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Knit Stitch in English Knitting

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Finishing the Stitch
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The first knit stitch is on the right-hand needle.

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Once you've gotten this far, actually finishing the knit stitch is easy. All you have to do is slide the right-hand needle up so that the first loop on the left-hand needle slides off that needle. That stitch is now "worked."

Now move on to the next loop on the left-hand needle and do the exact same thing, repeating until you are out of stitches. You just knitted your first row!

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