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Old 02-06-2005, 11:02 PM   #1
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please help with a sleeve!
Hi there everyone..I am knittting the sleeve for my sweater and the pattern reads
"K1 inc in next stitch, knit across row until 2 stitches remain, inc in next stitch, K1. Continue to increase 1 st at each end of needle every 8th row 6 times total there are 49 sts on the needle.
My question is how do I count the rows, by that I mean is the row I do the increase in row #1, then 7 more then increase?
Also this means no increases on the purl side right? I am working in stockinette stitch.
any ideas???
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Old 02-07-2005, 12:18 AM   #2
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I'm pretty sure it means that you increase on THAT needle. (just one). I'd wait for a seasoned person to come along and answer though, cause I have yet to do sleeves. That's what I read from the pattern though. :?

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Old 02-07-2005, 12:53 AM   #3
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Yes Chris, increase only on the RS. Knit 7 rows. Increase on the 8th row.

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Old 02-07-2005, 08:55 AM   #4
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ok Yarn mommy...I will TRY!! not as techically gifted as many of you guys!
thanks for the and amy :D
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