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cookworm
01-10-2007, 01:59 PM
Will crocheting an edge along the bottom of a stockinette stitch piece prevent it from curling? I'm asking because I don't want to do a border of garter or seed stitch and was hoping I could maybe do a decorative crocheted edging instead to prevent the stockinette from curling.

Louine
01-10-2007, 02:23 PM
It will help....I have done that before and was satisfied with the results.....however, I think there are some "knitting purest" that don't like to mix crocheting and knitting.

SbutterAMfly
01-10-2007, 09:59 PM
I've done it many times, and it definitely works. I find that a single row of single crochet just isn't enough to hold down the curl, so you might want to get creative with the crochet.