How do you pick up stitches on the side of knitting?

How do you pick up stitches on the wrong side?

If the instructions do not say how many stitches to pick up, follow this general rule: Pick up one stitch in each stitch along a horizontal or bound off edge and pick up three stitches in every four rows along a vertical edge. On a diagonal edge, pick up 1 stitch in each stitch or row.

What does pick up stitches mean in knitting?

In knitting, picking up stitches means adding stitches to the knitting needle that were previously bound off or belong to the selvage. Picking up stitches is commonly done in knitting garments, e.g. in knitting the collar or sleeves, and is essential for entrelac knitting.

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