Video Tutorial: Pick-Up & Knit As You Go!

Step by Step 1/1 LslT RS (Left-slip-Twist) Knitting Tutorial


This week's tutorial is a bit of a throwback to last January when I ran the Holiday Recovery Shawl MKaL, but it's a really great skill to use anytime you want to take your knitting in a new direction without short-rows. If you have any questions, you can always email me directly:

Have fun & happy knitting!

Shaina ^_^



  • Yarn

  • Scissors

  • Needles Appropriate for the Yarn

  • Project with the stitches live on the needles

Step 1:

Work to the last live stitch on your needle.

Step 2:

Insert the left needle from front to back into the first unworked slipped stitch edge stitch (so it sits on your needle like a stitch ready to be knit)...

Step 3:

Knit into this stitch.

Step 4:

Slip the stitch you’ve just made and the previous slipped stitch back to the left needle, being careful not to twist the stitches.

Step 5:

Work a SSK.

Step 6:

Turn work.

Step 7:

Slip the first stitch & follow pattern instructions for the next row.


Repeat Steps 1-7 until all of the necessary rows are worked or until you've picked up and knit all the stitches needed.

That's it!

Now you can Pick Up and Knit stitches from the side of knitted fabric!



Patterns To Learn From:

Tales of Childhood Shawl Lace and Mosaic Colorwork Knitting Pattern

Wild Wild West Cowl

$7.00 USD

Tales of Childhood Fingerless Mitts Lace and Mosaic Colorwork Knitting Pattern

Gaugetastic Hat

$7.00 USD

Tales of Childhood Hat Lace and Mosaic Colorwork Knitting Pattern

Holiday Recovery Shawl

$7.00 USD



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