Tink is knit spelled backwards, and it refers to undoing one stitch at a time. … My knitting colleagues know that I prefer to frog, meaning I take the knitting off the needles and pull the yarn, undoing rows of stitches at a time.
What is blocking in knitting terms?
Blocking is the process of wetting or steaming your final pieces of knitting to set the finished size and even out the stitches. You could use any flat surface to block your garments (I’m partial to the Knitter’s Block), just be sure that your knitted piece lies flat and fully dries so that its shape sets.
How do you pull back knitting?
- 1Locate the row your mistake is on and mark it with a safety pin.
- 2Slide your needle out of the stitches.
- 3Pull gently on the working yarn, undoing the stitches.
- 4Slowly rip to the end of the row.
- 5Place your knitting so that the working yarn is on the right.
What does SL 1 WYIF mean in knitting?
“sl1 wyif” is an abbreviation which means slip 1 stitch purl-wise with yarn in front. … The “sl1 wyif” along with it’s opposite “sl1 wyib” – slip 1 stitch purl-wise with yarn in back – is also a big part of Mosaic Knitting, which you can learn more about here.