash, Made in Italy, 105m/50g. I want to knit a cardigan for myself. I know basic stitches.

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Apr 02, 2020

pattern repeat

Hello, My pattern says K2, yo, K1 (ask) 3 times, (yo, k1) 5 times, yo, (k2tog) 3 times And it goes on. My question is, does 3 times mean 3 times in

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Apr 02, 2020

What do the directions to make a hole (MH) in this pattern mean?

In the Odyssey Shawl pattern by Joji Locatelli the directions for row 5 of the lace band asks you to make a hole (MH). The directions to make a hole are:

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Apr 02, 2020

How do I (K1, fwd) twice, K1

Hello, your site is really helpful so I wonder if you can help me. I think I understand the yarn forward principle. So if I see, K1, yfwd, K1 then the

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Apr 02, 2020

Increase on teddy body

The instructions read - M1B 5x every second round and 1x in the following 4th round after 1 St and before last st on each needle. I’m using 4 needles with

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Apr 02, 2020

P1 K1 rib instead of K1 P1

Why would my pattern ask for P1 K1 rib instead of K1 P1?

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Mar 30, 2020

Hoodie Dog Coat - Confusion about pattern (back shaping and hood)

Hello, I'm currently working on this pattern: https://www.yarnspirations.com/on/demandware.static/-/Sites-master-catalog-spinrite/default/dwb64f9837/PDF/BRK0713-006290M.pdf

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Mar 30, 2020

slipping stitches

My patten says S1, knit to end. I am knitting in the round. Does S1 mean slip knit wise or purl wise. The pattern then says S1, purl to last stitch,

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Mar 30, 2020

How to count rows when increasing

Question: How to count rows when increasing. 1 stitch each end every 3 rd row and then 1 stitch each end every 6th row.

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