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Pattern Corrections


6(7-7-8-9) balls Berroco Comfort® (100 grs) #9807 Military Mix

Fences, page 24

With circular needle, cast on 199 sts. Knit 4 rows. * Work even in Pat St until 2 repeats (28 rows) have been completed, end on WS. Work even in Moss St for 20 rows. Knit 4 rows. Rep from * twice more, end on WS. Work even in Moss St for 12½”, end on WS. ** Work Rows 11 – 14 of Pat St, then Rows 1 – 14 twice (28 rows). Work even in Moss St for 20 rows. Rep from ** once more. Work Rows 11 – 14 of Pat St, then Rows 1 – 14, end on WS. Bind off.

—posted 5/24/12


*RIGHT SIDE TRIANGLE (labeled #2 on diagram)

Row 1(RS): Knit 2,turn.

Rows 2 through 5 are correct as printed.
Row 6: "Sl 1, p to end. Continue to work...end on RS. DO NOT break yarn,
leave 18 sts on the needle."


Row 3 "Turn, sl 1, p to end. Continue... end on RS. DO NOT break yarn.
Continue to work left slanting squares across until all sts of beginning
squares have been worked and you have made a total of 6 left slanting


Row 2: Turn, k to 3 sts from end, k2 tog, k1 - 17 sts. Rep these 2 rows
until 2 sts remain, end on WS. Leave these 2 sts on needle. Do not turn.

RIGHT SLANTING SQUARES (labeled 5 on diagram)

Row 2(WS): "P17, p2 tog (this joins square 5 to last square 3 already
made). Rep these 2 rows until all sts of square 3 have been used, end on
WS. Do NOT break yarn. NOTE: When working the remaining right slanting
squares on this row, pick up and k18 sts, not 16. Remaining instructions
in this section are correct as printed.

Party Girl, page 15

After Row 14, work 4 rows of 1/1 rib beginning with row 2 of rib pat. Change to 3/1 rib beginning with Row 2 of rib pat and work even until piece measures 6½ (7- 7½-8-8½)” from beg, end on WS.

—posted 2/6/09



Work even until sleeves measure 8 ½ (9 ½ -10 ½ -11 ½- 12 ½ )” from beg, end on WS.

-posted 2/25/13