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Simply_Renee 04-02-2009 10:43 PM

Help with counting on these rows
 
My little sister is attempting to make me this for my b-day (it's today- she's late! But so was her present so there! :heart: )

http://knitting-and.com/homework/ros...-insertion.htm

She is not coming out with the right amount of stitches, and from me looking it over I am not either.

CO 25, then the 1st row (after knitting a row) ends with 27 st on the needles.

Row 2 only needs 25 to do, not 27. What are we doing wrong?

(from the chart- I assume the "you" is a typo for YO)

suzeeq 04-02-2009 11:07 PM

If you look at the chart for row 2, there's k2, then another symbol which I think is p2tog before the yo twice. That may be the extra 2 sts.

Simply_Renee 04-02-2009 11:18 PM

The chart definitely doesn't jive with the written instructions. (ie. no SSK in written instructions but it is in the chart.)

Freyja 04-03-2009 12:00 AM

All her dec are written out as k2tog but not charted that way.

On the edge you are dropping the 2nd yo in the k2tog. ( Will give you a bigger hole.)

Simply_Renee 04-03-2009 12:06 AM

a HA! That's it Freyja. I had no idea to drop that. Off to email my sister! Thanks!


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