What does turn mean when knitting?
To turn, you literally stop in the middle of the row, turn your needles and start knitting in the opposite direction. This leaves a gap in the stitches. When turning sock heels, you will knit the stitch before the gap and the one after it together, eliminating any hole in the finished piece.
How do you read a wrap and turn in knitting?
How to Wrap and Turn
- Knit to the point where you will wrap and turn. Bring the yarn to the front between the needles.
- Slip the next stitch on the left needle to the right needle, purlwise.
- Bring the yarn to the back between the needles.
- Slip the stitch from the right needle back to the left.
What does sl1p mean in knitting?
Slip stitch off of left needle. sl1k is an abbreviation for slip one knitwise. This means you will insert your right needle into the next stitch as if to knit it, but then you will slip it off of the left needle without working it at all. sl1p is an abbreviation for slip one purlwise.
What does it mean to turn and knit back?
You’re doing short rows, so after your K10, you’ll have 2 sts left on the needle (if I counted correctly). Forget about those 2 sts, and turn as though you’ve finished the row and work in the other direction, leaving them on the needle, unworked.