What is yarn forward in knitting?

Answer Yarn forward is a knit stitch that is generally called yarn over or YO instead of yarn forward. Sometimes it may even be referred to as yarn round the needle (YRN), yarn forward and round the needl... Read More »

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What does yarn forward mean when knitting?

In knitting, to "yarn forward" means the same as to "yarn over," which is a method of increasing stitches by starting with your yarn in front of the needle, on the far side of it from the knitter.R... Read More »

What is sport knitting yarn?

Yarn comes in a wide variety of weights and thicknesses. Over the years, the term "sport" yarn or "sport weight" yarn developed to refer to one of the lighter weight yarns. The Craft Yarn Council o... Read More »

What is yarn over in knitting?

A yarn over in knitting is a way to add a stitch to the row you are working. To perform this maneuver, bring the working yarn in front of the knitting needle, then simply wrap the yarn around the ... Read More »

What does it mean to yarn over in knitting?

To yarn over in knitting is a method of increasing stitches. To perform a yarn over stitch, bring the yarn to the front of the needle as if completing a purl stitch, then knit the next stitch resul... Read More »