I'm following the following pattern for a chain-edge scarf:
RS: k1, sl1, wyf, k1, sl1, k1, psso (but before dropping the slipped stitch from the left needle, knit into the back of it)repeat until edge, sl1, wyf, k1
WS: sl1, wyf, k1, p2tog (do not slip stitces off needle, purl the first stitch again, slip both stitches off needle), repeat until edge, k1, sl1, wyf.
brace yourselves, I've got a plethora of questions (ah, how I wish I had an authoritative knitting figure at my fingertips who could just show
me this stuff)
1: I know that WYF stands for work yarn in front, but what is that exactly? I can't find any explanation online. Is it a stitch? A placement of the yarn?
2: for the PSSO, are you just taking the slipped stitch and pulling it around the knitted stitch, and then proceeding to knit it like a regular stitch?
3: Will there ever be a need to do any wonky tricks not included in that patter? (like, when knitting seed stitch, no pattern tells you to pull the yarn to the front after a knit and before a purl)
4:I'm sure plenty of you have tried this stitch before, any tips/tricks/words of wisdom?
if you can shed light on even half a question, I would be more than a million times overly greatful. thank you in advance!