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Jun 24, 2019

What does this mean?

P4,(yo,k2together) last 4stitches purl. What do the parenthesis mean? There is no number behind it like 5times.

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Jun 17, 2019

Pattern problem

I have a pattern that has been made by many on Ravelry---but I am having a problem. Short Row 1 (RS) K47, W&T Short Row 2 (WS) P16, W&T Ok , if I do row

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Jun 13, 2019

how to follow decrease instruction

How to do this dec. 1 st each side of next row, then every 12 row 3 times. Nancy

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Jun 09, 2019

Front Edging

Front edging Cast off row: cast off 2sts, *sl stitch from right hand needle into left hand needle, cast on 2 stitches, cast off 5sts, repeat from * to

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Jun 08, 2019

4 ply yarn cast on

I have knitted a lace top and after knitting one sleeve cannot fit the sleeve in. How many stitches do I need to cast on for size 42 inch top? Hope you

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Jun 08, 2019

purl through a yfwd and then through a 2nd yfwd

Purl through a yfwd and then through a 2nd yfwd

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Jun 06, 2019

how do I correct the mistake described below?

I'm knitting my first sweater using a knit 1 purl 1 pattern. I've made a mistake and removed the needle from the row. Now I need to put the stitches

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May 20, 2019

long tail casting on

Do I have to cast on long tail when knitting with circular needles? Thank you.

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May 20, 2019

Help with neck and armhole decreases

I am knitting my first sweater and need help understanding the instructions for the front neck shape. I’ve read it over several times and it’s still very

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May 13, 2019

Working two sides of a sweater

What does this mean: SHAPE FRONT: On the next row at both arm edge and front edge dec 1 st. repeat this dec at front edge every 6th row to lower front

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Apr 30, 2019

How do I work an ssk and ssp instruction?

I am knitting a scallop edged wrap by Kate Samphier and there is an instruction that isn't clear, it is ssk and ssp, in the explanation it reads slip

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Apr 22, 2019

How do I work ( )

My pattern reads: *k5 (3), m1. Rep from * around I know I’m working increases but the 3 in ( ) has thrown me off. Wouldn't that me just knitting 15 and

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Apr 20, 2019

Can’t decipher this part of pattern, help please.

This part is mesmerising me. It’s for shaping the neck on a shawl collar gilet. Going great guns until I got to this part. I’ve uploaded a picture of

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Apr 15, 2019

How should I read these directions

My pattern says: Drop YO,YO,slp1 k3 psso,does this mean after I drop a YO I do a New YO? many thanks Marsha

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Apr 15, 2019

Struggling with a pattern that has a bri stitch (k,yo,k)

Hi there, I'm trying to do an advanced pattern and I keep getting stuck on this row. The abbreviations for the knitting terms says: (bri: work (k,yo,k)

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Apr 06, 2019

How do I decrease the size of my blanket

I knitted my granddaughter a baby blanket and I want to knit one just like it for a doll. How do I decrease the blanket to about half the size?

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Mar 26, 2019

Droped stitchs

I have just finished a baby cardigan git it all sewn up and fined that there is a couple of stitches have come away and would like help to be able to

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Mar 26, 2019

Ribbing on neckline of boys and girls vest

Hello, I’m working on the necklinenof the boys and girls vest. I’m rather confused about round 1 when it says k1p1 to within 2 stitches of the center

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Mar 26, 2019

hat decreases

I am knitting a 2x2 ribbed hat. PATTERN CALLS FOR 100 cast on stitches. For decreases the beginning of round is moved up one stitch and markers are set

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Mar 15, 2019

Hat And Headband Knitting Patterns - Free Patterns For Beginner

Easy hat and headband knitting patterns which I picked especially for beginner. Learn how to knit lacy headband with video instruction. Free patterns!

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