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Re: ribbing in the round
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: March 23, 2009 11:33AM

Note that the directions tell are written as "rows" so this would be a clue that the designer meant knit this neckline flat, i.e. back and forth. This makes sense since 8 does not divide evenly into 100, and if you are knitting a 4x4 rib in the round, you need a number divisible by 8.

You have a couple of options. If the pick-up started in a spot where having the same 8 stitches in a sequence is not noticeable, e.g. the center back, proceed with the directions as written knitting either flat, or in the round.

Unless you need to have 8 stitches in a sequence to be the same for some other design feature, adjust your stitch count to either 96 or 104 and knit your 4x4 in the round without the odd break in the pattern that the design calls for.

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  ribbing in the round Chrysoula 03/22/2009 09:16PM
  Re: ribbing in the round KT 03/23/2009 11:33AM
  Re: ribbing in the round Alex 03/23/2009 11:49AM
  Re: ribbing in the round jeanette 03/23/2009 03:52PM

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