Why do you wrap and turn in knitting?
Basically, a Short Row is just that: a row that you don’t knit to the end of the needle. There are lots of ways to turn your work partway through a row, but our favorite is called a Wrap + Turn (wrp-t). This simple method prevents holes along the Short Rows and works well with many different stitch patterns.
What is a turning stitch in knitting?
The wrap and turn short row is used to shape your work without using decreases or increases. It is achieved by stopping in the middle of the row, turning your work, and knitting the other direction. By wrapping the last stitch before you turn, you can keep from a small hole forming when knitting back over the stitch.
Does it matter which way you wrap the yarn when knitting?
The most likely culprit is that you are wrapping your yarn the wrong way around your needle on either the knit side, the purl side, or both. You should always wrap the yarn counterclockwise around your needle.
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.
What does slip marker mean in knitting?
They can be used to mark a certain number of stitches, the beginning of a round, where to make a particular stitch, and more. When you reach the marker, simply slip it from the left needle to the right (as you would slip a stitch) to keep the marker in the same position.