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Tabitha Bonfonti

Newbie needs help with chevron blanket multiples

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Hi All! I'm relatively new to crochet, I taught myself last year, but I recently did a Chevron blanket. Now I am looking to modify that pattern I found online at www.bellusthreads.wordpress.com. It is stating that for chevron it should be multiples off 22 + 1. I THINK I understand that part, but than it says to CH 139, no matter what math I do, I can not make sense of this. If I CH a multiple of 22 and add one, in no combination do I get 139.

 

 

Can anyone help break this down for me please?! Thank you!! 

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After looking at the pattern here I think it actually is multiples of 23 +1 which is 6 multiples +1  = 139. There are 10 SC stitchs, 1 stitch with 3 SC, the 10 more SC stitches and then 2 skip stitches. So I think if I am counting this right it should be 23 +1 multiples. I hope someone else can confirm this.

 

Hope this helps.

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hi Tabitha, welcome to the ville :hook

 

I agree with Cindy's count.  It should be 23 + 1.   the 22 in the pattern is either a typo, or the blogger did not understand how to communicate the multiple.

 

here is a description of how to use multiples http://crochet.about.com/od/learnbasics/qt/multiple.htm

 

Personally i think of the multiple as the number of stitches that actually make up the stitch pattern, not counting the turning chain.  And some patterns include the multiple written that way.  

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My Pattern that I have for this blanket calls for a chain in multiples of 25+8 but my pattern is different than this one in the stitch count and edge stitching...if you would like my pattern just let me know and I will write it out for you...

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