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Re: Make Two
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: March 10, 2009 01:18AM

Lift the running yarn between two stitches with the point of your left needle, forming a "stitch."

Insert the point of your right needle into the back of the "stitch" and draw up a new knit stitch on the right needle but do not remove the lifted yarn "stitch" from the left needle.

Bring your right needle point around to the front and insert it into the front of the lifted yarn "stitch" and draw up another new stitch on the right needle. Now you can remove the lifted yarn "stitch" from the left needle.

There is a similar increase done in an existing stitch, but the new stitches are then (unless otherwise directed) formed in the front part first and then in the back part. But when working into the lifted yarn the "makes" are less noticible if done in the back first.

The single "make" (M1) should always be done in the back (unless otherwise directed) or you will get holes in your work.

Subject Written By Posted
  Make Two Joyce B. 03/09/2009 08:49PM
  Re: Make Two Alex 03/10/2009 01:18AM
  Re: Make Two Joyce B. 03/10/2009 09:51AM

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