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Old 08-13-2012, 05:46 PM   #1
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Knitting pattern question
I recently got a pattern for a hat that I wanted to try and I think I have figured out the majority of it, and I think I have figured out how to do it except 1 row. The cast-on is 54 stitches. Here is the instructions as written:

*K1, inc, rep from * to end. 81 sts

I know I need to knit , then increase, but where I am getting caught up is I start with 54 stitches and following this I am to end with 81. If I am reading it right, shouldn't it double? Or am I simply misunderstanding the pattern completely?
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Old 08-13-2012, 05:56 PM   #2
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It's not very clear. My guess is that it's (k1, kfb) to end. That will get you to 81.
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Old 08-13-2012, 06:06 PM   #3
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Yes, the increase would be kfb which gives you 1 new stitch for every 2 stitches. If you prefer to m1 instead, k2, m1 all the way around.
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