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Old 10-12-2012, 01:45 PM   #1
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Pattern say first 10 rows to sc chain sc chain. Next ten to sc only all way cross. The next ten sc, chain, sc. How do I do this and come up with same amount of stitches across? HELP!
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:55 PM   #2
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Perhaps you only sc in the scs from the previous row, not in the chain too.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:18 PM   #3
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that is correct but how do I go back to sc,chain and have it look right.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:54 PM   #4
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10 rows to sc chain sc chain
At this point you have a pattern of stitches and spaces, correct?

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Next ten to sc only all way cross.
You will now sc in each st and sp of the previous row. You can stitch into the open sp or in into the ch that made the sp.

The objective is to go from having open spaces to having solid crochet sts. Can you link to the pattern?


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that is correct but how do I go back to sc,chain and have it look right.
All you do is skip every other sc. So: sc, ch1, sk next sc, sc in next sc and so on, you're returning to the original st pattern is all.
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Next ten to sc only all way cross.

You will now sc in each st and sp of the previous row. You can stitch into the open sp or in into the ch that made the sp.
I thought of that but she seemed to think that her stitch count shouldn't increase.

Knowing which pattern you're doing granny15 would help a lot; makes it easier to see what's supposed to be happening.
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Old 10-12-2012, 03:20 PM   #6
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I thought of that but she seemed to think that her stitch count shouldn't increase.
I think I see your point. Unless every other st were skipped originally, to allow for the chain, then increases happened then. I think we need more info.
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