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Help with making 3 stitches in one
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Apr 27, 2011 19:37:54   #
L Wiley
 
I was working on a pattern and the above was in the directions.
I tried all ways, finally I used kib, k, k bar. Is that the way to do it?
I'm sort of an experimenter and self taught. This was a new one for me.
 
Apr 27, 2011 20:35:23   #
insanitynz
 
you knit theen purl then knit into the same stitch
Apr 27, 2011 20:44:23   #
janiepooh
 
Hi, it is not clear to me what the directions are saying, is it knitting three st into one st(dec. k3tog) or making 3 st out of one ( 2 st inc)? Did I make any sense??
Apr 27, 2011 20:53:02   #
TammyK (a regular here)
 
There are a number of ways to make three stitches in one stitch. You can knit, purl, and knit in the same stitch, knit into the front, back and front of the same stitch, or knit, yo, knit in the same stitch. There are various videos on YouTube that illustrate different variations of these stitches.
Apr 27, 2011 21:18:07   #
L Wiley
 
It is making three stitches in one knit stitch. Thanks for your help
Apr 27, 2011 21:18:57   #
L Wiley
 
Thank you for helping me. I will try your method.
 
Apr 27, 2011 21:19:46   #
L Wiley
 
Thank you for the help. I am going to try your way.
Apr 27, 2011 21:50:36   #
deemail (a regular here)
 
remember to: yarn in back (probably there already) k1, yarn in front, p1, yarn in back, k1.
Apr 28, 2011 04:25:03   #
jean-k
 
Hi,
pattern I'm using at the moment has a twisted mock cable up it and 1 row of pattern reads - slip needle into next 3 stitches as (knit 3 tog) but don't slip it off needle until you've actually knit 1/purled 1/ knit 1 into same stitch. thus giving the effect of knitting three together - but still ending up with three stitches on needle. Hope you can understand this.
Cheers
Jean
Apr 28, 2011 06:46:31   #
anastasiatheo001
 
Usually its, k1, p1, k1 all into the same st.

Or else k1, yo,k1 into the same st.

Sometimes it's k1 into the front, k1 into the back loop of same st., k1 again into front of same st.
Apr 28, 2011 12:36:05   #
lannieb
 
Hi! I am new to this... but I was reading some of the replys on this question there is a really easy (& pretty) way to make one stitch out of three! Here goes... slip first 2 sts, knitwise onto right needle, knit next st, leave on left needle, slip 2 sts back over it, then move onto right needle. It places the middle st right smack in the middle of the decrease and looks very nice. Good Luck! LA
 
Apr 28, 2011 12:51:57   #
lannieb
 
Oops! I forgot to say that when you slip the first 2 sts, they will twist, this is intended. they will untwist when you slip them back.
Good Luck!
Lee Ann
Apr 28, 2011 17:53:16   #
Norma456
 
To make 3 stitches from one stitch, I would knit in the stitch, then purl in the stitch and then knit in the stitch.

Norma456
Apr 28, 2011 17:53:48   #
helent
 
k1 yo k1 sounds the easiest way to make 3 stitches out of one stitch - will have to try that!
Apr 29, 2011 01:41:21   #
Judy M (a regular here)
 
L Wiley wrote:
I was working on a pattern and the above was in the directions.
I tried all ways, finally I used kib, k, k bar. Is that the way to do it?
I'm sort of an experimenter and self taught. This was a new one for me.


Here is a video I found Knit in back, Knit in front and Knit in bar

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5tee9lXjzM
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