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Old 03-05-2013, 11:43 PM   #1
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Linen stitch
My pattern reads: WS: *P1, YB, S11, YF* I understand what the abbreviations mean just don't know how to do YB or YF. Please help
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Old 03-06-2013, 12:33 AM   #2
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That's just a term for move the yarn to the front (yf) or move it to the back (yb); just like you move it when switching from knits to purls. This - S11- is really Sl 1, slip 1 stitch as if to purl with the yarn in back.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:31 AM   #3
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Linen stitch can also be written this way:

Row 1: K1, sl1 wyif - repeat to end
Row 2: P1, sl1 wyib - repeat to end
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