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WillowFae
« on: April 11, 2008 08:24:44 AM »

I've just started knitting a bolero jacket for my DD which has a fancy edge.  I'm pretty sure I know what I'm doing, but would feel more confident with some clarification, if that is ok?

It says to cast on 6 stitches, cast off 3 stitches, slip stitch now on right needle back onto left needle.  Repeat.

So does this mean that when I finish the first repetition I should be left with 3 stitches on the needle?  I have done this and have 2 stitches, then a bit that goes down where I did the casting off, and then the 3rd stitch.  Does that sound right?
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soozeq
« Reply #1 on: April 11, 2008 08:32:15 AM »

You'll have 3. CO 6 sts, BO 3 - there's 2 sts on left needle and 1 on right needle. Put that single st on to the left needle and do it again.
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WillowFae
« Reply #2 on: April 11, 2008 10:30:16 AM »

Excellent.  That's what I thought, and that is what happened when I followed the instructions Smiley
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