How to Make a Yarn Over

How to Make a Yarn Over

Stitches  |  1 min read time

Tutorial Overview

A yarn over is used to increase the number of stitches on your needle.

Some patterns may ask you to decrease after making a yarn over to create a lace pattern without changing the total number of stitches in your row.


Step-by-step Guide

Step 1:

Follow your pattern until you are ready to yarn over.

Step 2:

Instead of inserting your needle into the next stitch, wrap your yarn under and around your right-hand needle.

Step 3:

Bring the yarn over the top of the needle and hold it at the back of your work.

Step 4:

Work your next stitch as normal.

Step 5:

In your next row, work all the stitches as normal. The stitch worked into the yarn over will now create a lace-like hole.

Step 6:

Now you can make a Yarn Over!


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