View Full Version : Help with Garnstudio pattern

02-27-2006, 11:13 AM
I'm going nuts trying to figure this one out.

Here's the link http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/visoppskrift.php?d_nr=95&d_id=29&lang=en

I'm working on the XL - no matter how I slice it I get 94 stitches not 93 to cast on.

Also, on the diagram - when the pattern switches - row 10 - I just don't get it - it doesn't make sense to me.


02-27-2006, 11:25 AM
When casting on, I place stich arkers every 20 stiches, that way I have less to count to kkep it accurate.

02-27-2006, 02:12 PM
That's pretty confusing.
The diagram is a 16-stitch repeat, and the border garter stitches are 3 and 3 at the beginning. So if they want you to cast on 93, then 93-6 = 87. 87 divided by 16 doesn't come out even. I don't get it either.
As for row ten, it's a wrong-side row, so I guess you would knit the circle symbols and purl the blank symbols. Still, to me the math doesn't add up.

02-27-2006, 03:17 PM
Garnstudio has an english forum. I am shure you will get help there.
Garnstudio forum (http://www.garnstudio.com/forum_en/phpbb2/)

03-05-2006, 09:44 AM
Thanks everyone - I tried the forum as well but not getting any good answers. There seems to be someone responding to pattern questions - but not mine.

Thanks again.

03-05-2006, 10:19 AM
Here's my take on this.

In the beginning, you're working three garter stitches on the sides for the slit in the side with the pattern stitches in between.

Later on, though, after you've added a stitch to each side you have 95 stitches on the needles. When you're finished with the garter edge a few rows up, you'll have 2 stitches for edge and 93 stitches in the middle.

Unfortunately, the math still doesn't work out.

I get that you should have 14 stitches to work on each repeat for that first row of the chart, since the 0's are yo's. So for later on in the pattern, if you had 96 stitches on the needles, you could have 2 edge stitches and 94 stitches between them--8 pattern repeats.

The bottom line is that I see you're right about having to cast on 94 from the beginning.

You'll have to make sure that when the edging is finished that you line up your sections of yo/dec in the pattern to match wherever you started them in the beginning, rather than just follow the chart. Or you can work backwards to see where they would be with the two seam stitches only and work your garter accordingly.