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Old 11-06-2011, 09:52 AM   #1
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Work even in stockinette stitch
I am knitting a seamless yoked baby sweater and have made it to row 30. It says work even in stockinette stitch for 6 rows. However, when I do this, there is a purl on the knit side and a knit on the purl side, etc. The picture of the sweater does not show this, it shows knit on the right side, etc. I would have to do stockinette starting with a purl row. Is this correct? Appreciate any help.... thanks.
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Old 11-06-2011, 10:29 AM   #2
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When a pattern says to work even in st. st. it means to continue as your stockinette has been established up to that point. So if row 30 was a knit, then start the first of the next 6 rows with a purl (or vice versa).
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Old 11-06-2011, 11:23 AM   #3
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Stockinette st doesn't always have to start with the knit row, you can begin, or continue, on the purl side. It's just alternating the knit and purl rows.
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