Left over stitches?!

if someone could please explain what on earth I’m doing wrong here I would great,Y appreciate your help… I’m knitting a jumper, and following a pattern - cast on 126, 24 rows of normal stitching (k1,p1) and then row 25:

K3, Inc. 1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p8, c1f, p8, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p1, (c3b, c3f) 3, p1, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p8, c1f, p8, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p1, k2, Inc. 1, k3

I only count 110 stitches on row 25 leaving 16 stitches unaccounted for… Have I totally misread this?!

Welcome to KH!
What is the name of the pattern?
How does the pattern define the c1f, c3b and c3f?

Hello and thank you :slight_smile:

The name of the pattern is Aran Roll Neck Knit No. 3238

They are defined as follows:

C1F - Cable 1 frontwise
C3F - cable 3 frontwise
C3B - cable 3 Backwards

So much thanks!


Great looking aran!

K3, Inc. 1, k2, p1, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p8, (24sts)
c1f, (2sts)
p8, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p1, (19sts)
(c3b, c3f) 3, (12x3=36sts)
p1, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p8, (19sts)
c1f, (2sts)
p8, k1, p1, k6, p1, k1, p1, k2, Inc. 1, k3 (24sts)

It’ll take 126sts to work this row. The increases are between sts so they don’t require a stitch.

Thank you, hopefully I will finish it this side of christmas!!

Thank you so much for your help, I think I’m definitely going wrong with my cables…

I don’t understand how (cb3,c3f) makes 12 stitches. So back to the drawing board on cables! :slight_smile:

Cb3, cf3 are common abbreviations. It’s usually hold 3 sts (either to the front or to the back), work the next 3sts, then work the held sts. That’s 6sts per cable.

This sweater is definitely going to give you lots of cable practice.

you’re fantastic! Thank you so much!!

It’s for my husbands navy uniform so has to be perfect… You’ve been such a huge help :slight_smile:

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