Jogless stripes in the round

There’s always an ugly jog when knitting stripes in the round and changing colors. Then there’s the fiddly twisting of the stitches to carry the yarn along. And the last stitch will be loopy anyway. And how to manage the tension to avoid holes in the knitting? I experimented a little and found a technique […]

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Bind-off with a 3rd needle

Take an additional needle-tip a half size lager as your working needles, and make a twisted loop with the working yarn. Slip the first stitch on the front needle as if to knit. Purl the first stitch on the back needle. Pass the second and third stitch on the bind-off needle over the first stitch.

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Don’t touch your face

5re² Five knit stitches with 2 loops each. 5in5 Slip the next five stitches individually as if to purl, then knit these five stitches together through the backloop with k, yo, k, yo, k. So that you have five stitches again.

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Lifted increases

The lifted increases are worked from the previous row/s by lifting up a stitch and knit/purl it. LLI = Left-leaning lifted increase As a knit stitch Lift the stitch two rows below the stitch just knit from back to front onto the left needle, and knit it through the back loop. As a purl stitch

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