Shape buttoned openning

by Dorothy Groff

Placing marker on last cast-off st, cast off 6 sets at beginning and dec1 st at end of next row. So there are 42 sets left. Dec 1 st at each end of 2nd and following 5 alt. rows til 30 sts.

Those are the instructions, I just completed purling 49 sts on my armholes

So does it look like this

1. Knit cast off 6 43 sts.
2. Purl dec 1 at the end 42 sts.
3. Knit 42
4. P dec beg and end 40
5. K 40
6 p 38
7 k 38
8 p 36
9 k 36
10 p 34
11 k 34
12 p 32
13 k 32
14 p 30

Please help thank you making an infant sweater first time!!

Thank you Dorothy

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Dec 03, 2021
Infant sweater decreasing
by: Ratchadawan


You are on the right track but change the first row by dec at the end. Then do dec on the right side rows.

It should look like this;

1. Knit cast off 6 st at the beginning and dec 1 st at the end - 42 sts
2. Purl 42
3. Knit - dec 1 st at each end - 40
4. Purl 40
5. K dec 1 st at each end -38
6. purl 38
7. knit, dec 1 st at each end - 36
8. purl - 36
9. knit, dec 1 st at each end - 34
10. purl- 34
11. knit, dec 1 st at each end -32
12 purl -32
13 knit and dec 1 st at each end -30

Thanks for the question and have fun making the baby sweater. Nice job!


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