Australian Knitting

PURL STITCH

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The purll stiitch iis basiicalll­ly the reverse of the kniit stiitch..Holld the needlle wiith the stiitches on iin your lleft hand,,wiith the lloose yarn at the front of your work..

IInsert the riight-hand needlle from riight to lleft iinto the front of the fiirst stiitch on the llefthand needlle (see Diiagram 1)..

Wiind the yarn from riight to lleft over the poiint of the riighthand needlle (see Diiagram 2)..

Draw the yarn through the stiitch to form a new stiitch on the riight-hand needlle..Slliip the oriigiinal­l stiitch off the lleft-hand needlle, keepiing the new stiitch on the riight-hand needlle..To purll a row,, repeat these steps untiill allll the stiitches have been transferre­d from the lleft-hand needlle to the riighthand needlle..Turn your work,, transferri­ing the needlle wiith the stiitches on iinto your lleft hand to work the next row..

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