Free Technique Monday: How to Knit Short Rows

Short rows are one of the best ways to add dimension to knitting, perfect for creating everything from curved sock heels to set in sleeves or even bust darts. Edie Eckman demonstrates how to work short rows in Stockinette Stitch, working “wrap and turns” on both knit and purl rows, and then showing how to hide the wraps if you so desire. 

How to Knit Short Rows with Edie Eckman

Edie Eckman is a designer, author and popular teacher who loves both knitting and crochet. She teaches around the country and is the author of a number of best-selling crochet and knitting titles including The Crochet Answer Book, Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs, and How to Knit Socks: Three Methods Made Easy.