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I’ve always put the yarn round the needle for both knit and purl. I thought it had the same effect. I now know better and it explains the difficulties I have had purling the second row. I’m now considering downgrading my skill level from “Intermediate” to “plank”
I might have been doing it wrong too, thinking that yarn over needle meant passing the yarn from the back across the needle to the front and under the needle to the back again and yarn round needle meant the same thing except that the yarn is being moved front to back and back to front again. However, apparently yarn over is American-speak for yarn forward and yarn round needle means passing the yarn front to back or visa versa around the needle.
What I’ve found is that when doing a knit stitch, you put the yarn to the front of the work by passing it between the needles and then pass it over the needle to the back. If it is a purl stitch, you pass the yarn to the back of the work, between the needles and then over the needle to the front again. It seems to make a much neater hole, and the return stitch is a lot easier to work.
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