Partial Knitting

Knitting a only a few stitches in a row. Often used for intarsia and garment shaping | Short Row shaping

Short Row Shaping (aka Partial knitting) is an ESSENTIAL skill for all machine knitters.

Partial knitting is just as it sounds knit part of a row of knitting instead of the entire row. Instead of knitting just squares and rectangles, from bust darts, to curves to socks, short row shaping is used to shape your knitting.