what does “no stitch” mean in a knitting chart? Sometimes in knitting charts the stitch count changes from row to row. As a consequence some rows of the chart will have more columns than are necessary. The squares that are not required in a particular row are “no stitch” squares.
What is pattern stitch in knitting?
In a knitting stitch pattern, a specific series of stitches occurs and repeats horizontally across a row. The stitch pattern also requires a specific sequence to occur and repeat vertically as well. The combination of these is what determines what your knitted fabric will look like and your stitch texture.
How do you lose a stitch?
Push your fingers firmly but gently into the area where you feel the stitch. Bend forward at your torso until you feel the pain start to subside.
Which sign is used for stitch?
RS = Right side. st = Stitch.
How many stitches should I cast on for a scarf?
Starting Your Scarf. Cast on 10-40 stitches using your first color of yarn, depending on the size of your needles and desired width. If you are a beginner knitter, you should make a relatively small scarf, enough to keep you warm, but avoid making it so wide that it takes too long to knit.
What is knit 1 Purl 1 called?
If you are to knit 1 purl 1, it means you will knit one stitch and then purl the next stitch. To make writing and reading patterns quicker and more efficient, knitting abbreviations are used so a pattern may show it as k1 p1. So whether you see knit 1 purl 1 OR k1 p1 it means exactly the same thing.
Do you read a knitting chart from left to right?
Charts for flat knitting are read in the same direction you would knit your work: starting from the bottom and reading from Right to Left (←) on RS rows (usually the odd-numbered rows) and from Left to Right (→) on WS rows (usually the even-numbered rows).