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Old 12-16-2011, 12:24 PM   #1
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Reading a pattern
I am new to knitting and this site!
I am knitting a hat and the directions read

First Row: K1, (P1,K1)
Second Row: P1,(K1, P1)

Do I repeat only what is in the () or the whole thing?

Thank you for your help!
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Old 12-16-2011, 01:51 PM   #2
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Repeat just the directions in parentheses. Sometimes the pattern will tell you how many times to repeat, sometimes it will say repeat to end.
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Old 12-16-2011, 03:09 PM   #3
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Sounds like ribbing and does it say this for the whole thing? or just a few rows? If its a few rows its for the edge that is more stretchy and if its for all of it you will have a hat this is ribbed all the way. Good luck and hang in there we are all still learning...
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