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Old 06-29-2008, 07:20 AM   #1
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?? about slipping a stitch
So, do you slip a stitch purl wise unless otherwise indicated in the pattern?
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Old 06-29-2008, 09:05 AM   #2
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That has always been what I was told so I stick with it. ;-)
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I always slip purlwise, UNLESS it's for a decrease, such a SSK. I find that for SSK it lays much flatter when you slip then knit-wise.
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lol I do that too but whenever I say stuff like that someone tells me I am doing it wrong (which is why I rarely answer these questions anymore truthfully) so I am glad to see someone else saying it. ;-)
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Originally Posted by knitgal View Post
I always slip purlwise, UNLESS it's for a decrease, such a SSK. I find that for SSK it lays much flatter when you slip then knit-wise.
That's exactly what it says to do in Vogue knitting, as I recall. (and yeah, it's what I do to!)
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