SIMPLE STEPS SLIPPING A STITCH PURLWISE & KNITWISE
32 STS 33 ROWS
4PLY WEIGHT Yarn 1 x 25g balls of Rowan Finest in Spell (shade 072) Needles 3.25mm (UK needles 3.5mm (UK needles 2 x 3.5mm (UK 10/9, US 4) double-pointed needles Accessories 3 x packs of Swarovski Silver Selection (art no 982510100021)
10/9, US Rowan Finest knitrowan.com, 01484 681881 4ply weight 50% merino wool fine, 30% alpaca, 20% cashmere 25g/87m (95yds) Hand wash at 30˚C 3.25 MM NEEDLE
extra 32 sts and 33 rows over pattern using 3.25mm needles to make a 10cm or 4in square Sometimes you’ll be asked to slip stitches from one needle to the other either purlwise or knitwise. This could be as a stand alone instruction or part of a cluster of stitches that create a certain pattern. It’s important that you follow the instruction accurately. If you’re asked to just slip the stitch (sl1) always do so purlwise. 1 To slip a stitch knitwise, insert your right needle into it from front to back as if to knit it and let it fall off the left-hand needle. This twists the stitch, and tightens it up. 2 To slip a stitch purlwise, insert right needle into it from back to front, as if to purl, let it fall off left needle. This moves it to right needle. untwisted so it stays loose.