When following a pattern with twisted stitches, the designer will explain how to work the stitches under special abbreviations at the start of the pattern.
1 Insert right-hand needle into front of second stitch on left-hand needle, working behind the first stitch, and knit it. Don't slip this stitch off the needle.
1 Insert right-hand needle into second stitch on the left-hand needle and knit it. Don't slip this stitch off the needle.
2 Purl the first stitch on the left-hand needle and slip both stitches on to the right-hand needle.
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A coaster featuring twisted stitches in the shape of hearts. Knit it together with a place mat with a pocket for cutlery - an ideal pair for outdoor eating.
Place mat and coaster knitted in a worsted (DK) wool yarn on size 6 (4mm/UK8) needles. See page 133 for pattern.
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