What is PFB stitch?
What does pfb mean in knitting? It’s the abbreviation for “purl front & back”. It’s a right-leaning knitting increase where you purl into the same stitch twice. First, you purl into the front loop and then you purl one more time into the back loop. It’s the purl equivalent to kfb – knit front & back.
What is KPK in knitting?
kfb = knit from back of next stitch. kpk = knit, purl, knit.
What is it called when you knit one row and purl the next?
Stockinette (or stocking stitch) is a basic stitch that most knitting patterns don’t explain because they assume it’s already in the crafter’s repertoire. … However, knitting one row, purling the next, and then repeating this process consecutively creates the most classic pattern of all, known as stockinette stitch.
How do you keep a knitted scarf from curling?
The most well known method to prevent curling is by blocking. How do you do that? When you’re finished knitting your project and you’ve bound off your stitches, put your garment into tepid water with a bit of pH neutral soap. Let the wool soak for about 30 minutes, but don’t rub!