What is a KAL in knitting?

A KAL—short for knit-along—is a group activity, where hundreds of knitters are working the same pattern at the same time. It is a great way to work a pattern with the support of hundreds of knitters, and I’m there to guide you every step of the way!

What is a mystery Kal?

A Mystery KAL (Knit-A-Long) is a knit-a-long into which a knitting pattern is broken down into clues. Clues are released one at a time on a set schedule and the participants do not know what they are knitting while they work the clue (i.e. there are no photos).

How does a knit along work?

It’s a thread of posts and comments, often with images, from a group of people who are all tackling the same project. You can join whenever you like, post as little or as much as you prefer and read how others are doing before you hit the trickier bits!

What does knit 1 Purl 2 mean?

That means that you will knit the first two stitches, then purl the next two stitches; then you will knit 2, then purl 2, again, and repeat the steps following the asterisk all across the row until the last two stitches which you will knit.

How do you host a knit?

And with these handy tips, it’s super easy to get one going.

  1. Choose a Project. One of the best things about virtual knitting clubs: you don’t have to stress about transporting your WIP! …
  2. Set Up a Schedule. …
  3. Work On Something Simple. …
  4. Stitch in the Light. …
  5. Share It on the ‘Gram.
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What is an MKAL?

MKAL stands for Mystery Knit A Long! Knit Alongs (KALs) are fun, social activity in which a group of knitters all make the same project in a specified timeframe. … A section of the pattern (clue) is released each week, and at the end of the Knit Along, the final design is revealed.

What happens if you knit one purl one?

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.

What does M stand for in knitting?

Also on this page:

Abbreviation Description
m marker
M1 or M1K make one stitch knitwise; single knit increase
M1R make one right; single right-leaning knit increase
M1L make one left; single left-leaning knit increase

What happens if you purl every row?

If you purl every row then you’ll end up with garter stitch. If this sounds crazy, think about it: Traditionally, garter stitch is done by knitting every row. A purl stitch is also a knit stitch.

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