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May 26, 2022

Help! Purl is coming out as garter stitch!

I am knitting a baby cardi in garter stitch with a raised decorative shaping which should be stocking stitch. You slip 3 stitches purlwise, continue garter

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May 26, 2022

Casting off alternate rows

Submitting for a friend..her pattern for shaping sleeves said to: cast off 5 stitches at the beginning of the next and following alt rows (14 stitches).

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May 26, 2022

Question about one of your patterns

I'm trying to knit the beautiful scarf for men, but I don't understand something. What does *(C2B, k3) k2; rep from* to last st, k1 mean. Is the K2 knitted

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May 26, 2022

Needing help with my collar pattern

Hi I need some help with my pattern. It said to pick up 13 sts up right side of pattern of front of right neck. Knit across the sta on the back holder,

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May 17, 2022


Join both shoulder seams. Firstly I like to know how do you join these. With RS. Slip 6 sts from right front holder onto right needle. Rejoin yarn and

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May 11, 2022

help with stitches please

W&T how do u do a W&T when using multiple colors of yarns for a sweater? when it says W&T (4 sts) does this mean W&T every 4 stitches?

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May 11, 2022

Strange way of decreasing a stitch

Hello, Please could you translate the following please? “Knit to last 9 stitches, slip 2 sts separately onto right hand needle, then knit 2 sts tog as

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May 11, 2022

Help with decreasing

This is the row of knitting I’m about to do but I don’t understand it I currently have 30 sts on my needle and it needs to decrease to 25 sts , the row

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May 05, 2022

Possible Grammatical Error on a Pattern?

Would i work the the second row of SHAPE ARMHOLE as the first row of ALL SIZES (RS)? I’m reading this beforehand and came the across RIGHT PANEL and to

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May 05, 2022

Problem with repeat pattern Aran knit cushion

Please could you help me with the following: I am knitting a Martin Storey Square Aran cushion pattern. Initially you cast on, knit one row. Then an increase

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Apr 28, 2022

Picking stitches up even

Dear Madams, Sorry to disturb You. I don't know if it's the right place where to ask You such a question. I add a photo. I picked up stitches sideways,

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Apr 28, 2022

Increasing stitches

Cont in patt, inc 1 stitch at each end of next and 0 foll 4th rows, then on 2 foll 6th rows. What does this mean? Do I knit the foll 4th rows with no increases

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Apr 26, 2022

Help please with pattern instructions

Hello, Please can someone help me with this pattern? It would be great if someone could write it out in lamens terms for each row. I’ve already picked

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Apr 25, 2022

Reading my chart for leaf pattern

In my pattern it says: (RS) yo, work P on the foll rnd. I don’t quite get that

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Apr 24, 2022

Increasing Sleeves

Please can you help me with my sleeves pattern Do I increase a new st at every end of a row So I increase one st then knit a line and then increase

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Apr 21, 2022

Join front & back on sweater

To join the front to the back of my sweater my pattern says to unravel last stitch of the back and k2tog with first stitch of the front. What does this

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Apr 21, 2022

Confused by written instruction for a knitted hat

I finished working in the round with smaller needles and no problem with 16 ribbing rounds. But, then I am told to switch to larger circular needles and

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Apr 21, 2022

Lost pattern

I have just found an unfinished baby cardigan but I’ve lost the pattern. I’ve completed what looks like the sleeves but they look much too big for the

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Apr 12, 2022

continue in st st until there are 44 rows less than the back to shoulder shaping

Hi Ratcha, I am confused. Are the rows counted from the the first rib row of the back band or from when I changed the needle size and started Stocking

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Apr 06, 2022

The end of Shaping shoulders then going to left front

End of shape shoulder How do I place 29 STS at each end of my needle onto a spare needle and centre 28 STS on a 3rd needle. Left front Cast on 58 STS

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