Episode 3: Understanding a Knitting Pattern

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SHOW NOTES

avoiding holes under the arm of a top down sweater

finished Measurements, highlight your size

yarn, including tips on substitution

needles, tips on buying needles

Tubular cast-on

notions, hacks for stitch markers, stitch holders

gauge, stockinette stitch vs. stitch pattern

techniques and abbreviations

knitty and techknitting

pattern notes

specific cast on recommended for a reason

set up row

continue as est / work even

increasing, k1-f/b

changing needles

stitch counts

dividing sleeves from body

waist shaping

sleeves

decreasing, ssk and k2tog

repeating something every x row / rounds

blocking to measurements

end with or after a WS row

charting AT THE SAME TIME

Paula's method: Hyla Brook Shawl checklist

working decreases in pattern

Eunny Jang article: Lace: Shaping your Garment, IK Fall 2006

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Carrie Bostick Hoge, Hannah Fettig, Jerusha Robinson and Pam Allen, far right, modeling size 44". Lots of ease, still looks great! 

Carrie Bostick Hoge, Hannah Fettig, Jerusha Robinson and Pam Allen, far right, modeling size 44". Lots of ease, still looks great! 

Pam charts AT THE SAME TIME

Pam charts AT THE SAME TIME