04-29-2007, 03:35 PM #1 Simone 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: North Carolina Posts: 104 Thanks: 71 Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts Newbie Question I am trying to understand the directions to make some slippers. But I don't understand how to decipher the asterisks that I see in the direction such as K2 * K2, P2; repeat for two rows. Can anyone help me please?

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Re: Newbie Question
 Originally Posted by Simone I am trying to understand the directions to make some slippers. But I don't understand how to decipher the asterisks that I see in the direction such as K2 * K2, P2; repeat for two rows. Can anyone help me please?
the pattern means that you do K2 K2 P2 and then you repeat from the asterisk for two more rows. So, after you K2 K2 P2, you then K2 P2 for two more rows... someone please tell me if i'm not correct cause i dont want to mess anybody up, if you know what i mean. hope i'm right! lol
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 04-29-2007, 04:22 PM #3 suzeeq Knit On!   Join Date: Aug 2006 Location: Montana Posts: 27,765 Thanks: 160 Thanked 6,445 Times in 6,032 Posts You're doing pretty good, but it might be simply to remember that for all patterns, instructions after * or ** mean to repeat what comes after that. sue
 04-29-2007, 04:33 PM #4 knitwit628 Knitting the Flap     Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: OP, Kansas Posts: 413 Thanks: 103 Thanked 44 Times in 42 Posts haha sorry, i sometimes have a tough time explaining things but thanks for the better explanation!!! __________________ ~Alexandria Palindrome Scarf- OTN 1st pair of socks- Silver's Tutorial Mother Bear- Seaming! Check out My Blog I am kssunflower on Ravelry.
 04-30-2007, 01:28 AM #5 Simone 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: North Carolina Posts: 104 Thanks: 71 Thanked 3 Times in 2 Posts Thanks :) It makes sense now..thank you so much for taking the time to let me know
 04-30-2007, 01:35 AM #6 redwitch Working the Gusset   Join Date: Sep 2006 Location: NZ Posts: 1,350 Thanks: 1 Thanked 182 Times in 160 Posts Actually, it looks to me like every row will start with a k2 before the k2 p2 begins, not just the first. Sarah

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