Can I pick up a stitch after knitting past it?
When doing a pick up and knit, I strongly recommend that you pick up the full stitch, both strands of the edge stitch as you work across. It makes for a much tidier join. Picking up only one strand or side of the edge stitch makes for a sloppier edge.
Is bind off the same as cast off?
A cast off (also called a “bind off”) creates an end to your knitting. It’s a safe and neat way to seal off the stitches so that they don’t unravel. To cast off knitting, start on a new row, and knit two stitches loosely. It’s important to keep the stitches loose so your cast off edge will remain stretchy.
How do you pick up stitches purl?
How to pick up stitches purlwise
- Using the knitting needle pick up the first stitch, inserting the needle from back to front, the same way as if you were going to purl the stitch. …
- Now we wrap the yarn around the needle, just as you would to purl stitch.