08-23-2012, 07:02 PM #1 Daria2929 Casting On   Join Date: Aug 2012 Posts: 1 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts problem Hello, could somebody help me with this: Work 5 [9, 9, 9, 5, 9, 9, 9] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll 4throw. thank you.
 08-23-2012, 07:09 PM #2 suzeeq Knit On!   Join Date: Aug 2006 Location: Montana Posts: 27,765 Thanks: 160 Thanked 6,451 Times in 6,035 Posts The different numbers for the rows (5 or 9) are for different sizes. It can help to circle, underline or highligh all the numbers that correspond to the size you're making. __________________ sue- knitting heretic
 08-23-2012, 07:14 PM #3 salmonmac Moderator Mod Squad   Join Date: Dec 2010 Location: Maryland Posts: 8,425 Thanks: 624 Thanked 3,387 Times in 3,068 Posts Work 5 [9, 9, 9, 5, 9, 9, 9] rows This probably refers to different sizes so pick the number for your size. dec 1 st at each end of next So decrease at each end of the next row (that's 2 sts decreased), then and every foll 4th row. For every 4th row you would work 3rows with no decrease and then decrease on the 4th. Do this until the pattern tells you what to do next.
 08-26-2012, 11:50 AM #4 Daria2828 Casting On   Join Date: Jan 2012 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0 Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts another point Hello, Thank you for your insights. Although, I have another question. Here is the rest of the pattern. I need to reduce every 4th row, but after should I repeat the decrease of 2 st 'till I meat a measurement of 19.5? Work 2 [4, 6, 8, 8, 8, 12, 12] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll alt row. 82 [86, 88, 90, 92, 98, 100, 104] sts. Work 5 [9, 9, 9, 5, 9, 9, 9] rows dec 1 st at each end of next and every foll 4throw. 78 [80, 82, 84, 88, 92, 94, 98] sts. ** Cont straight until armholes meas 19.5 [20, 20.5, 21, 21.5, 22, 22.5, 23]cm, ending with RS facing for next row.
 08-26-2012, 11:54 AM #5 Ingrid Moderator Mod Squad     Join Date: Jun 2005 Location: Pleasant Valley, NY Posts: 29,583 Thanks: 21 Thanked 2,241 Times in 1,838 Posts If you're working the first size, decrease until you get down to 78 stitches. Work without further decreases until you get to 19 1/2 inches. __________________ "Trust the pattern!" Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana. Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog IngridKH on Ravelry

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