What does knit up mean in a knitting pattern?

What is meant by knit up?

1a : to tie up : secure, unite. b : to make or repair by knitting knit-up several pairs of Christmas mittens knit a torn sleeve up. 2 : to bring to an end : conclude to knit these remarks up briefly.

Is knit up the same as pick up?

“Pick up and knit” means this: to use a needle to pull new loops of the working yarn through an existing piece of fabric, usually along an edge. “Picking up and knitting” is more commonly done than plain old “picking up”. But this opens up a whole other can of worms.

What does Up1 mean in knitting?

Answer: Up1 is a way to increase the number of stitches. When increasing in this way, you don’t make new stitches by working into the stitches already on the needle.

How do I know how many stitches to pick up?

How to Calculate the Correct Number of Stitches to Pick Up

  1. Measure the edge of the fabric you are working into.
  2. Measure the gauge of the trim you are adding.
  3. Multiply the number of stitches per 1cm in the trim by the length of the fabric you are working into.
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