What does turn mean in knitting instructions?

What does it mean to turn and knit back?

You’re doing short rows, so after your K10, you’ll have 2 sts left on the needle (if I counted correctly). Forget about those 2 sts, and turn as though you’ve finished the row and work in the other direction, leaving them on the needle, unworked.

What does turn and cast on mean in knitting?

`Turn’ is the same as turning your needle after you’ve finished a row. So when you finish that row, instead of beginning the next, cast on 20 sts using a knit or cable cast on.

Why do you turn in knitting?

Use a turn in knitting when making a sock heel, the palm of a mitten, a bust dart or even the neck edge of a sweater. The goal of turning is to add rows to one part of your project but not another. This allows your finished piece to be shaped rather than straight up and down.

What does turn mean in knitting with circular needles?

Since you’re working back and forth, turn just means to start the next row–switch the needles in your hands. Here they probably used it rather than saying “next row”.

What is the best way to cast on in knitting?

1. How to basic cast on in knitting

  1. Create a slip knot. …
  2. Insert needle into the slip knot. …
  3. Bring the working yarn around the right needle tip. …
  4. Bring right needle under the left and through to the front.
  5. Bring the yarn under the right hand needle to create a loop (stitch).
  6. Transfer the stitch to left needle.
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