Friday, March 9, 2012

Short Rows Tutorial Part 5: Japanese Short Rows

Today I will be showing you step-by-step how to do Japanese Short Rows. I think these are the most seamless and best looking on the right side, but they do show on the wrong side. They are also more tedious than any of the other methods and if you're doing a lot of short rows it's a lot of safety pins. 

In this example I will be working 3 sets of paired short rows (to create a curve in the middle) on a swatch that is 30 stitches wide, and each wrap and turn will be two stitches from the end, then two stitches from the previous wrap and turn.

Here you can see the right side. The wraps are practically invisible. 

And here is the wrong side, where you can clearly see the wraps. 

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  1. Wow, I'm really loving these tutorials. Great, clear pictures. Am definitely bookmarking for future perusal!