Do you slip Knitwise Purlwise?
To slip a stitch, insert the RH needle purlwise (as if you were going to purl) into the first stitch on the LH needle and slip it off the LH needle onto the RH needle. Unless your instructions specifically tell you to slip a stitch knitwise, always slip a stitch as if you were going to purl it.
What does it mean to slip one stitch Knitwise?
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To slip a stitch purlwise, you insert your needle into the next stitch as if to purl, and just slide it from your left needle to your right needle. To slip a stitch knitwise, insert your needle as if to knit, and then slip that from your left needle to your right needle.
What does it mean to slip the first stitch?
Slipping the first stitch of a row expands the edge stitch vertically, making it two rows tall. This means that you don’t get that weird uneven and twisted stitch that comes from working the edge stitch twice in succession. It makes the edges of a piece tidy and clean.
What does WYF mean in knitting?
Basically, on slipping stitches – at the beginning of a row and in the middle always slip the stitches as if to purl unless it’s a decrease like slip 1, k1, psso or slip slip knit.