How to K1,yo,K1

by Y Donaldson
(Reedley, Ca 93654 USA)


How do I do the following direction: *(k1, yo, k1) in next st, sl 1, rep from *

Hi Y,

Sorry for the late reply. I'm on a camping trip and it's not easy to get connection.

Here is how to do *(k1, yo, k1) in to the next st, Sl 1; rep from *

*Knit the next st as usual but do not slip it off the left needle, bring yarn to the front of work and knit into the same st again (With yarn over right needle). You now have created 3 sts altogether in one knit st. Then just slip the next st on to the right needle without doing anything. Repeat from *

I would love to make a video for you but I don't have the right equipment. I found a video how to do the k1p1k1 in one st though. I think it will help you understand better than me explaining it.

Here' is the video link;

how to k1p1k1 in one stitch

Hope this help and thanks for the question and visiting.


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Mar 25, 2018
how to k1 yo 6 times
by: Ratchadawan

Does it say (k2tog, k1, yo) 6 times or K2tog, (k1, yo) 6 times?

I assume it's more like k2tog, (k1, yo) 6 times.

In this case then, you do 6 sets of (k1, yo).

YO is a way of increase st, it make a hole or an eyelet.
It's common in lace knitting.

Here is how to do k1, yo;
Knit a st, then bring yarn in front of work (this would be your first set of k1, yo)

For the second set, you knit the next st while the yarn is still in front. Just bring the yarn over the right needle and knit, then bring yarn back to the front again. Now you've got your 2nd set.

Repeat the second set to get 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th set.

Here is a video to help you understand YO a bit more

Hope this helps.
Thank you for sending in the question.


Mar 25, 2018
How to k1 yo 6 Times
by: Wendy


I’m knitting a shawl and it says to k2tog k1yo 6 Times. I’m confused what k1 yo means. There are no increases in stitches either. Do I knit into the same stitch 6 Times? Or are they separate stitches.

Thank you so much

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