Fixing Knitting Mistakes

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How to Find and Secure a Dropped Stitch

When you think you’ve dropped a stitch, the first thing to do is find and secure the dropped stitch. When you drop a stitch, it’ll cause your knitting to unravel, so find and secure it immediately. [more…]

Pick Up a Dropped Stitch in the Row Below with Knit Stitch

Pick up a dropped stitch in the row below by using a knit stitch or purl stitch. To pick up (fix) a dropped stitch by using the knit stitch, you first find and secure the dropped stitch. Continue knitting [more…]

How to Pick Up a Dropped Stitch in the Row Below with Purl Stitch

Pick up a dropped stitch in the row below by using a purl stitch or knit stitch. To use a purl stitch to pick up the dropped stitch, find and secure the dropped stitch. Continue working the current row [more…]

Pick Up a Dropped Stitch from Several Rows Below

To pick up a dropped stitch from several rows below, you need a crochet hook. Pick up a dropped stitch from several rows below by drawing the unworked strand through the dropped stitch from the front or [more…]

How to Rip Out Stitches, One At a Time

If you catch your knitting mistake before the end of the row, you can rip out stitches back to your mistake. Just rip out one stitch at a time. Basically, you undo what you’ve just done until you get to [more…]

How to Avoid Ripping Out Stitches

Ripping out stitches can be distressful when knitting or crocheting, but you can avoid having to rip out stitches under a few circumstances. [more…]

How to Rip Out Stitches, Row by Row

Ripping out rows of stitches is inevitable if you notice a mistake several rows down in your work, To rip out stitches row-by-row, you take the piece off the needles, undo your work as far back as necessary [more…]

How to Rip Out Knitted Lace

Rip out knitted lace when you discover dropped stitches. Ripping out knitted lace can be difficult because of lost time. Just grit your teeth and carefully rip out the lace — otherwise, the overall pattern [more…]

How to Pick Up a Dropped Stitch

A dropped stitch is one that has come off the needle. Whether it is a dropped knit stitch or purl stitch, fear not. You can fix it. You might see it right away after you knit a round or you might miss [more…]

Part of the Series: Knitting Socks: Troubleshooting Knitting Problems

How to Fix an Incorrect Stitch

As you knit along, you might encounter a strange-looking stitch. Maybe your stitch is incomplete (meaning it didn’t quite make it onto the needle in the previous round) or incorrect [more…]

Part of the Series: Knitting Socks: Troubleshooting Knitting Problems

How to Fix Twisted Stitches and Laddering

Twisting your stitches or creating ladders are two common knitting mistakes. Fortunately, such knitting mistakes can be corrected even if you don’t catch them immediately. Simple solutions two these two [more…]

Part of the Series: Knitting Socks: Troubleshooting Knitting Problems

How to Pick Up a Dropped Stitch in Knitting

Dropped stitches can cause knitting to unravel, so you must pick up (fix) that dropped stitch. This video shows you how to find dropped stitches and how to fix them as you knit. [more…]
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