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Learn to Knit: How to Work Japanese Short Rows

28th May 2017 short rows 0 min read
Learn to Knit: How to Work Japanese Short Rows

There are many different ways of working short rows but they all have the same end effect, you use a loop of yarn to close the gap created when you turn your work before you reach the end of the row.

With the wrap & turn method this is done by placing the wrap around the stitch but for the Japanese short row method you are putting that 'loop' of yarn on a marker or safety pin.

Below you'll find a video I have done showing the Japanese Short Row method worked on both a right and wrong side row and then those 'loop's worked with the stitch when you pass them again.

Read more about Short Row Knitting.

Why not give this technique a try in one of the following patterns: 


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Carol Feller

Carol trained as a structural engineer, and she brings that love of analysing structure into her knitting, creating complex patterns that are easy to understand, while her approach to process is all about testing and playing, and making mistakes along the way. That’s where the joy lies!

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