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Old 01-15-2009, 02:29 PM   #1
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Hi Again,
I don't want to start off wrong, so here's my second question for beret pattern.

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Pattern states to begin:

With dpns cast on 3 sts. Work 4 rows in I-cord.
Kfb of each stitch and then join these 6 sts in the rnd distributing 2 sts on each of 3 dpns.

I did the I-cord. I knitted front & back of ea stitch to give me total of 6 and distributed 2 sts on ea of 3 dpns.

But I'm slightly confused about joining these 6 sts in rnd. Do I just knit this round to "join", or do I go onto RND 1 of the pattern to begin the "join", which states:

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Rnd 1: kfb of ea st (12 sts)

I really don't want to start this pattern by working the wrong side as the outside of beret.

Thanks much again for help,
Lee Lee

Ps. I love learning new knitting skills.... who knew I chord was so easy?
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:38 PM   #2
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I just do the first row of the pattern to join
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Old 01-15-2009, 02:45 PM   #3
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when you do an icord start, you ARE knitting in the round.

now that your stitches are divided (distributed) onto the DPN's (3) just take the 4th DPN and knit, (every stitch on needle 1, then 'crank it'
(move to next needle--not a TURN like when you knit on 2 needles. but like a 1/4 turn of a crank handle!)

knit those, stitches, and crank it again,and knit the 3rd needle. (1 round!)
(Ok i looked again, you won't knit, you'll Kfb.. (and your 6 (six) stitch count will double to 12...

Just take moment to look at the work
the yarn is in last stitch knit (look at the first DPN --SEE the 2 knit stitches (the stubby icord is below)
work them..
crank
work the next needle
crank
work the next needle
(make sure you put in a stitch (Beginning of Round marker)

for this kind of knitting i like a piece of cotton (embroider floss/pearl cotton) about 12 inches long, folded in half,with a slip knot loop at fold.

slip it on needle.

as you work each round, WEAVE the working yarn to the front and back (one round front, one round back) of the tail (the 6 inch or so tail) of marker..

then if (WHEN!) the marker falls off the tip of the needle (and you don't notice!) it won't matter, it will be 'caught' in the knitting and can be returned to the needle..
you can see the RED cotton marker in this project (one that had a "moving beginning of round, so the marker is \sloped
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