How to knit a pleat

In this DROPS video we show how you can knit a pleat. Making pleats on the waistline, or at an empire cut cardigan creates very elegant and feminine knitwear design.

This video first shows a pleat that opens up to the left and then a pleat that opens up to the right. This pleat is worked over 10 sts and we are slipping 5 sts onto cable needle to front of piece, K first st from cable needle tog with first sts from needle, 5 times in total.

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