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Old 01-29-2013, 12:43 PM   #1
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i'm trying to knit a bow for my baby, and it states:
knit the st but do not slip it off the left needle, then purl the same st and the next st together. i tried to do this but when i knit and then try to purl the yarn gets tangled on the needle. what am i doing wrong?????

here is the site for the bow:
http://www.thesweatshopoflove.com/bl...-bow-headband/
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Old 01-29-2013, 02:34 PM   #2
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After you knit the stitch, bring the yarn to the front of your work between the needles, not over it, then purl into the same stitch and the next stitch.
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:43 PM   #3
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thank you so much. i pulled the yarn between the needles and purled but after a while my work looks nothing like the picture??? am i doing something wrong???
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Old 01-29-2013, 05:59 PM   #4
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How far have you gone? Sometimes it takes several rows till it all styles in. If you can post a pic it would help. There is a link in my sig for appropriate sizes and how-to.
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i've done about 6 rows now and it looks very different the picture. it looks good just not the same. i will try to send you a pic so you can tell me if i'm on the right track. thanks
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Yep, a picture could help.
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Post the pic here in this thread. That way more helpers will see it.
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i've made it to the bow section and it states to move 6" back and PU 10 sts and then hold the needles together and knit 1 st from each together. ok i'm lost. i pu 10sts and then what exactly happens from here?
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It sounds like a 3 needle bind off. There is a video for it in the Bind Offs section of the videos on this site. http://www.knittinghelp.com/video/index
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i saw the video, but the pattern doesn't end there. i still have to knit another 12", so i can knit the 2 together like the video then bo when i finish the rest of the pattern?
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