What is meant by double knitting?
: a knitted fabric (such as wool) made with a double set of needles to produce a double thickness of fabric with each thickness joined by interlocking stitches also : an article of clothing made of such fabric.
Is cable knitting reversible?
If you work a cable within each wale, whether it’s with knit stitches or purl stitches, you will get cables on both sides and the piece will be reversible. To create a reversible cable, you need at least two stitches.
Is DK yarn a 3?
DK yarns are lighter than worsted, but heavier than sport. DK yarn is equivalent to #3 Light on the Standard Yarn Weight System. It is often used for infant wear and lightweight garments. Gauge for DK is 5-6 stitches per inch on a US 4-6 needle.
How do you double knit with one color?
Knit the first stitch using colour 1. Bring both yarns to the front and purl the next stitch with the colour 2. Take both yarns to the back and knit the next stitch with colour 1. Repeat these two stitches across the row carrying both yarns with you as you go.