Why do you wrap and turn in knitting?
The trick to making a short-row heel is knowing how to wrap and turn. When working short rows, if you simply turn the piece around and knit, then holes form at the turning point. Wrapping the stitches fills in these holes for a smooth appearance.
What does turn mean in knitting booties?
Socks heels are the most common uses for short rows. To turn, you literally stop in the middle of the row, turn your needles and start knitting in the opposite direction. This leaves a gap in the stitches.
What is short row shaping in knitting?
Short Rows are used to create triangles or wedges within your knitting. They shape everything from bust darts to ear flaps. Basically, a Short Row is just that: a row that you don’t knit to the end of the needle.
What does turn mean when knitting in the round?
turn means to work back and forth like it was flat knitting. you would knit the 19 sts and have them on one needle and using a second needle knit the next 11 stitches.
How do you knit short rows on the wrong side WS?
Short row from WS: Work number of sts told in pattern, place yarn in back of work, slip following st purl-wise, place yarn in front of work, slip st back on left needle, turn and work the row back. When working next row and getting to the st with wrap; work wrap and stitch together as one stitch and then finish row.