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 10-09-2008, 12:15 PM #1 Cherinec5 1st Leg of the Journey     Join Date: Apr 2006 Location: Michigan Posts: 246 Thanks: 2 Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts question about measurements i'm currently working on this sweater: http://thecompletefabrication.blogsp...-seamless.html and so far so good. i've separated the sleeves and its going well. im just confused about what this means: Calculate the number of stitches required for the body – (C/10 x 16 [20,22]) stitches – D stitches (ensure that this is an even number – round up if necessary what is c/10x16 supposed to mean? and then do i subtract c from d??? and then do i have to increase/decrease to get that amount?? __________________ My yarn for sale: http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=89383 http://www.knittinghelp.com/forum/sh...ad.php?t=90059

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 10-09-2008, 12:21 PM #2 suzeeq Knit On!   Join Date: Aug 2006 Location: Montana Posts: 27,765 Thanks: 160 Thanked 6,457 Times in 6,038 Posts C is "Underbust measurement – C (84 cm in the example shown but use your own)" So take that measurement, divide by 10 (cm) and multiply times your gauge over 10cm/4" and that will be your D st number. You won't inc or dec or subtract to get that number, it just is. __________________ sue- knitting heretic
 10-10-2008, 03:01 AM #3 Jack Casting On   Join Date: May 2008 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0 Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post Yep that is right. You need to know the number of stitches that you require for the body (D) in order to calculate the dimensions of the crossover. Sorry if it is unclear.

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