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kaytse2 10-25-2012 12:04 PM

Slip Rib Pattern
I'm currently working this row:
Establish Pat St: Row 1 (RS): K to first marker, work Row 1 of Sl St Rib Pat to last marker, k to end.

The Sl St pattern is as such:
SLIP RIB PATTERN (Multiple of 5 sts + 2)
Row 1 (RS): * P2, k1, sl 1, k1, rep from * across, end p2.
Row 2: Purl.
Rep these 2 rows for Sl Rib Pat

My problem is that the Sl St pattern works in mutilple of 5 sts +2 the current row between the marker that i should work on is only 44 sts. So now I have 4 sts left and don't know how to proceed.

Jan in CA 10-25-2012 01:22 PM

Which size are you making? Did you do all the increases from the previous row? I think the minimum number of stitches between markers is 57 which is a multiple of 5+2.

salmonmac 10-25-2012 01:38 PM

I'm not sure where you are in the pattern but the first instructions I see for the slip st rib are for the back:
"P14(18-23-27-32-36), place marker, p44(46-44-46-44-46), increasing 13(11-13-11-13-11) sts as evenly spaced across as possible, place marker, p to end - 85(93-103-111-121-129) sts."
So if you have 44sts you would increase 13 to give you 57 which is a multiple of 5 +2. If you have 46sts you'll increase 11st to again give you 57sts which is a multiple of 5 + 2

suzeeq 10-25-2012 01:42 PM

You don't start the slip st pattern until after you've increased. Though it doesn't say if the increasing is across the entire row or only between the markers.

salmonmac 10-25-2012 02:29 PM

It looks like 14sts, marker, 44sts+13sts, marker, 14sts.
85sts total
You're right, they're not very clear about the second marker.

kaytse2 10-25-2012 04:14 PM

I misread and did not do the correct increases. Thanks for the help.

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