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ZooZooB 07-30-2009 11:55 PM

What to do about mysterious extra stitch
 
Hi,
Im going batty unraveling and knitting and unraveling. I'm making a shrug and am working the back in stockinette. Every sixth row I increase on both sides until I have 114 stitches. Last increase I should have had 112. I have 113. Nothing I can do can seem to get rid of this extra stitch. I have unravelled almost back to the first row of this segment, yet w/ so many stitches on the needle and in such fine yarn, it gets tedious. Can i just decrease and hope it won't be noticeable, so I have the requisite 112 for this round?

THANKS,

Ingrid 07-31-2009 12:14 AM

Yes, you can decrease where it doesn't interfere with the pattern--most likely at an edge.

mathwizard 07-31-2009 07:38 AM

no directions
 
I was casting on the sts for the front of a sweater. I did the first row no problems and the second row a stitch with no directions I thought maybe I read it wrong. I did a redo of the ribbing three times before I put a marker in and found that I was skipping a stitch. Now each row comes out perfect. Sometimes just adding something like a marker helps us keep track of what we are doing.


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