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Tutorial: Wrapped stitches

The second part of this series is showing you how to knit wrapped stitches. Unlike the bobble we have seen yesterday, wrapped stitches will not get knitted back and forth to create a three-dimentional effect. The wrapped stitch is made by taking a certain amount of stitches (I use 3 here) around which the working thread is wrapped several times.

Here is how you work the wrapped stitch

01 1. Put 3 stitches on a seperate short needle (like glove needles) or a savety pin. 02 2. Wrap the working thread around these 3 stitches anti-clockwise 5 times (this depends very much on the thickness of your yarn - the thicker the less wraps you'll need). 03 3. Put the working thread behind the knitting and put the 3 wrapped stitches back on......

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