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Old 11-26-2005, 05:31 PM   #1
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Purl through back loop
I _think_ I know how to P tbl -- I just insert my needle through the back of the loop instead of the front, right? But anybody got an idea why a pattern would tell me to do that? Like, does it twist the stitch or what? This is at the end of a row in the brim of a baseball-style cap that will get felted.
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Old 11-26-2005, 05:41 PM   #2
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Purling through the back loop does twist the stitch to make it a firmer edge. You do it from left to right around the back of your left needle through the back of the loop.

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