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Old 09-06-2010, 05:11 PM   #1
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i found a new pattern for baby booties when a pattern says k17 Sl1 k2tog , psso turn what does that mean please help
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Old 09-06-2010, 05:38 PM   #2
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:12 PM   #3
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k17 Sl1 k2tog , psso
You're doing some shaping here. Knit 17 stitches, slip the next stitch from the left needle to the right needle without working it, knit the next two stitches together (decrease) and then take that slipped stitch and pull it over the k2tog and drop it off the needle. The whole thing is a double decrease.
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:15 PM   #4
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ok so do i keep doing sl1 k2tog and psso to the end yes or no please help

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from the line of your pattern that can not be told. It says there to knit 17 stitches, then do the double decrease.

what does your pattern continue like? I would not think that it keeps doing more of these decreases in a row.

The decrease lets you get rid of 2 stitches in the same spot, so the shaping would be very drastic if you kept going with it.

How many stitches do you have to beginn with? Knit 17, slip one, k2tog (psso) to me sounds like: 17 + 1 slipped, plus 2 that get knit together.... that was 20 stitches before.
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For us to really help you better we need more info. Please tell us the pattern name and give a link if possible when asking questions.
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