Strange decrease

by Sue
(New Zealand)

I have a pattern that says decrease 5+4+3+2+1 this is at the arm edge. Never come across this before.

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Jun 27, 2017
Strange Decrease
by: Ratchadawan

Hi Sue,

It is a strange way of writing a pattern. If this is for an arm edge, then I would assume that each number represents numbers of sts to be decreased at the arm edge.
For example, you'll do 5 sts decrease at the beginning, then the next decrease will be 4, then, 3 and so forth. It probably needs to be done on the right side.

That's how I would do it.

Thanks for the question and have fun knitting!


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