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Learn to Knit: Pull Up Loops

28th May 2017 Advanced 0 min read
Learn to Knit: Pull Up Loops

When you work a Trellis Stitch you create the trellis-like effect by slipping stitches and then pulling those loops over a stitch in a later row. When worked in a pattern it creates a deceptively complex looking fabric although it's very simple to create!

It is used in the hat pattern Genip.

To start with you work slip stitches for 2 rows (or rounds) across 3 stitches. This give 2 long loops of yarn across the front of the work like this:

Now you knit to the middle of those stitches:

Next you take the tip of your right needle and lift both of the yarn loops onto the needle from below:

Now knit the next stitch:

Lift the yarn loops over the knit stitch to create your trellis stitch:

This is what the completed stitch looks like:

Why not try this technique out in the following pattern: 


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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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