pfb (Purl Increase)

A purl increase is made by purling into the front and back of a stitch. Use of this stitch allows the knitter to increase while maintaining the established pattern. Try this increase the next time you are faced with increasing into a purl stitch and give your knitting a professional touch!

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12 Comments

  1. Gretchen Ackerson
    Posted January 15, 2013 at 6:14 pm | Permalink

    Just watch the purl increase video. So simple, but I am not sure I could have figured it out myself.

    Love your website. Yours is the only one I use for help. Thanks so much.

  2. Posted January 15, 2013 at 6:35 pm | Permalink

    Aw shucks, thanks!

  3. Mona G
    Posted January 20, 2013 at 1:48 pm | Permalink

    OMG! Cant tell you how long i have been doing this increase incorrect.

  4. Posted January 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm | Permalink

    It will be our secret!

  5. dorothy haller
    Posted May 22, 2013 at 2:30 pm | Permalink

    am knitting an anchor dishcloth pattern from Lily and have to purl a front, back and front increase. Thanks for the help.

  6. Posted May 22, 2013 at 7:15 pm | Permalink

    Happy to be of help!

  7. sue
    Posted July 29, 2013 at 10:40 pm | Permalink

    I had no idea this was so easy. I’ve ripped out my purl increases so much, I was ready to give it up completely. Thank you. I finally get. No more ripping out!

  8. Posted July 30, 2013 at 4:53 am | Permalink

    Glad I could help!

  9. Sarah
    Posted August 3, 2013 at 10:28 am | Permalink

    Thanks so much for the video! The book I have just wasn’t doing an adequate job of explaining this, but your video made it really easy to understand. Thanks again!

  10. Posted March 15, 2014 at 2:00 pm | Permalink

    Making the building blocks afghan. Your videos are so helpful and clear. thanks Barbara

  11. Posted March 16, 2014 at 6:05 pm | Permalink

    Thanks for growing your skills with me!

  12. Posted August 21, 2014 at 7:28 pm | Permalink

    Honestly you offer fantastic videos just love them. You have saved me more than once!
    Thanks for taking your time in producing it.

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