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Old 12-09-2005, 03:58 PM   #1
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Is there a way to get st st to stop curling?
I am making a scarf for my 12 yr old with LB Wool Ease thick and quick. I am doing it in st st but the edges are curling in. Is there a way to make it stop?

Here it is if I lay it out flat



and here it is if I don't force it flat


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Old 12-09-2005, 04:05 PM   #2
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Read this thread. It's a sticky for a reason... LOTS of people have this problem.
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No. Stocking Stitch will curl. Every time.

There is a technique called twisted knitting, where you use two strands alternately to create a single piece of fabric. It will be more dense, but it may reduce curling in a plain ST ST.
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Old 12-09-2005, 04:09 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by Silver
Read this thread. It's a sticky for a reason... LOTS of people have this problem.
Oh duh thanks sweetie. I figured it had been asked before... I should have dug some more.
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Old 12-09-2005, 04:29 PM   #5
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I just read this article http://knitty.com/ISSUEwinter02/FEATdiyknitter.html

and that gives me a little hope I guess. Once it is done I will try what she suggests.
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