Posted by **VV** on Monday, April 19, 2010 at 10:57pm.

what is counter? My child has to draw a piece of yarn 3 counters long over the top needle, 4 counters long over the middle neddle and 5 counters long over the bottom needle! But I don't know what a counter is!

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**bobpursley**, Monday, April 19, 2010 at 11:05pm
a counter is a measuring strip, usually like a paper ruler, usually marked at one inch increments. 4 counters long=4inches.

If you child doesn't have one, make a strip of paper marked in inches.

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**Jack**, Monday, September 26, 2011 at 6:55pm
A counter is a small plastic circle about a half-inch in diamiter

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**Lynn**, Monday, January 6, 2014 at 5:51pm
Thank you thank you thank you... I asked my son what a counter was and he was not able to tell me, though he was able to tell that that I wasn't doing it right :-)

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