Readers ask: What Does W&t Mean In Knitting?

What is the purpose of W&T in knitting?

Wrap and turn (sometimes abbreviated as w and t) in knitting involves wrapping stitches with the working yarn, turning the work, and coming back to the wrapped stitches later.

What does W&T mean?

An example; k8 sts, w&t, means you knit eight stitches, then wrap and turn the next stitch (what would be the ninth stitch).

How do you knit a short row heel?

Row 1: Knit to 1 stitch before the end of the heel, wrap and turn. Row 2: Purl to 1 stitch before the end of the heel, wrap and turn. Row 3: Knit to 2 stitches before the end of the heel, wrap and turn. Row 4: Purl to 2 stitches before the end of the heel, wrap and turn.

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