Being able to catch and fix knitting mistakes is one of the hallmarks of a Knitting Superstar. It helps you be brave, take on new patterns, and react calmly when something goes wrong (notice I didn't say if). Here are the most common knitting mistakes you'll come across, and their solutions.

Video Knitting Course: Fix Knitting Mistakes

One of the most important things you can do as a beginning knitter in order to advance quickly is learn to recognize and easily fix your knitting mistakes. With this short guide to the Top 10 Knitting Mistakes, you'll easily be able to fix and avoid every common beginner knitting mistake.



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Fixing a Dropped Knit Stitch

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A dropped knit stitch is very common. Here’s how to recognize it, and two ways to fix it.


Undo Knitting One Stitch at a Time and Remove Mistakes

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To undo knitting one stitch at a time, insert the left-hand needle from front to back into the stitch that is directly below the stitch on your right-hand needle. Pull the yarn out and place the old stitch back on the left needle.


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Fixing a Dropped Knit Stitch

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A dropped knit stitch is very common. Here’s how to recognize it, and two ways to fix it.


Fixing a Dropped Purl Stitch (Free Video)

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If you drop a stitch while you’re purling, you can either turn your knitting around and fix it as you would a knit stitch or follow the instructions in this video to fix it while purling.


Undo Knitting One Stitch at a Time and Remove Mistakes

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To undo knitting one stitch at a time, insert the left-hand needle from front to back into the stitch that is directly below the stitch on your right-hand needle. Pull the yarn out and place the old stitch back on the left needle.


Fix a Dropped Knit Stitch 10 Rows Down

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If you’ve dropped a knit stitch (or more than one), and it’s way down there, that’s okay. Here’s a video on picking up your dropped stitches no matter how far down they are – all without a crochet hook.



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