How do you knit irregular shapes?

How do you knit a certain shape?

Say Hello to Short Rows

  1. Knit or purl the desired number of stitches, stopping before you reach the end of the row.
  2. Slip the next stitch as if to purl.
  3. Bring the working yarn to the opposite side of the fabric.
  4. Turn the piece around.
  5. Slip the next stitch back to the right-hand needle.
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