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Old 01-02-2013, 07:23 PM   #1
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Babies' jumper (sweater) sleeves
OK - so I thought I'd knit a jumper (sweater) for a 1 year old and post it down to my niece for her son. As winter's not here until end of May I have plenty of time. In fact, I've knitted the back and the front on 8 ply, a lovely yarn (sort of multi-coloured blue/grey/green). The instructions for the sleeves bother me so I'm here asking the goddesses of wisdom (yet again) for their sagacity:

Here are the instructions (I've only included sts relevant to the size I'm knitting).

Using a pari of 3.25mm needles, cast on 28 sts.
Work 6 rows of garter st, inc 2 sts evenly across last row ... 30 sts.
Change to 4.00mm needles.
Work in stocking (stockinette) stitch inc one st at each end of 3rd and foll alt rows until tere are 54 sts, then in foll 4th rows until there are 64 sts. Cont without further inc until work measure 19cm from beg, working last row on wrong side.

OK - so, let's assume that row 1 is a Knit row and row 2 a Purl.

Is it the 3rd and 5th rows I do the inc (in which case all the increasing is on the same side ... very confused, and then in foll 4th rows?? huh??
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