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Old 06-16-2012, 07:02 PM   #6
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There is a method called 'combination knitting' that some people do in which you knit through the back loop (ktbl) and you untwist the knit on the other side by wrapping the purl under instead of over.
You've got the cart before the horse a little... the backward purl wrap is the reason they have to tbl to keep them untwisted. Many of them run into trouble when they learn to knit and try to knit through the front loop, not realizing they wrap the yarn the other way on the purls.
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