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Old 02-01-2007, 01:50 PM   #1
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Is it just me, or is there a mistake in this pattern?
Hi again folks. Here I am again with this darn pattern I can't seem to get!
I'm working on a Katia Pattern (book 48, #34) and i can't even seem to do the gauge swatch!

The swatch should end up 4x4, but every pattern row i end up with one less stitch. Looking at the pattern, it seems that the pattern decreases 1 each pattern row, but i'm pretty new at this and can't be sure.

Here is what it says:
GAUGE
With smaller needles in combination of Stockinette stitch, Dropped Stitch and Double Decrease: 15 sts and 20 row = 4x4
Cast on 19 sts and work size A to the second *, [18 sts rem.], continue in established pattern for 4


DIRECTIONS for A (to do gauge swatch)
- k6
- *p1, yo, work 1 Double Decrease (see below), yo, p1, k2, work 1 Dropped Stitch (see below), k2*

There is a note in the pattern that also says: - On all reverse-side rows, work sts as they appear except for the DROPPED STITCH which is worked as Garter St. Next Row

DOUBLE DECREASE
- Slip 2 sts tog as if to knit them
- k1, Pass slipped sts over knitted st

DROPPED STITCH
- k2 tog, yo, slip 1, k1, PSSO
- On the next row knit the YO and on all following rows, work this st in Garter st

thanks for your time!

Kerry
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Old 02-01-2007, 03:42 PM   #2
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Haven't worked out the st pattern for your sweater but wanted to offer FYI. I recently used a Katia sweater pattern for basis for one I made. There were several errors...the first in the first row of the pattern! Were it not for the picture, and my having some skills as a knitter, AND comparing the Eng to the Spanish text (which I didn't fully understand but could get the gist of), I'd never have fig'd out some of the gaffes.

Good luck,

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Old 02-01-2007, 04:17 PM   #3
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Wow, thanks cam. That has me worried because i've added and subtracted a million times and i am almost sure it is wrong. I don't have the slightest idea of how to fix it either! I guess it might be time to hunt for a new pattern for my pinta print. :(
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:20 PM   #4
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Hi Kerry,

You're right! After looking at the pattern as you wrote it, you start off with 19 stitches and end up with 18 after the first row.

Do you have a picture of this stitch? We might be able to figure it out if we knew how it was suppoed to look.
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Old 02-01-2007, 04:42 PM   #5
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Thanks for doing the math mary :D
I am glad to know i am not that crazy.

I don't have a picture of the stitch...i have a picture of the finished sweater, but i'm not really sure that is close-up enough to determine the pattern.
Just for kicks i'll scan that puppy when i get home from work tonight and post it. it really is a pretty finished product!
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Old 02-02-2007, 01:04 PM   #6
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pictures of the pattern
Hi again,
Welp, here are the pictures. I'm thinking it isn't clear enough for anyone to be able to determine the pattern though :(

i've contacted katia as well and i'm hoping they'll have some pattern corrections!

thanks

kerry
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