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How to Knit Through the Back Loop

By: Rebecca Roush from ChemKnits

Learn with Rebecca Roush from ChemKnits how to knit through the back loop of a stitch.  When written in a pattern, this process is also abbreviated as Knit tbl. By knitting through the back loop of a stitch, a twisted knit stitch will form.  By twisting certain knit stitches in a project, you can create beautiful stitches that are full of texture.  A great example is the rice stitch which features rows of purl one, knit one tbl and purl one.

 

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Knitter demonstrated only in continental style. Many of us are throwers and it would have been helpful for new knitters to see another style. The knitter seemed confused on her terminology-a real turn-off for new knitters.

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