Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-17-2010, 02:31 PM   #1
eileen22
Casting On
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 2
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
knitted double?
I am trying to knit a teddy bear but I am confused about the thigh part. Please see pattern at:
http://www.garnstudio.com/lang/en/vi..._id=28&lang=en

My pattern says to (on 3 double pointed needles):
pick up 1 st from previous round and k this one tog with the st on the needle (this means the sts are knitted double)--repeat for all 3 sts on each side.
Does this mean to knit the 2 stitches together (k2tog), and if it does the next sentence in the pattern says to cast off 2 stitches & that you should then have 22 stitches total, so that is 2 less than you had for the leg. if you k2tog that would create some st decreases, not keep the same amount of stitches.
Hope this isn't too confusing, but it is a little hard to explain.
Any help would be appreciated.
Please see link for pattern if my explanation is too confusing.
Thanks
eileen22 is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 12-17-2010, 07:43 PM   #2
MerigoldinWA
Grafting the Toe
 
MerigoldinWA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Posts: 5,143
Thanks: 1,177
Thanked 1,834 Times in 1,737 Posts
No, I don't think it means to K2tog. I'm not real sure what is happening. I tried to knit a portion of the directions to see if I could figure it out. I think the 3 stitches on each side of the 6 that were on the holder would be the ones that were "short rowed". I'm not sure why they need tightening, and I'm not real sure what they mean to do. What I tried was to lift the right leg of the stitch below one of the designated sts and put that leg on the needle with the stitch loop then knit that extra loop with the stitch loop. I'm not sure why, but it doesn't change the stitch count and maybe does something. Maybe not. I did that on each of 3 on each side of the six, so 6 times in all.
__________________
MerigoldinWA is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to MerigoldinWA For This Useful Post:
eileen22 (12-20-2010)
Old 12-17-2010, 10:39 PM   #3
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,243 Times in 1,838 Posts
Yeah, I'd probably lift the left-hand loop of the stitch below the one on the right tip and put it on the left tip and knit that together with the next stitch. That will tighten up the gap.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Ingrid For This Useful Post:
eileen22 (12-20-2010)
Old 12-20-2010, 02:40 PM   #4
eileen22
Casting On
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 2
Thanks: 2
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I just wanted to thank you for taking a look at this--glad I'm not the only one confused about this one--perhaps, the pattern wasn't written clearly enough.
Thanks again
eileen22 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
double knitted potholder Ayla Pattern Central 1 07-18-2009 07:06 AM
Double Knitted Afghan Pattern amethyst27 Pattern Central 7 06-25-2007 10:59 AM
Double knitting project -- Heart Double knit hot pad vrousseau How-to Questions 4 04-05-2007 07:06 PM
need help with double-knitted edge runningwithlola How-to Questions 1 04-30-2006 03:45 PM
Double knitted headband pattern wanted sherricz Pattern Central 4 11-14-2005 03:35 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:01 PM.