Pattern Confusion

by Cathy
(Shreveport, LA)

With 120 stitches on my needle, I'm instructed to PO (8), [P2TOG,P4) 17 times P2TOG, PO (8) and the. I should have 102 stitches on my needle. Help!

YOUR ANSWER


So, sorry but I don't really understand the question.

You have 120 stitches, you do 18 decreases across the row (17 P2tog, P4 plus one extra P2tog). 120 - 18 = 102.

Try the row instructions in plain english:

Purl 8 stitches, *purl 2 tog, purl 4 stitches. Repeat from * 17 times. Purl 2 together, purl to end of row.

Hope this helps.

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