Which is the wrong side in knitting?
The Right Side vs.
The easiest way to distinguish the sides is to look at a simple swatch in Stockinette Stitch. The flat side with all the V’s on it is the “right” side. The bumpy purl side is the “wrong” side. If your pattern calls for Reverse Stockinette, it’s the opposite.
Is the first row of knitting the right side?
The first row of a knitting pattern is considered the right side, and the second row is considered the wrong side. Since one is an odd number, all of the odd rows are right side facing. The even rows are on the wrong side.
Is the knit side the right side?
This means, that every odd-numbered row you knit is the right side, and every even-numbered row means knitting the wrong side. If you have a row-counter, it will be very easy to consult it and you’ll instantly have your answer.
Is first row after cast on right side or wrong side?
When you turn needle to put it in your left hand in preparation to work the first row, the purl side of the cast on is facing you. It’s usually considered the “wrong side” of the cast on. If you knit that first row, you are knitting a wrong side row.
Does the cast on row count as the first row in knitting?
The cast on itself is not counted, however, some cast on methods create both a cast on and a knitted row. For example, the most popular cast on, the long tail method, creates both a cast on and a knitted row. So in this case, you would count that as the first row.
Is cast on Considered row 1?
Most patterns do not count the cast on as the first row. They tell you to cast on a number of stitches and then start row 1 usually designating it as right or wrong side row, unless you are knitting in the round, then just row 1. So, the cast on does not count as a row.
What does knit 2 together mean?
Knit two together is the most basic method of decreasing stitches. It makes a decrease that slants slightly to the right and is often abbreviated as K2Tog or k2tog in patterns. To “knit two together” is just like making a regular knit stitch, but you work through two stitches instead of just one.