How to Knit the Knit One Below Stitch (K1B)

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This video knitting tutorial will help you learn how to knit the knit one below stitch. This technique is generally used in brioche type stitches that have a thick squishy texture to them, like the fisherman’s rib. Some people get confused about where exactly below the stitch should be knitted but it’s easier than you might think.

Abbreviation: K1B

Skill: Easy

Step 1: Insert your working needle into the stitch directly below the first stitch on your main needle, knit wise.

Step 2: Wrap your working needle with the working yarn and knit the stitch as normal, pulling the yarn through the stitch.

Step 3: Pull the worked stitch and the stitch above off the needle together.

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