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Old 12-18-2012, 02:17 AM   #1
Newknitterwendy
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Help with Knitting Pattern
I am a new knitter and working with Loops & Threads looms. This pattern will be my second project. I am having trouble with understanding this pattern.

I understand step 1-2 I get, step 5 I understand as a standard cast on nothing special ... after that I am completely lost! Anyone able to help?

Here are the directions:

Step: 1

Measurements
Approx 8 x 64 ins [ 20.5cm x 162.5cm]

Step: 2

Gauge
18 sts and 24 rows = 4 ins [10cm] in stocking st

Step: 3

Stitch Glossary
C6B = Slip next 3 sts onto cn and leave at back of work. K3, then K3 from cn.
C6F = Slip next 3 sts onto cn and leave at front of work. K3, then K3 from cn.

Step: 4

Instructions

Step: 5

Cast on 38 sts.

Step: 6

1st row: (RS). *K2. P2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. K2.

Step: 7

2nd row:*P2. K2. Rep from * to last 2 sts. P2.

Step: 8

Rep last 2 rows (K2. P2) ribbing 4 times more, inc 2 sts evenly across last row. 40 sts.

Step: 9

1st row: (RS). K11. (P2. K2) 4 times. P2. K11.

Step: 10

2nd row: K2. P9. (K2. P2) 4 times. K2. P9. K2.

Step: 11

3rd row: K2. C6F. K3. P4. (K2. P2) 3 times. P2. K3. C6B. K2.

Step: 12

4th row:K2. P9. K4. (P2. K2) 3 times. K2. P9. K2.

Step: 13

5th and 6th rows: As 1st and 2nd rows.

Step: 14

7th row: K5. C6B. P4. (K2. P2) 3 times. P2. C6F. K5.

Step: 15

8th row: As 4th row.

Step: 16

Rep last 8 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 62H ins [159cm], ending on a 4th row of pat and dec 2 sts evenly across last row. 38 sts.Rep last 8 rows for pat until work from beg measures approx 62H ins [159cm], ending on a 4th row of pat and dec 2 sts evenly across last row. 38 sts.

Step: 17

Work 10 rows in (K2. P2) ribbing. Cast off in ribbing.
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