How do you pick up a dropped stitch?

What does dropping a stitch mean?

: to let a loop fall off a knitting needle.

Did I drop a stitch?

The telltale sign of a dropped stitch is a horizontal strand of yarn that isn’t pulled through a loop. You can identify a dropped stitch a couple ways. If the dropped stitch hasn’t unraveled far or if you just recently dropped it, you should see a horizontal yarn that didn’t get pulled through.

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