Ok, not really... but someone said that they don't know how to do the purl stitch, so yay for my first stitch tutorial (with pictures, FANCY!).
How to Purl
Why would you want to purl? You're perfectly happy with the knit stitch, thank you very much!
Well, if you want to be able to do stockinette stitch without working in the round, or be able to do ribbing for hats or sweaters you're going to need to learn to purl. I'm not a fan of purling, but once you get the hang of it it's relatively painless.
Step 1: Bring the yarn to the front of your needle, just before the stitch you are going to be purling.
Step 4: Pull the working yarn through the stitch. I've done 2 pictures as the first one is a little hard to see. (It's pretty difficult to take pictures with needles in your hands!)
Voila! You've done your purl stitch! It gets easier with practice, I promise. Here is a purl stitch next to 4 knit stitches. (From left to right: Purl, Knit, Knit, Knit, Knit)
Hope that is helpful and clear!
The pattern I'm working on right now is the one I published last year, Hat with Cables
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