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Old 01-29-2013, 12:54 AM   #1
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Not enough stitches!
Hi there,

I am knitting a square for a blanket and was supposed to cast on 27 stitches. In half way through the square and realise that I was supposed to cast on 27 stitches. Is there any way that I can add the extra stitch without undoing the whole thing?

Thanks, any response is appreciated

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Old 01-29-2013, 01:03 AM   #2
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You said 27 stitches twice. How many are you actually supposed to have? You can increase a stitch at any time. Take a look at these videos http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/increases. If it's only 1 stitch, it probably won't mess up the squareness of your square.
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:06 AM   #3
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Of course, if you're following a pattern it may be a little off already. Is there a pattern you are using? Can you link to it?
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:42 AM   #4
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I'm supposed to have 27 and I've done 26 sorry. It's a pattern out I a magazine. I'm really new to knitting
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:52 AM   #5
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Welcome. There are a lot of helpful people here. Most with better advice than mine

Try using one of the increases in the videos in the link above. Without seeing it it's hard to say where you should add the stitch. It's also possible that you had the right amount when you started and dropped one somewhere along the way. See if there's a good spot in your pattern to add a stitch.
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Old 01-29-2013, 01:57 AM   #6
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So I cast on 26 and then knitted 17 rows. They were all supposed to have 27 stitches. Does that explain it better
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