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Purling Tips: How To Purl On Magic Loop (How to Start with a Purl Stitch)

Liat Gat - Founder

March 17, 2011

It's easy to get confused when it's time to purl on Magic Loop. The tell-tale sign is a funny double stitch where you should have just one purl stitch. Here's how to recognize and prevent this problem.

It’s easy to get confused when it’s time to purl on Magic Loop, especially if you are new to the technique or knitting American style.

The tell-tale sign is a funny double stitch where you should have just one purl stitch. Here’s how to recognize and prevent this problem!

KNITFreedom: How To Purl On Magic Loop - Correct Magic Loop Purling
KNITFreedom: How To Purl On Magic Loop - Correct Magic Loop Purling

Whether you knit American or Continental style, you can make sure your purl correctly on Magic Loop if you bring the yarn under and to the front of the right-hand needle before you start your stitch.

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Complete Video Guide to Magic Loop

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