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Old 07-13-2005, 06:57 PM   #1
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good day all, i am a little confused on how i am suppose to do the following pattern:

CO 24
Row 1 K2, (on left needle knit 2nd stitch, then knit 1st stitch, then slide both stitches off needle) repeat across row
Row 2 P

Row 3 K2, (on left needle knit 3rd stitch, then 2nd, then 1st, then slide all 3 off needle) repeat across row

ok this is kind of confusing: am i suppose to knit the 2nd stitch on the left needle but do not slide off as 1st stitch is still on needle???

or is there a video of this anywhere i may watch?
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Old 07-13-2005, 07:08 PM   #2
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That's right. Knit the 2nd stitch, do not slide it off, then knit the first stitch, and slide them both off. Same thing for the 3rd row.

It creates a cable. It's easier and less cumbersome than using a cable needle. This is common when doing small cables with 2 or 3 stitches.
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Old 07-13-2005, 08:53 PM   #3
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It's also called a right-twist: a sneaky cable ;-) Very easy, and impressive looking for beginners.
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