Let’s Knit: Slip Slip Slip Knit – SSSK + Tutorial

Slip Slip Slip Knit - SSSK

Slip Slip Slip Knit – SSSK The act of Slip Slip Slip Knit is the about putting 3 stitches together with a knit stitch. This is different from just Knit 3 Together. The act of slip stitching is done as knitwise. This means, you slip stitch each one of the three first by themselves. Then transfer them back to the original needle and then knit them together. Now it doesn’t like it means sense but it does. For a nicer look, it turns the stitches around before putting them together…

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Let’s Knit: Slip Slip Slip Purl – SSSP + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Slip Slip Slip Purl - SSSP

Slip Slip Slip Purl – SSSP Slip Slip Slip Purl is the act of putting 3 stitches together in a purl. Don’t confuse this with Purl 3 Together. The act of slipping turns around the stitches for a nicer look. When slip stitching, it is down Knitwise. It is demonstrated in the video below. Each stitch is slipped by itself… then all three are returned back to the original needle and then put together like the Purl 3 Together. We have to turn the stitches around through the act of…

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Let’s Knit: Purl 5 Together – P5 Tog + Tutorial

Purl 5 Together - P5 Tog

Purl 5 Together – P5 Tog Purling 5 Together is the act of making 5 stitches become one. Known in pattern abbreviations as P5 Tog. Tog is short form for Together. Instead of just purling into one stitch, you will collect 5 stitches and purl as if they are one. There is a considerable amount of tension when doing so. So take your time and you will get the hang of it. Watch how it’s done in the tutorial below. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Knit 5 Together – K5 Tog

Knit 5 Together - K5 Tog

Knit 5 Together – K5 Tog Knit 5 together is exactly how it sounds. It’s the act of putting 5 stitches together and knitting them as one. This allows you to condense your stitches by converting 5 stitches into 1. Instead of collecting just 1 stitch for a regular knit stitch, you will insert your needle into all 5 loops at the same time and bring them together as one. Watch how it’s done in the tutorial below. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Knit 2 Together Through Back Loop – K2 Tog TBL + Tutorial

Knit 2 Together Through Back Loop - K2 Tog TBL

Knit 2 Together Through Back Loop – K2 Tog TBL Knitting 2 together is simple but when asked to the back loop, you have to insert your needle in through the front of the needles instead of going under and collecting as normal. Instead of just inserting into one stitch, you are going into two stitches. You will still follow through the stitches like regular knit stitch. This stitch will create 2 stitches to be one with the back loop look to the stitch when done. Review the tutorial below…

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Let’s Knit: Purl 2 Together Through Back Loop – P2 Tog TBL + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Purl 2 Together Through Back Loop - P2 Tog TBL

Purl 2 Together Through Back Loop – P2 Tog TBL The act of purling 2 together is the same concept of just regular purling into the back loop. In patterns, this is known as P2 Tog TBL. TBL is short form for Through Back Loop. Instead of just grabbing one stitch from the back side, you have to grab two stitches. This step is going to cause 2 stitches to become one stitch when you are done. Follow the tutorial below to see how it’s done. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Knit Through Back Loop – K TBL + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Knit Through Back Loop - K TBL

Knit Through Back Loop – K TBL The act of knitting through the back loop is pretty simple. This is known in abbreviations as K TBL. Short form of Knit Through Back Loop. Instead of insert the needle from the underside of the look like the regular knit stitch. You have to insert the needle head on into the stitch and keep the needle on the back side. Follow through like regular knitting from that point. Follow the demonstration below for more helpful tips. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Purl Through Back Loop – P1 TBL + Tutorial

Purl Together in the Back Loop - P TBL

Purl Through Back Loop – P TBL Purling through the back look sounds more complicated than it is. This motion causes the stitch to turn around. Instead of diving straight in to purl, you have to move the needle to around the back and come at the loop from the opposite direction. This method takes a bit of practice but isn’t hard to do. In patterns this is P TBL. TBL is short form for Through Back Loop. Follow the tutorial below. Tutorial

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Let’s Knit: Seed Stitch + Tutorial

Let's Knit: Seed Stitch

Seed Stitch The seed stitch is like the garter or stockinette stitch. It’s a technical term and not a fancy stitch in knitting. It’s the act of knitting what appears to be the opposite of the row below. To keep this stitch simple, you should do an odd number in your cast on. This way, you can start every row the same way. You will start as follows: Knit 1, Purl 1…. Keep repeating to the end. Start the new row the exact same way. It’s an easy technique and…

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Let’s Knit: Slip Slip Purl – SSP + Tutorial

Slip Slip Purl - SSP

Slip Slip Purl – SSP The act of Slip Slip Purl, known in abbreviations as SSP is about making two stitches into one. But it’s not about purling 2 together… well not exactly. The first two stitches are slip stitched knitwise individually onto the other needle. Then, brought back to the original needle. Notice in the tutorial on how it is done. Then, you purl the two stitches together. The act of doing the slip stitching allows you to turn the loops giving a more desirable look. Follow the tutorial…

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