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skNYC
09-08-2006, 10:23 AM
SHAWL
Tiangle (Make 2)
With size 8 needles, cast on 204 sts. Decreasing 1 st each side every RS row, work in St st for 6 rows."

Sounds very simple, right? but I don't understand it. Here are my questions:
1) "decresing 1 st each ... RS row" - does it mean I decrease right at the first row when I knit into the CO row?
2) "...St st for 6 rows" - does this include the CO row? or I knit 6 rows and the result will be total of 7 rows?

Thanks in advance !

knitqueen
09-08-2006, 10:35 AM
I would read it like this:

CO 204

Row 1: Knit row, decrease 1 st each edge
2: Purl
3: Knit row, dec 1 st each edge
4: Purl
5: Knit row, dec 1 st each edge
6: Purl