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reversed neck shaping for sweater
Posted by: DebC (IP Logged)
Date: October 28, 2008 03:05PM

Please help I'm making my first sweater for my granddaughter and have run into a problem. I have completed the right front and back and am currently working of the Left Front and can't seem to get the edging to decrease in the right direction. With the sweater laying flat and the front facing up the decrease angle should go to the left but I can't get the 2 edges to look the same.

This pattern is done in stockinette stitch with a garter st around the front edge with the buttons will go.

Here's where I'm at the WS facing me with the front edge (garter st) on the left of the needle when I do my decrease (the last 2st before the garter st) the angle is wrong.

The pattern states:

Right Front:
with WS facingwork as for the left front reversing shaping
Neck Shaping
Decrease 1 st at neck edge EVERY row until 17 st remain.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.

DebC



Subject Written By Posted
  reversed neck shaping for sweater DebC 10/28/2008 03:05PM
  Re: reversed neck shaping for sweater Alex 10/29/2008 12:43AM
  Re: reversed neck shaping for sweater DebC 10/29/2008 02:02PM
  Re: reversed neck shaping for sweater Alex 11/01/2008 02:22PM
  Re: reversed neck shaping for sweater DebC 11/03/2008 02:33PM


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