A Purl in 8 stitch on a small gauge loom.
Here it is on the reverse side, so pretty. Designed by Stephanie May also known as
Loomatic Fringe, find her on Facebook and Instagram. All right guys, let’s begin.
You need to cast on an even number of pegs. The stitch is done over two pegs, so
we’re gonna start on the edge and you need to knit that first edge just to get
you started, because you basically are going to start knitting with peg two.
To do the figure eight, you’re going to wrap peg two first and then come back
and wrap peg one. Next you need to knit off both of these pegs. Your yarn now
is behind, so what you need to do is grab it, and bring that yarn forward, and now
on peg two you’re going to do a purl stitch. Now, I’m knitting from right to
left, so if you’re knitting left to right, just do the backwards. Now
peg two is your new peg one. Let’s see that close up. Again, we’re going to
the left so we’re going to wrap peg 2 and then peg one. Doing this is what
causes that figure eight and you can see it clearly, that it looks like a figure
eight. So next, you’re going to knit off these two pegs. It’s usually a good idea
to start off with the one that you did last but it’s okay. Again your yarn, your
strand of yarn is in the back so you’re gonna bring it forward and you’re going
to purl peg 2. All right, I think you guys got the idea. Your peg 2 is now your
peg 1 and the process starts again. Wherever your yarn is, that’s peg 1 and
the one in front of it is peg two, which is how you start your stitch. First you
wrap two then you wrap one, so you go forward and then back to create that
eight, and then you have to knit off those two pegs, bring the yarn forward
and you’re going to purl peg two. After you finish that peg, after you purl,
that is your new peg one, right. And, this is what it looks like. If it’s even, you
see that your stitches will be staggered. You see that, that little purl stitch
that drops will be staggered. It gives you a little bit of an opening,
it’s a little bit lacy but it’s a lot warmer than it looks depending on the
yarn that you use. And, we’re knitting flat, if you’re gonna go in the round try
to do an odd number. To finish the row here, we’re gonna go ahead and do that
figure 8, but for my particular edge, and this was not recommended by the
designer, I just found it works better, I knit that last peg and that ends my row.
To turn then again, I start by knitting that first peg and that allows me then
to go to peg two and wrap both one and two. Then you just start the stitch
over. That’s how easy this stitch is and it looks amazing. I really, really love it
and I want to say thanks to Stephanie for allowing me to share this with you
guys. That was so awesome, for a real look her up on Facebook or Instagram. And,
here’s your stitch summary for you visual learners. Alright, that was the
Purl in 8, alright guys thanks for watching. Remember to Like, Comment and if
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