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Shale
09-29-2006, 02:21 PM
Hello all -

I'm a new-ish knitter, and I'm running into some trouble on a shawl I'm making. The pattern reads:

Cast on 5 stitches.
Row 1: (RS) K1, M1, K2, M1, K2, M1 in each stitch (8 sts).
Row 2: (WS) K1, purl to last stitch, K1.
Row 3: *K1 M1*, repeat 3 times, K1, repeat from * to * 4 times (15 sts).
Row 4: Repeat row 2.
Row 5: *K1, M1, K1* repeat to last stitch, K1, M1 (23 sts).
Row 6: Repeat row 2.
Row 7: K1, M1, K7, M1, K7, M1, K7, M1, K1 (27 sts).
Row 8: Repeat row 2.
Row 9: Begin eyelet pattern separating the 5 panels. K2, YO, *K3, YO, K1, PM, K1, YO* 4 times, K3, YO, K2 (37 sts).
Rows 10 and all even rows: Knit first and last stitch and purl the rest.
Rows 11-24: Continue as set with eyelet pattern, knitting on RS rows, and purling on WS rows, and increasing on every 4th row (67 sts).

I don't understand how to continue the pattern for rows 11-24. Where should these increases be going? How exactly do I "continue as set" with the eyelet pattern? With all of the YOs, won't I end up with more than 67 sts by the end? In short, what should row 13 look like?

Any help is greatly appreciated! Thank you!

suzeeq
09-29-2006, 04:08 PM
The pattern says row 9 begins the eyelet pattern, so it appears you repeat rows 9 and 10. I don't see how you'd only increase every 4th row, though, as every 2nd row would repeat row 9 which increases. I suppose on every 4th row you would start - k1, m1, k1 yo, and end it with yo, k1, m1, k1. Anyone else?

sue

Ingrid
09-29-2006, 04:20 PM
Row 9: Begin eyelet pattern separating the 5 panels. K2, YO, *K3, YO, K1, PM, K1, YO* 4 times, K3, YO, K2 (37 sts).
Rows 10 and all even rows: Knit first and last stitch and purl the rest.
Rows 11-24: Continue as set with eyelet pattern, knitting on RS rows, and purling on WS rows, and increasing on every 4th row (67 sts).

I think I'd work the eyelet pattern as:

Repeat row 9
Purl a row
Knit a row
purl a row

repeat row 9, etc.

Shale
09-30-2006, 04:11 PM
Oh, thank you!

I did as you suggested, Ingrid, and it's coming out beautifully! I'll be sure to post a picture when I'm all done.

Thank you both so much for your help!