Because u r knitting in the round...in a circle, it acts as if u r knitting back & forth on straight needles, therefore...when u knit in the round u automatically have the St st...if u want garter st when knitting in the round, then i have to knit 1 round, then purl 1 round
knitting in the round is the best...i
I have SnB original, I really didn't have any need for the 2nd...but, i'm addicted to knitting books...ain't no doubt! As a matter of fact, my sweet, sweet man is out at this very moment looking for the book "Socks, Socks, Socks" for me...how lucky am I?!
If u guys r interested in books that cover everything and then some I would recommend the Knitters Bible...full of info from basic to advanced...with a bunch of techniques...all sorts of goodies