How to Knit Picking Up a Dropped Knit Stitch

Example of a dropped knit stitch

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

This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to pick up a dropped knit stitch. Sometimes a stitch accidentally fall off a needle when knitting and becomes undone. This technique will show you how to properly replace the stitch on your needle, no crying necessary.

Skill: Easy

Step 1: Take your main needle and insert it into the front of the loop that was dropped.

Step 2: Take your working needle and insert it into the front of the same loop going the opposite direction.

Step 3: Take the strand and place it onto your working needle.

Step 4: Pull the strand through the stitch that is on the main needle.

Step 5: Pull your main needle out of the stitch.

Step 6: Replace the stitch on your working needle onto your main needle.