View Single Post
Old 10-09-2007, 02:41 PM   #3
DorothyDot
Knitting the Flap
 
DorothyDot's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 416
Thanks: 143
Thanked 157 Times in 136 Posts
Yes, if you're doing the seed stitch and decreasing on each edge, you're probably just fine doing it as usual.

But if you're doing your decreases in the middle of a row, there's no way to avoid getting 2 knits or 2 purls together after the decrease.

One solution might be to put your seed stitches inside like a column with a rib running down each side. Put purl stitches (right side) between each column of seed stitches.

Another thought might be to... (right side) for the decrease row, do a straight knit all the way across, decreasing as needed. Then resume the seed stitch for the next X rows.

But you cannot really decrease within a row of seed stitch without things going wonky - until the next decrease row, that is.

Dot
__________________

My words sell the Magic of a Dream

DorothyDot is offline   Reply With Quote