“Ever find yourself with one stitch more than expected? Chances are you’ve accidentally executed a yarn over, one of the most common mistakes beginners make. Done intentionally, yarn overs form simple buttonholes, decorative increases, and are one of the basic elements of lace knitting.”

Accompanying Project: YO ho, YO ho, A Knitter’s Life for Me Shawl

Article in Creative Knitting, May 2008, Volume 30, No. 3.