How do you keep a gap in knitting?

How do I stop my knitting from laddering?

5 Ways to Avoid “Ladders” When Knitting in the Round

  1. Pull Taut on the Second Stitch. Many knitters pull tightly on the first stitch of the new needle, and that can solve the problem. …
  2. Don’t Pull Too Tightly Before Moving to a New Needle. …
  3. Keep the Stitches Close Together. …
  4. Use a Different Fiber. …
  5. Block It.
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