What does WS stand for in knitting?

What does first row WS mean?

When the pattern says to work a row (RS), it means that row will face the front. The wrong side is the back side, so if a pattern says to work a row (WS), that row will face the back side of the completed project.

What does WS and RS mean in knitting?

In knitting, the slip knot always counts as a stitch. … This means that on Row 1, which is the right side of the piece (RS), you will knit all 12 stitches on the needle. Then for Row 2, the wrong side (WS) of the piece, you will purl every stitch.

What does ending with a WS row mean?

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?

End with RS row’ means you’ve just finished knitting it.

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