how do I knit a slip stitch

by Dirus
(Iowa City, Iowa - USA)

My pattern says:

...K2, sl 1 st in front, k2, knit slipped st, k2...

How do I "knit slipped stitch"?

Thank you,
Doris

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Nov 11, 2023
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knit a slipped stitch
by: Ratchadawan

Hi Dirus,

This sounds like a cable stitch without a cable.
Sometimes, you can loose a slipped stitch if not careful.
I would suggest placing a slipped stitch (more like a dropped st) on a cable needle or double pointed needle for time being.

Here is how to do it;

K2, sl 1 st on to a cable needle and leave it in front of work, knit the next 2 sts, then go back and knit a stitch on a cable. You now have a right st crossing over 2 left sts.

After doing this for awhile you may want to try without a cable needle.

Thanks for the question. Have fun knitting!

Ratcha

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