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Old 05-10-2010, 09:58 PM   #1
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Casting off at neckline
Hi there,

I'm trying to create a neckline and the patter stipulates to cast off 1 stitch at the end of the row.... but how do i do this?

i usually cast off by knitting two and pulling the first stitch over the second... but this won't work for creating a neckline will it?

thanks in advance!

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Old 05-10-2010, 10:00 PM   #2
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actually pattern says

keping armhole edge straigh dec one st at neck edge on the next 5 rows.
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Old 05-11-2010, 08:19 AM   #3
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That says dec, not cast off, so you can do a k2tog on the RS and p2tog on the WS row.

And even if a pattern says cast off, if it's just for one stitch, a dec looks better.
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Old 05-12-2010, 08:08 AM   #4
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I usually knit 2 together when I'm decreasing 1 - like Suzeeq, I think it looks better.
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