Simple slip stitch

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technique Slip stitch
cast-on stitches 2 + 1
ribbed no
reversible no

How to knit

Cast on any odd number of stitches

  • Row 1 RS: p1, (sl 1 wyif, p1; rep to end)
  • Row 2 WS: k to end
  • Row 3 RS: sl 1 wyif, (p1, sl 1 wyif; rep to end)
  • Row 4 WS: k to end

Repeat all rows


  • sl 1 wyif: slip 1 with yarn in front
  • rep: repeat
  • k: knit
  • p: purl

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