Definitions

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  • adv. By knitting, not purling.

Etymologies

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knit +‎ -wise

Examples

  • You do this without actually working the stitch; you just slip it off the working needle and onto the worked needle; the knitwise or purlwise instruction is to make sure that the stitch is twisted a certain way.

    Don't Be Silenced

  • If you were to slip stitches knitwise, you'd put your right needle through the stitch the other direction, as if to knit.

    Don't Be Silenced

  • SSK Slip two stitches knitwise, one at a time, then stick left needle through the fronts of these two stitches from left to right and knit the two together a left-leaning decrease.

    Knitting for Dogs

  • A left-leaning decrease that is worked with purl stitches as follows: slip the next 2 stitches knitwise, one at a time, from the left to the right needle; pass them back to left needle, then purl them together through the back loops.

    A Passion for Knitting

  • A left-leaning decrease worked by slipping the next 2 stitches knitwise, one at a time, from the left to the right needle.

    A Passion for Knitting

  • Stitches are most often slipped knitwise when working decreases.

    A Passion for Knitting

  • Cast off knitwise, working stitches through the back loop.

    Wise Hilda Knits

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