Knitting For Dummies, 3rd Edition
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To make a yarn over (abbreviated yo) between 2 purl stitches (which you’d encounter in a pattern as p1, yo, p1), just do the following:

  1. Purl the first stitch.

  2. Wrap the yarn around the RH needle front to back to front so that it ends up in purl position again.

  3. Purl the next stitch (see the following figure.)

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Pam Allen is a knitwear designer and founder of Quince & Co. Shannon Okey is an author and knitwear designer. Find her at knitgrrl.com. Tracy Barr has been an editor, editorial manager, writer, and consultant on several Dummies books. Marlaina "Marly" Bird hosts her own YouTube channel, where she instructs viewers on knitting and crochet.

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