You asked: Why is my French knitting so tight?

Why are my knitting stitches so tight?

When you pull your yarn through the stitch, it is really temping to pull it as tight as you can to make sure that stitch doesn’t slip off somewhere. As you knit along the row, your stitches are all tight, but in order to knit the next row they must be loose enough to accommodate the needle.

What happens when you knit too tight?

Knitting Mistake 3: Tight Knitting

But sometimes the nervous side takes over and you start gripping your needles and pulling at your yarn. … But the problem is that your knitting is so tight you can barely get your needles into the stitches. You’re going to pull a muscle if you don’t take it easy!

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