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Old 11-23-2011, 06:35 PM   #1
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I'm knitting the Ptarmigan cowl pattern by Jered Flood for Brooklyn Tweed following the "A" chart. I'm going full speed ahead until row 11. There is a space that does not have a code. It looks as though it might be some kind of decrease, but I don't have a corresponding code. This continues to row 32 and there are several of these through out chart A. Does anyone know what I should be doing?
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Old 11-23-2011, 07:16 PM   #2
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Here's a link...about 2/3 of the way down there is info about a blank stitch. Maybe that's what it is?
http://www.knitfoundry.com/tutorial/HowToReadCharts.pdf
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When you have decreases on a chart, very often there is a blank box that you ignore. It's just left there to keep the chart lined up.
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Okay - thanks! I think I've got it! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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Ptarmigan cowl pattern: what did you figure out about row 11 - I have 'hit' the same issue...haven't worked with charts and not sure what to do with the 'blank' square...knit it, ignore it? have tried both and don't come out right...
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If you knit 2 together in the previous row, the chart has no way to indicate that a st has been decreased except to put in a blank square. In fact there is no st there so just ignore that block on the chart. Go on to the next block and it will work out.
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