How to Knit the Purl Front and Back Increase

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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the purl front and back increase. This increase is used for increasing stitches on the purl side of your work. The purl front and back decrease is commonly used in entrelac knitting.

Materials Used in this Tutorial


WEBS Valley Yarns Northampton Lake Heather

Valley Yarns Northampton

Sourced the softest wool WEBS could find and dyed in a beautiful collection of solid colors and heathered shades. It is a dream to felt and soft enough for cozy garments. Valley Yarns Northampton also has a whopping 247 yards per skein. It is beautiful and economical. Made in Peru.

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Pattern Instructions

    Skill: Easy

  1. Step 1

    Insert working needle into next st, purlwise,

  2. Step 2

    Purl into that st but keep st on main needle,

  3. Step 3

    Insert needle back into first st on needle through the back loop,

  4. Step 4

    Twist needle around to front and purl into that stitch again,

  5. Step 5

    Remove stitch from needle

Swatch Photos

Example of the Purl Front and Back Increase (Right Side)

Example of the Purl Front and Back Increase (Right Side)


Example of the Purl Front and Back Increase (Wrong Side)

Example of the Purl Front and Back Increase (Wrong Side)


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