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Old 12-11-2007, 10:31 PM   #25
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Originally Posted by evona View Post
Hi - I have been told to knit the first two and last two of a purl row when working in stockinette stitch in order to help it not curl on the sides, but when I do that I always increase the stitches. I'm very new and I've done about 5 scarfs just knitting, but I really love the look of the stockinette stitch. Plus I want to move on to other patterns.

Thanks for any suggestions.
Make sure that you bring the yarn to the back between the needles before you knit the edge stitches. If you keep it in front as you do when purling, you'll get an extra yarn-over stitch.
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