These loops are made on wrong-side rows and are surprisingly easy with a little practice.
Method Cast on any number of sts. 1st row (RS) K. 2nd row * Take yarn under then over 2nd finger of left hand to form a loop, k next st but do not slip it from needle, transfer st just made to the left-hand needle and k 2 tog tbl (the new st and the original st); repeat from * along the row. 3rd row * K 1 tbl; repeat from * to end. Bind off.
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