How do you pick up more stitches than there are?
More stitches than the number along a finished edge In the same way as your first stitch, wrap the working yarn around your needle and pull through to create a stitch. Not unlike a standard increase stitch, you will have now created two new stitches from one stitch.
What does pick up stitches mean in knitting?
When we say to pick up and knit, we mean to use yarn to “ knit up ” stitches along the edge. You are to grab the stitch (or some other loop) at the edge of the work with the working needle, wrap the working yarn around it, and pull the yarn through, completing it like a normal stitch.
How do you turn your knitting 90 degrees and pick up stitches?
Turn your work 90 degrees clockwise and pick up one stitch in each of the garter ridges that you created. Insert your working needle in the edge of the garter ridge and knit into the stitch. Turn your work again 90 degrees clockwise and pick up three stitches along the edge.