What is the best way to decrease in knitting?
Make a new decrease by knitting two stitches together. Insert the needle through the next two stitches and knit a stitch. You will see how the decrease at the end of the row leans to the right. Repeat and knit as many decreases as you need.
What does keeping pattern correct mean?
Each row of the stitch pattern will begin and end as written. But when you knit a sweater, hat, or other project where you must increase or decrease stitches, you’ll run into the term “keeping to pattern”. Because you have added or subtracted stitches, each row will no longer begin and end as written.
What does continue in pattern mean?
Continue in pattern – Continue working pattern as previously established. In other words – keep knitting the way you were originally. ending with RS row. Last row to work will be a right side row so you may see something like this: Continue working as established ending with a right side (RS) row.
What does decrease mean in knitting?
A decrease in knitting is a reduction in the number of stitches, usually accomplished by suspending the stitch to be decreased from another existing stitch or by knitting it together with another stitch.
What is the stocking stitch in knitting?
Stocking stitch, or stockinette stitch, is the second most basic of stitch patterns and is created by alternating rows of knit and purl stitches. The right side of the fabric has a ‘V’ pattern and the wrong side has a bar pattern.