Whoops! You’re knitting along and you see a strange, stretched-out stitch right in the middle of your work.
Plus, you have a weird, floating piece of yarn across the back.
It’s okay – what happened is that you slipped a stitch while you were knitting – it accidentally got transferred from the left-hand needle to the right.
You usually can’t see this kind of mistake unless you are using large or light-colored yarn, but for the exacting knitters among you, here’s how to recognize and fix it:
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As you can see in the video, one clue that alerts you to the accidentally-slipped stitch is that the slipped stitch is mounted backwards on the needle.
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