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Old 03-31-2009, 10:06 PM   #1
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I am trying to knit my first sweater. The direction is to decrease 8 stitches evenly spaced across 82 stitches. How is this done?
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Old 03-31-2009, 10:40 PM   #2
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Instead of bunching up the decs at one end or in the middle you do them spaced across the row. So you'd probably do something like k7, k2tog, k7, k2tog all across. Then count at the end of the row, or count the decs to make sure the numbers are right.
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Old 04-01-2009, 05:44 AM   #3
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When I need to increase or decrease evenly, I go to this site. To decrease evenly is the 5th one down the list. I can't seem to wrap my head around the math for this type of thing, and that site has been a lifesaver for me.
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Thank you for the tip. I am away from home so don't have any resource here.
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Thanks for the web site,super tool!
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