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Subject: Knitting
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: twit01-ga
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Posted: 18 Apr 2006 01:32 PDT
Expires: 18 May 2006 01:32 PDT
Question ID: 720094
What does this mean - in regards to a kintting pattern - Dec in this
way at each end of 2 foll 4th rows and next 2 rs rows?
Subject: Re: Knitting
Answered By: tlspiegel-ga on 18 Apr 2006 10:40 PDT
Hi twit01,

Thank you for your question.

dec(s) = decrease(s)
Good general purpose decreases: 
ssk  (left slanting), paired with K2tog  (right slanting)

[Scroll to dec(s) middle of page on left side. See and listen to video
by clicking on pink and blue images]

foll = follow; follows; following


keyword search:

dec knitting terms


Best regards,

RS = right side

Request for Answer Clarification by twit01-ga on 19 Apr 2006 01:39 PDT
I understand all the terminoly but what exactly does it mean? Does it
mean every second row? I was also wondering how do you graft stitches?

Clarification of Answer by tlspiegel-ga on 19 Apr 2006 08:05 PDT
I am following up on your questions.

Clarification of Answer by tlspiegel-ga on 19 Apr 2006 09:16 PDT
Hi twit01,

OK... this is the explanation from a person I know at a Michael's
craft store near where I live.

Decrease in this way at each end of 2 rows, following 4th rows (do it
again at end of 4th row).  Right side means the knitting side, so
decrease the next 2 knitting side rows.

How to Graft Knitting Together without taking it off the needles


Kitchener stitch... a.k.a. grafting


The kitchener stitch is a nearly invisible way to graft together your
knitting. It's often used for places where you want to minimize a
seam, such as the underarm of a sweater or the toe of a sock.,2025,DIY_14141_3613664,00.html 


Best regards,
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