How do you convert a knitting chart to instructions?

How do you convert a pullover pattern to a cardigan?

If your pattern was intended to be a cardigan, all you have to do is eliminate the steek stitches and replace them with a selvage stitch at each edge (the first and last stitch that you will attach the front band to).

What does no stitch mean in a knitting chart?

The squares that are not required in a particular row are “no stitch” squares. They are usually filled with a darker color than the rest of the chart, and can be ignored as you work the row.

What does work in pattern mean in knitting?

Helpful knitting tips! Once the stitch or design repeat has been established, rather than continuously writing the same instructions over and over, the instructions may simply say, work in pattern.

What is reverse knit?

Knitting back backwards is the technique of knitting from the left edge to the right edge of a piece of knitted fabric, in the reverse of the normal direction, as a replacement for turning and purling across the wrong side.

What is reverse engineered knitting?

In reverse-engineering knitwear, someone attempts to replicate the pattern of an already-existing piece of knitwear—both handmade and commercially produced—so that they and others can make that item for themselves.

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