knit stitch


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knit stitch

n.
A basic stitch in knitting, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the back of the fabric to the front through a previous stitch.
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Noun1.knit stitch - a basic knitting stitch
knitting stitch - a stitch taken in knitting
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"Knitting really only has two stitches - a knit stitch and a purl stitch and if you can master those you can make anything at all."
Beginners can learn basic knitting techniques, such as casting on and casting off; wrap and turn; slip, slip, knit; and pass slip stitch ever knit stitch. We also like Knit Knack Kit ($22.95, Chronicle), which comes with a pair of circular needles and 25 "flashcards." Or check out learntoknit.com.
Compare this to the chart for grafting k1, p1 rib top to top (M), which shows that there are two of the same grafting steps at each transition between a knit and purl stitch (or a purl and knit stitch).
Rib-knit sizes are based on the number of knit stitch wales and purl stitch wales.