Learn how to knit starting with the basics. In this step-by-step guide we teach you to do purl stitch.
How to knit: Purl stitch
With needle holding stitches in left hand and second needle and main yarn in front of needle and in right hand, * insert right-hand needle into front loop of first stitch from back to front, take main yarn round point of right-hand needle from back to front (Fig 1), draw the loop through first stitch (Fig 2) and slip first stitch off left-hand needle (Fig 3); repeat from * into each stitch along row.Turn work so that the needle holding stitches is once again in left hand and second needle and main yarn are in right hand. Repeat last row again.