What is K4B knitting?
You will see this knit stitch technique in written patterns as K1B for Knit One Below, or even K4B for Knit Four Below. … My popular knit stitch video and pattern, the Bubble Stitch, requires the Knit Four Below (K4B) technique in the instructions.
What is the purpose of knit one below?
“knit one below”, “K1b” is a knitting technique that allows you to create rib, nice textures and also vertical stripes when using 2 colors as in our video.
Does k1b add a stitch?
Your instructions may tell you to “knit into the stitch below,” often abbreviated k1b or k-b. When you increase a stitch, you add one to your needle, so this technique adds a stitch to the row below the one you’re working on.