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Old 04-04-2007, 10:06 PM   #1
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I am knitting a shawl with a cable down the middle, 220 stitches cast on, knit 100 cable work 20 then knit to end etc etc.

I would like the cable explained. I am doing slipping 5 stitches as if to plurl and holding on a cable holder then knitting the next five and then knitting the 5 I held on holder then slipping 5 as if to purl and holding in front of shawl and then knitting the next five and then the five from holder. Does this sound correct? I am knitting lenthwise (75")Thanks, Stella
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Old 04-04-2007, 10:09 PM   #2
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What do your instructions say to do? If it's telling you the cable section is worked over 20 sts, it seems more likely to me that you have 5 stitches of reverse stockinette (purl on right side) on either side of a 10 stitch cable. But I'm sure the instructions must tell you.
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Old 04-04-2007, 11:09 PM   #3
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Whether you hold the cable needle to the back or front depends on which way the cable has to slant. Your directions should tell you that. It doesn't sound like a simple cable, so if you're not sure, maybe you can either post a picture or put the exact directions here?
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