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Old 08-26-2011, 07:23 AM   #1
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Hi Can anyone help with this abbreviation k3b, it is on an aren pattern I am knitting.

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Old 08-26-2011, 08:46 AM   #2
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Check at the beginning of the pattern. They explain what all those abbreviations mean. It's up by the list of materials you'll need for the project. It's easy to overlook.
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Old 08-26-2011, 08:48 AM   #3
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It means to knit three stitches in the back loop. It may be a double decrease using the Knit 3 stitches in back loop. Does the instructions say Knit 3 stitches together as 1? If it does say to knit all 3 stitches as 1 stitch you put the tip of your needle into the back of the stitch putting the tip of needle into the first second and third stitches and knit as 1 stitch that is the 3rd stitch from the needle. Hope this helps.
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Old 08-26-2011, 07:53 PM   #4
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It may also mean k 3 below - knit in the 3rd st below the one on the needle. It helps if you post a link to the pattern, or a picture of it, or even the name, because otherwise we're just guessing. But it should also say what it is in the stitch notes in the pattern.
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