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Midnight Lace stole (Alt Fiber). Wendy Johnson of WendyKnits has done a lovely corrected chart, which you can find on this page under, Help titled My Set-up Chart for the Midnight Lace Stole. Thanks, Wendy!
Designer Sivia Harding passed along this message about Midnight Lace after an online conversation with a knitter:
The Left side instructions should read:
Left Side Panel
With RS facing and beginning at the top edge, attach a new ball of yarn and pick up and knit 109 sts along left edge of center panel (approximately 2 out of every 3 edge sts). Turn. With WS facing, K3, purl to last 3 sts, k3. Continue as for right side panel up to the short row section.
Left side short rows are worked differently than the right side short rows, as the w&t is done on WS rows. The short rows are again worked in 8-row increments across the edge of the stole, but since the patterns are hidden from view, the count is over purl sts. The return (RS) rows are then worked in pattern to the end of the row. It may be helpful to place stitch markers between the 20-st panels when working the purl short rows.
Row 1 (set up row): Syif, k2, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, p1, midnight lace pattern over 15 sts, p1, repeat from to last 6 sts, yo, sl1-k2tog-psso, yo, k3.
Row 2: Syif, k2, p80 (4 repeats of RS lace panel, consisting of lace column pattern over 3 sts, p1, midnight lace pattern over 15 sts, p1 – 20 sts), p19, w&t.
Row 3 and all subsequent odd numbered rows in this section: Work in pattern to end.
Row 4: Syif, k2, p80 (4 repeats of RS lace panel, consisting of lace column pattern over 3 sts, p1, midnight lace pattern over 15 sts, p1 – 20 sts), p15, w&t.
Row 6: Syif, k2, p80 (4 repeats of RS lace panel, consisting of lace column pattern over 3 sts, p1, midnight lace pattern over 15 sts, p1 – 20 sts), p11, w&t.
Row 8: Syif, k2, p80 (4 repeats of RS lace panel, consisting of lace column pattern over 3 sts, p1, midnight lace pattern over 15 sts, p1 – 20 sts), p6, w&t.
Rows 10-16: Work as for Rows 2-8, but p60 (3 repeats of the RS lace panel) before the partial section and w&t.
Rows 18-24: Work as for Rows 2-8, but p40 (1 repeats of the RS lace panel) before the partial section and w&t.
Rows 26-30: Work as for Rows 2-6, but p20 (1 repeat of the RS lace panel) before the partial section and w&t. End this section after the third short row.
Row 32 (WS): Syif, purl across entire row, picking up wraps and working them together with their stitches, and at the same time increase evenly across the row to arrive at a total of 113 sts.
Clever Sock (Alt Fiber, page 94) has a wrong number in a line. It should read, in order to turn the heel…
Row 1: K17 (not 15 as written)
Tai Shan Hoodie (How to Knit in the Woods, page 37) can be downloaded in its entirety for free here. Corrections include stitch marker placement, some finished piece measurements, etc. Additions include information on bamboo yarn’s tendency to “grow” under its own weight and how to counteract it.
Snake in the Woods Cardigan (How to Knit in the Woods, page 26) charts can be downloaded as a PDF here. (3.68 MB). I’ve also made the Snake in the Woods charts available as a free download on my Ravelry store.
For information on the red scarf pictured on page 39 of How to Knit in the Woods, please see this post.
Almost Autumn hat (How to Knit in the Woods). Ravelry user cooan reports incorrect stitch counts and suggests the following:
Dec #1: Follow pattern. (60 sts, NOT 45.) Knit 4 rows as it tells you to.
Dec #2: Follow pattern. (40 sts, NOT 30.) Knit 3 rows as it tells you to.
Dec #3: Follow pattern, but on last repeat do k2tog tbl twice (so you don’t have an extra stitch) to take you to 26 sts (NOT 15). Knit 2 rows as it tells you to.
Dec #4: I made this up to take me closer to the amount of stitches it calls for. K2tog tbl all the way around. (13 sts). Knit 1 row.
Then sew that closed and felt and follow the pattern the rest of the way!
A note on hats like these that will be felted — it’s generally better to do more decreases than less if you have a choice in the matter, say, if you’re left with an extra stitch somewhere. You don’t want a lot of extra bulk which can push up in the center and look very “acorn-y” post-felting.
Pastel Blue Cropped Jacket (Crochet Style, page 48) Right Front shaping. Row 4 should say to rep from * to * two times, not once.
Cropped Tank (Knitgrrl 2, page 80) has the incorrect schematic. Here’s the correct one:
Full-of-Holes Scarf (Knitgrrl 2, page 63) is missing the number of stitches to cast on. Cast on 55 stitches and continue with the pattern as written.
Check your edition of Knitgrrl 2 before panicking, these problems have been corrected in the second edition!