Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 11-30-2011, 05:30 PM   #1
chixdilla
1st Leg of the Journey
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Conshohocken, PA
Posts: 146
Thanks: 45
Thanked 8 Times in 7 Posts
Blanket pattern - don't understand square w/ cabling
Hey guys, I'm taking a look at this pattern (need to be on Ravelry to see it), and I'm a bit confused by the square with the cabling on it since I've never done cables before. The chart for one of the rows says " C 3 L C 3 R" (it looks like it spans 6 stitches). According to the pattern, this is what C3R and C3L mean:

Quote:
C3R (P2 and K1):
Slip 2 to cable needle - BACK
K1, P2 from cable needle

C3L (K1 and P2):
Slip 1 to cable needle - FRONT
P2, K1 from cable needle

Problem is, I don't know what that means. Lol. If C3R and C3L each take up 3 stitches, then why do you only slip 2 stitches onto the cable needles? Why does it say to purl 2 and knit 1, but then you knit 1 and purl 2 from the cable needle? Can someone help to dumb it down for me? Thanks!
__________________
-Laura
Addicted Semi-newbie

chixdilla is offline   Reply With Quote
 


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
"lotus-blossom" blanket pattern--don't understand how to begin! Mydela Pattern Central 2 01-08-2013 06:07 PM
Who has knit an EZ Square Baby Blanket? Dangles General Knitting 4 11-15-2008 08:43 AM
Square Blanket w/Rounded Corners stefcap Pattern Central 6 08-07-2007 06:34 PM
FOs: Blanket square and baby gifts JamOKnit What'cha Knittin'? 5 04-06-2007 09:18 AM
diamond blanket instead of square gabby How-to Questions 3 12-24-2005 02:50 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:51 PM.