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Old 11-25-2008, 12:31 PM   #1
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Stockinette Stitch Question
I am working on a hat in stockinette stitch and have discovered that I occasionally get distracted and forget which row I have left off on, knit or purl.

Does any one have any advice about how to figure out if your last row was knit or purl?

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Old 11-25-2008, 12:40 PM   #2
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The really easy way is to knit in the round, then it's all knit!

Otherwise, look at your stitches on the needle. If there is a "bump" of yarn across the base of the stitch, that is a purl, and you will purl it to produce stockinette.
If there is no bump, then it's a knit, and you knit it to prduce stockinette.
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Old 11-25-2008, 03:30 PM   #3
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If your not knitting in the round....Say you just did a row and you look at what you just did...if you see what we call purl "bumps" then you just purled a row. If you see all "v"'s then you just knitted the row.
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