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Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2007, 04:29 PM
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Posted By sthenry7
thanks so much! i wish they would just write the...

thanks so much! i wish they would just write the patterns out! i'm going to attempt it this weekend.
Forum: How-to Questions 11-16-2007, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,065
Posted By sthenry7
help with shaping back neck & shoulders

i always seem to have problems with these! hopefully someone can help!
i have 98 stitches. the next instructions are:
cast off 14 sts, k until there are 18 sts on right needle & turn, leaving rem...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2007, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By sthenry7
thank you! that makes so much more sense..... i...

thank you! that makes so much more sense..... i think since the sweater pattern was 18 rows as well that was confusing me. someone should write a book on translating patterns - they could make alot...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-12-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 681
Posted By sthenry7
another pattern question!

yes, i have ANOTHER question!! (sorry & thanks to eveyone!!)

i'm knitting my first sweater. i'm on the sleeve & want to make sure i'm doing it correctly. the pattern is:
co 59
rows 1&2 k
row 3 inc...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2007, 02:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By sthenry7
.....while decreasing the instructions said for...

.....while decreasing the instructions said

for small & large only!
so the inner parenthesis was
- for the medium
and :9 for the large.

sometimes i think i make the pattern way more complicated...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2007, 01:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By sthenry7
oops

i guess i shouldn't have had a glass of wine while reading a pattern!

i just got it..... sorry!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-09-2007, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 677
Posted By sthenry7
what does this mean?

the pattern says:

(P7 (-:9), P2tog) 4 times, P1. 33 sts.

i'm currently doing a stockinette stitch with 37 sts. (it's a hat)
i'm not sure what the (-:9) means

thanks!
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By sthenry7
ahhh....a lightbulb just went off! except.......

ahhh....a lightbulb just went off! except.... LAST question i swear (for tonight :muah: )

i get the alternate rows & i know the patterning BUT it says:
working all front slope decreases as set by...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By sthenry7
i'm not sure i understand....

the pattern says:
next row (rs): pattern to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1
working all front slope decreases as set by last row, dec 1 st at front slope edge of 2nd and foll 11 alt rows and at same time inc...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-06-2007, 12:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 923
Posted By sthenry7
counting rows question

i don't know why i can't get these instructions down! here's my 3rd question for my 1st sweater.....

the pattern says:
next row (rs): pattern to last 3 sts, k2tog, k1
working all front slope...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2007, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By sthenry7
thanks so much....i decided to try to figure it...

thanks so much....i decided to try to figure it out myself ... oops!! i wish i would have waited because you explained it so easily. :doh: javascript:emoticon(':doh:')

it doesn't look awful...
Forum: How-to Questions 01-04-2007, 12:36 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By sthenry7
sweater pattern help!

i'm knitting my first sweater....i am shaping the back neck and shoulders & am stuck! the pattern says:

next row (rs) cast off 5 sts, patt until there are 7 sts on right needle and turn, leaving...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2006, 10:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By sthenry7
thanks! i just wanted to make sure i had read...

thanks! i just wanted to make sure i had read the pattern correctly....i think you're right & i only purled 1 stitch.

for some reason the whole wording of the patterns in that area throws...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2006, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By sthenry7
hmmm. but is my count right? i have counted...

hmmm. but is my count right? i have counted every row so i know i was at the correct amount of stitches. if i am decreasing at the correct row then it would seem the pattern is off.
am i...
Forum: How-to Questions 12-29-2006, 07:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 990
Posted By sthenry7
Knitting HELP reading patterns

after the first 18 rows, the pattern says to increase 1 st at each end of 11th and every following 8th row until a certain amount of sts remains....
would that be row 29, 37, 45 etc?
this is the...
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