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Old 09-26-2012, 07:38 PM   #1
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Pattern Help; Short Rows?
I am currently working on a pattern for a v neck camisole. Along the neckline is a leaf pattern. I am to the point to start short rows at the top of the neckline. In the picture it appears the integrity of the leaf pattern is intact. I have not worked short rows before.


Shape Neckline
K to last 3 sts, w&t. P to end.
K to last 6 sts, w&t. P to end.
K to last 9 sts, w&t. P to end.
K to last 12 sts, w&t. P to end.
K to last 15 sts, w&t. P to end.
K to last 18 sts, w&t. P to end.
K to last 21 sts, w&t. P to end.
BO all sts, working wraps together with wrapped sts.

RIGHT FRONT
Replace held sts on needle with RS facing, and rejoin yarn.
When working the Right Front, you will work from Chart 3. As with Chart 2, begin working from Chart 3 on the row which follows the last row you worked of Chart 1.

Next Row [RS]: Work in pattern to marker, k to end.

Sizes S, M, L Only:
Next Row [WS]: BO 2[3, 2, -, -] sts, work in pattern to end. 49[56, 59, -, -] sts.

Next Row [RS]: Work in pattern to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2.
Work 1 row in pattern.
Repeat these 2 rows 3 times more. 45[51, 54, -, -] sts.

Work 2 rows in pattern.

All Sizes:
Next Row [RS]: Work in pattern to last 4 sts, k2tog, k2.
Work 3 rows in pattern.
Repeat these 4 rows 0[2, 2, 3, 5] times more. 44[48, 51, 53, 56] sts.

Continue in pattern until work measures 19.5[19.5, 20, 20.5, 21] inches from turning row, ending with a RS row.

Shape Neckline
P to last 3 sts, w&t. K to end.
P to last 6 sts, w&t. K to end.
P to last 9 sts, w&t. K to end.
P to last 12 sts, w&t. K to end.
P to last 15 sts, w&t. K to end.
P to last 18 sts, w&t. K to end.
P to last 21 sts, w&t. K to end.
BO all sts purlwise, working wraps together with wrapped sts.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:43 PM   #2
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This video should help with the short rows. Is there something else about the pattern that's giving problems?
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:21 PM   #3
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I think that I am having trouble orientating my work. Which side is the right and which is the left side of the work, is it in relation to looking at the piece or wearing the piece?
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:26 PM   #4
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In addition, which side of the work is to remain on the needle? The neckline side, or the shoulder side? I think then the pattern would start to make some sense. Thanks again for your help.
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http://www.knitty.com/ISSUEspring07/PATTisabella.html
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Old 09-26-2012, 09:34 PM   #6
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The side that looks like smooth v's is the right side or front. Bumpy purl side is the back or wrong side.
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