How do you add an extra stitch when knitting?
Step 1: Increase Stitches
Increase Stitch: Basically, you are knitting two stitches like normal, but the first time you knit a stitch you do not slip the stitch off the left needle. Instead, bring your right needle through the top stitch on your left needle, and knit another stitch.
Why does my knitting keep getting wider?
If the sides of your knitting aren’t straight, but instead have little steps on either side, the knitting gets wider as you go along, or you have holes in your knitting, you are accidentally adding extra stitches. … There are two ways that stitches are frequently added to the knitting.