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Small Circumference Knitting: Purling the First Stitch

Staying untangled when you purl after a needle change.

When working in the round on small projects, knitters occasionally get tangled up when the first stitch after the needle change is a purl instead of a knit. It can feel awkward and you may end up with an extra, unwanted stitch. But if you take it slow and practice, before long you'll be purling that first stitch with ease.

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