The wrap and turn short row is used to shape your work without using decreases or increases. It is achieved by stopping in the middle of the row, turning your work, and knitting the other direction. By wrapping the last stitch before you turn, you can keep from a small hole forming when knitting back over the stitch. The wrap and turn short row is a great way to incorporate shaping while making your knitting look more seamless.
This technique can be used in everything from sweater busts, sleeve caps, shawls, and even hats.
Once you are ready to knit over your wrapped stitches, pick up the wrap and place it onto your main needle, then knit the wrap and the wrapped stitch together.
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