Knitting short rows

Take your knitting skills to the next level with short rows. Learn how to create unique shapes and textures in your projects with this versatile technique. Discover top tips and tricks for mastering short rows and elevate your knitting game.
SKEINO Miss Grace Closeup - patterns for "tapestry knitting" with short rows in garter stitch

I love textiles. For over 50 years I’m a professional hand weaver and knitter now. After all that time I still love to explore new things as a textile designer and I am constantly thinking ab…

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Woolly Wormhead on Instagram: "GERMAN SHORT ROWS - these are still the best method out there for Garter Stitch, especially if you're working a lot of them in one of my short row colourwork patterns! I work the short row after turning, and only after I've inserted the needle into the next stitch, ready to work it. This helps me keep an even tension and a tighter short row, as my thrower knitting style can often make for looser gauge and messier stitches if I'm not careful. It doesn't matter whether you work the short row before or after turning, the same stitch is still being short-rowed, but I teach it this way as I find it a lot neater and most folks find it easier to manage. Once I've turned and inserted my needle into the next stitch, I then pull the yarn over the top to the back and Knit Patterns, Knitting, Shorts, Knitting Short Rows, Machine Knitting, Knits, Knitting Patterns, Knitting Patterns Free, Knitted Sweaters

Woolly Wormhead on Instagram: "GERMAN SHORT ROWS - these are still the best method out there for Garter Stitch, especially if you're working a lot of them in one of my short row colourwork patterns! I work the short row after turning, and only after I've inserted the needle into the next stitch, ready to work it. This helps me keep an even tension and a tighter short row, as my thrower knitting style can often make for looser gauge and messier stitches if I'm not careful. It doesn't matter…

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Before you begin short row knitting, read this exclusive, free resource on knitting short rows—one knitting technique every successful knitter should know! You'll enjoy step-by-step instructions, expert tips on four different methods, and fun knitting projects that use short-row knitting methods!

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