Shaping Archive

How to Knit the Purl Front and Back Increase

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.

How to Knit the Center Double Purl Decrease

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the center double purl decrease. This decrease removes two stitches at once and creates an interesting decrease that slants evenly into the center rather than left or right.

How to Knit the Slip Through The Back Loop Decrease

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the slip through the back loop decrease. This decrease is a method for shaping your work by removing stitches.This is a left leaning decrease and could be used as a substitute for the ssk or k2tog tbl. It is …

How to Knit the Yarn Round Needle Increase – YRN

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the Yarn Round Needle Increase. The yarn round needle increase (yrn) is a method for making holes in knitting, when going from a purl stitch to a purl stitch. It is usually used in lace and eyelets.

How to Knit the Yarn Forward Round Needle Increase (yfrn)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the yarn forward round needle increase. The yarn forward around needle (yfrn) is different from a yarn over (yo), it is use to transition from a knit stitch to a purl stitch. This technique is usually used in a …

How to Knit the Purl Two Together Decrease (p2tog)

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the purl two together decrease (p2tog). This method of shaping your work by removing stitches is used on the purl side of your fabric, usually the wrong side. It creates a left leaning slant on the purl side and …

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