The final post in my series of tutorials for working Short Rows demonstrates the Shadow Wrap method, promulgated by Socktopus. As in the German and Japanese methods, an extra loop is made from the row below to disguise the turning point; the extra loop in this case is a stitch worked into the stitch below just before turning, creating a twinned stitch at the turning point. Later both loops of the twinned stitch are worked together to close the gap. The Shadow Wrap method on a knit row: 1. Knit to the turning point, then knit into the stitch below the next stitch on the left needle, creating a twinned stitch. 2. Slip this twinned stitch to the left needle without twisting it. 3. Turn the work, and purl the next row. The Shadow Wrap method on a purl row: 1. Purl to the turning point, then slip the next stitch purlwise to the right needle. 2. Insert the left needle tip into the stitch below the slipped stitch on the right needle, lifting the . . .
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