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Comments About "Knitted Red Summer Top"

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Poster: Luella Cole
March 26, 2015

Is there a chart for this pattern? Complicated designs like this one are much easier to understand and follow from a chart.
Poster: Delores Cantrell
February 17, 2014

Its just like using 2 needles. Just cast on and knit to the end and turn around and go back across. Its easier than 2 needles, I use circular needles for all my knits.
Hope this helps.
Poster: Kat
March 8, 2014

Hi..
Knitting on circular needles are just like knitting with straight, only easier. With the 111 sts to cast on, circulars are more efficient and less chance of losing sts from the tips of the straight needles.

Personally, I now only use dpn straight needles for the small projects...socks etc.
Poster: Ingrid
March 8, 2014

You should try the circular needles...you'll love them...Promise!
Poster: Cathy W
March 11, 2014

Yes, you could,but don't forget to add a selvedge stitch at each edge, for sewing up later. But give circulars a try! the most important thing to remember is to make sure the stitches aren't twisted before you join. I lay my cast-on on a flat surface, pull the stitches to the outside, and join. Good luck either way.
Poster: Agnes chan
April 3, 2014

Can u please explain C2b and how do u make it
Poster: wilma raines
April 12, 2014

explain row two, And do I add two stitch on each end of each row. Explain the weight of the yarn. 1ply, 2ply, or 3ply.
Poster: wilma raines
April 15, 2014

Would you e-mail me and explain row two, about the( yon ).When I do this row I end up with to many stitches. More then 25 sts. on this row is this correct. Thanks You,
Poster: Daniela
September 26, 2012

To make it wider you could play around with adding an extra "3p, c2b" to each side of the center lace panel and perhaps at the sides as well...
Poster: Chris Holmes
March 8, 2014

What is fingering weight in mercerised cotton
Poster: Marny CA
March 11, 2014

Am I just tired and not seeing SLEEVES?!

Poster: wilma
April 21, 2014

( 3,8,11) what does this mean on row 1 and all the other rows. I would like to know. Your direction are not very clear.would you explain this to me by e-mail. thanks
Poster: Hana
July 8, 2015

the pattern is written in size small... p1, (3, 8, 11) are the number of purl stitches for Medium, Large and X-Large.

YO... in row 2 is yarn over, it makes an extra stitch in row, the odd rows you will see the extra stitch is taken with K2tog or p2tog
Poster: Connie
March 11, 2014

question:what does yon mean
Poster: Nancy Reed
March 8, 2014

I would absolutely make this if the pattern allowed a 3X size. Could someone please enlarge it? I'd even think about buying it! :)
Poster: Kat
March 8, 2014

The pattern says on even rows: Row 2 and all even rows knit k over k and yon, p over p.

Could you explain this a bit more. I think I understand but would like a clarification. Thanks.
Poster: JoAnn
March 8, 2014

I don't understand the abbreviations, is there a guide somewhere? They are different from what I'm used to seeing.
Poster: Rose Nishiyama
March 7, 2014

What can you do to make the top in a smaller size, 6-8?
Poster: nanette heperi
November 6, 2013

I have never used circular needles could I half the pattern and do it on 2needles
Poster: Nan
December 15, 2012

This is so pretty. I think I might try to use a worsted yarn and larger needles to make it larger.
Poster: Ingrid
April 13, 2012

I would love it size 16/18 if it is
posible
Poster: Sherry
April 13, 2012

this is beautiful, wish I knew enough to make pattern a larger size....
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