There are so, so many awesome projects that utilize short rows. If you don't believe me, scroll through the Ravelry search here for short row patterns! I mean really, how cool are all those shapes and curves and color blocks and stripes.
Here are two of mine:
Short row tutorial posts are plentiful on these here Internets, so I'm linking to a good one to get you familiar with the mechanics.
Once you've got the basics down (and really, it's not that hard!), it's time to get creative. In my article, I demonstrate how to turn a 4-sided geometric shape into a knitted piece.
|A shape to knit|
If you haven't tried knitting short rows before, I hope you'll give them a try. Go forth and create!
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