What is the cast on edge?
Picking Up Stitches: Cast-On or Bound-Off Edge
Picking up stitches is a way to add new stitches to an already finished bit of knitting–along the sides for a buttonband, perhaps, or at the neckline for a collar. You can add stitches to any edge: a cast-on edge, a bound-off edge, or the side edges.
How do you unravel a mistake in knitting?
If only a handful of stitches need unravelling, then this method is perfect: Use your left needle to stab into the stitch directly below the stitch you want to unravel. Then carefully drop the stitch from the right needle. Pull the working yarn to unravel the stitch.
Why is it called frogging in knitting?
Tink is knit spelled backwards, and it refers to undoing one stitch at a time. … My knitting colleagues know that I prefer to frog, meaning I take the knitting off the needles and pull the yarn, undoing rows of stitches at a time. Frogging gets its name from “Rip it, rip it,” which sounds like a frog’s croak.