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Nov 11, 2011 19:38:03   #
negotiator
 
I'm working on the Crystal Palace cotton twirl woman's shrug and can't quite figure out how to knit into the purl bumps to increase.

Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.
 
Nov 11, 2011 23:49:22   #
Ellemck
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjzaUmGjDVY

This should help.

Elle
Nov 12, 2011 09:24:21   #
nanaof3
 
Ellemck wrote:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vjzaUmGjDVY

This should help.

Elle


Youtube rocks! What on earth did we do before it?!? Or I should say...look at what we did not do (or know) before it..
Nov 12, 2011 09:26:56   #
MrsB
 
YouTube provides hundreds of videos having to do with knitting instructions. Here's a list of ones you will find that answer your question about increasing in a purl stitch:

http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=knitting+instructions+increase+in+purl+stitch&aq=f
Nov 12, 2011 10:03:10   #
negotiator
 
Thanks!! I guess what threw me was the term "purl bumps".

Appreciate all your help.
Nov 13, 2011 16:22:54   #
e.ridenh
 
negotiator wrote:
I'm working on the Crystal Palace cotton twirl woman's shrug and can't quite figure out how to knit into the purl bumps to increase.

Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated.

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It that what it says to do - literally - Neg? Look for notes in your pattern for this stitch's explanation.

Otherwise, I just swatched this and picked up that purl bump and literally knitted into it - then I knitted into the remaining loop of that stitch still on the other needle = increasing one.

Donna Rae
 
Nov 13, 2011 21:29:25   #
MrsB
 
Increase on purl - needle into front of purl stitch and w/o taking stitch off the needle, proceed into the back of the purl stitch. bring thread over back of needle and purl off completed two-part stitch as one. There are good videos on YouTube for such an instruction, too.
 
          
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