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Topic: kinda new to crocheting (and need help)  (Read 640 times)
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« on: April 12, 2013 06:25:43 AM »

I am teaching myself to crochet and I need to know when a pattern says chain multies o4 plus 9 what does that mean.
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« Last Edit: May 07, 2013 03:31:52 PM by pinkleo - Reason: add more descriptive title » THIS ROCKS   Logged
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2013 04:11:49 AM »

It means you chain 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24 (etc.) and add 9 more chains to make 13, 17, 21, 25, or 33.
« Reply #2 on: April 14, 2013 07:56:59 AM »

When you see this in a stitch pattern it's because the pattern needs a certain number of stitches to repeat plus some extra at the end for turning. You just have to figure out how wide you want whatever is is you're making to be, make a chain that is a multiple of four, and then do an extra nine chains after that (as cjgeo said).
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