What does « work » mean?

by Debra
(Dallas TX)

In my pattern, it says:

“Work 18 (20, 22)

Row 1: K2, bind off, etc.”

Is work in this context just saying i'm going to start doing something beginning with row 1? Or is it a separate instruction to do something before I get to row 1?

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Mar 02, 2021
what does "work" mean?
by: Ratchadawan

Hi Debra,

Thanks for visiting.

Is that how the instruction written? is there any thing else written after "work 18 (20, 22)? This could be number of rows or number of stitches.

If that's the way the pattern is written, then I would work 18 (20, or 22) stitches according to your size. Then proceed to row 1.

If there is a word "rows" after those numbers then I would say it just to let you know how many rows you will be working. And there is nothing you need to do before moving to row 1.

It's a little bit confusing to me the way it's Witten as it is.


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