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Where to pick up those gusset stitches Knitting Other Techniques

Where to pick up those gusset stitches Knitting Other Techniques

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Fiona's Knitting: The Sock Trick - picking up gusset stitches and avoiding a hole

DON'T DO IT! Picking up ...

Now you can see the two sides of the stitch, right? So, poke the right needle under the two legs of the stitch, form a new stitch using your normal knitting ...

Make sure you keep working in the same vertical line of stitches for the entire length. A good rule of thumb when picking up stitches for a button band is ...

How to avoid a hole when picking up stitches for the gusset after finishing the heel

Other knitters just stop at that point, and give up on the extra stitch. That doesn't help either, as it can leave a bit of a gap between the instep and ...

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gusset. On the other side, you'll need to pick up that extra stitch first.

Wise Hilda Knits: On Picking Up Gusset Stitches: Avoiding a Hole

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LBY Summer of Sock Techniques: The Gusset

Our complete guide to picking up stitches will show you a few scenarios when you'll need this technique. Then we'll share a how-to along with tips and ...

pick up stitch. If you have worked a different number of rows in your heel flap than the pattern assumes, whether because your row gauge is different or you ...

Techniques In Depth: How to Pick Up Stitches

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If you want to pick the stitch up through a knot, you just have to insert the needle into the knot…

Photo one shows the edge of the heel flap and exactly where to insert the needle to pick up a stitch. Put the needle through the back loop on the edge of ...

Picking up stitches sounds intimidating but let's work through it! The following example is a sock but the principles are the same when picking up stitches ...

but you still need another stitch before the instep stitches. Resist the temptation to pick up the strand between columns of stitches!

(You can also pick up and purl: poke the tip of the needle through the edge from back to front, then wrap the yarn and complete the stitch as for a purl.)

To "pick up and knit" along a slipped-stitch edge, insert the working needle under both sides (or one side if it suits you or the directions specify) of the ...

Wise Hilda Knits: On Picking Up Gusset Stitches: Avoiding a Hole Solution to my sock issues.

You can work whatever heel you choose using the Two at a Time technique. In Rye, the pattern calls for a heel flap and gusset. The key to knitting heels ...

Closeup of Gusset Hole

This is what the side of the flap looks like. You can then either pick up the stitch between two knots or pick it up through a knot.

Pick up one strand (or leg) of the stitch at the edge. (It's practically impossible to pick up both legs of each stitch.)

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The trick to picking up heel flap stitches without a hole in the gusset

Anatomy of a toe-up sock heel

Simple knit socks

How to Knit a Sock - Heel Flap, Turning Heel, Picking Up Gusset Stitches

Joining back into the round after picking up gusset stitches - DPNs http://

... half of the gusset stitches for Sock A, and then knit across the heel and previously picked up gusset stitches. Complete the same for Sock B. Your heels ...

The arrow shows the little gap that is made by skipping the first selvedge stitch. When you are done that, you pick up the rest of your stitches as you ...

Toe-up Gusseted Heel

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Finally, you will pick up the second half of the gusset stitches for Sock A, and then knit across the heel and previously picked up gusset stitches.

Knit Along Day 4: The Gusset at Hands Occupied

Tips & Tricks for Sock Heel Flaps

Also, as though these socks needed any more prettiness, I used the pretty way to pick up stitches along the heel flap:

Joining back into the round after picking up gusset stitches - short circular http:/

I played around a bit with my pickup, using different pickup styles. I finally settled on picking up in the turtle track itself.

Let's take a look at how to pick up those stitches for a cuff-down sock gusset, plus a super helpful trick using a crochet hook.

So if you haven't already, knit across all your heel stitches. Now your working yarn and needle are right next to the edge of the heel flap, which has all ...

It was a very interesting technique, because after you turn the heel and pick up the stitches, there are no gusset decreases to work.

pick up 1. By the way, stitch ...

Insert the tip of the right (empty) needle below both legs of the slipped- stitch column along the edge of the heel flap. Wrap the yarn around the needle as ...

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Knit half of the heel stitches (9) onto the same needle you just picked up the left stitches with, and transfer the other half onto the next needle.

Location of the bar that you pick up when working the 5-in-1

Knit the next 8 stitches. Now start picking up ...

Work across the instep stitches, and pick up ...

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You know you're done decreasing when you have the same number of stitches as you did back in the leg portion before we started all this mess.

(a pick up and knit completed) You can do this with a small crochet hook until you master the technique. Gusset stitches ...

I pick up the stitches as usual, except for the last one.

(No, that's not the same stitch I showed you in the first photo. I had a lot of blurry pictures, see above.) So, you are picking up each stitch through ...

Pick up stitches at the base of the thumb, as instructed by the pattern. You may also want to pick up a couple extra stitches on either side and then ...

Knit the heel flap

Toe-Up Anklet Socks knitting project

Do knit into it. Then work across your instep stitches, pick up another ditch stitch, and pick up the chain stitches around the other side of the heel flap.

And for those of you who need the added reinforcement of a video here is a video demonstrating this technique.

From what I've read this heel seems to suit people well who have no, or very low, arches. However, I haven't read that those with higher arches don't get on ...

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Then, knit into it! See, that wasn't so hard. If you find that your picked up stitches are leaving an unsightly line of holes , that's because your chain ...

Ok. Pick up a stitch right through the centre of that lovely gold stitch. When working on your own sock, you probably won't luck out ...

... pick up the stitches for the gusset. Slip stitch edge of sock

What you need to do with the one or two added stitches is to decrease them immediately, on the first two rounds. Then continue the decreases every other ...

Eliminating Holes in Knitting Socks

Knit a Thumb with No Gaps

Please comment if there is something that I can clarify more for you, or if you have any gusset tips and tricks that you would like to share ...

I prefer to use this method whenever it fits into the design of my sock. It never leaves a hole and it also looks good!

The video tutorial for the gusset is here:

When your pattern tells you to start working the gusset, you start increasing at each side of the sole of your sock. You will end up with a Y-shape, ...

When back in the mists of time I stopped knitting in the round and divided for the armholes, I left the gusset stitches on a holder (1).

I find the first loop of the source bind off, and choose the inner leg. I know that right about now some of you lost your everloving minds.

I “turned” the heel. I even picked up my gusset stitches. Here is where the tricky part began. I fiddled a bit with the craziness of all those stitches on ...

Reinforced heel and sole on hand knitted sock

How To Pick Up Stitches For Raglan Sleeve Without Holes

On the right-side (knit) rows, you are told to do a slip stitch pattern. This is to make the fabric denser, as it will have more wear-and-tear forced upon ...

Repeat until all the stitches you need to pick up and knit are picked up and knitted. If you're having trouble performing this little trick (and trust me, ...

When you get to the last slipped stitch (the number depends on how long you made your heel flap), you might notice a bit of a gap between your heel flap and ...

Techniques

Preventing Gusset Holes When Knitting Socks

A knitter's view of the picked up gusset stitches

Knit the rest of the stitches on Needle 1, until you have 2 gusset stitches left plus the purl seam stitch (11). Make a decrease by knitting the last 2 ...

... picking up only one loop of the chain edge will add an additional half- stitch in width along the edge versus picking up both loops of the chain edge.

Wrap the stitch as if to knit

How to pick up stitches

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Continuing to work LEFT TO RIGHT, I get all those stitches on the needle, taking care to collect them all in the same manner. This is one advantage of "pick ...