How do you add stitches to knitting?
You can add stitches before you begin by casting on more, but when you are knitting and you want the number of stitches to increase to shape the knitting, you need to make a stitch called an 'increase.' This is fairly simple.
(Note that this is meant for normal knitting) You do one or two normal stitches before and then insert the right needle in the next stitch so that it goes behind the left needle. You then make the loop with the working wool, but instead of continuing, you hold the working wool, slip the right needle back a little and insert the in the loop again (make sure you go from the bottom to the top) and then make the loop again, then continue and finish the stitch. You should now have two new stitches on the right needle. You have now increased the amount of stitches, meaning that your knitting grows in shape. The new stitches will be quite tight, it may also be a little hard to push the needle in for a second time because some space is taken up already by the wool.
Knitting Stitches: there are only 2 types of knitting stitches - knitting and purling. Technicaly I suppose a yarn over is a third, but I just consider that a variation. Crochet stitches: slip stitch, chain, single crochet, half-double, double, and triple are the basic stitches made with a regular hook. There are other stitches that are variations of these stitches, such as the popcorn and puff stitch, reverse single crochet, linked stitches, long stitches, post…
Interweave knitting is also known as Afghan stitches or Tunisian Crochet. It is a way of crocheting using one hook and adapted knitting techniques. The finished fabric you create looks as if it has been knitted, but in fact has been crocheted. There are many stitches and patterns to bring about very unique fabrics.
Modular knitting is a form of knitting that involves knitting small geometric shapes that are pieced together into a larger product. The most intriguing feature of modular knitting is perhaps the varying directions in which the stitches move and interweave with each other. Entrelac, another knitting method, is similar to modular knitting.
It means to add 8 new stitches. You do this by turning needles so they are reversed, then insert right needle into stitches as if to knit, YO (Yarn Over), and pull loop through, slip loop just worked back onto left needle and repeat for required number of stitches. Remember that you do this, casting on of 8 stitches, on the next row also (the "next 2 rows" statement).
There are innumerable amounts of stitches throughout knitting, but the most common ones are: knit, purl, yarn over, knit 2 together, slip-slip-knit, and cable stitch. "Stitches" can also refer to a sequence of knits, purls, etc. that creates a certain look. an example is seed stitch. Hope that helps!
no stitch in a pattern means at the start of a pattern especially in a graph there is an area will some stitches will not yet exist so just ignore them as they don't exist .. later on you will add by make one , yarn over or cast on or some other method and those no stitches will then become real stitches and become part of the pattern
An I cord is an incredibly simple knitting technique that creates a small "tube" of knitting. Cast on 3 to 5 stitches, depending on desired thickness. Knit all stitches in first row. Instead of turning work, slip stitches on to other knitting needle; Working yarn will now be on the "wrong" end of your needle. Pull yarn tightly across back of work and knit row. Repeat steps 3 and 4 until I-cord is desired length.
Using a pair of double pointed needles, cast on 4 stitches. Instead of turning and knitting back the other direction, slide all four stitches to other opposite end of the needle and knit into the first stitch that you cast on. Knit the rest of the stitches on the needle. Slide them down to the opposite end and repeat. You are knitting in the round on a very small scale. Bind off as you would…
To end up with 123 stitches by adding 12 stitches evenly across 111 stitches. The answer is: Add the extra stitch at the beginning of the row, then every 9 stitches add the extra stitch and at the end of the row, end with another extra stitch. The trick to knowing how to answer this is that you need to remember that every time you add the extra stitch, you are ADDING to the overall…
You are knitting a hat in the rownd K2 P2 you have cast on 88 stiches and you need to know how to decrease evenly Help?
I place stitch markers at even locations around the hat and start by knitting together the purl stitches at that location and either knitting or purling together at the same location, whenever a decrease is required. (check your pattern... if you are decreasing by four stitches a round, then place four stitch markers)