Free Technique Monday: How to Frog Your Knitting with Debbie Stoller

In the world of knitting, the term “frogging” means to rip out rows of stitches to get back to where you made a mistake. (Try saying the words “rip it” out loud a few times and you’ll begin to understand the origins of its froggy name). While it might feel terrifying to take your knitting off the needles and pull back rows of work, it’s oftentimes better than living with a glaring mistake in your knitting. Learn how to frog from Debbie Stoller, a true expert, and you’ll get your knitting back on the needles in no time. 

How to Frog Your Knitting with Debbie Stoller

Debbie Stoller is the New York Times best-selling author of the Stitch ‘n Bitch series of knitting and crocheting books, and has helped to popularize knitting among a new generation since 1999. She is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of BUST magazine, and is the co-author of The BUST DIY Guide to Life.

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  1. This frog stitch is very interesting and I am really in using it. I am making an afghan two different colors in a pattern like this knit 4 until I have two rows on both sides. Than I put two stitch holders on the needles that mark the half way park in the afghan than I will put two more stitch holders in and I will yarn over and use a yarn holder and work across to the other side and I will put two more stitch holders and start back doing this side the same way. I will work back the same way I did the other side. I have been wondering if there is a way I could add the second color without having a knot.
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