Often asked: How To Tink In Knitting?

What does Tink mean in knitting?

Tink is knit spelled backwards, and it refers to undoing one stitch at a time. This is a safe way to undo your knitting because if you do it correctly, you won’t drop a stitch. But when you have more than 320 stitches on the needle, as I do, and you have to go back about four rows, as I did, this could take forever.

What does frogging mean in cross stitch?

Fabric – what you use to cross stitch onto. Frog / Frogging – when you’ve made a mistake and have to cut out and remove/rip out some of your stitches – comes from the sound frogs make ‘ribbit ribbit’ sounding like ‘rip it rip it! ‘

What does Phrogging mean?

Phrogging is a person secretly living in another person’s home. The word is pronounced “frogging” and gets its name because phrogs, as the people who engage in this activity are called, tend to “hop” around from house to house, as a frog might do on a lily pad.

Can you undo your knitting?

Tinking is the best option when you need to undo a few stitches or even a row. It is slow because you undo each stitch one at a time, which certainly takes more time that knitting a stitch. What’s more, you have to deal with the accumulation of working yarn that comes from undoing your stitches.

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