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How to use purl in a sentence
For instance, a fabric made of just one stitch type, such as a knit or purl, tends to curl at the edges.How one physicist is unraveling the mathematics of knitting|Lakshmi Chandrasekaran|January 26, 2021|Science News
To make an "over" bring the thread before the needle as if to purl, then knit the next stitch plain as usual.
Then change to No. 12 steel needles and do 20 rows in triple rib (knit 3, purl 3) for the belt.
Cast 35 stitches upon each of three needles and knit around 30 times in single rib—that is, knit 1, purl 1, alternately.
Join (W) and work 14 rows even in Stocking st. ending with purl row.
Continue even in Stocking st. until work measures same as Fronts to armhole, ending with purl row.