# How do you pick up multiple stitches?

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## How do you pick up more stitches than there are?

1. Measure along the edge you will be picking up stitches from and using safety pins or locking stitch markers divide the edge into two or more equal sections, placing the markers/pins at even intervals along the piece. Divide the number of stitches you need to pick up by the number of sections you’ve created.

## How many stitches should I pick up?

Calculate number of stitches to pick up per segment

Divide the number of stitches per 10 cm by 10 to get the number of stitches per cm. Then, multiply the number of stitches per cm by the number of centimetres per segment. In my example, I divided 28 by 10 to get 2.8 stitches per cm.

## What is the difference between pick up and pick up and knit?

“Pick up and knit” means this: to use a needle to pull new loops of the working yarn through an existing piece of fabric, usually along an edge. “Picking up and knitting” is more commonly done than plain old “picking up”. … Use a smaller needle when picking up and knitting, also.

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## How many stitches are in one inch of skin?

Average – 6 stitches per inch.

## Can you fix a dropped stitch without unraveling?

The steps to correcting a dropped stitch

Step 1, spot the mistake – don’t panic! Step 2, secure the dropped stitch with a locking stitch marker. This will prevent the dropped stitch from unraveling further. Step 3, knit until you are directly above the dropped stitch.

## How do you pick up stitches before ripping out?

It’s best to use a needle smaller than your working needle to pick up your stitches, but remember to switch back to the original size needle when you start knitting again!

## What does pick up stitches mean in knitting?

When we say to pick up and knit, we mean to use yarn to “knit up” stitches along the edge. You are to grab the stitch (or some other loop) at the edge of the work with the working needle, wrap the working yarn around it, and pull the yarn through, completing it like a normal stitch.