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Old 09-18-2010, 06:02 AM   #215
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hi!
I have just tried an idea out on a swatch:

if you want to prevent the side of st st from curling, you can do a side "hem edge". I knit this as "knitting in the round on straight needles" for 5 stitches or so.

Does this have a name? I haven't seen this before but I do not want to claim that I did invent something new. Most likely it has been done

I want to use it for cardigans, for example, where an edge of the knitting will show and be exposed.
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