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lavender-erez 06-11-2007 02:42 AM

mysterious extra *rows*
 
Hi - I've been knitting for a few years, so I like to think I'm pretty good at it. However, I just ran across something and am totally baffled. I'm knitting in stockinette, and somehow, (on the right side) I've just finished row 4 at the right end of the needle, and row 8 at the left end. Where did those 4 extra rows come from? How did I do that? Is this something that can be done on purpose?

Thanks for any insight.

Susan P. 06-11-2007 04:06 AM

Just for clarification..you're using circs rather than straights? (needles)

suzeeq 06-11-2007 09:40 AM

Possibly you picked up your work and went the other direction. Is there a sort of hole at the point where there's 4 rows/8 rows?

sue

lavender-erez 06-14-2007 01:53 AM

straight needles; no holes...

redwitch 06-14-2007 06:28 AM

You mean that as the work is now, there are 8 rows on one side and 4 on the other side? Sounds like short rows to me.

lavender-erez 06-14-2007 04:20 PM

thanks - I've heard of short rows, but have never (knowingly) attempted them.


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