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EssenceRose 07-28-2006 07:44 PM

Basket weave stitch after garter stitch?
 
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Ingrid 07-28-2006 08:20 PM

As long as you do the same thing at the other end, I think it would look fine. Keep an equal amount of garter on the edge, too, for a border.

caviar 07-28-2006 08:42 PM

I think it would look fine...of course basketweave is my fave baby blanket technique. If you're too worried about big border/small basket repeats, you could make the squares bigger. Try 10 by 10 instead of 5 by 5, for instance. Also, check out the baby blanket in SnB--it has a four-squre "basket weave" that is simple and elegant and would look great with a thick border. It would be a little repetitive to knit, but basketweave is kind of like that anyway. Good luck,
Kirstin


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