Stitchopedia Video & Photo Tutorial
Yarn over knit wise, also simply called a yarn over (yo) is really quite simple to do. This technique adds an extra stitch which often creates an eyelet or hole in your work. If you ask me, it’s the easiest increase stitch for knitting. Yarn overs are used in many patterns. This skill will seriously increase what you can create!
Yarn Over Knit Wise Video
If you can’t see this video, try watching it on YouTube HERE.
You can also watch a short version on Tangi HERE.
Written instructions with photos
yo – yarn over
yokw – yarn over knit wise
To begin, hold the live yarn (yarn coming from skein) behind the needle as if to knit.
Next wrap the live yarn under and then over the right needle. This is the same direction the yarn is wrapped when knitting.
Lastly, the live yarn ends behind the needles, as it started. That’s all it takes to make a yarn over knit wise! Now you can make so many more awesome knit creations.
Here are some supplies you may find useful.
Happy stitching my friends.
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