Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-05-2007, 01:59 PM   #1
knit_me_a_sweater
Ribbing the Cuff
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: San Jose, CA
Posts: 33
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Need help with SNB Mock-cable rib pattern!
Hello!

I need help with a mock-cable pattern that calls for a scarf in the SNB Nation (pg. 39).

Here's the pattern:
Row 1: *P1, k the second st on the left needle, leave this st on the needle and k the first st on the left needle; drop both sts off needle; rep from * to last st, p1.
Row 2: *K1, p2; rep frokm * to last st, k1.

I don't understand where it says to leave this st on the needle after knitting the second st on the left needle, and k the first st on the left needle; drop both sts off needle. I'm confused! It looks so easy but once I tried the pattern, I just got lost. If anyone can help explain or any ideas, tips or suggestions, it will be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
__________________
Knit your out!
knit_me_a_sweater is offline   Reply With Quote

 

This advertising will not be shown to registered members. Join our free online community today!

Old 12-05-2007, 02:20 PM   #2
Plantgoddess+
Working the Gusset
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Eastern Washington
Posts: 1,734
Thanks: 284
Thanked 569 Times in 512 Posts
You are making a 2 stitch cable, instead of knitting into the next stitch after the p1 you go to the 2nd stitch on left needle and knit that. You don't slide it off because there is a stitch in front of it that you haven't worked yet. You then have to turn your right needle to knit into the 1st stitch on the left needle and knit it, then slide both the 1st and 2nd stitch on the left needle onto the right. It causes a cross between the 2 stitches or a mini cable. You get the same result by p1, slip next stitch to a cable needle, knit next stitch and then knit stitch on cable needle. You would want to work loosely in order to not fight the yarn to do this.
Hope this helps.
__________________
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has."--Margaret Mead
Plantgoddess+ is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cable needle versus mock cable lgoddard General Knitting 10 07-31-2009 07:12 PM
Mini Faux Cable or Mock Cable Xolabajola How-to Questions 4 06-17-2009 04:09 PM
Mock cable luxury set :) ritaw What'cha Knittin'? 28 10-17-2008 01:44 PM
Mock Cable Confusion sstaarzz How-to Questions 4 07-26-2007 02:06 AM
Please Help a Newbie w/Mock Cable Pattern zebstriped How-to Questions 7 03-21-2007 01:05 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:26 PM.