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Forums > Tips and Sharing: New Crocheters' & Knitters
Re: Instruction Help, Please!
Posted by: Alex (IP Logged)
Date: February 25, 2009 02:57PM

It's not very difficult; don't panic.

Insert your right needle into the stitch, yarn around and draw the new stitch through the old stitch which is on your left needle (Just making a simple knit stitch without removing the old stitch from the left needle). Now you will have two stitches, one old on the left needle and one new on the right needle.

Take your working yarn from the back to the front IN BETWEEN the two needles. Insert your right needle tip from BACK TO FRONT into the old stitch which is still on your left needle. Yarn around the needle and pull through (a regular purl stitch). Now you will have two new stitches on the right needle and the old stitch will still be on the left needle.

Finally, take the yarn back to the back of the work in between the two needles. Insert your right needle back into the old stitch as if to knit. Yarn around and pull through another knit stitch. NOW you can remove the old stitch from the left needle. Three new stitches on your right needle.

You will find that that old stitch on your left needle will be stretched out, but that's okay. Subsequent work will fill up the hole.

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  Instruction Help, Please! danasue 02/25/2009 12:55PM
  Re: Instruction Help, Please! Alex 02/25/2009 02:57PM

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