How to Increase (pfb)
Stitches | 1 min read time
In this video we'll show you how to purl into the front and back of a stitch (pfb). Purling into the front and back of the same stitch is one of the ways you can use to increase your row by one stitch.
With the yarn at the front of your work, insert your right needle into the next stitch as if to purl.
Make a purl stitch, but don't slip the stitch off your left-hand needle just yet!
Keep the yarn in front of your work. Bring the needle to the back and insert it through the back leg of the same stitch from left to right.
Wrap the yarn around the tip of the right needle anticlockwise.
Draw the loop through the back of the stitch.
You'll now have 2 new stitches on your right-hand needle, and can now slide the stitch off your left-hand needle.
And that's how you purl into the front and back of a stitch!
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