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Jun 25, 2013 15:00:53   #
Nonasdada (a regular here)
 
Do you like them? When do you use them?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4YaoBxkS1U
 
Jun 25, 2013 15:05:06   #
janettamargo
 
I am fascinated and have the same questions as you. Sorry:(
Jun 25, 2013 15:07:04   #
bwtyer
 
Yes - i 've used them - right now I am using the knit increase
(just like that , except knit instead of purl) on a shawl - it is the first and last stitch on each row.
Jun 25, 2013 15:09:33   #
gloriam (a regular here)
 
Never saw this before, but its interesting.
Jun 25, 2013 15:19:38   #
west coast kitty
 
I've never tried it before, but looks interesting so I'll use it next time and see how it looks
Jun 25, 2013 15:28:28   #
chickkie (a regular here)
 
that is a new way for increases for me too. I have also never seen anyone knit that way. It is worth trying the increases, especially if you need to increase on a purl row which sometimes can be difficult
 
Jun 25, 2013 15:34:19   #
minniemo
 
It looks as though they are not knitting into the back on the purl increase and not knitting into the front on the knit increase. I wonder how neatly it looks on completion. ?. I haven't seen it before either.
Jun 25, 2013 16:12:28   #
pmarch
 
She's purling one stitch below and then purling the top stitch.
Jun 25, 2013 16:50:44   #
17 Lola
 
I have never seen knitting like that before. It looks like it would take longer to do.
Jun 25, 2013 18:18:46   #
julielacykntr
 
New to me.
Jun 26, 2013 06:13:28   #
mknitter
 
My daughter uses these increases when making the toe of toe-up socks. They are pretty invisible, with no gaping holes.
 
Jun 26, 2013 06:56:23   #
janicebell
 
That's how I do almost all of my increases. Doesn't leave a hole like some other methods do.


Janiceb
Jun 26, 2013 08:15:09   #
Rainebo (a regular here)
 
Looks like the "invisible" increase that I use whenever I can. She's showing it rather quickly, but it appears it might be the one I use, rather than the knit-front-&-back increase. You can see it clearer here: http://techknitting.blogspot.com/2007/05/very-nearly-invisible-increase.html
I use it when I don't want to see that little horizontal post that results from kfb, in the middle of my knitted project.
Jun 26, 2013 09:05:11   #
desireeross
 
I use this method a lot. It leaves no holes
Jun 26, 2013 09:13:51   #
knitkrit
 
If you ever get directions that read knit (or purl) in row below, then knit (or purl) stich, this is it. As stated above, it does not leave a hole, and slants the article outwards. I usually use this for sleeves as my increases.
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