k = knit

in 8: Knit Abbreviations

Knit stitch. This is the classic knit stitch. When all knit stitches show on the right side (RS) we call this stockinette. The stitch looks like a small “v”.This fabric will curl towards the back. To make it go the opposite direction a purl stitch is needed; purls curl toward the front. Knit and purl combinations produce lovely patterns and are used throughout knitting “stitch patterns” and full patterns. To make a knit stitch show on the front or right side (RS) of flat knitting you will need to learn to purl from the wrong side (WS)when you turn your needles. In curcular knitting use all knit stitches to produce stockinette (making a purl isn’t nessesary since all stitches are on the right side).

Click here for a tutorial. http://youtu.be/x4kSztvq-vI

Beginner Needle Knit Series overview http://youtu.be/TkaSfY8NfdY
How to Knit – Cast On Beginner (with closed captions) http://youtu.be/nWJQvsZ6kT0
How to Knit – Knit Stitch Beginner (with closed captions) http://youtu.be/x4kSztvq-vI
How to Knit – Purl Stitch Beginner (with closed captions) http://youtu.be/lkb0YyrzPWA
How to Knit – Bind Off Beginner or cast off http://youtu.be/TMAUORm-GK4
How to Check Knitting Gauge or measure gauge http://youtu.be/HCjapH8LO_I

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