purl stitch


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purl stitch

n.
An inverted knitting stitch, created by pulling a loop of yarn from the front of the fabric to the back through a previous stitch.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.purl stitch - a basic knitting stitchpurl stitch - a basic knitting stitch    
knitting stitch - a stitch taken in knitting
Verb1.purl stitch - make with purl stitches
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
entwine, knit - tie or link together
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The other important rule is every wrong side row is worked in purl stitch. This plain row gives the knitter time to relax and helps you easily spot an error in the knitting from the previous row, enabling you to fix it before you've gone too far.
Purl the back stitch, and move needle in a figure-8 to bring new stitch and right needle out of the purl stitch and out through the front stitch from back to front, taking the original stitches off the needles.
If the next stitch on the left needle is a purl stitch, then work M1.
0777 211 2344, www.hotwatercomedy.co.uk EVENTS TODAY Urban Craft Collective Knitting club for all abilities, for those who want to perk up their purl stitch while enjoying tea and cake, 7-9pm.
* To identify rib-knit fabric, pull the fabric crosswise and look for the raised knit stitch wales and the recessed purl stitch wales (A).
When purling a stitch to the left of a knit stitch, insert your needle into the stitch purlwise as usual, but when making the purl stitch, wrap the yarn around the needle in the opposite direction.
Leaving a tail as for long-tail cast-on, make a slipknot on right needle (counts as the first purl stitch).
If you can do a knit stitch and purl stitch, you can do anything as long as you've got the patience and focus."
When using a zigzag stitch to finish an edge, select a very narrow satin stitch to mimic a tight serge or purl stitch.
Whether you want to perk up your purl stitch or increase your rate of cross-stitch, get yourself down to Leaf tonight and join the Urban Craft Collective.