Please help if you can understand these instructions. There are several questions I know how to do short row.I read these instructions as doing that. Then it gets really hairy. There are a several at the “same times listed”.
[B]Its the same time stuff that is making me crazy[/B]
[B]The whole sweater is 1/1 rib yet it says on a purl row and a knit row what is that about.[/B]
BODY: Part 1: Cast on 160 sts, work 1/1 rib .
Part 2: RH cont shortened rows inc 1 st on each row for the collar, 24 times in all and
at the same time: widen the collar with shortened rows, on the 2nd, 10th, 18th and 24th row: work 2 rows over first 40 sts.
Then for the collar bind off LH, every 2 rows: 11 times 2 sts and once 39 sts.
At the same time, while
[B]This is where I don’t understand the whole sweater is knitted in rib 1/1[/B]
working the collar decs, on the purled rows, on one side of decs: work 10 sts, k 2 tog, P 2 tog, k 2 tog and end the row. Repeat 23 times in all. On the other side of incs: on the knitted rows work 1 st row: 60 sts, then k 2 in foll st and end the row, 3rd row: work 60 sts, k 2, p1, k 2 in foll st and end the row, 5th row: work 60 sts, k 2, pi, k 2, P 1, k 2 in foll st and end the row. Rep these stagggered incs every 2 rows: 11 times in all. When incs are completed, work another series of incs as foll: 1st row: work 60 sts, in the fall st k 1 and pi, then end the row, 3rd row: work 60 sts, k 1, P 1, k 1, pi, in fall st k 1 and p 1, then end the row, 5th row: work 60 sts, k 1, P 1, k 1, P 1, k 1, p 1, k 1, P 1, in fall st work k 1 and p 1, then end the row. Rep this 2nd series of staggered incs, every 2 rows: 11 times in all, obtainning 1/1 rib.
Part 3: Work shortened rows, 2 rows over 136 sts ,2 rows over 112 sts, 2 rows over 76 sts and 2 rows over all sts, rep from to 24 times in all.
At the same time: Over full worked rows inc LH, each row: 47 times 1 st.
Part 4: Work shortened rows, 2 rows over all sts, 2 rows over 150 sts, 2 rows over 136 sts, 2 rows over 112 sts, 2 rows over 76 sts and 2
rows over all sts, rep from to 8 times in all.
Part 5: Work 10 rows over all sts and bind off loosely.
FINISHING: Join the first and the last row of the cape. Between points A and B of the 3rd part, make 3 pleats
This pattern has a diagram I have attached it. The numbers on the side are row #'s if anyone can make sense of this pattern I would greatly appreciate an explanation. I have been knitting for 30 years and never saw anything like this. i love the cape and want to make it. Its an anny blatt pattern.