What is GSR in knitting?

Knit the last stitch (to be in pattern). Turn to work the next row. Yarn forward (regardless of where the yarn was/is). Slip the last stitch worked to the right needle. Pull the yarn over and into position to work the next stitch.

What does GSR mean in knitting?

I like techniques that are straightforward and easy to remember. The German Short Row (GSR) technique is one of my favourite short rows method. GSR has many steps, but the execution is extremely easy and effective.

What is German short-row technique?

Short Rows: German Short Rows

Like Wrap + Turn Short Rows, this method creates wedges in your knitting, shaping everything from curved hemlines to ear flaps.

How do you stop German short rows?

Instead Try this:

  1. Work to one stitch before your DS and slip that stitch as if to knit.
  2. Knit the first leg of the DS through the back loop (you may have to wiggle the tip of the needle a bit to get in there)
  3. Pass the slipped stitch over.

Why do Germans knit short rows?

Why use the German Short Row Technique? For elegant short-row shaping with minimal gaps or distorted stitches, Shibui Knits recommends the German Short Row technique. With no stitch markers or yarn overs to keep track of, German Short Rows are a simple, intuitive way to add shaping to garments and accessories.

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How do you count short rows?

Short Row Wraps should sit 1 inch in from the peak bust measurement. Short Rows should be placed so they sit directly over the bust peak. The number of Short Rows needed is dictated by the difference between the length beside the bust and the length over the bust.

What does DS mean in knitting?

In this way a “double- stitch” (ds) has been made out of the slipped stitch. While keeping a tight tension, pass the yarn between the needles to the front of the work again.

How do you wrap and turn in ribbing?

How to wrap and turn

  1. Work till you reach the turning point.
  2. Wrap the next stitch: Slip the next stitch purlwise. Move the working yarn between the needles to the opposite position. …
  3. Turn the work.
  4. Reposition the yarn for whatever you are knitting: knit stitch = yarn to the back. …
  5. Complete the row.

How do you knit without leaving a hole in it?

It’s an easy way to pull the rows together without leaving a hole. To work a wrap & turn (often abbreviated “w&t”), simply knit (or purl) to the specified stitch, slip the stitch to your working needle bring the yarn forward if you’re knitting/back if you’re purling, and slip the same stitch back to the left needle.