Best answer: How do you increase the number of stitches when knitting?

How do you increase stitches in knitting?

Knit front back (kfb)

A relatively easy way of increasing the number of stitches on your knitting needle, this increase turns one stitch into two by knitting into the front and back loop of the same stitch.

Why do I keep adding stitches to my knitting?

The most common reasons that extra stitches occur are either accidental yarn overs and inadvertent knitting into space between stitches. An “accidental yarn over” occurs when you bring your yarn to the front of the work (as opposed to keeping it in the back).

Why does the scarf IM knitting keep getting wider?

If the sides of your knitting aren’t straight, but instead have little steps on either side, the knitting gets wider as you go along, or you have holes in your knitting, you are accidentally adding extra stitches. … There are two ways that stitches are frequently added to the knitting.

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