Short and long side of a pocketbook

by Mary
(New york)

I am starting the body of a pocketbook. It says
Pick up 15 stitches on the short side , place marker & pick up 50 stitches on the long side, place marker & pick up 15 stitches on the remaining short side
I cannot see anything on line about short and long side.

Thank you,

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Apr 12, 2020
short and long side of a pocketbook
by: Ratchadawan

Hi Mary,

I'm assuming that you have knitted a piece of a rectangle as a base of a pocketbook. Once you have a base you can then pick up stitches around it to form the body. So you pick up 15 on the shorter part and then pick up 50 on the longer part, then make you way around to another short part and long part and picking up stitches the same way to complete the rectangle.

Hope this makes sense.
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