Knitting Techniques Archive

The Difference Between An Increase And A Yarn Over

The Problem There’s a small debate over whether or not a Yarn Over is considered an increase. This post discusses the similarities and differences between traditional knitting increases and a yarn over. Definition Of An Increase Before we can talk about what makes a Yarn Over, we first need to …

The Purl Bind Off

There are some excellent reasons to use the Purl Bind Off: When working in Stockinette Stitch, using a Purl Bind Off can help the fabric stop curling to give you a clean, flat edge. When your bind off falls on a wrong side row, a Purl Bind Off can help …

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