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Japanese Short Rows

May 28, 2017

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.

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