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Old 10-23-2011, 06:44 PM   #1
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Pattern is flip-flopping
I am knitting an hourglass eyelet baby blanket. This is my second attempt. Both times, as soon as I got 6-8 inches into the pattern, I could see that midway up, the right side had become the wrong side. I have followed the pattern to the letter and have not done anything I can think of to have caused this maddening result (such as putting down the project midrow and picking it up in the wrong direction). I am probably going to abandon this project, but I'd at least like to learn something from it. Any ideas as to what could have caused my pattern to "flip"? Thanks!
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Old 10-23-2011, 07:03 PM   #2
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You did the same row twice somewhere. Either 2 RS rows, or 2 WS rows. Mark the RS of the blanket with a safety pin or small piece of yarn in another color and when you begin a row, check to see if it's supposed to be a RS or WS and do the correct row.
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Old 10-23-2011, 07:28 PM   #3
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That makes perfect sense. And I see the importance of marking the sides. Thank you so much.
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