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Old 08-06-2007, 08:01 PM   #1
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I'm working on a baby blanket for my sister-in-law... the pattern (big bad baby blanket from Stitch & Bitch) calls for you to knit 53 and then purl 53 - here's my problem.... the yarn between those middle stitches is really loose. I've also had this problem in other basket weave patterns. Is there a trick to tighten this stitch up?

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Old 08-06-2007, 09:47 PM   #2
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Try working the last K in block or first P of next block twisted. Same applies to cables for the K>P transition. (Or wrap P clockwise.) This shortens the length of the wrap.

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Old 08-07-2007, 06:54 AM   #3
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What do you mean, twisted?
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Old 08-07-2007, 09:08 AM   #4
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Knit/purl through the back loop - twists the stitch.
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Old 08-07-2007, 05:36 PM   #5
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I will give it a shot. Thank you!!!
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