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Tutorial: knitting bobbles

The first in this mini-series of textured stitches is the bobble. Bobbles are a classic means to create a very defined texture in knitting. They are typically found in patterns that are already textured on their own like cables, ribbing or twisted stitches. Spread on stockinette the bobble makes a popcorn kind of appearance. There are several ways to make a bobble. Size can be altered through the amount of stitches you use and how many rows you knit the bobble. The standard bobble in the tutorial here uses 5 stitches and 1 row.

Here is how you do a standard bobble over 5 stitches:

01 1. Knit into the stitch where your bobble should be. Leave the stitch you knitted in on the knitting needle. 02 2. Yarn over. 3. Work 1 knit stitch, 1 yarn over......

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2013/07/24

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