Short-Row: Wrapping a Stitch

May 15, 2008

Knitting Daily Stitch Guide


Seaming
Work to turn point, slip next stitch purlwise to right needle. Bring yarn to front (Figure 1). Short Row Wrapping a Stitch Fig 1

Slip same stitch back to left needle (Figure 2).Turn work and bring yarn in position for next stitch, wrapping the stitch as you do so. Note: Hide wraps in a knit stitch when right side of piece is worked in a knit stitch. Leave wrap if the purl stitch shows on right side.

Short Row Wrapping a Stitch Fig 2

Hide wraps as follows:
Knit stitch: On right side, work to just before wrapped stitch. Insert right needle from front, under the wrap from -bottom up, and then into wrapped stitch as usual. Knit them together, making sure new stitch comes out under wrap.

Purl stitch: On wrong side, work to just before wrapped stitch. Insert right needle from back, under wrap from bottom up, and put on left needle. Purl them together.


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