Insert the right needle into the space right below the next stitch, indicated by the white arrow, above left. Knit as you normally would, allowing the stitch to fall off the left needle as usual (feels a little scary at first, but don’t worry!).
What does knit 1 below mean in knitting?
Abbreviation: K1B. Skill: Easy. Step 1: Insert your working needle into the stitch directly below the first stitch on your main needle, knit wise. Step 2: Wrap your working needle with the working yarn and knit the stitch as normal, pulling the yarn through the stitch.
What does it mean to knit into stitch below?
Knitting into the stitch below is a technique used for increasing stitches. Your instructions may tell you to “knit into the stitch below,” often abbreviated k1b or k-b. When you increase a stitch, you add one to your needle, so this technique adds a stitch to the row below the one you’re working on.
What does k1 mean in knitting?
Knit 1 purl 1 means that the first stitch is knitted and the next stitch is purled. If you are new to knitting, you’ll want to start here. Then, learn the knit stitch and the purl stitch.
What is half fisherman’s rib in knitting?
The name half fisherman’s rib (3 + 4) expresses exactly what you do: half of the true fisherman’s rib. You knit alternately a row of true fisherman’s rib and a row or round (k1, p1) **. In contrast to the true fisherman’s rib, the half fisherman’s rib doesn’t look the same on both sides.