Readers ask: What Is Frogging In Knitting?

What does frogging something mean?

In this sense, “to frog ” means “to rip out stitches.” When used this way, the word is slang and it is also a play on words. It pays tribute to our amphibious friends, the frogs, and their choruses of “ribbit, ribbit, ribbit”. When you discover a mistake in your crochet work, you rip it, rip it, rip it. So, you frog it.

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! ‘

Why is it called Phrogging?

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.

What is the proper way to unravel knitting?

If only a handful of stitches need unravelling, then this method is perfect: Use your left needle to stab into the stitch directly below the stitch you want to unravel. Then carefully drop the stitch from the right needle. Pull the working yarn to unravel the stitch.

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Why is my knitting backwards?

You can make knit or purl on either side no matter how the other side is seen, it’s how the yarn is carried. Between stitches RS yarn gets carried in front of WS, WS gets carried in behind RS. You may have reversed how you’re carrying. If you didn’t tink it back you might have picked something up out of order.

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