Definitions

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  • noun knitting A technique in which the yarn is passed over the right-hand needle. In general, the new loop is knitted on the next row, either by itself (producing a hole) or together with an adjacent stitch.

Etymologies

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yarn +‎ over

Examples

  • Is that a yarnover … or do I knit the peg and then wrap it again to knit it?

    Polka Dot Cottage: One for me, seven for you

  • I bet a yarnover or a double yarnover would give you a big enough space for the tzitzit, depending on your guage.

    A question for my Jewish friends.

  • She showed me knit stich, purl, increase, decrease, and yarnover and expected me to knit a lace scarf immediately.

    Granny

  • She showed me knit stich, purl, increase, decrease, and yarnover and expected me to knit a lace scarf immediately.

    Archive 2006-04-01

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