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knitwitJB
06-18-2008, 12:29 AM
I am brain quit functioning tonight, I'm 3 hundred miles from home and my resource knitting books and the pattern is on a knit row for a lacy bottom on a baby sweater. It asks for a yf (yarn forward) between two knit stitches?????? The only explanation that I found so far on the internet says to bring the yarn forward under the right needle but the next stitch is knit, please help me, this sweater must be done by next tuesday, thanks, jb

jberry16
06-18-2008, 12:44 AM
I'd bring the yarn forward, but then it wants you to knit the next st? that's wierd. if you're on ravelry I'd check the pattern and see if there's not a 'oops' for that part. what's it supposed to look like? Do you have a link to the pattern? Could they mean a YO (yarn over)?

jberry16
06-18-2008, 12:51 AM
I can't hardly keep my eyes open, so I'm headed to bed, be up in about 6 hours to check KH again...hope I was of some help, sorry if I wasn't , never run accross your stitch thing-a-ma-bob. See can't even tell what to call it :think:

Plantgoddess+
06-18-2008, 09:32 AM
When a pattern calls for a yf and the next stitch is a knit then it is asking for a yarnover. When you bring the yarn forward between the needles you then have to bring it back into position for the next knit stitch. You do that by bringing the yarn around the right needel to the back to knit the next stitch. That makes a loop on the right needle for an extra stitch. You will generally work that yarnover in the next row and it will leave a small hole which is usually a decorative detail in lace work.

jberry16
06-18-2008, 10:10 AM
When a pattern calls for a yf and the next stitch is a knit then it is asking for a yarnover. When you bring the yarn forward between the needles you then have to bring it back into position for the next knit stitch. You do that by bringing the yarn around the right needel to the back to knit the next stitch. That makes a loop on the right needle for an extra stitch. You will generally work that yarnover in the next row and it will leave a small hole which is usually a decorative detail in lace work.

Thanks, thats all I thought it could be.

suzeeq
06-18-2008, 10:46 AM
YF is a british term for YO between 2 knit sts. They have other terms for YO between different combinations of sts.