Knitting “under the loose strand” may not be common, but it is useful for certain decorative (and beautiful!) stitches. Whether you prefer video instruction or step-by-step photos, our k1 uls tutorial shows you just how easy it is to work this technique!

k1 uls [knit 1 under loose strand]:

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Insert right needle under loose strand and then into next stitch knitwise, from front to back. Knit stitch normally…

…then bring new stitch out from under the strand.

Put this new skill into action with our Trellis Scarf + Wrap.

Knit 1 Under Loose Strand (k1 uls) | Purl Soho