How to Knit the Knit One, Purl One, Knit One Double Increase (k1, p1, k1)

music in video is from demo 2008 by (Latch\xe9 Swing) / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

This video knitting tutorial will help you knit the knit one purl one knit one double increase (k1, p1, k1). This technique is mostly used to help form bobbles and add texture to your knits. It is almost always used in conduction with another stitch.

Abbreviation: (k1, p1, k1) into next stitch

Skill: Intermediate

Pattern:

Step 1: Insert your working needle into the next stitch and knit one stitch, but leave it on the main needle.

Step 2: Bring the working yarn to the front and purl into the same stitch, but leave it on the main needle.

Step 3: Bring the working yarn to the back and knit into the same stitch, this time pulling it off the main needle.

Example of the Knit One, Purl One, Knit One Double Increase on Stockinette Background

Example of the Knit One, Purl One, Knit One Double Increase on Stockinette Background

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