knitting over

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maggiemcd wrote
on Dec 29, 2012 12:37 PM

I am finishing a top with Swedish directions. After picking up stiches around the armholes and casting on stitches for the arm straps, I am instructed to knit 3 rows "over" all stitches. What exactly does over mean? Is there a different English term for this?

 

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marywoods wrote
on Dec 29, 2012 2:05 PM

Dear Maggie,

It is just another way of stating, work 3 rows with the picked up and cast on stitches.  I imagine that after working those three rows there will be a change in the pattern.  In situations like this I have the habit of reading ahead in the instructions so I can get an idea of where the designer is going with the pattern. Hope this helps.

Mary Woods

Ravenwood Designs.

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