Question: What does it mean when a knitting pattern says turn?

Do you turn your work when knitting in the round?

When knitting in the round, you’re always knitting on the front of the work. You never “turn” the needle to knit on the wrong side. Not needing to turn the work means knitting in the round is much faster than knitting flat. Knitting in the round produces a seamless tube-like fabric.

What does turn and cast on mean in knitting?

`Turn’ is the same as turning your needle after you’ve finished a row. So when you finish that row, instead of beginning the next, cast on 20 sts using a knit or cable cast on.

What is turn and back knit?

Do this when it says, and you’ll see at the end of the set of directions, it says to knit across the row. So you’ll go all the way to the end of that row (without leaving sts on the needle like in the previous rows).

How do you turn work when knitting?

Wrap on the knit side

  1. Knit to the point where you will wrap and turn. Bring the yarn to the front between the needles.
  2. Slip the next stitch on the left needle to the right needle, purlwise.
  3. Bring the yarn to the back between the needles.
  4. Slip the stitch from the right needle back to the left.
  5. Turn.
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How do you knit after turning?

Wrap and Turn on the Knit Side

Keeping the yarn in back, slip the next stitch purlwise from the left needle to the right needle. Bring the yarn forward as if to purl. Slip the stitch from the right needle back to the left needle. Bring the yarn to the back of the work as if to knit.

How do you turn knitting at the end of a row?

When you get to the end of the row, the needle with the stitches is in your right hand and the empty needle is in the left. To keep going, of course, you turn the knitting over, switch the needle with the stitches to your left hand and the empty needle to your right and keep on knitting.

How do you turn your knitting 90 degrees and pick up stitches?

Turn your work 90 degrees clockwise and pick up one stitch in each of the garter ridges that you created. Insert your working needle in the edge of the garter ridge and knit into the stitch. Turn your work again 90 degrees clockwise and pick up three stitches along the edge.