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« on: March 07, 2013 04:22:11 AM »

Hi,
I'm knitting these socks off Ravelry http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wonderland-socks
They are toe up in the pattern, however I'm knitting them cuff down instead. I've flipped the chart vertically, but I don't know if I have to change the lines of the chart.
Each chart row has 4 rows to it:
Round 1: (CC) knit one round plain
Round 2: (CC) knit the blank boxes, purl the filled in ones
Round 3: (MC) knit one round plain
Round 4: (MC) purl the blank boxes, knit the filled in ones

I'm knitting it this way, but when I tip the cuff towards me I can see the pattern quite clearly, and when I tip it down (as if wearing it) it's not as obvious. I have knitted to chart row 5 and I don't want to continue if I've made a mistake and then end up having to frog loads, if I'm doing it wrong.
I'd take a picture, but it's hard to tell.
Any help would be great.
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« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2013 02:43:17 AM »

Got it sorted on Ravelry.
Anyone who wants to knit these cuff down. You don't have to change the order of the rows. Just persevere.

 I was having a Skype convo with my sister in Italy yesterday and when I showed her the sock I was knitting, she said I dont know what youre complaining about I can see the tail just fine. When I looked into the little video box of myself, she was right! Lol. I guess its just one of those, had it too close to my face knitting optical illusions. Wink
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