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What row to make increase stitches


My pattern states the following for sleeves on the sweater I am knitting ;

Beginning with a knit row, work in Stocking stitch, increase 1 stitch at each end of first row and every following 4th row, until you have 32 sets.

Does this mean that after the first row I start counting the next row “2” then 3 and 4 or do I start counting with the next row as row 1 then 2,3 and 4. which would make the increase rows are always knitting rows.

Thanks for any help you can provide.

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Nov 14, 2017
What row to make increase stitches
by: Ratchadawan


Your second choice is the right way to do it. Start counting as row 2 after the increase row. That way you always do the increases on the right side. You've got it all figured out.

Have fun making a sweater and thank you for stopping by.

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