Although it's not as popular as other knit increases, stitches can often be added by either knitting or purling into the stitch below the next stitch on your left needle. It creates an effect that's very similar to a lifted increase, but some knitters find it easier to manipulate.
Pattern, Yarn, Needles and Notions
- Ready, Set, Go Socks (Toe-Up) pattern by The Chilly Dog
- Zitron Trekking Sport yarn
- addi FlexiFlip Bamboo knitting needles
Thanks to Skacel for providing the yarn and addi needles used in this tutorial. These products are available locally at many yarn shops and online at Makers' Mercantile.