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Old 12-17-2012, 05:41 AM   #1
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Armholes Bind off Need Help with Katia Pattern
I thought to try my first sweater and choosed a pattern from Katia Bebe 52 book/Model 18. I guess Katia patterns maybe not the best way to start for a frist sweater but wanted something with that yarn since I have many yarns of this.

"When work measures XXX length….bind off (cast off) at both edges, at the beginning of each row: 1 time 4 st."

After that I am supposed to decrease 8 sts. So what does 1 time 4 st. means?

Am i supposed to bind off 4 sts. on 1st row and another 4 on second or

4 sts. 1st row and 1 st. on next 4 rows?

I already contacted Katia for explanation but didn’t get a reply yet so if anyone can explain me this I would appreciate it.
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:02 AM   #2
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Bimd off 4sts at the beginning of the first row and then 4 sts at the beginning of the second row. That'll give you the symmetrical bind off for the beginning of the armholes.
Good luck with your sweater!
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Old 12-17-2012, 09:11 AM   #3
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Thank you,

My logic said that I should do this but since I never done this before I wasn't really sure...

Thank you so much!!! Have a nice day
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