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Old 12-09-2011, 05:49 AM   #1
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Please help! how to knit the neck and head of a dog doll
I am using the book of knit your own dog to make a Scottish Terrier. So far I'm ok with legs and body parts.I have a big problem to make the neck and head of this dog. I have followed the book and tried to work it several times and it just does not come out right.

Neck and Head
Row1: With black yarn and with RS facing k10 from spare needle of Right Side of Body then k10 from spare needle of left Side Body.(20 sts)
Row2: Purl.
Row3: K5,k2tog, K6,k2tog,K5(18 sts)
Row4: Purl.
Row5: K5,k2tog,k4,k2tog, k5(16 sts)
Row6: Purl.
Row7: K15,pult(pick up loop below next st on left needle by inserting tip of right needle from back through loop---this stops a hole forming when turning work---then turn. leaving rem 1 st on left needle unworked).
Row8: Working top of head. p2tog (first st of p2tog is loop picked up at end of last row), p13,pult.
Row9: K2tog,k12,pult.
Row10: P2tog, p11,pult.
Row11: K2tog, k10, pult.
Row12: P2tog, p9, pult.
Row13: K2tog, k8, pult.
Row14: P2tog, p7, pult.
Row15: K2tog, k8, pult.
Row16: P2tog, p9, pult.
Row17: K2tog, k10, pult.
Row18: P2tog, p11, pult.
Row19: K2tog, k12, pult.
Row20: P2tog, p13, pult.
Row21: K2tog, k14.(16 sts on right needle)
Row22: Purl.
Row23: K3, k2tog, k6,k2tog,k3.(14 sts)
Work 3 rows st st.
Row27: K3,k2tog, k4,k2tog,k3.(12 sts)
Row28: K1,loopy st 2, k6, loopy st 2, k1
Row29: Purl.
Row30: K1, loopy st 2, k2tog, k2, k2tog, loopy st 2, k1.(10 sts)
Row31: Purl.
Bind off

I have exactly followed the part of above several times and it just does not come out right. Please help me! Thanks for anyone that can help me.
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Old 12-09-2011, 06:00 AM   #2
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What in particular is not turning out right in this pattern? I did find some errata online for the Scottish terrier:
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Page 52 Neck and Head
Row 28: Purl.
Row 29: K1, loopy st 2, k6, loopy st 2, k1.
Row 30: Purl.
Row 31: K1, loopy st 2, k2tog, k2, k2tog, loopy st 2, k1. (10 sts)
Row 32: Purl.
Cast (bind) off
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