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anneknits 08-21-2005 09:42 PM

what is foll alt?
 
Hi there - hope you can help.

I'm confused by the following insturctions:

"Inc 1 at each end of next and 2 foll alt rows"

I know that "foll alt" means "following alternate" but I still don't understand

The way I read the instructions I'll be knitting 3 rows total. At the begininning and the end of each row I increase 1 stitch. Is this right? Or do I do 6 rows increasing 1 at the beginning and end of every other row? I'm supposed to go from 26 to 32 stitches.
Then later I "decrease 1 st at each end of next and 3 foll alt rows", which is supposed to take me from 32 back to 24 stitches.
Thanks!!
Anne

Ingrid 08-21-2005 09:47 PM

1) You increase on the next row.
2) Knit one row straight
3) increase on the next row
4) one straight
5) increase on the next row

Clear enough, I hope!


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