Help pls, top down cardigan

I’m following one of Marianna’s Lazy Daisy days patterns, and i’ve started a top down cardi, but i’m half way down the raglan increase and I notice that the pattern is wrong, the two front panels there is 22 on one side, and 21 on the other, can I add a stitch or is it gonna look stupid i’m loathed to rip it all out and start over… Any advice?

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I’ve made several of these and don’t remember an extra stitch problem on the fronts. On row 19 you can see that you should have equal numbers on the fronts and sleeves. If you’d like to increase a stitch at the raglan, you can or you can just continue as you are doing. A stitch more or less isn’t going to make much difference.

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Thank you, i’ve added a stitch at the boarder, that is not the cardi i’m knitting, though i’ve just finished two of those in the short sleeve, which is why i’m suprised at the mistake…

I’m doing this one… and i’m doing the 6 to 9 month size… i’ll copy and paste a couple of lines.

Row 21 K20, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k38, kfb, k1, kfb, k19, kfb, k1, kfb, k21

Row 22 K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 23 K21, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k40, kfb, k1, kfb, k21, kfb, k1, kfb, k22

Row 24 K5, purl to last 5sts, k5

Row 25 K22, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k42, kfb, k1, kfb, k23, kfb, k1, kfb, k23

You can see here, that the two front panels have different stitches… K22 then k23 on row 25, and all the way through… its diffently wrong… i’ve added a stitch, just after the boarder which i’m doing in a moss stitch, I hope its not noticeable… as I say i’ve done a few of her patterns with no problems so, was quiet surprised and didn’t count the stitches to see if all was even- just followed the pattern counting what she told me to do…

Thanks for the pattern link. It’s clearly intended and I’m wondering if it’s to balance out the buttonholes on one side. You can send a message to Marianna Mel on Ravelry and ask. She usually is very responsive

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It doesn’t seem right to me and none of her other patterns are this way and if you look at the raglan finish line, she had 30 on each side.

Row 37 K30, slip next 38sts onto a stitch holder, k57, slip next 38sts onto a stitch holder, k30 (117sts) only way i can get that is to add the stitch. Someone else mentioned in the comments it was wrong but, i see no reply. I put button holes on both sides, I find it easier to sew the buttons in this way. I know exactly where the button goes… Thanks for your help …

I haven’t been knitting top down long, so, yeah I could be totally wrong and it is intentional. Thank you for your help. Either way :slight_smile: