Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-11-2012, 03:06 AM   #1
Casting On
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
My pattern says dec 2 stitches at begining of 1st row and every alternate row. Does Alternate mean every 2nd row ie only on knit row or every next row. ie 1st row plain 2nd row pearl.
nananitter is offline   Reply With Quote


This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 06-11-2012, 05:23 AM   #2
Mod Squad
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Maryland
Posts: 10,081
Thanks: 728
Thanked 3,835 Times in 3,489 Posts
Alternate row means every other row. So if row 1 is a dec row, every odd row will be a dec row and in your case that's every knit row..
salmonmac is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-11-2012, 02:00 PM   #3
Mod Squad
ArtLady1981's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2006
Location: Kent, Washington
Posts: 10,514
Thanks: 5,266
Thanked 3,898 Times in 3,019 Posts
I agree with salmonmac!
Knitting Help Video Index

I'm Artlady at:
ArtLady1981 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-28-2012, 06:08 PM   #4
Casting On
Join Date: Jun 2012
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
and when they say 'at the beginning', you don't have to and should not do it in the very 1st stitch. I used to do that until I learned that makes it soooooo much harder to sew up the garment later.

i always work the 1st stitch and then the decrease.

Same holds true for increases

Links to free knitting patterns from all over the world. Google translate rocks!

Free International Knitting Patterns
lovekittycats1965 is offline   Reply With Quote

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Alternate skeins? Lieuvena General Knitting 3 01-11-2009 08:45 PM
following alternate row?? knitwits How-to Questions 3 08-03-2006 07:12 PM
Alternate rows?!? Khadijha Caitlin How-to Questions 3 07-31-2006 11:24 AM
Alternate to Brioche candicane How-to Questions 1 05-04-2006 12:41 PM
when to alternate skeins margie How-to Questions 2 03-21-2006 05:14 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:48 PM.