What does continue without shaping mean?
Continue without shaping means to just keep working your pattern without decreasing or increasing until you reach the given measurement, 10 cm. You don’t need to change how the decreases are worked if you’re not comfortable with it.
Can you knit without a pattern?
Yes, you really can knit a jumper without a tricky pattern. Chunky wool and big needles work best. You’ll knit four rectangles: front, back and two sleeves.
What does reverse shaping mean in knitting?
To reverse the shaping, work the shaping at the opposite end from where you worked it for the first front. The armhole shaping and decreases must be at opposite ends so that when it’s sewn together, you will have one armhole on the left and one on the right.
What does 4 alternate rows mean in knitting?
Alternate means every other row. When you have to bind off stitches, you can’t do that at the end of a row, so you have to do it at the beginning of rows.
What does * to * mean in knitting?
Patterns of stitches that should be repeated for as many stitches as possible are enclosed in asterisks *… *. For example, “*k2,p2*” means “repeatedly knit two stitches, purl two stitches as long as possible, i.e., until there are fewer than four stitches left in the row”. alt stands for “alternately”.
How do you do the reverse shaping in knitting?
The simplest way to reverse shaping is to simply shift all the shaping a single row. So if you were originally working the shaping on the RS rows, for the other front you will work it on the WS rows. For example, “Row 1: k24, k2tog; Row 2: p across” would simply become: “Row 1: k across; Row 2: p24, p2tog”.
What are set up rows in knitting?
The set up row is to get you to the beginning of the stitch pattern so you can start doing repeats of the pattern. Let’s say your repeat is 10 rows the set up row is row 10 then the next row is 1.
What does ending with RS facing mean in knitting?
If your pattern tells you to end on a RS row, your final row would start with the tail on the right-hand side. Wrong-side = tail on the left. Here is an example of a wrong-side row. This time, the tail of your work will fall on the left-hand side of your work.
Can you knit a sweater without sewing?
The Easy No Sew Sweater is a wonderful pattern to try if you’re new to sweater knitting, if you love sweaters or if you’re looking to get rid of some yarn from your stash.
Which side is neck edge in knitting?
right: As in “beginning at right front neck edge.” Refers to right as opposed to left. When a pattern specifies a right front, it means the front that would be on your right side as you would wear it.