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Old 12-03-2012, 10:20 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by Dakshina View Post
The second row on the pattern I have is different. It says (wyib sl1, p1). Yours above seems to say to slip one and THEN wrap yarn to back. But yarn needs to come back to front to purl. Right? I'm having the same problem with the pattern not coming out right. Is there a mistake in my pattern? But how would you wrap to back and then purl?

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Look at what I bolded above - the slip stitch is done with the yarn in back, then you bring it forward to do the purl. To slip purlwise that only refers to how you insert the needle, the yarn stays put unless otherwise indicated as it does on this pattern.
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