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KnitTwit
02-13-2008, 09:31 AM
Sometimes I wonder what they're smoking/drinking when they publish a pattern. Last year, I printed a pattern for a cabled hat for my DS and I started on it yesterday. Last night, I got to the beginning of the cables and the pattern reads like this:

P2, slip next 3 sts to cable needle and hold in back, K3 from cable needle, P2, K1 from cable needle, repeat to end.

Now, if I were a beginner, I would have gotten drunk or ripped up the pattern.........or both. Thankfully, I'm not a beginner and knew what the author meant. If I could remember where I got the pattern, I would send an email to the him/her. :tap:

Mirl56
02-15-2008, 08:00 AM
I know what you mean. I find that a lot with patterns I find on blogs - people not experienced enough in proofreading or getting someone else to proofread & test-knit.

marlajap
02-16-2008, 01:06 AM
I am constantly amazed at what some pattern writers think is a ladies size large or x-large - since when is a 38" bust an XL? Yeesh...