Learn How to Knit with Videos – The Purl Stitch

Next on the list is how to knit the purl stitch. Instead of going through the back like we did for the knit stitches, we are going to pull the yarn forward to the front of the work and make the stitches in the front of the loop.

Once again, make a swatch of 20 stitches and practice the stitch until you feel comfortable. 

One of the most common mistakes that you’ll make doing this stitch is forgetting to pull your yarn forward. This will cause there to be more stitches than the original 20 you casted on to start this swatch.

Now moving on toΒ Bind Off or Cast OffΒ