Accidental Yarnover

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A loop (yarnover) that gets put onto your needle accidentally. A yarnover makes a lacy hole in your knitting. If this is not wanted, make sure to catch it and remove it as soon as possible.

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Unraveling your knitting (usually entirely). Frogging gets its name from what you do when you unravel: “rip-it, rip-it.”


To “un-knit,” i.e., undo your knitting stitch by stitch. The work “tink” gets its name from “knit” spelled backwards.

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