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Old 03-11-2008, 12:27 PM   #1
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Hi, I am a beginner and have a pattern to make a baby bib. It says to proceed in stocking st and cst on 5 sts at beg of next 4 rows. Can anyone tell me if that just means to increase as norma.

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Old 03-11-2008, 12:29 PM   #2
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When you cast on like that in the middle of your knitting most people use the "backward loop" cast on. It's also known as single cast on.

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You can also do the knitted cast on, whichever you find easier.
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thanks so much for the information. I appreciated it very much

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