Untwisted Stitches

To knit without twisting your stitches, always work into the leading (or right) leg of the stitch. It doesn’t matter if it’s in front of or behind the needle.

Lithuanian Book Hand Photos

If you want to twist stitches for a special effect—I particularly like to use twisted knit stitches in ribbing—simply knit into the trailing (or left) leg of the stitch instead of the leading leg.

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