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Old 07-30-2007, 08:24 PM   #1
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how to count rows?
I'm doing simple k rows.

Is there a way you can count the number of rows you've done so far?
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Old 07-30-2007, 08:50 PM   #2
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This means you are knitting in garter stitch so each 'bump' will be a row. Run your eye along either side of a bump and there is a row.
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Old 07-30-2007, 09:02 PM   #3
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You also count the stitches that are on the needle as the last row.

And with long-tail cast-on, the cast-on creates a row of knit stitchs, so those are counted. I don't believe any of the other cast-ons count as a row.
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Old 07-30-2007, 11:55 PM   #4
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The endless debate... although they create an edge that looks like a knitted row, they're actually not as long/wide, just mimic the look of a knitted row.
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Old 07-31-2007, 11:50 AM   #5
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Here is a short explanation, hope this helps.

To count knit rows, find the center of the knit " V" right above the cast-on row. Follow the column of knit stitches by counting the centers of each knit stitch. ( the center of each v )

I have a book that says NOT to count the cast-on row unless the pattern specifically says to.

The last row is the one just below the needle - the stitches on the needle have yet to be knitted.

Have you ever looked at that book, Knit Fix by Lisa Kartus? It is great and gives a picture on counting rows.

Hope this helps.

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Old 03-29-2009, 04:44 PM   #6
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Thank you so much! You are the first one to let me know not to count the stitches on the needle. Excellent.

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