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Old 08-01-2011, 02:50 PM   #3
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thank you merigoldinWA
Originally Posted by MerigoldinWA View Post
This sounds like a kind of ribbing. I think what is saying is to *purl 1 then knit the second stitch from the end of the left hand needle through the back without taking anything off the left needle, then knit the stitch at the beginning of the left hand needle (the one you skipped), then let the two stitches come off the left hand needle. Repeat from the * across the row.

This will make very miniture cables which are like the knit st of the ribbing, and purl stitches between them for the purl st of the ribbing.
That's it. You are right it is a form of ribbing. I tried working the pattern using your directions and it works. The thing I was doing wrong was not going into the second stiitch on the left hand needle. You made my day. Thanks, Biscotti.
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