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Old 09-11-2011, 06:43 PM   #1
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correcting yok2tog mistakes
I am still a fairly new knitter. I do fine backing up knit and purl stitches, but I am currently knitting a scarf that includes yarn over knit 2 together (yok2tog). I realized that I knitted two extra stitches and want back up my work to correct it, but I don't know how to undo the yok2tog stitches. I would REALLY appreciate some instruction on this! I have to stop my work every time I make a mistake and go to the knit shop for a fix. I would love to be able to do it myself.

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Old 09-11-2011, 07:35 PM   #2
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Undo the k2tog the same way you do the single knit - put the L needle into the 2 sts that make the k2tog and pull the yarn out of them. Or pull the yarn out first and put the L needle into the 2 sts. The sts won't drop or run away from you if you don't stretch that edge.
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Old 09-11-2011, 07:43 PM   #3
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There's a video, Fixing Mistakes under the Free Videos tab at the top of the page, Tips. It may help with ways of getting to the mistakes before taking them out.
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Old 09-11-2011, 08:13 PM   #4
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Just undo as if it was one stitch and then return the yarn to the back.
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