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Old 04-06-2008, 05:34 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by Pat in Ca View Post
Art lady...
As always,thanks for sharing all your professional tips... they are greatly appreciated...I was reading your advice on blocking and wondered how you achieved that edge stitch to poke the blocking wire through.. did you slip the stitch? thanks for helping me understand..
An "edge stitch" is created by "knitting" the first and last stitch of every row, both WS's and RS's.

There are diff ways to create an edge stitch I guess (from Googling the words), but I learned the edge stitch from Elsebeth Lavold, the Swedish "Viking Knits" designer.

I used to put a stitch marker 1 stitch in from each end to remind me to "K" the stitch, coming and going!

It really makes for easier mattress seaming, and of course, blocking with wires!

Thanks for your kind words and compliments!

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