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This glossary comprises terms used for basic and advanced knitting. Many terms come from lace knitting as I like to do Estonian patterns.

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A yarnover creates a new stitch. You simply wrap the yarn around your right needle and then continue knitting as before. Done! The big difference between an added stitch by knitting or purling and ...

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Slipping a stitch means that you do NOT run the yarn through the stitch. Instead, you take your right needle put it through the stitch on your left needle either knit or purlwise, i.e. front to back ...

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The stitches lean to the right, if you knit two or more stitches together. Often used on one side of a lace pattern, with left-slanting decrease on the other side of the lace pattern.

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A purl stitch is made by keeping the yarn in front of your work, inserting the right needle top to bottom, wrapping the yarn around your needle and pulling it through the loop. Then you take the ...

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A nupp is a prominent feature on your knitted work. First of all, you need to increase from 1 stitch to 5, or 7, or even more stitches in one go. You increase by alternately knitting 1 stitch then do ...

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In some knitting patterns it is important to knit only up to a certain point and then go backwards again. In order to know when to stop knitting, you need a marker. It can be anything that is large ...

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A left-slanting decrease creates a pattern that leans to the left. You slip one stitch, knit one, then pass the slipped stitch over the knit one. Done! Left- and right-slanting decreases are often ...

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