How do you purl after knitting?
After making that first purl stitch after a knit, you pull the yarn behind the needles as if to knit, and give it a tug, before again moving it forward to make the second purl stitch.
What is purl knit?
: a knitting stitch usually made with the yarn at the front of the work by inserting the right needle into the front of a loop on the left needle from the right, catching the yarn with the right needle, and bringing it through to form a new loop — compare knit stitch.
Why does my knit stitch look like purl?
The most likely culprit is that you are wrapping your yarn the wrong way around your needle on either the knit side, the purl side, or both. You should always wrap the yarn counterclockwise around your needle.