How to Tell if it was a Knit or Purl?

A common question from beginning knitters is how to tell if a stitch was a knit or purl?

  • If just below the loop on the needle, the yarn is horizontal, like a frown, that was a purl stitch.
  • If just below the loop on the needle, the yarn is more vertical and/or you can see a “V” shape, that was a knit stitch.

Check out this video to learn more.

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