The “end of skein” thread stays on the left side while the skein thread goes to the right side. In the long-tail cast-on, both thread are used at the same time. So, when I get to the last stitch, I have on the right side of the sample my skein thread AND the “end of ball” thread.
Is there a right and wrong side in garter stitch?
For some knit swatches, like a garter stitch in all one color, the RIGHT and WRONG side is totally the same, since the same knit stitch is on both sides of the work. Once we change colors, the RIGHT and WRONG sides becomes obvious. You can think of the Wrong side as the Back Side.
Is cast on row right side or wrong side?
You are looking at what is generally considered the “right side” of the cast on. 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.
What is right front in knitting?
Thanks for any help. Dear Knitter, The standard convention (at least here in the U.S., and in the patterns I’ve done for Vogue and seen in magazines like Rowan and Rebecca) is to refer to the Right and Left AS WORN. So, the Right Front is the Right Front of the sweater-wearer.
What does stocking stitch look like?
It faces out and is made up of knit stitches that look like little V-shapes. The “wrong” side is the fabric that doesn’t face out. It’s made up of purl stitches that look like little bumps. Stockinette stitch has a tendency to curl, so it’s often surrounded by some kind of border that lays flat.
Which side is 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.
What are the different stitches in knitting?
What Are The Basic Stitches In Knitting?
- Garter Stitch. The most common one out there, and the one you should learn first. …
- Stockinette Stitch. …
- Reverse Stockinette Stitch. …
- Andalusian Stitch. …
- Bamboo Stitch. …
- Basketweave Stitch. …
- Diamond Honeycomb Stitch. …
- Diagonal Seed Stitch.
Does casting on count as the first row?
Actually, what you shouldn’t be counting is the “row” formed by the cast on. The cast on doesn’t count as a row. But it’s easier to count all the rows in the worked fabric, below the needle, and just not count the loops on the needle. … And that you don’t count your cast on if you’re counting rows.
How do you keep garter stitch edge neat?
To get a neat edge, on every row I knit to the last stitch, then slip the last stitch purl-wise with the yarn at the front of the work (abbreviated to “wyif”).