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Decreases on the Purl (Wrong) Side

I've finally gotten to the cap shaping on the sleeve I'm knitting and need some advice on the decreases. The pattern says to decrease one stitch each side for 16 rows.

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Cat Hat

A friend of mine at work just had a baby. I remembered the Cat Hat that OtterTO posted a while back and thought it would make the perfect gift.

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Increases after Ribbing

Hi Folks!

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Blonde Joke

Ok, I apologize in advance.....

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Animation Using Knitting

I ran across an interesting piece of animation on YouTube today that uses knitted panels to tell its story.

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Vintage Pattern Question...

Hi Guys!

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My First Pair of Socks!...

...and they only took three months to complete (I can’t believe how fast some of you guys and gals knit).

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Any Square Dancers Out There Going to "Touch A Quarter Century"?

The International Association of Gay Square Dance Clubs (IAGSDC) is holding its 25th annual convention July 4th, 5th, & 6th in Cleveland, OH.

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Another member of the My-Sweater-Doesn’t-Fit-Club.....

I finally finished my first cardigan. Unfortunately, it’s an inch or so too small around the chest. I’m sure it had nothing to do with the fact that I totally altered the pattern.

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Ribbing Cast Off

So, I finished the buttonhole row on the button band of my cardigan and I looked at the pattern to see what was next and noticed it says “knit 3 more rows then cast off for ribbing”.

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