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Old 11-28-2007, 07:55 AM   #1
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Old 11-28-2007, 08:57 AM   #2
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T2B Twist 2 Back--slip next st onto cable needle and hold at back of work, knit next St from left-hand needle, then purl st from cable needle.

T2F Twist 2 Front--slip next st onto cable needle and hold at front of work, purl next St from left-hand needle, then knit st from cable needle.
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Old 11-28-2007, 09:43 AM   #3
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So you purl the one that's in the back? See this is why I LOVE this site... I learn so much and it's often about stuff I'm not even making...
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Old 11-28-2007, 10:46 AM   #4
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You may need to knit both sts instead of purl one of them, it depends on the pattern. Your pattern probably does have an explanation, it may be in the notes at the top before the cast on instructions.
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Old 11-29-2007, 09:07 AM   #5
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I believe that a right cross has two knits; a twist is a mix of knit and purl. When you want the cable to appear to 'travel' diagonally on a purl background,, you use the twist.
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confused about stitch T2F
I am making the tree of life pillow by Ladyship Designs. the technique for T2F says, "slip next 2 sets. onto cable needle. purl one from left needle and k2 from cable. for T2B it says slip next st onto cable, k2 from left needle and purl one from cable. looking at this tread, it is always one stitch not 2. i have redone this part of pattern over and over and it doesn't look right. do you think there is a typo and it should read one stitch not 2??please help!
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