SIM­PLE STEPS SLIP­PING A STITCH PURL­WISE & KNIT­WISE

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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)

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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

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£6.50

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.

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