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Old 05-06-2008, 12:37 PM   #4
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Garter stitch is knitting every row, which you didn't seem to do. It has bumps, but with a knit furrow in between them. The back of a knit is a purl and vice versa. When you alternate rows of knit and purl, that's stockinette on the knit side, and simply purl or reverse stockinette on the back - every row is a bump, not at all like garter. Stockinette curls which is why your knit a few stitches in garter on both edges to prevent it. After you're done, you can put on a border.
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