Why the loop increase ?

The loop increase is often used in knitting patterns. It is an almost invisible method, it gives a beautiful rendering to your work. It is ideal for symmetrical increases.

Knit Right Loop Increase (KLR)

1. Insert your right needle into the right loop of stitch just below next stitch.

 

2. Place it onto left needle.

 

3. Then knit this stitch.

 

Knit Left Loop Increase (KLL)

1. Insert left needle into left loop of stitch two rows below last completed stitch.

 

2. Knit this stitch through the back loop.