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Knitting Stitches - STOCKINETTE STITCH

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Knitting Stitches - STOCKINETTE STITCH

The stockinette stitch (or stocking stitch in the UK) is one of the basic stitches when you learn to knit. It's so basic that most patterns won't explain it. You might see Stockinette Stitch abbreviated in a pattern as St st. The stockinette stitch is formed by one row of knit stitches, one row of purl stitches. It has a right and a wrong side, depending on the intend design. The right side is typically the side with 'v's and the wrong side is the side with waves. How to: Row 1, knit Row 2, purl repeat row 1&2 for...

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Knitting Tips - Edge Stitch

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Knitting Tips - Edge Stitch

Which edge stitch should I choose fo my knitted pieces? Here, I will show you some examples about the edge stitch. 1. Knotted Edge It's also called garter stitch edge. It's good for side seam, because the bumps of the stitch help you line up the row. This is the edge I used for most of my sweater pattern. But the stitch would make the seam a little bumpy. Knotted edge in garter stitch: Knit the first and last stitch in each row Alternatively, depending on the pattern the first and last stitch can be purled. 2. Seam Edge It's...

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