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P – Purl Stitch – American Style

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In this style (most common for beginners), the yarn is tensioned in the right hand.

Abbreviation: P



Instructions

  1. Turn your knitting so that the bumps face you.
  2. Put the working yarn in front of the right needle.
  3. Insert the right needle through the stitch from back to front.
  4. Pinch the needles to hold them steady.
  5. Wrap the yarn counterclockwise around the right-hand needle.
  6. PUSH the new loop through the stitch on your left-hand needle.
  7. Slide the stitch off the left-hand needle and push it down the barrel of the right-hand needle.


The Finished P – Purl Stitch – American Style




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