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Jul 09, 2024

Have 36 stitches need to increase to 53 stitches

Hi there I am following a knitting pattern to knit a monkey. I have run into a problem that I can’t seem to solve. I have 10 rows with 36 stitches the

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Jul 09, 2024

Understanding a abv. in full

Here is what the pattern is asking me to do and I am a little confused. Next (Dec) Row (RS): K3 (2, 2), (k2tog, k1) 20 (24, 27) times - 43 (50, 56) sts

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Jun 30, 2024


I was reading a book and rovers and qiviut came up several times. I was wondering what those words meant.

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Jun 30, 2024

finishing a project

knit 2 sts together

How do I do the following -- At the end, split the remaining 68 stitches on your circular needle (each Side 34 stitches and knit them together with a

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Jun 06, 2024

What does this mean? "last 2 rows set armhole shaping"

tank top image

I am a relatively new to knitting, and I am doing a pattern for a tank top. There is something that I don't understand: it says 'Last 2 rows set armhole

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May 28, 2024

Confused with omitting 3 garter side St's

My pattern says place markers at each end of last row cont in stocking stitch for 4 rows omitting 3 garter side stitches but I'm new to knitting and no

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May 23, 2024

Back starts with rib where as other pieces start with moss stitch

Hi, just not sure if there is a mistake on the pattern or if it is so it stretches better for comfort. Patons 4 ply pattern, baby cardigan. All pieces

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May 21, 2024

increasing stitches

my pattern reads as follows: Working all side seam increases as set by last row, increase 1 st at each end of 8th and 4 foll 8th rows I understand

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May 14, 2024

Help to decipher…

Debbie Bliss knit pattern Sweetie Swing Top…instruction says to Miss 32 stitches on either side of blue markers and place red markers on the next stitch….what

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Apr 29, 2024

Garter stitch border curls up.

I've started a baby sweater, using 8 ply wool. First two rows garter stitch, then stocking stitch using 4mm needles for border and body. The border keeps

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Apr 28, 2024

lacey raglan

I would like to adapt a baby cardigan I have so that there is a lacey (slanting) column after the raglan decrease, both on the arms and the body. That

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Apr 28, 2024

How to fix a raglan sleeve

I am knitting a baby sweater top down all one piece. It is divided by markers for front, raglan sleeves and back one of the markers must have fallen off

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Apr 24, 2024

Confusing row instructions

This is exactly as it as written. I am confused what I am to continue to the last 3 stitches Sl1p wyif, k1, sl1p, to last 3 sts, sl1p wyif, k1 If I

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Apr 23, 2024

Reading a knitting pattern

Hi I'm knitting a cardigan I'm doing the right front of the cardigan, it says to knit to last 3 stitches and leave the rem on a holder which I have done

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Apr 22, 2024

Knit left and right front sides

Hello! I am following this pattern and the instruction for knitting the left and right side tell me to work the same pattern I followed for the back once.

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Apr 22, 2024

Making a 16 stitch knitting pattern symmetrical over 71 stitches

I have a 16-stitch pattern that begins with 3 knit stitches, then 1 special stitch, 7 knit stitches, 1 special stitch, 4 knit stitches. I need to make

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Apr 19, 2024

Feather and Fan Neck Scarf - Free Scarf Knitting Pattern

nedk scarf on rock

This Feather and Fan neck scarf is knitted with a 50 gram ball wool. Beautiful and make a great gift for your love one.

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Apr 17, 2024

Shaping armholes

Hi, I have a question about a pattern I am following for a matinee coat. I am shaping the armholes and I have followed this pattern: A.Cast off 3 stiches

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Apr 17, 2024

Casting off

If a pattern says: Rib 11, cast off 1 stitch Do I cast the 1 stitch off in the 12th stitch? Many thanks Ann

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Apr 14, 2024

Yoke Increase in a top down sweater

yoke sweater (illustration only, not pertaining to the question)

I am knitting a top-down sweater from an older magazine... January 2008. For the yoke to increase it says: k 11...*M1 in top of the stitch below RH needle,

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