Using Stitch Markers

Some patterns have complicated shaping that requires marking stitches that will come into use later in the pattern. Many craft companies now make commercial stitch markers to make this process easier, or you can handmade ones in craft shops.

1. Place the stitch marker on the stitch indicated once it is complete.

2. Continue the rest of the pattern as directed.

A small piece of yarn can also be used to mark stitches, as shown: