Single and double increases

The Back Stitch Single Knit

Increase of more than 2 stitches at beginning of row

1 Insert nght needle into first stitch on left needle and make knit stitch: keep old stitch in place and slide added stitch back onto left needle next to it.

2 Make knit stitch in this added stitch and slide it back onto left needle as before. Continue to add stitches to left needle in this way until you have desired number.

3 Increase of more than 2 stitches at end of row

At end of row, wrap yarn around right thumb and index finger to form a nng; insert right needle to transfer ring to needle. Repeat until you have increased desired number of stitches.

External Increases

4 Invisible increase on knit rows. Use tip of left needle to pick up strand of yarn that connects stitch on right needle to next one on left needle.

Knit this stitch in twisted fashion, inserting needle into back loop to knit it.

3 Invisible increase on purl rows. Use tip of left needle to pick up strand of yarn connecting stitch on right needle to next one on left needle, putting it on left needle.

Purl this stitch in twisted fashion, inserting needle into back loop to purl it.

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Responses

  • reagan
    How to make back stitch?
    4 years ago
  • elijah kerr
    How to increase stuches in knitting with needle's?
    12 months ago

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