Cr2B

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mauramac
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Cr2B

Postby mauramac » Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:46 pm

Hi everyone
Could you clear up a little niggle for me please.
I'm just about to start a hat which has a small cable in the ribbed area.
The instruction says Cr2B: K2tog leaving sts on LH needle, K into first st again, slip both sts of LH needle together.

Now - I've done this stitch before and I'm sure I knitted them separately but I can't actually find a description of this one the way it is written....i.e. Cr2B.
What exactly does the Cr mean? Is it just Cross? And what does the B mean...is it knit through back like I've seen done before. Nowhere does it seem to indicate that you knit the 2 together.

Just a silly thing as I know how to achieve the cable effect.....well I think I do! but it's niggling me :unsure:


Any thoughts?

Thanks xxMaura

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darknit
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Re: Cr2B

Postby darknit » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:47 am

I'm pretty sure that means a cable that crosses to the right - in long hand, put two stitches on the cable needle and hold at the back, knit two then the two from the cable needle. It can sometimes help if you can identify that part on the main picture. Hope that helps.


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