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Video: PFB – Purl Front and Back

The purl front-and-back is an easy increase which is nearly invisible when used on Reverse Stockinette stitch.

Abbreviation: PFB


  1. With yarn in front, purl the first stitch on your left-hand needle but don’t remove it from the needle.
  2. Stabilize the stitch with your finger.
  3. Insert your right-hand needle into the back loop of the same stitch.
  4. Purl the stitch and remove both loops from the left-hand needle.

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