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Old 02-24-2010, 03:52 PM   #6
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When I learned how to knit, I learned that a knit stitch was done through the back loop, and the purl stitch through the front one.
Your sts should all be wrapped the same direction so that whether you knit or purl in them, they would be worked throught the front loop. This probably worked for you because you wrapped the purl sts backwards and on the next row, knitting them through the back loop kept them untwisted. When working in the round, you didn't purl at all so knitting into the back of a knit st made them twisted.

The conversion 'table' is really just a demonstration of how to knit combined.
sue- knitting heretic

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