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Which Way Should I Slip a Stitch in my Knitting?

Guidelines for slipping knitwise and purlwise.

It's time to answer the age old question in knitting. Which way should you slip a stitch? Knitwise or purlwise?

There's no absolute answer, but there are a few guidelines that can help you make the decision. First, follow the directions and do what the pattern says. If a pattern doesn't specify which way to slip a stitch:

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