Picking up stitches

…what is it??? what does it mean??? how do you do it?? what is it used for??? please let me know!!!

thanks,
megan

When you need to knit onto the edge of something, to add a collar for example, you pick up and knit. Here’s video.

ohh…cool!!

heyyyy…when i try to open the video, this comes up.

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http://videos.knittinghelp.com/knitting/videos/bas-tech-more/picking-up-sts.mpg It’s wide, but when I click it, it works. :??

k thanks ingrid!!!

Picking up stitches is one of those things that sounds impossible, but it’s not that hard. Or at least, with the videos on this site, and doing a sock, it wasn’t that hard. :smiley:

ohhh…i wanted to make that highland wool bag…so you use it in socks too…thats nice to know…ok thanks.