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izziedora
11-21-2008, 10:05 PM
Hello everyone:hug: I've just started knitting two weeks ago and love it:muah: I do need help. I am knitting a shrug and the directions say "knit twice into 1st stitch" please explain.

suzeeq
11-21-2008, 10:40 PM
That would be an increase. Go to the Increases video and look for kfb, which is knit into the front and back of a stitch.

Mystery_Gyrl
11-21-2008, 10:41 PM
Instead of removing the stitch from the needle after you knit it knit into the back of the loop/stitch (http://www.knittinghelp.com/videos/knitting-glossary) scroll down to k1 f&b.
Katrina

Knitting_Guy
11-22-2008, 07:34 PM
Welcome to KH and the wonderful addiction of knitting!

izziedora
11-23-2008, 08:04 AM
Knittingguy,
I read your blog and I say thank-you. I am teaching my year 5 and year 6 class how to knit and at first some of my male students didn't want to learn, thinking it was to "sissy". :thumbsup: Now they are learning after I told them about you, and some of the male teachers want to learn also. Thank-you!!! :knitting: My students are now more focused and are really amazed at what their scarfs are beginning to look like.:yay:
izziedora
p.s.
I hope your mom is feeling better. I hope her computer is working just fine.