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Re: having trouble reading a pattern
Posted by: KT (IP Logged)
Date: September 17, 2009 11:38AM

Craftsman is right that to get the best advice, more information is needed.

However, I am going to hazard a guess based upon the assumption that you knit traditional western style moving stitches from your left needle to your right needle that the pattern designer may use a cast-on style holding the needle with the stitches in the right hand. For a person doing this type of cast-on, after you finish adding the 19 new stitches you would need to "turn" your work again, that is place that needle into the left hand, to knit across the row.

If you cast on the 19 new stitches keeping the needle in your left hand then you do not need to turn your work again -- just knit 25 stitches across then add 8 more stitches.



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  having trouble reading a pattern 2newbieknitter 09/17/2009 07:42AM
  Re: having trouble reading a pattern craftsman 09/17/2009 08:35AM
  Re: having trouble reading a pattern KT 09/17/2009 11:38AM


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