The Yarn Over (YO)

Stitch Description

The Yarn Over is technically an increase, as it adds a stitch to your fabric. However, it’s generally paired with a decrease to make an eyelet. The yarn over is used to make many designs and patterns, most often for lace.

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Stitch Details

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Easy

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Stitch Characteristics

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Pattern Instructions

  • Step 1: Bring your yarn from the back of the work to the front of the work, under your needle.
  • Step 2: Take the yarn from the front of the work over the top of the working needle to the back of the work.
  • Step 3: Proceed to the next stitch in pattern.

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