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Re: stockinet patern that says end in purl
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: February 11, 2009 09:39AM

Am I correct that you have been knitting 87 stitches straight stockinette? Now the directions would have you shape one side by setting the 71 other stitches aside and working over the 16 stitches. If the only binding off you do are those two neck stitches, you will be working over the remaining 14, probably until that side is done. Then you will set those stitches aside on a holder and work on the other side. The stitches in the middle will form the center of the neck and will probably be picked up later.

A holder can be anything that will keep the stitches from dropping. You can use a standard holder (something that looks like a giant safety pin), a succession of safety pins, or even a piece of contrasting yarn to hold the unused stitches. You can also use a smaller sized needle with a point-guard or a wadded rubber-band on the end.

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