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Old 01-31-2005, 08:52 PM   #1
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need help with pattern reading
I'm knitting a baby sweater but am stuck halfway. Not sure what
"work even on the stitches" means. Can someone please help.

(Pattern can be found here:
It's the bulky baby asymmetrical cardigan)

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Old 01-31-2005, 09:11 PM   #2
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Hi Nani,
When a pattern says "work even" it means do not increase or decrease. I looked at the pattern: you have already cast on 30 stitches, worked for 5.5 inches, and then cast on 18 stitches at both edges. Since 18+18+30= 66, you should work those 66 stitches even, in garter stitch, without increasing or decreasing for another 4 inches, or until it measures 9.5 total.
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