How to make a nice edge stitch. At the beginning of the row, hold the yarn in front (instead of in the back as it usually would be). Insert your needle in the back of the first stitch (knitwise) and slip it (without knitting it). Continue knitting your row as usual. The last stitch is knit normally. Only the first stitch is treated differently. You can use this technique for stockiness or garter.
When you get to the site, click on each stitch and it will take you to a step-by-step tutorial on how to do that stitch.
Tuesday’s Knitting Tip at WEBS – Slip the first stitch of every row to keep your edges neat in stockinette.
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Neaten the last stitch of your bind-off on flat knitting - such a simple idea what a difference it can make
One of our Craftsy members asks: The first stitch in every row is loose and sloppy. What did I do wrong and how do I fix it? There are many ways to remedy a sloppy knit edge stitch. There are even a few solutions that might help out our more seasoned knitters. Check out four of my go-to ways to neaten a messy knit edge stitch, and be sure to add your tips to the comments to help out!
kitchener-stitch :: Kitchener Stitch, also known as Grafting or weaving is used for the toes of sox or any flat seam. To weave the edges together and form an unbroken line of stockinette stitch, divide stitches evenly on two needles, hold needles with wrong sides together, With tapestry needle work from right to left as follows.
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