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Lighting57 02-09-2007 04:23 PM

How Do I Avoid
How do I avoid having the last stitch of each row from coming out so much larger than the previous ones? I pull the yarn quite snug, but it still ends up larger than the rest which then turns out to be a problem at the beginning of the next row. I'm trying to make a garter edge on a baby sweater.

humblestumble 02-09-2007 05:05 PM

In one of the videos, Amy demonstrates slipping the last stitch instead of knitting it. I often do this. It doesn't make the stitch look shorter, but it stretches it, in turn making the edges look so much cleaner.

Ingrid 02-09-2007 05:05 PM

After you insert your needle in the second stitch on the next row, pull your yarn tight and hold it tight as you knit the second stitch. That should help a lot. Or you can try slipping the first stitch of each row.

stefcap 02-09-2007 06:31 PM

Lighting57 02-10-2007 07:26 PM

Thanks everyone. Sorry about the double posting too.

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