View Single Post
Old 03-17-2008, 06:05 PM   #5
Spokaloo
1st Leg of the Journey
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 168
Thanks: 7
Thanked 57 Times in 52 Posts
Originally Posted by friedchickenonmyknitten View Post
After the w&t is completed there are still stitches left on the needle.
Leaving unworked stitches on the left needle is where the term "short row" comes from. You are not working to the end of the row. Instead, you are working "short."

So follow the instructions and do your W&T, then simply turn your work by switching the left needle (with the unworked stitches) to your right hand and the right needle to your left. Now start working according to your directions as if you had just set your work down in the middle of a row and were just picking it up again.

It may seem a little awkward, but give it a try and I think you'll get the hang of it.
Spokaloo is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Spokaloo For This Useful Post: