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« Reply #540 on: March 01, 2006 07:56:45 PM »

some people had requested the pattern for the diamonds and bobbles panta, so here it is, finally!

diamonds and bobbles panta pattern

sorry it took so long guys, my computer broke Sad
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« Reply #541 on: March 01, 2006 09:38:43 PM »

I finished my own Panta last night. I don't think I'm necessarily cool enough for Panta, but I still like it. I originally intended it to be a gift, but now I'm not sure....



Wool of the Andes, size 5 needles, and the only change I made was to slip the first and last stitches of every other row.
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« Reply #542 on: March 02, 2006 04:37:38 AM »

*sends out a panta SOS*

ok either i think i was totally out of it and completely tired when i attempted this. i ended up with 33 stitches the first time you increase instead of 24

 Huh
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« Reply #543 on: March 02, 2006 04:47:51 AM »

*sends out a panta SOS*

ok either i think i was totally out of it and completely tired when i attempted this. i ended up with 33 stitches the first time you increase instead of 24

 Huh

Hi:

I'm just going to verbally work out your problem here.

The panta is ribbing with a new stitch thrown in every couple of inches.

 If you started with 19, that's 1 outside, 2 g, 2 s, 2g, 2s, 2g, 2s, 2g, 2s, 2g, 1 outside for 19 stitches.

Then after an inch or two, you add one to every s, so you get 1 outside, 2 g, 3 s, 2 g, 3 s, 2 g, 3 s, 2 g, 3 s, 2 g, 1 outside, for 26 stitches.

But you are ending up with 33 -- that's 7 additional stitches.  Where are they coming from.

What technique are you using to add stitches?

Sorry if this makes no sense to anyone but me -- I have to write it out to picture it.

Pudruff
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« Reply #544 on: March 02, 2006 06:24:55 AM »

Ok... I sort of get the feeling that when people have troubles with the increases.. they're increasing once for every purl stitch instead of once per "purl" partition? or something, I don't quite remember the pattern.
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« Reply #545 on: March 02, 2006 04:21:38 PM »


Here is my Panta! 

Not easy to photograph the top of one's own head, so the picture is NOT the greatest.  I substituted a mini cable stitch for the ridges.

Are there any instructions for a skinnier, bad-hair-day-in-warm-weather version?  I think it should be pretty easy to modify the pattern, but would love to see some others done thinner. 

Yep, I'm planning to make at least one more! 
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« Reply #546 on: March 03, 2006 09:01:10 AM »

i'm just making one, just make 4 ribs instead of 5. cast on 16 stiches, and it should do the trick:) and use cotton instead wool Smiley if you use thin yarn and big needles, it won't be so dense, so that can help, too:)
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« Reply #547 on: March 03, 2006 10:36:58 AM »

I substituted a mini cable stitch for the ridges.

I really like the look of this one! What yarn and sz needles did you use?
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« Reply #548 on: March 03, 2006 05:16:59 PM »

It was indeed inspired by this thread. My panta has fewer repeats and is made from soy, which is very stretchy, so it's shorter. And with fewer repeats, it's not as wide and it doesn't cover your ears, which is good if you a) live in arizona and b) talk on the phone a lot. I'm also working on a children's panta. But that will be a little while.

Oh my, was your version of the pattern taken off your site?  I was mid-way through my panta with your version.

Anyway that I can ask for the pattern to be pm'd to me?  Please?
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« Reply #549 on: March 04, 2006 04:51:58 AM »

i just had to jump on the panta bandwagon!  here's mine

http://www.tineke.net/photos/finished_objects/t_panta.jpg

my ears love it   Cheesy
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