Originally Posted by skookknitter
after casting on, do first row of project/blanket... At the start of second row, put needle through stitch as if you are going to knit/purl stitch. Instead of doing the stitch just slide off needle, put on oppisite needle. Start off every row like this. This is a perfect edging for blankets or if you need to sew pieces together.
I love slipping the first stitch, then I knit the last.
My blankets look great that way.
The following link is a tutorial of three ways of doing this: