Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-26-2005, 04:12 PM   #1
LisaPS
Casting On
 
LisaPS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
"Knitting for Baby" Book -- Baby Booties Pattern H
I'm trying to do the Beginner Booties from the book KNITTING FOR BABY by Melanie Falick and Kristin Nicholas. Is anyone familiar with this pattern?

I've done the first part called "Knit the ankle" with no problems. The second part, however, is titled "Increase to begin foot shaping." The ankle part of the directions ended on row 27.

Then the foot shaping next step starts with rows 1 and 2. This doesn't make any sense to me. Is the pattern starting over with row numbers or am I supposed to somehow go all the way back to rows 1 and 2? If it's the latter, how does that work?

Thanks,
Lisa
LisaPS is offline   Reply With Quote

 

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

Old 01-27-2005, 01:45 AM   #2
amy
Administrator
Site Admin
 
amy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Western Massachusetts
Posts: 3,783
Thanks: 348
Thanked 747 Times in 157 Posts
Hi LisaPS!

It's really common for patterns to start all over with the row numbering, in the middle of the work. It's easier to keep track of your "new" rows 1 and up, then calling it "Row 56" or whatever. Patterns can do this at any time, it's just beginning a new set of instructions. If they wanted you do go back to the beginning, they should be more clear than just saying "Row 1," definitely.
Unless you're working on a separate piece that will later be attached (it should be obvious), then it sounds like you should continue where your at. I don't know the pattern, but this is my "general" input.

Good luck!
Amy
__________________
~Amy
KnittingHelp Queen Bee


‎"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it. It is not your business to determine how good it is nor how valuable nor how it compares with other expressions. It is your business to keep it yours clearly and directly, to keep the channel open. You do not even have to believe in yourself or your work. You have to keep yourself open and aware to the urges that motivate you. Keep the channel open."
Martha Graham
amy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-27-2005, 11:22 AM   #3
LisaPS
Casting On
 
LisaPS's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Posts: 10
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks! I asked a friend more experienced than me to look at the directions and you've got it right. They just started the numbering over.

I'm moving right along now, being very proud of myself for increasing and decreasing around the foot for the bootie. It's going to be very cute, I think.

Thanks again,

Lisa
LisaPS is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-05-2006, 11:10 PM   #4
molly
Ribbing the Cuff
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Boston
Posts: 33
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Oooh - I have that book! I just started the diaper tote, which I'm going to use as a knitting project bag (until I get to actually use it as a diaper tote!)
molly 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
knitting baby sweater: what is "knit both sides at once"? ainboulder General Knitting 2 12-11-2008 12:21 AM
Can I try this again? Baby shower Sets from "Speed Knitting" by Kris Percival speattle What'cha Knittin'? 3 08-13-2007 05:22 PM
"UGG" baby booties Duckling326 What'cha Knittin'? 6 07-25-2006 11:53 AM
Sirdar "The Essential Baby Pattern Book" GrandmaLori How-to Questions 2 05-11-2006 10:04 AM
"Book Sweater," Scarf and Baby Blanket amy Pattern Central 0 11-19-2004 10:32 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:09 PM.