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« on: August 29, 2008 05:14:11 AM »

Hi there, I'm trying to make some slippers and just can't get this round.

make 2 (sc,sc,hdc,hdc) in each of next 3 sts.

this is the toe part and I understand that it is increasing and rounding but I just don't know what to do.

thanks for any help!!

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« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2008 05:38:28 AM »

if i'm reading right, you should...

in the next stitch, sc, sc, hdc, hdc. then sc, sc, hdc, hdc again. and do that in the two stitches after that as well.

do you have a link to the pattern? i think that's right, but seeing the pattern might help.
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« Reply #2 on: August 29, 2008 05:48:46 AM »

thats what i thought as well but it makes a really wonky heel or toe. the pattern is in pdf, but here is the sole portion. the pattern calls to use 3 strand of cotton with a J hook.


 Left Sole
1) Ch (18, 19, 20, 21). Make 3 sc in 2nd ch frm hk. Sc (7, 8, 8, 9). Hdc 1. Dc (6, 6, 7, 7). Make 2 dc in next. Make 5 dc in last ch.
Working across other side of ch now, make 2 dc in next. Dc (6, 6, 7, 7). Hdc 1. Sc (7, 8, 8, 9). (40, 42, 44, 46) sts total.
2) Beginning in top of 1st sc of prv rnd, make 2 (sc, sc, hdc, hdc) in ea of next 3 sts. (Sc 16, sc 17, hdc 18, hdc 19). Make 2 (sc,
sc, hdc, hdc) in next. Make 3 (hdc, hdc, dc, dc) in next. (sc, sc, hdc, hdc) 2. Make 2 (sc, sc, sc, hdc) in ea of next 2. (sc 15, sc
16, sc 17, hdc 18). (48, 50, 52, 54) sts total.
3) *Sc 1, make 2 sc in next* 3 times. Sc (17, 18, 19, 20). Make 2 sc in next. Make 2 hdc in ea of next 2 sts. Sc 5. Make 2 sc in
next. Sc (16, 17, 18, 19). Make an invisible join (see endnote). (55, 57, 59, 61) sts total.
4) For jute sole only: join in any st on outer row of sole. Sl st (54, 56, 58, 60) Make an invisible join (see endnote) for a total of (55,
57, 59, 61) sl sts
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« Reply #3 on: August 29, 2008 09:19:58 AM »

if i'm reading right, you should...

in the next stitch, sc, sc, hdc, hdc. then sc, sc, hdc, hdc again. and do that in the two stitches after that as well.

thats what i thought as well but it makes a really wonky heel or toe. the pattern is in pdf, but here is the sole portion. the pattern calls to use 3 strand of cotton with a J hook.


 Left Sole
1) Ch (18, 19, 20, 21). Make 3 sc in 2nd ch frm hk. Sc (7, 8, 8, 9). Hdc 1. Dc (6, 6, 7, 7). Make 2 dc in next. Make 5 dc in last ch.
Working across other side of ch now, make 2 dc in next. Dc (6, 6, 7, 7). Hdc 1. Sc (7, 8, 8, 9). (40, 42, 44, 46) sts total.
2) Beginning in top of 1st sc of prv rnd, make 2 (sc, sc, hdc, hdc) in ea of next 3 sts. (Sc 16, sc 17, hdc 18, hdc 19). Make 2 (sc,
sc, hdc, hdc) in next. Make 3 (hdc, hdc, dc, dc) in next. (sc, sc, hdc, hdc) 2. Make 2 (sc, sc, sc, hdc) in ea of next 2. (sc 15, sc
16, sc 17, hdc 18). (48, 50, 52, 54) sts total.
3) *Sc 1, make 2 sc in next* 3 times. Sc (17, 18, 19, 20). Make 2 sc in next. Make 2 hdc in ea of next 2 sts. Sc 5. Make 2 sc in
next. Sc (16, 17, 18, 19). Make an invisible join (see endnote). (55, 57, 59, 61) sts total.
4) For jute sole only: join in any st on outer row of sole. Sl st (54, 56, 58, 60) Make an invisible join (see endnote) for a total of (55,
57, 59, 61) sl sts


I was thinking the same thing about in one stitch doing sc 2 times then hdc 2 times.  I cant think of what else it could mean.
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« Reply #4 on: August 29, 2008 10:02:49 AM »

It just does not look right Huh.

I've just sent an email to the pattern writer. I'll let you know if I hear back. Thanks for the help!
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« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2008 10:06:38 AM »

did you try working past that point?
sometimes in patterns you need to work past the part that looks odd and it starts to make sense.

even with the pattern you posted, it still seems like that's what you're supposed to do.
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« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2008 11:38:02 AM »

Hi there, I'm trying to make some slippers and just can't get this round.

make 2 (sc,sc,hdc,hdc) in each of next 3 sts.

this is the toe part and I understand that it is increasing and rounding but I just don't know what to do.

thanks for any help!!

jess

Could there be a possibility that the : make 2 (sc,sc,hdc,hdc)  ... , instructions in parenthesis refer to your foot (shoe) size   ... and you would have to choose according to your size what stitch to use ? Smaller sizes will be: make 2 (sc) in each of the next 3 stitches ... and bigger sizes: make 2 (hdc) in each of the next 3 stitches.. etc ?
Do I make sense ... I hope so !  Wink
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« Reply #7 on: August 29, 2008 11:40:37 AM »

Thank you Donna!! Yes, I think that is it!
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