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Ilove2knit 02-13-2008 11:19 AM

Question about "make 1 increase"
I am a beginning knitter. I love to watch Knitty Gritty, and they have often mentioned that a "make 1 increase" is the least noticeable type of increase, so I want to learn how to do it. I understand that you pick up the bar in between the stitches and put it on the needle. My question is this: do you then knit it, or do you just slip it on and knit it in the next row or round? Thanks in advance!

suzeeq 02-13-2008 11:22 AM

You pick it up and knit it, but do it through the back loop so it's twisted. The twist is what makes it less noticeable.

Ilove2knit 02-14-2008 08:10 PM

Thank you so much! :)

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