Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-10-2005, 02:21 PM   #11
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,243 Times in 1,838 Posts
To be perfectly honest, I would at this point just follow the directions as written, even if there's a glitch here. Then see what happens.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote

 

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

Old 08-10-2005, 05:08 PM   #12
JGM
Knitting the Flap
 
JGM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Southeast Michigan
Posts: 373
Thanks: 40
Thanked 40 Times in 30 Posts
Send a message via AIM to JGM
I'm willing to do that, but what I don't understand is how to do the purl stitch first if it's on the left...would you suggest just working the knit stitch first and then the purl stitch? The directions say the opposite.
__________________
http://knitswithballs.blogspot.com
Another guy knitter
I do what the stitches tell me....

-----BEGIN KNITTER'S GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
KER++ Exp+(+) SPM+(+) Wood@ KPO++ !Pl Boye- Cas? Den> Bam> Syn- !Nov Cot>+ Wool+++ Hemp>+ Stash+(+) Scale+ Fin(+) ENT> FI+ Int+ Tex++ Lace> Felt+ Flat Circ++ DPN++ ML+>+ Swatch-@ KIP->+ Blog++ EZ->+ FO WIP GaugeF(DW, W) AltCr
------END KNITTER'S GEEK CODE BLOCK------
JGM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-2005, 05:50 PM   #13
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,243 Times in 1,838 Posts
I would work it exactly like the pattern says, or you face having to do the opposite for the rest of it. What you COULD do :idea: Is take a crochet hook and reverse those two stitches to be the correct way and then continue. Put the crochet hook in the front to make the purl into a knit, and put the hook in the back to make the knit into a purl.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 01:33 PM   #14
JGM
Knitting the Flap
 
JGM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Southeast Michigan
Posts: 373
Thanks: 40
Thanked 40 Times in 30 Posts
Send a message via AIM to JGM
Ingrid, I took your advice and just did what the pattern told me and it ended up working out. Here's what I did:
I cabled the two stitches, knitted the next stitch AND THEN, purled the purl stitch from the cable needle (on the left remember) and pulled it off the cable needle from the wrong end. i.e. instead of pulling the stitch off the right end of the needle, I pulled it off the left end. Then I worked the knit stitch from the cable needle and pulled it off the right end. It was wierd, but it worked out!
__________________
http://knitswithballs.blogspot.com
Another guy knitter
I do what the stitches tell me....

-----BEGIN KNITTER'S GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
KER++ Exp+(+) SPM+(+) Wood@ KPO++ !Pl Boye- Cas? Den> Bam> Syn- !Nov Cot>+ Wool+++ Hemp>+ Stash+(+) Scale+ Fin(+) ENT> FI+ Int+ Tex++ Lace> Felt+ Flat Circ++ DPN++ ML+>+ Swatch-@ KIP->+ Blog++ EZ->+ FO WIP GaugeF(DW, W) AltCr
------END KNITTER'S GEEK CODE BLOCK------
JGM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 09:16 PM   #15
Carolyn407
Casting On
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 5
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by JGM
I'm willing to do that, but what I don't understand is how to do the purl stitch first if it's on the left..
These instructions puzzle me also. Have you considered writing to info@girlfromauntie.com and asking Jenna to clarify?
Carolyn407 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 09:37 PM   #16
Silver
Instepping Out
 
Silver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Orange Park, FL
Posts: 3,949
Thanks: 854
Thanked 669 Times in 351 Posts
Purl the stitch on the left and leave it on the needle (obviously), bring your working needle around and knit the stitch on the right, then slip them both off. It is used to create a cable of two stitches without having to use another cable needle.
__________________
~Kristin

Silver's Sock Classes
Shop: On The Town Knitting Bags, hand made elegant small project bags.
My Blog, Write | KBelle on Ravelry | ComeToSilver on Plurk | Puppies, Jinx & Hex Photos & Videos
Silver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 10:12 PM   #17
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,243 Times in 1,838 Posts
So then is he doing a cable behind a cable?
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 10:51 PM   #18
Silver
Instepping Out
 
Silver's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Orange Park, FL
Posts: 3,949
Thanks: 854
Thanked 669 Times in 351 Posts
That's what it sounds like. It'll be a twist of 2, with a third around it. A 3 stitch right cable... like a rope.
__________________
~Kristin

Silver's Sock Classes
Shop: On The Town Knitting Bags, hand made elegant small project bags.
My Blog, Write | KBelle on Ravelry | ComeToSilver on Plurk | Puppies, Jinx & Hex Photos & Videos
Silver is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-13-2005, 12:23 AM   #19
Ingrid
Moderator
Mod Squad
 
Ingrid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Pleasant Valley, NY
Posts: 29,583
Thanks: 21
Thanked 2,243 Times in 1,838 Posts
When I first read the directions, that's what I thought, but I'd never heard of that. I'll have to try it out, sounds interesting.
__________________
"Trust the pattern!"

Time flies like an arrow, but fruit flies like a banana.

Hop aboard while we follow the cloud-covered van of knitting harmony, man!! Woooo!! --Hedgehog

IngridKH on Ravelry
Ingrid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-14-2005, 07:23 PM   #20
JGM
Knitting the Flap
 
JGM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Southeast Michigan
Posts: 373
Thanks: 40
Thanked 40 Times in 30 Posts
Send a message via AIM to JGM
Ingrid, I took your advice and just did what the pattern told me and it ended up working out. Here's what I did:
I cabled the two stitches, knitted the next stitch AND THEN, purled the purl stitch from the cable needle (on the left remember) and pulled it off the cable needle from the wrong end. i.e. instead of pulling the stitch off the right end of the needle, I pulled it off the left end. Then I worked the knit stitch from the cable needle and pulled it off the right end. It was wierd, but it worked out!
__________________
http://knitswithballs.blogspot.com
Another guy knitter
I do what the stitches tell me....

-----BEGIN KNITTER'S GEEK CODE BLOCK-----
KER++ Exp+(+) SPM+(+) Wood@ KPO++ !Pl Boye- Cas? Den> Bam> Syn- !Nov Cot>+ Wool+++ Hemp>+ Stash+(+) Scale+ Fin(+) ENT> FI+ Int+ Tex++ Lace> Felt+ Flat Circ++ DPN++ ML+>+ Swatch-@ KIP->+ Blog++ EZ->+ FO WIP GaugeF(DW, W) AltCr
------END KNITTER'S GEEK CODE BLOCK------
JGM is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


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
instructions on a pattern roxop How-to Questions 1 11-02-2009 10:43 PM
C3B: Help with pattern instructions knason4 How-to Questions 3 02-09-2008 06:08 PM
Need help with pattern instructions yarnrainbow Pattern Central 3 12-18-2007 03:39 PM
help with pattern instructions chipsieee00 How-to Questions 2 07-22-2007 09:30 AM
help with pattern instructions KatyKoolkat How-to Questions 6 07-06-2005 11:56 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:06 AM.