How do you count rows in knitting?
To count the number of rows in your knitting, count the stitches (the V’s) vertically, including the loop over the needle. I’ve only highlighted five rows, but if you wanted to count the total number of rows you have worked, continue counting vertically down the column of stitches.
What does a row mean in knitting?
WHAT IS A KNIT ROW? All along your knitting needle is the Knit Row. All of these little stitches on your knitting needle make up one row. You will learn a lot more about knit rows as we create knit stitch patterns.
Does the cast on count as a row?
The cast on doesn’t count as a row. But it’s easier to count all the rows in the worked fabric, below the needle, and just not count the loops on the needle.
What counts as first row in knitting?
For example, the most popular cast on, the long tail method, creates both a cast on and a knitted row. So in this case, you would count that as the first row. If you do an easy loop cast on (recommended for beginners), it’s simply a cast on and not counted as a row.
What does it mean to work one row even in knitting?
When the phrase “Work even” appears after a series of increases or decreases, it means to stop increasing or decreasing for shaping and simply work in your pattern stitch (in the case of Cameron, that’s stockinette stitch with the stripe sequence) until the piece measures the specified length.
What does ending with a WS row mean in knitting?
When your pattern tells you to end on a wrong side row it means that the last row you knit is the one on the wrong side (hidden side) of your project. So if you are knitting in stocking stitch (stockinette) the last row you work is a purl row so that you are ready to knit the next row.
What does ending with a RS row mean in knitting?
End with RS row’ means you’ve just finished knitting it.