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Old 06-12-2007, 09:58 AM   #1
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continue even. what?!
okay. i ventured out and began a basic dog sweater. i've been knitting for 3 years but haven't gotten past scarves. i've been doing so well...but then got to this:

optional leash opening
sl1, k21, bind off 4 sts, k22
sl1, p21, p19, cast on 4 sts, p20, p20
work even until piece measures 16 1/2 beginning.

i'm stuck! can anyone help me? i'm not sure what work even means here... do i repeat those two rows or do i work in the sl1, knit to end, sl1, purl to end, like i had been doing?

thanks in advance!
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Old 06-12-2007, 10:13 AM   #2
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It usually means...if I'm not mistaken to continue working in the pattern with no increases/decreases. Usually it is knit a row, purl a row (atleast with the patterns I have seen that said that). So I guess if the sl1 is part of your pattern, you should sl1 then knit to the end and on the next row s1 and purl to the end.
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Continue in the same pattern you'd been doing (ie. sl1, knit across and sl1, purl across) but you will not be doing any more increases/decreases or binding off at this time. Your stitch count will remain constant for the 'work even' portion.
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Old 06-12-2007, 10:16 AM   #4
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thanks so much, katiebug and knitqueen. i thought that might be it, just wanted to be certain.
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