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    Machine Knitting: Increasing – 2 ways

    Knitting garments usually involves shaping and that means you will need to increase or decrease stitches. In hand knitting is easy to increase and decrease stitches across the row but in machine knitting it is really only possible at the ends of the row. If you need to increase multiple stitches then this is basically casting on and you can cast on stitches at the carriage edge using whatever cast-on method you prefer i.e. e-wrap, latch tool. Most of the time you will be increasing one stitch at a time. Often your pattern may direct you to increase one stitch at both ends of the same row or by increasing…