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« Reply #390 on: February 19, 2006 06:52:54 AM »

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« Reply #391 on: February 19, 2006 07:28:43 AM »

Eveyone's looks gorgeous!!!! I am so jealous that you were able to drop stitches already... pouts... Damn Olympic project, keeping from my Clap!  Cry

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« Reply #392 on: February 19, 2006 08:02:18 AM »


Okay, I am actually trying this. *shudder -- half of fear, half gleeWink

I am just finishing the first section and about to head into the straight rows. 

My paranoia question it this: My markers are all on TBL stitches; the blurb at the begginning of the pattern makes this sound wrong, but everything is working out, and I can't seem to make sense of it any other way; am I going to run into trouble when things start getting dropped or reduced?  Huh

Thanks for any advice --
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« Reply #393 on: February 19, 2006 08:51:41 AM »

I finished one about a week ago.  It's in a yarn by Brooks Farm, but I can't remember which one.  Mohair, silk, very soft.  I was worried about color pooling as I knitted, but I think it came out lovely at the end.



PimpernelSmith, the marker should be between a TBL and a regular K stitch. The pattern should be TBL, marker, K, TBL.  Then the Ks are dropped.
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« Reply #394 on: February 19, 2006 08:57:10 AM »

PimpernelSmith: 

Your markers should be in between a TBL stitch and a regular knit stitch, which is then followed by another TBL stitch. When you drop a stitch, it's that regular knit stitch after the marker and in between the 2 TBL stitches that you will drop and unravel.

Does that make sense?

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« Reply #395 on: February 19, 2006 09:55:03 AM »

KRUD! Embarrassed

Then I must have messed up on about row two....
I have the markers on tbl stitches with a k on each side....

Please double check me here: Markers always go on the stitch just made, right? So that in "Row 14: sl1, k1, pm, yo, etc" the marker goes on the k1?  Undecided
I think that may be where I got screwed up...somehow....

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« Reply #396 on: February 19, 2006 10:45:51 AM »

Markers don't go on the stitches they go between the stitches.

"Row 14: sl1, k1, pm, yo, etc"

Row 14: sl1, k1, pm = slip the marker onto the needle, yo etc.
Next row when you get to the marker you slip it from the left needle to the right needle.
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« Reply #397 on: February 19, 2006 11:04:40 AM »


*blinking rapidly in awed shock*  Shocked
           holy crap

how did i not know that? i must have been taught it at some time, modified my habit, and then forgotten the original???

So now I need to assess the situation anew.  I think this means that, rather than ripping out, I can just move all my markers over into the gap, because all the correct stitches are there, just the markers are off....

THANK YOU elijor!!!!  Cheesy
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« Reply #398 on: February 19, 2006 05:26:12 PM »

That's what it sounds like to me, PimpernelSmith. Just move yer markers! Every time there's a marker on the needle you should have a TBL stitch before it, then the marker (on the needle!), followed by a regular knit stitch, then a TBL stich. Then k3, etc., blah, blah, blah, ad infinitum, over & over & over & over until you're dreaming about knitting stitches through the back loop, and... okay, I think I've said enough.

Good luck! And what a relief no frogging.
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« Reply #399 on: February 19, 2006 07:54:24 PM »

http://www.artsygal.net/gallery/thumbnails.php?album=29

Pictures of my progress! This is olympic knitting.. so please don't get upset at me for also posting on that thread! Cheesy



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