Before You Begin
Think about this. Whenever you knit or purl a stitch through the front loop/leg, the stitch you are working into rotates counter-clockwise when it is slipped off the left needle. This is the way most knitters form their stitches most of the time.
When you knit or purl through the back loop/leg, the stitch you are working into rotates clockwise when it is slipped off the left needle.
MaterialsThanks to Skacel for providing the HiKoo Sueño Worsted Yarn used in this tutorial. The yarn is available locally at many yarn shops and online at Makers' Mercantile.
Other Tools and Notions
- knitting needles
KTBL and PTBL
Ready to try this technique in a pattern? Try the Slipstream Cardigan. Twisted stitches make the six strand cables in this sweater pop.