Single stitches can be twisted over each other without using a cable needle. As in cables, two knit stitches can be cabled to the right or the left. Twisted stitches can also be crossed (one knit stitch moving over a purl stitch) to the right or left.
Basic abbreviations for twisted stitches...
RT twisted cables - right twist LT twisted cables - left twist Cr2R crossed stitches - cross right Cr2L crossed stitches - cross left
2 Knit the first stitch on the left-hand needle and slip both stitches on to the right-hand needle.
Twisted cables - right twist (RT)
1 Insert right-hand needle into second 2 Knit the first stitch on the left-hand stitch on left-hand needle and knit it. needle and slip both stitches on to the
Don't slip this stitch off the needle. right-hand needle.
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