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Old 02-18-2006, 11:22 PM   #1
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Can someone explain these to me ----how- why - And when to use them
like multipes of 6 plus 5

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Old 02-18-2006, 11:26 PM   #2
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Multiples are basically taking 6 multipled by a multiple of 6


6 x 4 = 24
You can do this with ANY number. Take the number and multiply it by a multiple of that number.

HTH and that I wasn't too confusing
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Stitch patterns give multiples so you know how many to cast on if you want to make a certain number of repeats of the pattern and have it come out evenly. A multiple of 6 plus 5 would be any multiple of 6, plus 5 more stitches, so 6 x 2 + 5, or 6 x 3 + 5, etc.
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