K1, p1, k1 in one stitch, or p1, k1, p1 in one stitch, a tutorial

comparing Knit Double Increases

I’ve been comparing centered double increases, and putting up tutorials on how to work them.  So far I’ve written a second post about increases, because I forgot some, but Naomi reminded me, and a tutorial for K1, kb, pick up the stitch again and k1.
We had thundersnow yesterday!  Ben’s college cancelled classes, so he didn’t have to take the train into Boston, and Dan’s work let out early, so he was home for lunch.    The Northeast side of all tree limbs are coated with snow, and as I write, the morning sun is warming the color of the upper branches.  So I’ll work with the orange swatch today.

It was knit with the above pattern.

For knit-ish increases I used k1, p1, k1 in one stitch, for purl-ish increases, I used p1, k1, p1 in one stitch.

Front side of K1, p1, k1 or p1, k1, p1, in one stitch swatch
Front side of K1, p1, k1 or p1, k1, p1, in one stitch swatch
Back side of K1, p1, k1 or p1, k1, p1, in one stitch swatch
Back side of K1, p1, k1 or p1, k1, p1, in one stitch swatch

These increases make a fairly sturdy hole in the base of the stitch, but the patterns flow out from them clearly and smoothly.  It is interesting to compare them with the k1, yo, k1 in one stitch or p1, yo, p1 in one stitch swatch, because they are so similar.

k1, yo, k1 in one stitch demonstration swatch
k1, yo, k1 in one stitch demonstration swatch

The honey green one makes smaller holes, that have the inside of the hole smoothly turning, because it’s basically the same operation as a tubular cast on, but worked into one stitch.

p1
p1
p1, k1
p1, k1
p1, k1, p1
p1, k1, p1
p1, k1, p1 in one stitch, with a row above it
p1, k1, p1 in one stitch, with a row above it
k1
K1
k1, p1
k1, p1
k1, p1, k1
k1, p1, k1
k1, p1, k1 completed with plain rows above it
k1, p1, k1 completed with plain rows above it

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