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Trying To Understand Directions on Row 3 & 4 of Adagio Shawl

Adagio Shawl With Collar

Adagio Shawl With Collar


Re "Adagio" pattern in vintage book 133 pictured in purple - shawl with collar. I have made this twice & all of a sudden is Greek to me. Please look at #3 . On 3 I understand YO & slip & assume no stitch is dropped but on 4 I wind up with an extra stitch. I know this is dumb but my brain ran away from home. I hope you can help me.

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Sep 16, 2018
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SL st like P, then to K 3
by: Francine

I slipped the stitch like Purl, but then I swung my yarn back over ready to do the K3.

According to the video, you keep the yarn in front and it automatically becomes a yarn over as you do your K3.

I wish you put the count of stitches per row (especially rows 3 & 4), so I can be sure that what is being done is correct.

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Francine,

If you bring the yarn back after the slip st you won't have the yo on the next row to work with. You should leave it at front.

You should have a set of 2 sts (k, yo) and 3 sts (p3) for the 3rd row, not counting the border at the begining. I'm not sure how your border at the end is. And on row 4, you should have a set of 3 sts each (k1,yo,k1 and p3).

I hope this help,
Ratcha



May 09, 2016
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Adagio Shawl Pattern Question Regarding Row 3 and 4
by: Ratchadawan

Pattern and Image source : http://freevintageknitting.com/shawls/adagio-shawl-pattern.html

"3rd Row: *K 3, yarn over (y o), slip (sl) the next st as if to P, repeat from * across row ending with K 3.

4th Row: K 3, * insert needle through next st and y o and K 1, y o, K 1 in same st, sl both y o and st off needle (3 sts made), P 3, repeat from * across row, ending last repeat with K 3."

This is hard for me to explain in writing. It's easier to see how I do it and I feel better that way even though it might take longer to put it on a video.

I knitted a sample following the pattern, but shorten it down.
Here is a video on how to do row 3 and 4. I know you'd already knew how to do row 3, but since you mentioned it I might as well show it on the video too.

Here is a video I made for you. It might take awhile to finish processing.






Hope it all goes well!

Ratcha

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