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Old 03-30-2011, 09:39 AM   #1
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My pattern says "yfwd K3". How can I knit with the yarn in a forward position??
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Old 03-30-2011, 10:40 AM   #2
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Take the yarn over the top of the needle which will make a YO. In this instances yfwd = YO.
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:16 PM   #3
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Yes, it is just a yarn over. If you knit English style just bring the yarn to the front between the needle tips and knit the next stitch from there. It can be done; and it will automatically make the yarn over for you.

If you knit Continental, bring the yarn to the front between the needles, then what I do is hold it against the top of the RHN with my right index finger. The yarn is kind of behind again and feels more like a regular knit than it might with English knitting. Yarn over formed as you knit the next st.
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